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The University of Central Oklahoma's Talent Search Central Connect Program is federally funded by the U.S. Department of Education. The program provides cost free educational services for low income and/or potential first generation (neither parent has a four year degree) students from James L. Capps Middle School, Kenneth Cooper Middle School, Putnam City West High School, and John Marshall Mid High School. The goal of Talent Search is to increase the number of youth from disadvantaged backgrounds who complete high school and enroll in and complete their postsecondary education.
Student will assist staff in supporting the participants in the Talent Search program. Duties may include, travel to Talent Search target schools, transporting participants, participant recruitment, and mentoring. May be requested to assist in planning and organizing activities and curriculum.
Supervise and advise middle and high school students from low-income and first generation families. Assist in planning, organizing, and implementing of academic events and activities. Transporting participants to/from events and assigned pick-up/drop-off locations. Traveling to target schools to assist Academic Coordinators in the recruitment, advisement, and mentoring or participants. Maintain discipline and balance relations during group activities. Participate in in-service training sessions as scheduled. Serve as a positive role model for participants. Perform other duties as it relates to Talent Search goals and objectives.
Valid drivers license and meets University qualifications to drive passenger vehicles. Completed at least 30 college credit hours. Minimum 3.00 GPA. Possess strong leadership skills. Background similar to program participants. Experience supervising adolescents from diverse backgrounds. Previous TRIO experience. Bilingual in Spanish.
Excellent communication skills both written and oral. detail oriented. Required character traits: dependability, thoroughness, and initiative. Have sensitivity of intercultural communication, and have good interpersonal skills.
Repetitive movement of hands and fingers – typing and/or writing. Frequent standing, and/or sitting. Occasional walking, stooping, kneeling or crouching. Reach with hands and arms.
Visually identify, observe and assess. Ability to communicate with supervisor/students/colleagues. Regular physical attendance required.
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.