Student Services Coordinator




  • Bachelor’s degree in education preferred; Two years successful undergraduate work required
  • Work experience in fields related to project objectives
  • Prefer background similar to that of project participants; Ability to relate to low-income and first-generation populations from diverse racial and cultural backgrounds
  • Superb managerial skills coupled with maturity, dependability and thoroughness
  • Demonstrated success as a college student, along with ability to provide tutoring in academic and study skills areas; Ability to hold participants accountable for grade goals and a step-by-step approach to attain those goals
  • Public relations skills for a variety of publics
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain accurate documentation of services

JOB SUMMARY: The Student Services Coordinator is a renewable semester long  part‑time position, responsible to the Associate Director for the delivery of support services to project participants in area target schools.


  • Administrative
  • To coordinate support staff in the implementation of weekly tutoring sessions
  • To provide written reports as requested to the Director and Associate Director
  • To assist, as needed, with student selection, college visits and other UB activities
  • Direct Services
  • To implement a prescriptive academic program designed to meet each participant’s needs as a college-bound student
  • To safely transport participants and staff to meeting centers in area schools
  • To conduct tutorial/support sessions providing educational/career/personal advising
  • To assist participants in ACT preparation, securing college admission, and financial aid for his/her institution of choice
  • To lead small group activitiesi.e., values clarification, decision‑making, time management, and study skills activities
  • To develop and implement trouble-shooting strategies for participant academic success
  • Public Relations
  • To function as liaison between Upward Bound and the publics it serves–i.e., University, community, parents and area school districts
  • To confer, as needed, with teachers, counselors and administrators in an effort to define and address participant needs
  • To maintain cooperative relationships with parents and target school personnel
  • To assure the responsible utilization of University and area school resources–i.e., travel procedures, vehicle usage, maintenance of facilities provided by target schools
  • Recordkeeping
  • To maintain clear and accurate records
  • To correspond with participants as necessary to assure each participant is current with paperwork and responsibilities toward the project