Academic Specialist Stevens Middle School
1481-YN - Student Services Coordinator/Advisor 1
Academic Specialist | Stevens Middle School
WSU TRI-CITIES CAMPUS
Admin. Professional (+) (Fixed Term)
Administrative Professional - OT Eligible
Summary of Duties:
WSU Tri-Cities Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for
Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) is funded with federal funds by
the Department of Education whose purpose is to increase the number
of low-income and underrepresented students who graduate from high
school and successfully complete post-secondary education.
The Academic Specialist has responsibility for using
professional judgement and skills to increase GEAR UP students'
academic performance through direct tutoring and developing
student's positive academic behaviors and non-cognitive skills;
mentoring and advising students to increase college and career
readiness; guiding students with college and career exploration,
plan and supervise field trips to college campuses, work as a team
with GEAR UP staff, classroom teachers, counselors, and
administrators to analyze student data and use instructional tools
and methodologies that are consistent with district interventions
to achieve grant outcomes. The Academic Specialist will monitor,
collect, and document student data for assessment and reporting
This is a temporary, full-time position with a work location at
Stevens Middle School in Pasco, WA.
Positions require a Bachelor's degree and two (2) years of
professional work experience in student services or related
education/experience. A Master's degree in a related field may
substitute for one (1) year of professional work experience. Any
combination of relevant education and professional experience may
be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year
-Two (2) years of experience providing instruction or direct
outreach services to students and working with parents/adults in
individual or group setting.
-Knowledge of community, educational and social service
resources in the district's community.
-Proficiency in the use of computers and MS Office software
programs Excel, Outlook, Word.
-Willingness and ability to travel overnight and work a flexible
schedule, including frequent nights and weekends.
-Three (3) years experience working with middle/high school,
higher education, and/or GEAR UP programs.
-Familiarity with organization and operation of school/district
administration and university/community college systems.
-Strong interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to work
collaboratively with a diverse group of people, including peers,
university and school administrators, faculty, staff, students and
parents, and the general public.
-Experience managing, tracking and reporting program data.
-Experience in student academic support programs.
-Bilingual/Biliterate in English and Spanish.
Area/College: WSU Tri-Cities
Department Name: GEAR UP
City, State, Zip: Pasco, WA 99301
Department Link: http://gearup.earlyoutreach.org/
Monthly Salary: $3,478.32
Temporary End Date: This is a temporary position expected to end
on September 29, 2021. Renewal is dependent on the need for
extension and/or if additional funding is secured to extend
Posting Close / Screen Date: Applicants must submit their
required documents by May 11, 2021 at 12:01am. To ensure applicants
meet the position closing time, it is recommended to submit all
materials on or before May 10. 2021.
Background Check: This position has been designated by the
department to require a background check.
Application Instructions: Applicants must attach a resume and
cover letter. Three (3) professional references must also be
included within the online application. Application materials
should clearly communicate how the applicant meets the required
qualifications and additional requirements.
Required Documents: Cover Letter | Resume | References
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accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and
employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability
accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource
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