Tusculum College is currently accepting applications for an Upward Bound Math/Science Specialist. This is a 12-month, full-time position requiring some evening and weekend work. This position provides educational and career guidance to high school students in Greene County as part of a program designed to encourage high school and college completion. Duties include identifying, recruiting and selecting participants; collecting and maintaining data; conducting small group sessions; designing and participating in program activities (requiring some physical exertion); collaboration with school personnel and parents. This individual must have a commitment to the philosophy and goals of the program and excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Candidates must hold a Bachelors degree (Masters degree preferred) in counseling, psychology, education, social or behavioral science or related field with emphasis and significant experience in math and science. The successful candidate must have experience and familiarity with disadvantaged student populations. Preference will be given to candidates with previous TRIO experience and/or guidance, educational and/or career counseling as well as experience in overcoming barriers similar to those facing the target population.
Only complete applications will be reviewed, material must be received by November 30, 2017. Materials received after this date will not be accepted.
Candidates should submit a Tusculum application, Fair Credit Reporting Rights Act (FCRA) form, a resume, cover letter, transcripts, and at least three letters of professional reference to: Tusculum, Human Resources, Attn: Upward Bound Math/Science Specialist P.O. Box 5093 Greeneville, TN 37743 or email
All employment is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable). If hired, the candidate will be required to submit proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
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