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Community Outreach Coordinator Upward Bound Benewah and Latah Counties

September 18, 2018

Located in Plummer, ID, the Community Outreach Coordinator for Upward Bound – Benewah & Latah County works with the project director to coordinate service delivery, manage recruitment, organize community outreach efforts, and implement evaluation strategies for a University of Idaho sponsored educational opportunity project which provides services to assist underserved populations in completing purposeful secondary schooling, enrolling in, and succeeding in programs of post-secondary education. Major responsibilities include: Promotion of services to target community; providing information on post-secondary and career choice options; providing academic and financial aid assistance to eligible participants wishing to pursue a program of postsecondary education; and documenting and evaluating project services.

TRIO INSPIRE in the College of Education, Health and Human Sciences is a team committed to fostering equity through access to transformational education and personalized support for our scholars. We value and sustain a professional environment that is vibrant, healthy, and supportive, in line with the University of Idaho’s vision of “Building Our Team.” Our core values are Commitment, Inclusion, Transformation, Intention and Collaboration: committed to be present and invested in our shared success, inclusive of the unique perspectives of all people and cultures, fostering a transformative mindset that sustains life-long learning, intentional in what we do, collaboratively engaging in meaningful relationships as allies and advocates.

Specific to the UBBL program: This position requires a strong background in working with people from various cultural and socio-economic backgrounds. This program actively works implement a Trauma-Informed approach to student service in support of promoting self-efficacy and resilience in project participants. Additionally, the successful candidate will have experience working with and/or knowledge of issues that impact indigenous communities.

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The University of Idaho, home of the Vandals, is Idaho’s land-grant, national research university. From its residential campus in Moscow, U of I serves the state of Idaho through educational centers in Boise, Coeur d’Alene and Idaho Falls, nine research and Extension centers, plus Extension offices in 42 counties. Home to nearly 12,000 students statewide, U of I is a leader in student-centered learning and excels at interdisciplinary research, service to businesses and communities, and in advancing diversity, citizenship and global outreach. U of I competes in the Big Sky Conference. Learn more at uidaho.edu