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Upward Bound Summer Bridge Seminar Instructor

Posting ID 120055
Department Center for Diversity and Enrichment/Office of the Provost
Jobcode Adjunct Instructor
Working Title Upward Bound Summer Bridge Seminar Instructor

The University of Iowa TRIO Upward Bound Project is seeking a Summer Bridge Seminar Instructor to create and actively teach a college transition seminar for recent high school graduates who will be attending college in the fall. The Bridge Seminar will meet four times per week on Monday-Thursday (one hour per meeting, or 240 instructional minutes per week).

- Create an engaging and informative course curriculum and syllabus for the seminar.

- Effectively teach the curriculum developed for the course.

- Plan and implement assigned special activities during the summer program.

- Update grades on University’s course management system (ICON) by Friday of each week.

- Other duties as assigned.


$24-$32 per hour as commensurate

Employee training stipend included in salary; attendance at staff training is required. Position may include some evening and weekend activities.


May 22nd

Final Curriculum and Supply List Due Via Email

May 29th

Instructional Staff Orientation

June 19th

All Staff Training

June 20th

Summer Program Kick-Off Picnic

June 22 - July 23

Classroom Teaching and Weekly Staff Meetings

July 23rd

Closing Ceremony



- Bachelor’s degree

- Ability to handle multiple assignments, conflicting demands and priorities

- Ability to employ a variety of teaching techniques and strategies


- Experience teaching and facilitating courses for high school seniors or first-year college students

- Experience incorporating computer technology into teaching and learning

- Experience with student services issues

- Experience teaching students from low-income backgrounds, multiethnic backgrounds, and/or who are potential first-generation college graduates

Appropriate background checks (e.g. criminal background and credential checks) will be conducted.

Phone: 319-335-6708
Application Instructions Applicants may apply online at or obtain a paper version of the application by visiting 2750 University Capitol Center or calling or emailing Upward Bound at the below contact information.

An on-campus interview will be required. If you have questions, call Upward Bound at (319) 335-6708 or email

Continuous recruitment: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until positions are filled. Applications will no longer be accepted after May 1st, 2020.
Ad Start Date 01/28/2020
Ad End Date 05/01/2020