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GEAR UP Building Coordinator This position is grant-funded and will end at the completion of the cohort, June 2020. GEAR UP (Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs) is a United States Department of Education discretionary grant program designed to increase the number of low-income students who are prepared to enter and succeed in postsecondary education. The Building Coordinator will provide GEAR UP cohort students (2017-2018 sophomores) and school personnel with support services that encourage students to pursue post-secondary education. These services will include, but are not limited to, educating instructors and students on the use of academic and career exploration software and meeting the defined requirements of implementation. PRINCIPAL DUTIES:
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: To perform essential functions successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation(s) may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands and fingers to handle and/or feel objects, tools or controls; talk and hear. The employee frequently must squat, stoop or kneel, reach above the head and forward 0 to 24 inches and on occasion up to 36 inches. The employee continuously uses hand strength to grasp items. The employee will frequently bend or twist at the neck and trunk more than the average person while performing the duties of this job. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds 0 to 12 feet and occasionally up to 20 feet, such as curriculum materials, desks, chairs, and boxes. The employee will sometimes push/pull items such as tables and carts. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision and the ability to adjust focus while supervising students and working with computers, written materials, reports, assessment data, etc. WORKING ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The position requires the commitment of professional working hours that may require the employee to extend beyond a typical 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. workday. The information contained in this job description is in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. Additional duties are performed by the individual holding this position and additional duties may be assigned. The Cedar Rapids Community School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The district does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, or disability. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required. Experience in classroom teaching or social work preferred.