TRIO Upward Bound Summer Program Adjunct Pool

TRIO Upward Bound Summer Program Adjunct Pool

  • 528109
  • Anchorage, Alaska, United States
  • Adjunct Faculty
  • Internal Jobs
  • Adjunct Faculty Non Credit
  • UAA Office of the Provost

TRIO Upward Bound (UB) is looking for Adjunct Professors to instruct high school students in a variety of topics as a part of a 6 week college-preparatory summer program. UB is a grant-funded program that serves 120 limited-income or potentially first-generation college students from Bartlett and West Anchorage High School to prepare them to successfully complete high school and enroll in post secondary education. Each summer UB offers a 6-week summer program for participants to continue developing skills to prepare for college. The position runs May 13-June 28 with courses starting June 3. The time before courses start is for training and course preparation. The program is hiring for adjuncts for English, math, science, world language, and elective courses. Previous courses have included Podcasting and Public Speaking (English), Yoga/Sanskrit and American Sign Language (World Language), programming and natural history (science), as well as Salsa Dancing, Journalism and Debate (elective).

The daily schedule will vary depending on the course. Courses will run Monday through Thursday with the following tentative schedule:
Math Monday and Wednesday 9:00am-10:25am
Science Tuesday and Thursday 9:00am-10:25am
English Monday and Wednesday 10:35am-12:00pm
World Language Tuesday and Thursday 10:35am-12:00pm
Electives Tuesday and Thursday 1:05pm-2:30pm

There are multiple positions available for each area.

Summer instructors for TRIO Upward Bound will be responsible for the development of course curriculum, delivery of the content, and the oversight of student safety and engagement throughout their contracted time with the program.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree/Master's degree in field related to the position, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Position Details:

This position is located on the UAA campus in Anchorage, AK. This is a temporary adjunct position with up to 20 hours per pay period between May 13 and June 28, including 3 hours per week of lessons June 3-June 28. Pay is per hour and is based on the number of previous semesters teaching experience within the University of Alaska, past experience with the program, or a base pay of $30 per hour.

This is a pooled position, which means that the position remains open over the entire academic year.


*To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction.  Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.

The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

UA is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, educational institution and provider and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual:

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Meagan Sullivan, TRIO Programs HR Coordinator, at or 907-786-4829.


*Each university within the University of Alaska system publishes an Annual Security and Fire Safety Report which contains information regarding campus safety and security including topics such as: campus law enforcement authority; crime reporting policies; campus alerts (Timely Warnings and Emergency Notifications); fire safety policies and procedures; programs to prevent dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking; the procedures the University will follow when one of these crimes is reported; and other matters of importance related to security on campus. The report also contains information about crime statistics for the three most recent calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in On-Campus Student Housing Facilities; in Noncampus buildings or property owned or controlled by the University or a recognized student organization; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus.  The report also contains fire statistics for any fires occurring in an On-Campus Student Housing Facility during the three most recent calendar years.  

Access to the reports is available at:

UAA: (Addresses Anchorage campus, Aviation Technology Complex, JBER - Elmendorf Extension, JBER - Richardson Extension, Kenai Peninsula College - Kachemak Bay campus, Kenai Peninsula College - Kenai River campus, Kodiak College, Kodiak High School Extension, Matanuska-Susitna College, Prince William Sound College, and Prince William Sound College - Cordova Extension) Online: Request a paper copy in person: UAA Police Department Office at Room 114 of Eugene Short Hall on the Anchorage campus / UAA Dean of Students Office at Room 122 of Rasmuson Hall on the Anchorage campus. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-786-1120 or / 907-786-1214 or

UAF: (Addresses Fairbanks Campus, Bristol Bay Campus, Chukchi Campus, Community and Technical College, Kasitsna Bay Campus, Seward Marine Center, Tok Campus, Kuskokwim Campus, and Northwest Campus) Online: Request a paper copy in person: UAF Office of Rights, Compliance and Accountability on the 3rd Floor of Constitution Hall. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-474-7300 or

UAS: (Addresses the Juneau Auke Bay Campus, Juneau Technical Education Center, Sitka Campus, & Ketchikan Campus) Online: Request a paper copy in person: Hendrickson Building, Suite 202 on the Juneau campus. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-796-6371 or emailing

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