ASPIRA Adjunct-Allentown School District, Early College
ASPIRA Adjunct – daytime classes
ASPIRA is a 1-credit first year experience course developed specifically for the Hispanic or Latinx/a/o student. In addition to exploring topics of interest to Latinx/a/o students including identity, acculturation, community and leadership, this unique 10-week class engages students in learning how to navigate college, succeed in academics, and identify personal and career goals.
- Bilingual (Spanish/English)
- Identifies as Hispanic or Latinx/a/o
- Sensitivity to the transition from high school to college
- Prior experience working on behalf of underrepresented or minoritized populations
- Knowledge of issues, barriers and equity-minded strategies pertaining to Hispanic/Latinx student college success including academic excellence, persistence and retention, graduation.
- Knowledge and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, gender, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of first-generation Latinx/a/o students and their families.
- Demonstrated cultural awareness, agility, ability to build trust and credibility while navigating a complex landscape.
- Masters degree or 18 graduate credits in appropriate discipline preferred or combination of relevant degree and appropriate work experience.
- Prior teaching experience at the community college preferred.
This position is for Allentown School District, Early College.
Interested applicants, please send cover letter, resume, and transcripts to Dr. Eike Reichardt, Interim Dean of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences,