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11 Aug 2022

Instructional Support GEAR UP Regional Director – Full Time


Job Description

The GEAR UP Regional Director will be responsible for coordination of all logistical aspects of the project at two (2) school corporation partners.  The assigned schools will be Kokomo High School in Kokomo, IN and Maconaquah High School in Bunker Hill, IN.  The Regional Director is scheduled to work in their schools Monday through Thursday and will communicate with partners, work on site at their schools, as well as deliver instruction to whole-class and small groups of students.  The person in this position will exercise significant independent judgement and maintain positive, constructive relations when interacting with interested parties.  Additional responsibilities include:  supporting after-school programming, decision making related to the administration of the project in consultation with the Director, collecting participation data for around 1000 students, tracking action items related to areas of oversight and needs of the Director and Associate Directors on the project, and other duties as necessary.


The College of Education aspires to be a collaborative community.  We are innovators discovering new ideas and solutions that will foster a positive global impact for faculty, staff, students, and community.  Successful candidates are expected to embrace diversity, promote inclusive excellence, and encourage freedom of thought and speech.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Education and current teaching licensure/certification in education
  • Two or more years of experience as a K-12 teacher
  • Excellent written communication skills including proper use of grammar, spelling, writing structure, proofreading, and editing
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including listening, verbal capacity, team orientation and an ability to influence and build work relationships in a diverse workforce and across multiple employee groups
  • Adept in public relations and customer service skills
  • Possess initiative, curiosity, problem-solving capacity, organization, and planning skills
  • Possess a learning orientation to changing technology that impacts communication and media processes
  • Manage and prioritize multiple tasks and deadlines with attention to detail and follow-through
  • Proficient use of personal computers and standard software including word processing, spreadsheets, email, and internet browsers
  • Ability to read, interpret, and adhere to University policies and procedures


  • Experience coordinating educationally focused programs
  • Experience teaching STEM subjects


Additional Information:

  • Purdue will not sponsor employment authorization for the position
  • A background check is required for employment in this position
  • FLSA:  Exempt (Not Eligible For Overtime)
  • Retirement Eligibility:  Defined Contributions Waiting Period
  • Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer.  All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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Bureaus: Indiana. Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Instructional Support. Salaries: 40,000 - 60,000.