Texas Tech University

Employment Opportunities with Upward Bound

Upward Bound Programs hires temporary and permanent staff for the entire academic year and summer components. During the Academic Year, Upward Bound Programs hires 5-12 Tutors/Student Assistants to help with the After-School Tutoring program and Academic Saturdays. After school tutoring occurs from 4-6pm Monday through Thursday and two (2) Saturdays per month from 8am-1pm.


During the Summer Program, Upward Bound Programs hires 8-12 Resident Advisors to assist with the residential component to supervise the 100-150 high school students living in the residence hall. Seven (7) to nine (9) Instructors are hired to teach Math, Science, Lit/Comp, Foreign Language, Media Quest, Life Skills, Test Prep, and STEM classes.


All interested applicants will need to submit (1) Employment Application (2) Transcript (official or unofficial) (3) Resume. All forms may be emailed to upwardboundprograms@ttu.edu Please make sure to state which position you are applying for on the employment application.

Employment Application

Please submit the "employment application", resume, and unofficial transcript to upwardboundprograms@ttu.edu for review.

Academic Year Positions

Academic Coach - CLOSED

English/Composition Test Prep Coach - CLOSED

Student Assistant - CLOSED

Tutor Program Specialist - CLOSED

Academic Saturday Instructor - CLOSED

Bridge & Tutor Program Specialist - CLOSED

Summer Positions

Bridge Resident Academic Coach - CLOSED

Non-bridge Resident Academic Coach - CLOSED

Summer Core Instructor  - CLOSED

Summer Resident Advisor - SEP - CLOSED


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