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GEAR UP Kentucky Family Engagement Coordinator

Available in 4 service regions

GEAR UP Kentucky, a federal grant program administered through the Council on Postsecondary Education, is seeking Family Engagement Coordinators in 4 regions covering the 12 school districts it serves: BLUEGRASS (Frankfort Independent, Mason County, Marion County districts); LICKING RIVER (Bath County, Bourbon County, Paris Independent districts); BUFFALO TRACE (Fleming County, Mason County, Robertson County districts); and NORTHERN KENTUCKY (Bracken County, Covington Independent, Pendleton County). Full- and part-time positions are available.

TO APPLY: Submit a cover letter and resume to Valerie Drake at

Format your subject line in the following way:

FEC – Name(s) of Region(s) in which you are interested in working – FT or PT (indicating your interest in working full-time or part-time)

EXAMPLE: FEC – Licking River – FT

GEAR UP Kentucky Family Engagement Coordinators Position Description
GEAR UP Kentucky (GUK) will employ Family Engagement Coordinators (FEC) in each region to implement local and statewide activities that equip and engage parents, guardians, and other family members to support students in preparing for and transitioning to postseco­ndary education.  FECs will work with the GUK regional and in-school staff, as well as school site teams, to implement a structured set of activities and events for GUK parents and families, including:

Coordinators will be selected by GUK with input from school leadership and employed on an hourly basis through Adecco Temp Services. This is a 9.5 month position (mid-August 2019 through May 2020)  with a base rate of $11-15/hour (dependent on applicant’s education levels and related experience); part and full-time opportunities available. Includes frequent, in-state travel to facilitate routine job responsibilities and attend GUK-sponsored trainings, meetings, and events that will occur both during and outside of school hours, including evenings and weekends. FECs will complete required to attend a full week  training August 12-16 in Frankfort and background checks as applicable to their assigned region.

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GEAR UP Kentucky is an equal opportunity employer.

Last Updated 6/19/2019