Eastern Iowa Community Colleges District Office is seeking two full-time GEAR UP Coaches (10 month contract with full-time benefits)

Under the direction of the GEAR UP Coach, this position will be responsible for providing career exploration, academic and transition advising, and other academic and personal support services to GEAR UP students.  This position will monitor, track, and report on participation of GEAR UP initiatives.  Included in the responsibilities will be develops college readiness strategies that can be brought to fuller scale.  The successful candidate will be actively engaged in the implementation of GEAR UP grant projects and goals to meet program objectives.

Qualifications will include: 

  • Associates degree required, Bachelor degree preferred.
  • Must possess the ability to work effectively with a diverse student population.
  • Experience in academic advising, program development, and career exploration preferred but not required.
  • Prior knowledge of GEAR UP Cohort is a benefit.
  • Computer literacy skills are essential for program record-keeping and grant reporting.
  • Must possess exceptional interpersonal and organizational skills.


Review of applications will begin June 20, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. For consideration please complete online application and send resume and cover letter to e-mail

It is the policy of Eastern Iowa Community College District not to discriminate in its programs, activities, or employment on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, religion, and actual or potential family, parental or marital status, as required by the Iowa Code §§216.6 and 216.9, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. §§ 2000d and 2000e), the Equal Pay Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. § 206, et seq.), Title IX (Educational Amendments, 20 U.S.C. §§ 1681-1688), Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C. § 794), and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S.C. § 12101, et seq.).

If you have questions or complaints related to compliance with this policy, please contact Debora J. Sullivan, Equal Employment Opportunity Officer/Equity Coordinator, Eastern Iowa Community College District, 101 West Third Street, Davenport, Iowa 52801, 563-336-3487, or the Director of the Office for Civil Rights U.S. Department of Education, John C. Kluczynski Federal Building, 230 S. Dearborn Street, 37th Floor, Chicago, IL 60604-7204, Telephone: (312) 730-1560 Facsimile: (312) 730- 1576, TDD (800) 877-8339 Email: