Gear Up

Hansen School District is looking for an energetic and enthusiastic person to join our team as the Gear Up Coordinator

The GEAR UP site coordinator will:

 Orient parents, students, faculty, and staff to GEAR UP and raise awareness of the benefits of postsecondary education among school personnel, parents, and the community at large

 Serve as a college planning resource for teachers, educators, counselors, and parents.

 Recruit, train, and maintain a GEAR UP school site and mentoring team.

 Develop, implement and/or enhance parent workshops.

 Coordinate academic year college visits for students.

  Develop and implement comprehensive pre-college programs for middle and high school students, including career exploration, academic planning and preparation, and financial planning.

 Coordinate or perform annual planning sessions with GEAR UP students.

 Work cooperatively with educators to provide enrichment activities, including job shadowing, college visits, etc.

 Manage data collection and entry from schools and provide continuous feedback to the GEAR UP state staff and school officials regarding project benchmarks and outcomes.

 Collect rosters from each event listing students and families served.

 Submit monthly invoices, receipts, logs, and reporting documents to GEAR UP Idaho state staff.

 Develop and maintain an annual program plan.

 Attend mandatory state or national professional development or training events.

 Plan and coordinate professional development for school staff.

 Support GEAR UP state initiatives by coordinating school activities, providing planning assistance, or acting as a chaperone.

 Serve as a mentor and positive role model for GEAR UP students; encourage students in the eligible cohorts to participate in GEAR UP activities.

 Work to expand capacity for college access in the school and community.

 Prioritize compliance with all GEAR UP state and federal regulations.

A Bachelor's degree is required for this position.


This position will be paid on a stipend basis. 


To be considered for this position, please fill out the Classified Application on our district website or district office located at 550 South Main Street between 8 and 3. Please include a cover letter, resume, credentials, and two current letters of recommendation. Application materials can be mailed or emailed to Superintendent Angie Lakey-Campbell at