This position will be assigned to teach undergraduate core curriculum courses at a UTRGV Collegiate High School in Brownsville, St. Joseph Academy, Harlingen, and/or another UTRGV campus. The UTRGV Brownsville, St. Joseph Academy, and Harlingen Collegiate High Schools provide academically talented students in grades 11 and 12 the opportunity to earn dual credit while beginning academic study that will lead towards the completion of a baccalaureate degree. All courses follow the same curriculum and assessment guidelines as other UTRGV courses taught in this discipline. All academic and institutional policies governing instruction, assessment, grading, confidentiality, mandated reporting, and departmental participation apply to courses taught as part of this program. The UTRGV Brownsville College High School is located at 343 Ringgold Rd, Brownsville, TX 78520; St. Joseph Academy is located at 101 Saint Joseph Drive, Brownsville, TX 78520 and Harlingen Collegiate High is located at 2901 Medical Drive, Harlingen, TX 78550; thus, the ideal candidate must be able to travel to any or all of these locations as well to deliver instruction.
Faculty hired to teach collegiate high school courses may be required to participate in supplemental training focused on working with high school-aged college students. Trainings may include but are not limited to: Effective teaching methods for working with high school-aged college students; maintaining student engagement with coursework; and, safety protocols and best practices for working with high school-aged college students.
It is UTRGV’s Vision “To be one of the nation’s leaders in higher education, its premier Hispanic-serving institution, and a highly engaged bilingual university, with exceptional educational, research, and creative opportunities that serve as catalysts for transformation in the Rio Grande Valley and beyond.” As such, UTRGV is committed to building a diverse faculty and staff that can contribute to an enriching learning environment that strives for more equitable outcomes for student success.
UTRGV is a distributed campus, one university spanning four counties and multiple locations. Our purpose is to be a university for the entire Rio Grande Valley and beyond. Over 91% of the students enrolled at UTRGV identify as Hispanic, making UTRGV one of the top 3 universities with the highest percentage of Hispanic students. For additional information, please visit our website.