The Murray State University TRiO Programs (AIMS, Upward Bound and Talent Search) are currently accepting applications for Summer Programs being held May 27 – July 13, 2018.  Applications may be picked up in Room 240 of the Blackburn Science Building at Murray State University and you must also apply online via the MSU Job website.  Application deadline is January 31, 2018.

Positions Available & Skills Needed:

Head Residential Advisor Positions – 1 male and 1 female – Residential Leadership experience and excellent oral and written communication skills required.


Residential Advisor Positions – summer camp counselor experience preferred.  Experience working with low-income, first-generation, high school students preferred.

Teacher/Instructor Positions – Mathematics, Science, Science Research, English Composition and Literature, Foreign Language, Computer Literacy/Technology, Financial Literacy, Elective Courses – i.e. P.E., Journalism, Arts & Crafts, Hip Hop Dance, Choir, Cooking. 


What will you gain from being part of our team?

  1. Experience working with low-income, first generation youth from the Tri-State area
  2. Advantageous compensation for Summer 2018
  3. First Aid/CPR/AED Certification


All applicants must be 21 years old before the Summer Program begins. Interviews will be conducted in February. All applicants must also be enrolled in college or be a college graduate (2 or 4 year degree). Please include resume’ and three professional references with application. Applications may be obtained online at any of the Murray State University TRiO websites by going to and searching AIMS, Talent Search, or Upward Bound and look for Employment Application under resources.  Please send questions or concerns to:

Melissa Hanners, Administrative Assistant

Upward Bound

240 Blackburn Science Building

Murray, KY 42071