Location: Fall River, MA Category: Professional Posted On: Fri May 22 2020 Job Description:
POSITION TITLE: Tutor/Counselor, Upward Bound Program (6 positions, Temporary)
DEPARTMENT: TRIO Program
REPORTS TO: Assistant Director of the Upward Bound Program and Residential Supervisor
STATEMENT OF DUTIES: The Upward Bound Program is a federally-funded program to assist college-bound high school students who are low income and/or will be the first generation in their families to enter college. The students, who are from Fall River public schools, receive rigorous academic instruction and advisement from the Tutor/Counselor to prepare for success in college.
The Tutor/Counselor will provide full-time college-preparatory tutoring and counseling for Math, English, Science or Foreign Language (subject matter will be assigned based on tutor's knowledge) in a six-week summer residential program, with an additional week for orientation. Residency is required Sunday evenings through Friday afternoons. Please note that the program is subject to change to remote only as a result of COVID-19 pandemic. Candidates will be notified at the time of interview if this change occurs.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS, DUTIES, AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Supervise/lead students in academic and social activities.
Assist with supervision of federal summer food program.
Assist in dormitory supervision
Participate in workshops and meetings related to student academic, behavioral, and personal development.
Document services and write student evaluations.
Supervise field trips, recreational activities, and cultural events.
Provide daily tutorial assistance in Math, English, Science, or Foreign Language, based on assignment.
Enforce all Upward Bound rules and regulations.
Participate in all orientation/final weekend staff meetings and awards ceremony.
Perform other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Must be a matriculating college junior or senior with tutoring, advising, or counseling experience in Math, English, Science, or Foreign Language.
Demonstrated experience working with low income and first-generation youth.
Demonstrated experience with coordination of student services.
Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office, Zoom, Google, or similar digital platforms.
The ability to work effectively with a diverse student body, faculty, and staff.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Reliable transportation in order to travel to and from meetings, trainings, or campus and community locations as required.
Valid driver's license required.
Must have access to a device with a camera to provide remote program support for program participants.
Experience with marketing and remote software such as MailChimp, Zoom, Google Hangouts, and social media.
Robust understanding and demonstrated inclusion of best practices focused on access, equity, student success, and high impact practices.
Ability to speak a language in addition to English.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT: The employee must meet the physical demands and work environment of the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable those with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
POSITION STATUS: This is a temporary part-time, grant-funded, non-unit, non-benefited position. The Upward Bound Program runs from June 22, 2020 through August 7, 2020, subject to change. Dates include additional orientation and program close-out days. Residency is required Sunday evenings through Friday afternoons; room and board on campus is included.
SALARY: $3,000, paid in biweekly installments for the duration of the program.
Bristol Community College has core values rooted in student success and lifelong learning. For more than 50 years, Bristol Community College has served as a leading resource for education and workforce development in the region.
The college offers a rich variety of degree, certificate, and training programs along with flexible online offerings that lead to an associate degree, a career-ready certificate, or the ability to transfer to baccalaureate colleges throughout the state and country. The Center for Workforce and Community Education provides customized training for businesses and the community. The college also strives to put the needs of learners first with support services and career advancement opportunities that lead to student success by reducing barriers to educational access.
With locations in Attleboro, Fall River, New Bedford, and Taunton, Bristol Community College is nestled in charming Southeastern Massachusetts - a great place to learn, grow, live and work. From city life to seaside, Bristol Community College locations are in close proximity to bustling metro areas such as Boston and Providence and centrally located to the spectacular beaches and coastline of... Cape Cod, Newport, Nantucket, Martha's Vineyard, and Block Island. The area is also home to fine dining, thriving historic districts, and a short commute to New England ski areas.
The College annually serves more than 11,000 credit students and 18,000 students who participate in noncredit activities. Bristol Community College is one of the largest employers in the region and is dedicated to fostering an inclusive environment with a rich diversity of beliefs, cultures, languages, abilities, and lifestyles. Committed to enriching its educational experience through a supportive community, Bristol Community College actively encourages candidates of all backgrounds to apply and achieve our vision to change the world by changing lives, learner by learner. Bristol Community College is a public community college accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). www.BristolCC.edu