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Upward Bound Summer 24 Resident Tutor  (temporary)

Northeastern University

Northeastern University

Oakland, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, May 24, 2024

About the Opportunity

POSITION TITLE: Upward Bound Summer 24 Resident Tutor (temporary)

ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS:

Reports to: MCUB Director, MCUB Associate Director

Summary of Position:
The Mills College at Northeastern University Upward Bound (MCUB) TRIO Program is funded by the U.S. Department of Education. MCUB is designed to enhance the academic skills of low-income, first-generation college-bound high school students in the Oakland and West Contra Costa Unified School District with the goal that participants will pursue post-secondary education. TRiO is funded by the U. S. Department of Education. The Summer Enrichment Program will provide academic instruction in core subjects: English, Sciences, and Mathematics. MCUB will also provide courses and workshops exploring various topics: Life Skills, Study Skills, College Preparation, Career Exploration, and Cultural Awareness.

Summer Enrichment Program Description

The MCUB Program offers a six-week summer academic enrichment program for students entering grades 9th-12th. The MCUB summer program will be conducted on the Mills at Northeastern Campus. Staff orientations will likely take place July 2nd 3pm- 4pm. Instruction for the MCUB Summer Program is scheduled to begin Monday, June 17th and continues through Thursday, July 25th.

The Mills College at Northeastern University Upward Bound (MCUB) TRIO Program is currently seeking 7-9 highly motivated, knowledgeable, creative, engaging, student focused, experienced Resident Tutors to assist the Upward Bound Director, and Associate Director with tutoring high schools in Chemistry, English, Physics, Computer Programming, Stats, Public Speaking, Creative writing, and philosophy logic for two-week in the dorms at Mills College @ Northeaster. The dorm stay will be July 7th through July 19th, 2024.

Daily Schedule

Week 1 – Residential Stay

Sunday – 7 pm to 9 pm

Monday – 7 pm to 9 pm

Tuesday – 7 pm to 9 pm

Wednesday - – 7 pm to 9 pm

Thursday - 7 pm to 9 pm

Week 2 - Residential Stay

Sunday – 7 pm to 9 pm

Monday – 7 pm to 9 pm

Tuesday – 7 pm to 9 pm

Wednesday - 7 pm to 9 pm

Thursday - 7 pm to 9 pm

Essential Job Functions:

  • The primary responsibilities for Resident Tutors include:

  • Tutor students in subject named above

  • Providing supervision of all residential students.

  • Providing academic assistance during study hall.

  • Following and enforcing the rules and regulations of the College and the Upward Bound Program at all times.

  • Supervising use of all program equipment and immediately reporting any misused, missing or damaged property to the Director/Associate Director.

  • Assisting in enhancing the living environment and promoting an educational atmosphere in the residence hall.

  • Perform all other duties as assigned by the Program Directors.

Knowledge of:

  • Thorough knowledge of subject matter and skill acquisition in subject being taught.

  • Knowledgeable of California Content standards for subject area (academic courses)

  • Knowledge of child/adolescent development and different learning styles

Skills/Abilities:

  • Skills and knowledge to effectively work with students with diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, linguistic and ethnic backgrounds.

  • Ability to understand and enforce all MCUB Program policies.

Education and Training:

  • Minimum of 2 years of post-secondary education completed

Physical, Mental, and Environmental Demands:

  • Requires passing fingerprinting and a background check.

  • Requires certificate of completion of Mandated Reporting Training within the last year.

This position description is not intended to contain a comprehensive list of activities, duties, or responsibilities. Additional duties may be assigned based on business operational needs.

Compensations: $40 an hour

General Administration

Additional Information:

Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

To learn more about Northeastern University’s commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see www.northeastern.edu/diversity.

Position Type

Temporary

Additional Information

Northeastern University considers factors such as candidate work experience, education and skills when extending an offer.

Northeastern has a comprehensive benefits package for benefit eligible employees. This includes medical, vision, dental, paid time off, tuition assistance, wellness & life, retirement- as well as commuting & transportation. Visit https://hr.northeastern.edu/benefits/ for more information.

Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

To learn more about Northeastern University’s commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see www.northeastern.edu/diversity.