Upward Bound is a federally funded program designed to assist identified high school students to graduate and enroll in college.

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF ACADEMIC TUTORS:

To assist program participants with English assignments, and to assist them in increasing their general academic skills in preparation for college entrance exams. Position duties are carried out at a branch of the public library from 3:30 – 5:30 Tuesdays and Thursdays.

  • Work with students on reading / writing assignments and general study skills
  • Assist with homework assignments
  • Record student attendance and monitor student behavior
  • Serve after school snack


QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Education or related area, or college student in at least the second year in pursuit of Bachelor’s Degree
  2. Overall GPA  minimum 2.8 with a 3.0 in the subject area to be tutored
  3. Excellent communication, record – keeping, and writing skills
  4. Ability to work independently as well as a part of a team

PREFERRED SKILLS:

  1. Experience in working with youth from a variety of backgrounds
  2. Teaching, counseling, mentoring experience
  3. Demonstrated maturity and ability to adapt to and to respond to the unexpected

ADDITIONAL NOTES:

Must provide a transcript

To apply, please send cover letter, resume, and contact information with three professional references via e-mail to Marsha.Watts-Visher@msj.edu.  Please include “Attn: Math Tutor” in your subject line.  A review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Please refer to the University’s Non-Discrimination Policy.

Mount St. Joseph University is an equal opportunity employer.

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