STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Provide full-time college-preparatory tutoring and counseling in a six-week summer program. The Upward Bound Program is a federally-funded program to assist 77 college-bound high school students who are the first generation in their families to enter college. The students, who are from Fall River public schools, receive rigorous academic instruction and advisement to prepare for success in college.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED:Reports to the Director of the Upward Bound Program.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Supervise/ lead students in academic and social activities; help to supervise 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; enforce all Upward Bound rules and regulations, participate in all orientation/ final weekend staff meetings and awards ceremony.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Matriculating college juniors or seniors with tutoring, advising or counseling experience and experience working with low income and first -generation youth; experience with coordination of student services and ability to work effectively with a diverse faculty, staff, and student body.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATION:Bilingual abilities.
POSITION STATUS: Grant-funded position with no benefits. Position based at Wheaton College, Monday through Friday; residency optional.
SALARY/BENEFITS:$2,700.00 - with free room and board on campus.
STARTING DATE:June 23, 2017 to July 30, 2017, dates are subject to change and include additional orientation and program close-out days.
Screening will begin with completed applications received by April 16, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Please submit a cover letter, resume and the names, addresses and telephone numbers of three references. Only on-line applications will be considered.
Bristol Community College is a comprehensive, public community college accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), offering degree and certificate programs that give our students the skills they need to transition successfully to the workforce, to a four-year institution or promote individual opportunity. As one of fifteen Massachusetts community colleges, BCC offers... a wide range of educational programs and community services. It develops and presents programs for the entire community, from children to senior citizens, and it is well known for its friendly atmosphere and a faculty that cares about its students. We serve more than 11,987 students at campuses in Fall River, New Bedford, Attleboro, Taunton, and online. The Workforce Education Institute develops active partnerships with business and industry, preK-12, colleges and universities, and social service agencies to maintain relevance and effectiveness of all credit and noncredit programming. The College enrolls over 18,667 students a year in community services program, in workforce development, adult literacy, personal enrichment, and our Kids College program. We value and respect diversity within Bristol Community College and the world while preparing well-rounded learners for employment and for life. BCC is a signatory to the American College and University Presidents Climate Commitment and as such is actively committed to sustainability throughout all areas of the College.