Summer Community Team Leader, TRIO Upward Bound Program
6-week day and residential program, June 22 - August 5, 2017
Non-benefited, grant funded position
ABOUT TRIO UPWARD BOUND PROGRAM
The North Shore Community College (NSCC) TRIO Upward Bound (UB) Program is a federally funded program for low-income, first-generation, and/or academically at-risk high school students. The primary mission of the TRIO programs is to increase the rate at which participants complete their secondary school education, and enroll in and graduate from institutions of post-secondary education. The UB program is a year-round program that provides academic and extracurricular services including academic year and summer instruction, tutoring, college tours, cultural events, health and fitness activities, educational workshops, and service activities.
ABOUT UB SUMMER ACADEMY
The annual UB Summer Academy is a six-week program designed to simulate commuter and residential college experiences for high school students. The Academy serves approximately 46 students from the Lynn Public Schools. The Academy is staffed by four Instructors, four Learning Leaders, two Community Team Leaders, and two Program Assistants who work with the full-time program staff to provide an intensive six-week academic experience. The Summer Academy includes a three-week day program at North Shore Community College's Lynn Campus (M-F) and a three-week residential component at UMass Amherst (M-F and weekends).
The UB Summer Academy Community Team Leaders coordinate the activities of the Learning Leaders and works in conjunction with the full-time staff to support the program.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Coordinate the work of the Learning Leaders, including scheduling, activity planning, monitoring of UB and college policies, and residence hall duty coverage;
- Ensure that Learning Leaders incorporate the annual program theme into co-curricular and recreational activities and workshops. This year's theme is "Global Awareness";
- Complete activity and student evaluations, documents incidents, and maintains files;
- Participates in workshops and daily meetings related to high school students' social and academic development, and contributes to student plan of action;
- Monitors student behavior during academic and extracurricular activities and field trips for compliance with Upward Bound and college regulations;
- Participates in afternoon study halls and facilitates afternoon and evening workshops;
- Coordinates staff and student check-in and checkout, keys/key cards, and paperwork, etc. for the residential component at UMass Amherst;
- Creates schedules for floor duty and building supervision during the residential component;
- Responsible for sharing of front desk coverage and monitoring the residence hall floors during residential component;
- Facilitates daily announcements;
- Monitors afternoon trips to the recreational center during the residential component and monitors student meals;
- Oversees sick day contracts, including distribution of missed means (during the residential component) and homework collection with the Learning Leaders;
- Assists with the residence hall set up and cleanup during the beginning and the end of the program;
- Attend mandatory staff training and orientation at NSCC and at the residential site;
- Attends daily meetings with Programming Coordinator and participates in group staff, student, and program meetings.
Supervision: Reports to the Special Program Coordinator
SALARY: Total earnings for this position are $2,773.50 at $18.49/hour. Benefits also include lunch during the non-residential component (M-F), room and board (3 meals/day) during the residential program, admission and transportation to all activities and events, and access to free wifi.
- Thursday, June 22 and Friday, June 23: 2-day mandatory staff training and prep at NSCC's Lynn campus
- Monday, June 26-Jul 13 (off July 4): 3-week day program in session at NSCC's Lynn campus
- Friday, July 14, Saturday July 15 and Sunday July 16th: 3-day staff training at UMASS Amherst
- Sunday July 16-Saturday August 5: 3-week residential program session at UMass Amherst, including a debriefing meeting on August 5 to evaluate and assess summer outcomes.
Submit a cover letter and resume. Review of applications will being immediately and continue until the positions are filled. Qualified candidates will need to bring the following to the interview:
- A valid driver's license and/or state ID;
- Name and contact information of 3 references;
- An overview of a sample of weekly schedule of activities;
- An organized plan detailing at least three co-curricular activities and an organized plan detailing at least two recreational activities fro high school students. The summer theme of "Global Awareness" must be incorporated into at least tow of the five activities.