Summer Learning 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 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 that simulates 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 Learning Leader supports the curricular, co- and extra- curricular, and residential components of the program.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Facilitates workshops and daily meetings related to students' personal and academic development, and contributes to student plans of action with Community Team Leaders;
- Assists and monitors students in academic and extracurricular activities and field trips;
- Collaborates with the Instructors, and Community Team Leaders to facilitate group and project-based learning activities;
- Monitors student behavior for compliance with Upward Bound and college regulations;
- Completes activity and student evaluations, documents incidents, and maintains files;
- Monitors the individual residence hall floor(s);
- Facilitates daily student recreational and curricular activities to the program theme "Global Awareness";
- Tutors students individually and in small groups;
- Monitors daily study hall and plans and facilitates afternoon and evening workshops and activities;
- Assists the Community Team Leaders and Instructors with all aspects of the daily study hall;
- Reviews students' assignments on a daily basis;
- Advises students individually and conducts weekly student group meetings;
- Assists with residence hall set up and clean-up during and beginning and the end of the program;
- Attends mandatory staff training and orientation at NSCC and at the residential site;
- Participate in one-on-one and group staff, student, and all-program meetings;
- Other duties as assigned.
Supervision: Reports to Programming Coordinator
SALARY: Total earnings for this position is $2,314.50 at $15.43/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-July 13 (off July 4): 3-week day program in session at NSCC's Lynn campus
- Friday, July 14, Saturday, July 15 and Sunday, July 16: 3-day staff training at UMass Amherst
- Sunday, July 16-Saturday, August 5: 3-week residential program in session at UMass Amherst
Submit a cover letter and resume. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. Qualified candidates will need to bring the following to an interview:
- A valid driver's license and/or state ID;
- Name and contact information of 3 references;
- An organized plan detailing at least three co-curricular activities and an organized plan detailing at least two recreational activities for high school students. The summer theme of "Global Awareness" must be incorporated into at least two of the five activities.