Residential Tutor Mentor, TRIO Upward Bound (multiple positions available)

This full-time, temporary appointment from 06/25/18-08/03/18 is part of a federally funded grant program designed to assist eligible students in grades 9-12 develop the skills and motivation necessary to graduate from high school and enroll and succeed in higher education.  Upward Bound serves high school students from income eligible families and from families in which neither parent holds a bachelor’s degree.

The Tutor Mentor will be responsible to:

·      Tutor Mentor are expected to live in college housing during the length of the summer program, and provided supervision to students during the week, beginning Sundays at 7:00 pm, and ending by approx. 4:00 pm on Friday afternoons. 

·      Ensure the well-being of approx. 70 residential students in grades 10-12, with regards to health, safety, morale, disciple, and interpersonal relationships within the group.

·      Provide elective and recreational activities, field trips, and residence life programming.

·      Provide tutoring and supplemental instruction to participants.

·      Act as a Teacher’s Assistant in selected classes.

·      Attend all field trips, cultural events, college visits and community service events.

·      Appropriately work with student participants to encourage participation, enhance college preparation and maintain program academic and behavioral standards.

·      Transport students to Job Shadow Placements and cultural activities around the community.

·      Attend Tutor Counselor Training on 6/25-6/26/18.

·      Attend Summer Orientation on the SUNY Adirondack campus (05/22/18, 2-3 hr commitment)

·      Attend daily and weekly staff debriefing meetings.

·      Attend the program closing ceremony on 08/02/18.

·      Attend a final program debrief and close out on 08/03/18.


Qualifications: Enrolled undergraduate or graduate student who has met a high academic standard of a 3.0 cumulative college GPA with 45+ credits earned is preferred.  Certification, Associate Degree or Bachelor Degree preferred.  The ability to facilitate workshops, and have experience working with students who have been traditionally underrepresented preferred.  Valid driver’s license preferred.

Compensation: 2250 + free on campus housing for the length of the program + free meals Monday breakfast through Friday lunch + opportunity to attend cultural events at no cost. 

When applying, please include a letter of interest, resume, names, telephone numbers and email addresses of three professional references.

Applications will be reviewed until positions are filled.

SUNY-ADK values diversity and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Position is dependent on continued grant funding from the U.S. Department of Education