Upward Bound Math & Science Residential Assistant (5 positions)
Mount Wachusett Community College - Gardner, MA

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Provides supervision, guidance and support as well as academic enrichment and recreational programming to program participants

Qualifications:
Must be able to pass comprehensive Criminal Offender Record Investigation
Must reside on Fitchburg State University campus while summer program is in session
Experience with collegiate math and science research preferred.
Enrollment in an AA/AS/BS/BA program and/or currently hold a degree required. Enrollment in Graduate program preferred
Minimum of two years work experience with low income, disadvantaged and/or minority youth preferred
Experience as a Collegiate RA preferred
Sensitivity and maturity level to successfully work in a residential program required.
Desire to help disadvantaged youth succeed
Ability to interact with diverse constituencies including other program personnel, Fitchburg State University personnel, parent/guardians and students.
Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing to participants and parent/guardians required
Preference for candidates who are from low-income and first generation backgrounds and/or are bilingual or bicultural

Position Type:
Part Time Non Professional

Responsibilities:
Provide daily supervision to residential program participants
Mentor and support low income, first-generation high school students in college preparation activities
Lead students through small group activities and take attendance at all meals and activities
Develop and facilitate enrichment curriculum of cultural, co-curricular and recreational programming
Assist students with research projects as needed
Chaperone student outings and college visits
Communicate student needs and concerns to Director as appropriate.
Assist program participants during structured study sessions
Partner with other RAs to create large group activities
Maintain adequate grant documentation
Other duties as assigned by Academic Counselor or Director.

Effective Date:

Grade:

Salary Range:

Rate of Pay:
3,000.00

Pay Type:
Stipend

Hours/Week:

Total Weeks:
7

Funding Source 1:
Grant

Funding Source 2:

Funding Source 3:

Funding Source 4:

Benefits Eligible:
No

Employee Status:
Part-Time

Employee Classification:
Part Time not Classified

Application Deadline:
05/28/2013

Open Until Filled
No

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Candidates may be subject to employment screening to include both a Criminal Offender Record Information ( CORI ) request and a Sexual Offender Registry Information ( SORI ).

Quicklink for Posting
http://jobs.mwcc.edu: 80/postings/45300

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