Works closely with the director/assistant director to provide an atmosphere that reinforces the educational objectives of the 2014 Pre-Freshman Academic Opportunity Program participants. Responsibilities include: serving as a coordinator for tutor counselors; designing and implementing excel programs for the purpose of tracking tutor and tutor hours for required program reporting; maintaining a quiet educational setting during evening hours; coordinating nightly meetings with tutors/staff before the start of the tutorial sessions; attending all class sessions of assigned courses and working closely with professors; monitoring assigned students' class attendance and fulfillment of class assignments; attending nightly tutorial sessions; meeting regularly with assigned faculty to determine the proper procedures for augmenting classroom assignments; and submitting written reports on student' progress. The Head Tutor Counselor works under the supervision of the director to serve as a counselor and resource to pre-freshmen students during the hours they are in residence halls and in class, or during tutoring time. Responsibilities also include: providing and attending assigned social, cultural, and recreational activities during the afternoons, evenings, and weekends; conducting nightly rounds to ensure the safety of all residents; maintaining an environment conducive to learning; providing personal, social, and academic peer counseling to students; assisting in the critical enforcement of policies, practices, and procedures; providing a reasonably safe learning environment for the students within the residence halls; encouraging students to take responsibility of their residence halls; attending regular weekly staff meetings; and other duties as assigned by the director/assistant director. This is a paid live-in position with room and board included. The Head Tutor Counselor is required to live in the residence hall for the duration of the six week summer program including weekends, and participate in a residential staff orientation preceding the summer program. Compensation for the six week summer program and staff orientation is $3,500. Residential life experience preferred.
Must be a current Union College student, or recent Union College graduate. Residential life experience preferred.