Summer Community Team Leader, TRIO Upward Bound Program
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 provides academic, co- and extra-curricular activities during the academic year and the summer, including instruction, tutoring, college tours, cultural events, health and fitness activities, educational workshops, and service activities.
ABOUT UB SUMMER ACADEMY
The UB Summer Academy is a six-week program that simulates commuter and residential college experiences. The Summer Academy serves approximately 46 students from the Lynn Public Schools. This year's Summer Academy includes a three-week day program at North Shore Community College's Lynn Campus and a three-week residential component at UMass Amherst. The program runs Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM during the non-residential component and Sunday evening through Friday afternoon during the residential component. The overarching theme for this year's Summer Academy is In it to Win It.
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:
The two Community Team Leaders assist the full-time staff with the general operation of the program and the logistics of the residential component.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Attend and participate in staff training, daily/weekly team meetings, and end-of-program activities
Build and maintain a positive, supportive, productive, and safe environment for both students and staff
Support program logistics, including opening or closing the program each day, tracking and monitoring daily attendance and departure of program participants; monitoring activities, assisting students getting to/from class, facilitating daily announcements; making sure program spaces and supplies are organized
Assist the Program Coordinator with the coordination and facilitation of workshops; plan and lead activities
Assist the Academic Coordinator with the facilitation of study hall sessions
Monitor student behavior for compliance with Upward Bound and college/university policies/procedures/regulations; respond positively and proactively to student issues as they arise, including documenting and enforcing and responding to disciplinary situations
Assist the full-time staff with coordinating the work of the Learning Leaders, including scheduling, activity planning, monitoring of UB and College policies, and residence hall duty coverage
Set-up, attend, monitor lunches during the day component
Assist with chaperoning field trips and activities as needed
Appropriately represent NSCC and UB at all events
Complete activity and student evaluations, document incidents, and maintain files
Other duties as assigned
Shared responsibility for dormitory supervision of project participants
Shared responsibility for student check-in and checkout, keys/key cards, and paperwork, etc.
Create and implement schedules for floor duty, dining-hall, bell-desk coverage, and monitoring residence hall floors; shared responsibility for bell-desk coverage and monitoring of the residence hall floors
Check-in and account for students during meals, evenings, and bedtime
Oversee sick day contracts, including distribution of missed meals and homework collection
Supervise residence hall set up and clean up during the beginning and the end of the program
SALARY:Total earnings for this position is $2,546.10 at $18.86 per hour. Room and board is included during the residential portion of the program.
June 23 & June 24: Staff training at NSCC's Lynn Campus
June 25 - July 10: Day program at NSCC's Lynn Campus (program not in session July 3-5)
July 11 & July 12: Two-day staff training at UMass Amherst
July 12 - August 1: Residential program at UMass Amherst
August 4 - August 6: UB trip to Washington D.C (program not in session August 2-3)
Submit cover letter and resume. Applicants selected for an interview will need to provide the name, address, email and telephone number of at least three current professional references before the interview takes place.
Completion of at least two years of college and current enrollment in an undergraduate program, or an undergraduate degree
At least 21 years of age at the start of the program
At least one year of residential or related overnight supervisory experience
Previous mentoring and/or tutoring experience
Demonstrated ability to be punctual and dependable
Ability to contribute to a positive, team-oriented environment
Attention to detail, organized, effective communication skills, demonstrate a professional attitude and ability to work well under pressure
Must be able to participate in physical activities such as outdoor team sports/events, standing, sitting, walking to and from classes and the dining hall and on college tours, field trips
Demonstrated ability to move class supplies and recreational equipment as needed, equipment weighing up to 50 pounds across campus for various classroom and event needs
Availability to complete mandatory staff training before the start of the summer component
Ability to provide own transportation to and from the residential site
Documented CPR and/or First Aid certification preferred
Bi-lingual (Spanish, French, Khmer) preferred
Demonstrated sensitivity towards and passion and commitment to working with students and staff of diverse socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds, different levels of academic preparation, or/and varying physical and learning abilities; prior experience preferred
Candidates will be required to pass a CORI/SORI and/or a National background check as a condition of employment
Additional Salary Information: Total earnings for this position is $2,546.10 at $18.86 per hour. Room and board is included during the residential portion of the program.
NSCC is one of 15 Massachusetts community colleges. The college serves 26 cities and towns along the coastal region from north metropolitan Boston to Cape Ann. Since its founding in 1965, NSCC has grown from a single building to three campuses, and from five to nearly 90 academic programs of study. The college has an urban campus in downtown Lynn, a suburban campus in Danvers and a cosmetology and culinary center in Middleton. Nearly 35,000 students have graduated from NSCC. The college is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE).