To supervise and supplement summer classroom instruction with assistance from administrative staff.
Examples of Duties:
Duties/essential functions may include, but not be limited to, the following:
Supervise students and participate in individual, small group, and classroom activities.
Submit written updates and/or reports to administrative staff.
Assist instructors with curriculum and classroom instruction.
Other tasks related to the overall college readiness of Upward Bound students.
Make recommendations to administrative staff for intervention and follow-up, and compose conduct reports as needed.
Perform other duties as assigned by the residential and administrative staff.
Attend training sessions and staff orientation. Participate in pre-program family orientation.
Minimum of undergraduate junior status, 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale. Experience interacting with and assisting culturally diverse populations; a successful record of academic achievement and experience in overcoming barriers similar to those confronting the programs target populations. Experience supporting students in an academic environment. Willingness to attend engagement days with staff and students. This position requires leading students long distances across campus. Meals will not be provided. Required to provide an unofficial transcript upon interviews.
Preferred Qualifications – if applicable:
Experience working with high school students and experience with TRIO programs.
Asterisk (*) indicates knowledge, skills, abilities which require assessments
Working Conditions / Physical Requirements:
This appointment will be from June 3, 2019 through July 12, 2019. No conflicting vacation time or class enrollment is acceptable during this period. Attendance is required at mandatory staff trainings and family orientation on dates and times to be determined.
This is a short-term position and does not accumulate vacation time, and is contingent upon receipt of federal funds.
Must pass a security check.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Kent State University is a Smoke-Free, Tobacco-Free University effective July 1, 2017. Smoking and tobacco use are not permitted on any of Kent State’s campuses or other locations and properties that are owned, operated, or leased by Kent State, both domestic and international. For additional details, visit www.kent.edu/smoke-free.
The intent of this description is to illustrate the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and should not be interpreted to describe all the specific duties and responsibilities that may be required in any particular position. Directly related experience/education beyond the minimum stated may be substituted where appropriate at the discretion of the Appointing Authority. Kent State University reserves the right to revise or change job duties, job hours, and responsibilities.
Internal Number: 988709
About Kent State University
Kent State University's eight-campus system, among the largest regional systems in the country, serves both the development of a true living/learning approach at the Kent Campus and the regional needs on seven other campuses throughout Northeast Ohio.The Kent Campus provides the resources and facilities of a large, diverse Ohio university, while the Regional Campuses – Kent State University at Ashtabula, Kent State University at East Liverpool, Kent State University at Geauga, Kent State University at Salem, Kent State University at Stark, Kent State University at Trumbull and Kent State University at Tuscarawas - offer the friendly, casual atmosphere of small liberal arts colleges. Today, Kent State has become an engine for economic, cultural and workforce development locally and internationally as one of the premiere Ohio universities. Kent State is ranked among the nation's 77 public research universities demonstrating high-research activity by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The Liquid Crystal Institute, for example, conducts research that translates into technologies used globally in laptops, calculators and flat screen televisions.