About Vassar College Located in the scenic Mid-Hudson Valley, Vassar College is a highly selective, residential, coeducational liberal arts college. Vassar is strongly committed to fostering a community that reflects the values of a liberal arts education and to promoting an environment of equality, inclusion and respect for difference. Vassar College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged. Vassar College is a smoke free/tobacco free campus.
Position Summary and ResponsibilitiesReporting to the Director of Education Outreach, the Vassar After School Tutoring Administrator is responsible for the operations of an after school tutoring program at Poughkeepsie Middle School, including supervising work-study students and volunteers. This position starts July 1, 2019 and is a one year term with the possibility of renewal/extension for an additional year.
Provide supervision of VAST interns and VAST mentors participating either voluntarily, via fieldwork and/or community service work-study;
Provide and maintain academic and activity resources for VAST scholars and mentors;
Institute and maintain daily attendance and dismissal protocols and maintain all necessary records (attendance, plans, surveys) needed to report on the program;
Arrange transportation to and from PMS of VAST mentors;
Serve as onsite director of the after school program and maintain the safety of both VAST scholars and mentors and PCSD facilities;
Attend PMS open house to provide information to new and returning VAST families;
Assist in conducting training sessions for VAST mentors;
Recruit and implement VAST extra-curricular programming;
Maintain communication about the program with students, parents, mentors via social media.
Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications Qualifications: College Degree required. Experience in education or related field required; Experience in school/college partnerships and or community outreach programs strongly preferred; Demonstrated multicultural competence, and knowledge and/or experience working with low-income, underrepresented, and students from diverse backgrounds; Knowledge of the college admissions process preferred; Valid driver's license required; Ability to travel within the area frequently.
Required Applicant Documents Resume Cover Letter Contact Information for 3 References
Optional Applicant Documents
Special Instructions to Applicants To complete your on-line application, you will be required to attach your cover letter, resume, contact information for 3 professional references. All attachments must be in PDF format. Review of applications will begin immediately. This position will remain open until filled.
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Vassar is strongly committed to fostering a community that reflects the values of a liberal arts education and to promoting an environment of equality, inclusion and respect for difference. Vassar College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.
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Founded in 1861, Vassar College is a highly selective, residential, coeducational liberal arts college. Consistently ranked among the top liberal arts colleges in the country, Vassar is renowned for pioneering achievements in education, for its long history of curricular innovation, and for the beauty of its campus.