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Academic Resource Counselor — is responsible for supervising study hall during the academic year and summer; hiring, training, evaluate, and supervising tutoring staff; and tracking student attendance and processing student stipend checks based on monthly attendance; planning, implementing, and evaluating activities related to academic support and student academic counseling (particularly students at high academic risk); supporting students’ social development needs; and planning, coordinating, scheduling and supervising recreational and career development activities during the summer program;. This is a full-time on-campus position.
During the academic year, when the after school program is in in-person session, the academic resource counselor typically works Noon – 8 p.m. on Mondays and Tuesdays; 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. on Wednesdays; 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Thursdays; and 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. on Fridays. There are also three Saturday morning parent open houses. When the afterschool program is not in session, the academic resource counselor works 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Full-time administrative staff also attend field trips.
During the residential six-week summer program, the position requires extended work hours due to field trips and special activities, but generally the work day is early afternoon until around 9 p.m. Full-time administrative staff work on two Sundays during summer: student move-in and the student Multicultural Pot Luck and Talent Show.
B.A./B.S., strong communication and interpersonal skills and one to three years of experience.
Excellent communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, attention to detail. Demonstrated experience and interest in working with under-served student populations. Although not required, preference will be given to applicants who speak multiple languages. Applicants with experience with Upward Bound or similar educational opportunity programs are also encouraged to apply.
The salaried position comes with all the benefits of being a Boston University employee.
Upward Bound at Boston University is a federally funded TRIO program. The program serves 86 low-income and first-generation college students. The goal of the program is to prepare students for success in college. Students enter the program in either grade 9 or 10 and continue in the program through high school graduation. Applicants must attend one of five target high schools: Brighton High, English High, Community Academy of Science and Health, Margarita Muniz Academy and Snowden High; or live in one of four target neighborhoods: Dorchester, East Boston, Mattapan and Roxbury. Program services include a residential six-week summer academic program, as well as afternoon classes and tutoring during the school year.
Upward Bound Math Science at Boston University is a federally funded TRIO program. The program serves 50 low-income and first-generation college students. The goal of the program is to prepare students for success in studying STEM fields in college. Students enter the program in either grade 9 or 10 and continue in the program through high school graduation. Participants must attend one of four target high schools: Boston Green Academy, Charlestown High, Josiah Quincy Upper School and Chelsea High; or live in one of five target neighborhoods: Chelsea, Dorchester, East Boston, Mattapan and Roxbury. Program services include a residential six-week summer academic program, as well as afternoon classes and tutoring during the school year. Students have the opportunity to work with BU STEM faculty during school vacation week labs and science Wednesdays during the summer.
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