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Employment Opportunities

Academic Year | Summer

Academic Year

Tutor/Mentor

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What:

The USD Upward Bound Program provides academic instruction, group and individual tutoring, counseling, and mentoring to 75 eligible students from Kearny High Educational Complex High School who are low-income, first generation college bound high school students. Tutors will provide assistance in English, History, Foreign Language, Math and/or Science subject areas. Tutoring service is needed throughout the academic year (September - May).

Where:

Tutoring services will be provided at Kearny High Educational Complex High School from 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and also at the Upward Bound office (BA 301) from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Who:

Current students enrolled at the University of San Diego who have been awarded Federal Work Study may apply for a Tutor/Mentor position.

How:

If you are interested in becoming a Tutor/Mentor for Upward Bound please download the application [PDF] and return to Barcelona Building Suite 301 (adjacent to the mission federal credit union bank).

Contact:

Tutoring

Cristina Aguirre, Assistant Director
(619)-260-7580
aguirre@sandiego.edu
Barcelona, 301

Summer Program

Residential Advisor | Instructor

Residential Advisor

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Position:

Resident Advisor/Tutor/Mentor
Five-Week Summer Residential Program

When:

June 24 - 27, 2013: Orientation/Training
June 28 - Aug 01, 2013: Summer Program

Qualifications:

  • Must have sophomore standing and above with a strong academic record.
  • Enrolled or have completed EDLD 280 Leadership Through Service Course at the University of San Diego with the TRiO Student Support Service program.
  • Valid Driver’s license.
  • Experience or knowledge working  with low-income, first-generation college bound high school students preferred.
  • Prior experience as resident advisor or camp counselor desired.

Duties:

  • Closely monitor and counsel approximately 10-12 students.
  • Tutor students in assigned academic courses.
  • Assist Head Resident RA with planning, organizing, and conducting social, cultural, and athletic events for daily free time.
  • Supervise students in the residence halls, participate fully in evening social, cultural, and counseling activities, as well as field trips and community service projects.
  • Conduct meetings with assigned student group and committee, and attend RA and staff meetings.

Deadline:

Once you have completed EDLD 280 course, you will be notifed in May.

Compensation:

Free room & board (housing sunday evening to Friday afternoon - no weekends).
Stipend: $2200-$2400

*cannot have two jobs at USD if offered this position

Contact:

Cristina Aguirre, Assistant Director
(619)-260-7580
aguirre@sandiego.edu
Barcelona, 301

Note:

This job requires some days where you will work on weekends, checking in on Sunday evenings, and two weeks where you will be on call/duty 24/7.

Instructor

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Position:

Summer Instructors for a five-week summer program.

When:

June 24 - 27, 2013: Orientation/Training
June 28 - Aug 01, 2013: Summer Program

8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday – Friday

Subjects:

  • English (i.e. English 3,4, World Literature. Journalism, Public Speaking).
  • History (i.e. World History, US History, Asian History, Chicano Movement, African Am. History).
  • Math (From Algebra to Calculus).
  • Science (i.e. Biology, Chemistry and Marine Science).
  • Foreign Language (i.e. Spanish, French, Sign Language).
  • Elective Course (i.e. Art, Computer Programming, *Web Design, Video Production).

Qualifications:

  • Prior experience teaching in classroom environment.
  • Teaching credential (or in the process of acquiring) or Master’s Degree in subject area(s) desired.
  • Bilingual preferred.
  • Experience or knowledge working with low-income and first-generation college bound high school students desired.

Deadline:

April 16, 2013 by 4:00 p.m.
Application will be posted in March 2013.

Compensation:

Stipend $3,150 - $3,300 for full-time status (35-40 hrs/week).
No room and board; only working on weekdays

Contact:

Cristina Aguirre, Assistant Director
(619)-260-7580
aguirre@sandiego.edu
Barcelona, 301

Note:

This job requires some days where you will work on weekends, checking in on Sunday evenings and other evening events during the week.

Contact Information

Upward Bound
5998 Alcalá Park
San Diego, CA 92110

Phone: (619) 260-4600