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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:

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.