Site Coordinator/Tutor

Job description

Job Title: Site Coordinator/Tutor
Location: Savannah State Recruiting Loc
Regular/Temporary:
Full/Part Time:
Job ID: 224535
About Us

Savannah State University established in 1890, is the oldest public historically black college or university in Georgia and the oldest institution of higher learning in the city of Savannah. The university’s students select majors from four colleges — Business Administration, Education, Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, and Sciences and Technology. The campus is by far the most picturesque in the state of Georgia. The moss-laden sweeping oak trees, expansive marsh and historic architecture create a resplendent yet tranquil atmosphere. Beneath the beauty and splendor is a vibrant residential campus bursting at the seams with the vim and vigor of quality collegiate life: relevant academic majors, engaging lectures, cutting-edge research, quality student-faculty engagement and a nurturing environment.

TRIO Upward Bound Program, Funded by Department of Education

Upward Bound serves high school students from low-income families, as well as and high school students from families in which neither parent holds a bachelor's degree. The goal of Upward Bound is to increase the rate at which participants’ complete secondary education and enroll in and graduate from institutions of post-secondary education.

Location

Our campus is located at 3219 College Streer, Savannah, GA 31404

Job Summary

TRIO Upward Bound Site Coordinator/Tutor will provide academic tutors and monitors program participants in an afterschool setting at local high schools. Provides students with one-on-one and/or group tutoring to enhance and/or correct weak skills related to particular subject or course areas. The Upward Bound Site Coordinator/Tutor works closely with program staff to support the academic development of student participants in grades 9th-12th and fosters a culture of college enrollment and completion. During the academic year, tutors provide direct supervision, leadership and direct academic assistance through virtual and Savannah-Chatham target schools (when accessible) mediums for participants during Upward Bound’s after-school tutoring program and other related activities/events.

Responsibilities
  • Provide academic tutorial assistance to program participants
  • Assist students with homework, projects, test preparation, papers, research and other academic tasks
  • Working with students to help them understand key concepts, especially those learned in the classroom.
  • Provides engaging, ongoing opportunities for Upward Bound student participants to experience success through academic activities.
  • Builds strong, positive relationships with Upward Bound participants.
  • Provides time and group management while offering homework and tutoring assistance.
  • Models professional behavior with student participants, parents, and staff.
  • Handles disruptive behavior with respect, following guidelines, processes and procedures, and reports any issues to Upward Bound Supervisor, and/or TRIO Director.
Required Qualifications
  • This position requires a minimum of an associate’s degree or completion of sophomore year in college making satisfactory academic progress
  • Must exhibit excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Candidates should have a 3.0 or higher GPA
  • Must have the ability to relate to minority and disadvantaged high school students
  • Candidate must be available to attend training and orientation and must observe and enforce all of the program policies, rules and regulations
  • Must be a self-starter and possess strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated ability to organize and work independently as a leader and as part of a team
Preferred Qualifications Preference is given to candidates who are from low-income and first-generation college student backgrounds.

Conditions of Employment

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with Savannah State University, as determined by Savannah State University, its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test. Offers are made expressly subject to the applicable federal and state laws, to the statutes, rules and regulations of this institution and to the Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG), which are available for your inspection upon request.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Savannah Stare University is an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution. It is the policy our institution to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to race, color, national or ethnical origin, age, disability, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or veteran status as required by applicable state and federal laws (including Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, Sections 503, and 504, AREA, ADA, E.O. 11246, and Rev. Proc. 75-50). Savannah State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution. For questions or more detailed information regarding this policy please contact the Savannah State University, Office of Human Resources at [email protected] Individuals requiring disability related accommodations for participation in any event or to obtain print materials in an alternative format, please contact the Office of Human Resources at [email protected]

Other Information

This is a continous job posting to fill temporary needs throughout the academic year and summer.

 

 

 

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Job No:
Posted: 2/27/2021
Application Due: 6/7/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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