Activity Assistant

Job description

Activity Assistant

Job ID: 226124
Location: Kennesaw, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Temporary

Job Summary
Provides tutoring, group discussions and mentorship to assigned students. Promotes educational aspiration and performance. Participates in all recreational and cultural activities. Assists academic staff in and outside of the classroom. Assists administrative staff with office support. Provides supervision while on campus and during recreational activities.

1. Promotes educational aspiration and performance

2. Builds relationships and collaborates with students

3. Provides tutoring, group discussions and mentorship to assigned student population

4. Assists academic staff in and out of the classroom

5. Assists with department administrative and clerical support

6. Provides supervision to assigned student population while on/off campus

7. Participates in all off-campus recreational and cultural activities

8. Assists in preparing high school students for college-level work

Required Qualifications
Educational Requirements
High School diploma or equivalent

Required Experience
One (1) year of tutoring experience

Preferred Qualifications
Preferred Educational Qualifications
Minimum of college sophomore (second year) classification
Associate degree from an accredited institution of higher education in related field

Preferred Experience
Experience with academic support programs, or similar programs for disadvantaged students

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Professional or personal experience required in overcoming barriers similar to those confronting Upward Bound students

  • Ability to work autonomously and in team settings

  • Strong academic background

  • Available to work during Academic Year Component (August-May)

  • Able to show sensitivity to and concern for all students

  • Able to handle multiple tasks or projects at one time meeting assigned deadlines

  • Excellent interpersonal, initiative, teamwork, problem solving, independent judgment, organization, communication (verbal and written), time management, project management and presentation skills

  • Proficient with computer applications and programs associated with the position (i.e. Microsoft Office suite)

  • Strong attention to detail and follow up skills

  • Strong customer service skills and phone and e-mail etiquette

    Equal Employment Opportunity
    Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Kennesaw State University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, national origin race religion, sexual orientation, or status as a protected Veteran. Kennesaw State University is a participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify) effective October 15, 2007. Participant ID: 61415

    Other Information
    This is not a supervisory position.
    This position does not have any financial responsibilities.
    No, this position will not be required to drive.
    This role is considered a position of trust.
    This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card).
    This position may travel 1% - 24% of the time
    This position does not require security clearance.

    Background Check
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    Job No:
    Posted: 4/29/2021
    Application Due: 5/15/2021
    Work Type: Full Time