Upward Bound Programs Residential Mentor

Penn State University

Campus/Location:
University Park Campus
Date Announced:
01/05/2018
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
76187
Work Unit:
Pennsylvania State University
Department:
Upward Bound Program
Full/Part Time:
Part–Time

Description

Upward Bound Programs (UBP), which includes Upward Bound (UB), Upward Bound Migrant (UBM), and Upward Bound Math and Science (UBMS) is seeking fifteen (15) Residential Mentors (RMs) from June 3 through July 20, 2018. Responsibilities include establishing a supportive, encouraging, and welcoming environment in the residence hall; serving as a role model who exhibits sound judgment, maturity, and common sense; ensuring the well-being and safety of all students and other staff members; enforcing UBP and University regulations in a consistent and objective manner; working with a small group of students to complete an assigned project; planning and leading academic, social, and recreational activities; providing tutoring (where needed) and occasionally attending classes with students; working closely with the program’s teachers, office staff, and other individuals; chaperoning groups of students as they participate in activities both on and off campus; monitoring study hours and tutoring sessions for students; attending daily staff meetings; completing program documentation and evaluations by established deadlines; performing regular monitoring duties such as free time check in, meal check in, and sick duty as scheduled; and assisting with cleanup of the residence hall at the end of the summer program. This position is on-call 24 hours/day when high school students are on campus for the 6-week program. Successful candidates will have earned a minimum of 59 credits by the beginning of June 2018 and either be a current Penn State student or UBP alumni currently enrolled at another institution. Preferred candidates will have experience working with youth in a residential setting. Candidates cannot schedule classes or hold additional employment while employed by UBP. Housing and meals will be provided from June 3rd – July 20th. If interested, please submit résumé and cover letter, and complete the PSU web application. Review of materials will begin after January 25th. UBP is a federally funded program at Penn State that prepares low-income, first generation high school students for future success in college. The 2018 Summer Academy for Creative Studies hosts approximately 120 students at the University Park campus during a six-week residential camp and offers a taste of college life as well as assistance with academic courses. For more information about UBP, please visit our website: http://equity.psu.edu/ub.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088