Upward Bound Math and Science Program-Residential Mentor

Penn State University

Penn State Erie, The Behrend College
Campus City:
Erie, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
Penn State Behrend
Office of Admissions
Full/Part Time:


The Youth Education Outreach Office, is seeking 12 Residential Mentors (RMs) for the 2019 Summer Upward Bound Math and Science (UBMS) program, which will be held June 24th-August 2nd. Responsibilities include establishing a supportive, encouraging, and welcoming environment in the residence hall; serving as a role model who exhibits sound judgement, maturity, and common sense; ensuring the well-being and safety of all students and other staff members; enforcing UBMS 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 weekly 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. Preferred candidates will have experience working with youth in a residential setting. Housing and meals will be provided from June 24th – August 2nd. UBMS is a federally funded program that prepares low-income, first generation high school students for future success in college. The 2019 Upward Bound Math and Science program will host students at the Penn State Behrend campus during a six-week residential camp and offers a taste of college life as well as assistance with academic courses.

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