Research Foundation Binghamton University Resident Counselor - Upward Bound in Binghamton, New York

Resident Counselor - Upward Bound Program - Resident Counselors are required to live on the Binghamton University campus during the seven week Upward Bound (UB) summer program. Successful applicants living more than 90 miles from Binghamton University may be given the opportunity to interview via Skype prior to having an on-campus interview. Travel expenses for on-campus interviews are not reimbursable to the applicant.

Duties -
Directly responsible for eight to ten high school students to assist them in developing the social, emotional and academic skills necessary to ensure high school graduation and future success in college.
Act as mentors, academic tutors and role models.
Enforce residence hall and program rules.
Attend classes with UB participants daily from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm and study hours from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm.
Organize activities during free time.
Supervise at all meals and evening activities.
Supervise participants at all times during two-day program trip, on buses and at various sites; trips involve a significant amount of walking.
Supervise at county, state, and/or amusement parks, which may involve walking into wooded areas or on uneven/sandy ground.
Help move supplies from storage to residence hall during orientation and back at end of summer program; could involve lifting up to 30 lbs.
Additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Requirements -
Applicants must have completed at least 60, but preferably 80, in-residence or transfer undergraduate credit hours by the end of the spring 2017 semester and have at least a 2.5 GPA.
Resident Counselors with a working knowledge of the college environment are desirable, therefore we do not accept AP credits in the total minimum required.
Applicants should have some experience working with low-income, first generation students; experience working with adolescents is preferred but not required.
Able to follow supervisor directions in a challenging environment.
Must be able to live on campus for seven weeks.

Compensation -
$430 per week for seven weeks in the summer which includes room and board.
Hire dates -
Monday, June 19, 2017 through Friday, August 4, 2017.

Apply -
To apply applicants must attach the following:
Current resume.
Cover letter that indicates your career goals, extra-curricular activities and high school subjects you can competently tutor.
Name and contact information of three references.
An unofficial college transcript if not a student enroll at Binghamton University.
You may add additional files/documents after uploading your resume.
After filling out the contact information, you will be directed to the upload page.

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