Summer College Residential Director
Upward Bound program runs a 5-week summer residential program (June 20, 2011 - July 22, 2011) at UVM
for 20 high school students entering their sophomore and junior years. The Residential Director (RD) has all the
responsibilities of a Tutor Counselor (TC). A TC (and the RD) acts as a role model and helps facilitate all aspects
. Responsibilities include
tutoring, counseling, and supervising
participants. In addition, a TC (and the
RD) helps coordinate activities and outings. The residential position is intensive. A TC (and the RD) is expected to be on call at all times when students
are in residence unless specific arrangements are made. A TC (and the RD) does have scheduled time
off every weekend, since students are not in residence on the weekends. The RD provides guidance to the TC’s while
the entire residential staff works together with the Upward Bound Program Director,
Assistant Program Director and Office Manager. The staff is expected to work closely with coworkers in a professional
manner. All members of the staff are
expected to partake in all orientation and training sessions as required. The entire duration of the job period is
approximately five and one half weeks. It’s essential that the candidate be enthusiastic, flexible, and
adaptable. The candidate must be able to
contribute to creating an educational environment that is successful,
optimistic, and nurturing.
addition, the RD has the added responsibility of acting as a team leader to the
residential staff in a collaborative manner. Also, the RD acts as the liaison between the residential staff and
Upward Bound Director, Assistant Director and Office Manager.
and preferred experience:
degree or higher or, in some limited cases, fulltime enrollment in a four-year
college or university required, with experience in counseling, residential
educational programs, teaching, and/ or staff supervision preferred. Knowledge of TRIO Programs, a plus. Professional references are required.
must submit a cover letter and resume to the Upward Bound office, attn: Terry
Reilly and the Upward Bound application.
can be made to; Terry.Reilly@uvm.edu or (802) 656-2964.
Bound is a U.S. Department of Education TRiO program.
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