Counselor / Tutor Upward Bound, Part-Time (7025)

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Job Description
Counselor / Tutor Upward Bound, Part-Time (7025) (Job ID7025)
Admin/Prof Stf Hourly Pt Term
712475 - University Services to E. St. Louis

The Upward Bound Counselor/Tutor will teach enrichment courses in English, Monday through Thursday and two (2) Saturdays per month to program participants. Duties of the Tutor will include:

- Provide instruction and tutorial services in the subject matter assigned;
- Develop and implement Individualized Education Plans (IEP'S);
- Prepare students in the subject area that they will be enrolled in during the academic year, with a focus on learning study skills which will help them succeed in classes;
- Motivate students towards college and to assist with building self-esteem and a sense of achievement.

The hours for this position are:
Mondays- Thursdays 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
1st and 3rd Saturdays 8 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Further duties and responsibilities may be assigned in support of the Center's mission and goals.

This position is a current part-time Administrative / Professional vacancy at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville's East St. Louis Higher Learning Center. The position posting will close to applicants at close of business, 4:30 pm CST, on the posting end date.

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-Bachelor's degree in the related subject matter;
-Minimum of two (2) years teaching experience;
-Experience working in related educational and/or other programs for disadvantaged youth;
-Experience working for educational programs that address needs of low income, first generation disadvantaged youth.

Master's degree.

$15.85 Hourly
East Saint Louis Campus

SIUE is a state university - benefits under state sponsored plans may not be available to holders of F1 or J1 visas. Applicants will be subject to a background check and/or drug screening prior to an offer of employment. 

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