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Upward Bound Camp Assistant, Part-time, Rifle (req1455)

Location: Rifle
Employment Type: Staff - Part-Time Grant Funded
Compensation: 17.99 - 17.99 USD – Hourly (Non-Exempt)
Job Openings: 3


Job Description

Under the supervision of the TRIO Upward Bound Director, the Upward Bound Summer Camp Assistant is a part-time position offering supervision and advisement to high school students during our TRIO Upward Bound summer program. Upward Bound is a U.S. Department of Education federally funded educational opportunity program that prepares eligible high school students to enter and succeed in post-secondary education. The 6-week summer program is focused on enhancing the academic skills of the participants and provides participants with fast-paced, intensive academic coursework and other social, cultural and recreational enrichment activities. The primary objective of the Camp Assistant is to ensure the well-being of students in grades 9 - 12, with regard to health, safety, morale, discipline, interpersonal relationships, and academics during the Upward Bound Summer Academy.

This is a part-time position which is limited to 28 hours per CMC’s workweek. CMC’s workweek is Saturday through Friday. 

Minimum Qualifications

Education and experience sufficient for the rigors of the position. Applicants must be a college sophomore, junior, senior, or graduate with a strong academic record. Must possess strong leadership qualities and have the ability to function as a team player. Ability to mentor and tutor high school students in a virtual and/or in-person environment. Possess good interpersonal skills, communication, and a positive attitude/energy Ability to maintain appropriate, professional boundaries with students. Be energetic and motivated to mentor/tutor, create and implement activities to summer participants who are predominately low-income and first-generation students from diverse backgrounds.

Special Skills or abilities directly applicable to the position: Bilingual abilities in Spanish is preferred. Experience working with low-income and first-generation students from diverse backgrounds, Prior resident assistant or camp counselor experience, A current, valid driver’s license with no violations within two-years. Or equivalent education and experience that will provide the necessary knowledge, skill and abilities to perform the functions of the position.

Welcoming. Innovative. Focused on Student Success. These values reflect the soul of CMC. They guide us in building our teams, cultivating leaders, and expanding our approaches and mindset. They guide us to be an institution of higher education that’s the right fit for every faculty member, staff, student, collaborative partner, and community member in our trust. Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to working effectively with students, employees, and community members of all backgrounds.