Employment Opportunities

Summer Staff

Dates of Training:  June 2 - 5, 2020

Dates of Employment:  June 7 - July 16, 2020

Summer Residential Assistant

Expectations:  

  • living in residence halls and supervising high school students

  • organizing and implementing activities

  • enforcing rules and regulations

  • assisting students with academic and personal growth in preparation for college

  • professional role-modeling

 

Qualifications: 

  • completion of at least freshman/sophomore year of college

  • leadership skills and ability to be a positive role model

  • ability to work as a team player and independently

  • good verbal communication skills

  • ability to demonstrate initiative

  • academic success in college (~2.5 GPA)

  • willingness to work full-time with no other commitments from Sundays at 7 PM to Fridays at 5 PM

  • ability to relate to (or previous experience working with) teens from lower-income, rural environments

     

Benefits: 

  • all room and board included

  • salary of $2100

  • training program

  • a great expense-paid trip

  • a memorable summer experience

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Applications will be accepted until April 1, 2020

Summer Faculty

Dates of Employment:  June 7 - July 10, 2019

(No classes June 30 & July 3;  Training on June 3 at 6pm) 

Enrichment Class Teacher

*Any elective appropriate for high school students*

Expectations:  1) Develop a curriculum in the subject area, including.  (2) Teach students by providing active, hands-on experience. 

Qualifications:  Applicant should be have advanced skills in the subject area and teaching experience.

 

Terms of Employment: 

  • June 8 through July 13, 2020

    • No class June 30 or July 3; Evening orientation June 3​

  • Tuesdays & Thursdays 1:00 - 4:00 pm *or* Monday/Wednesday/Friday 1:00 - 3:00 pm

  • Pay is approximately $25/hour

 

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Test Prep Instructor

 

Expectations:  Provide high school students with academic instruction and strategies appropriate for the ACT and SAT tests. Use provided materials to prepare lesson plans. Create, proctor and score pre- and post-tests. 


Qualifications:  Bachelor’s Degree and teaching experience are required. Master’s Degree, teaching certification, specialization in Math or English, and/or experience teaching test prep are preferred.


Terms of Employment:  

  • 12 evening sessions (5:30 to 6:30 pm); Days vary

  • June 8 through July 10, 2020; Evening orientation June 3

  • Pay is approximately $30/hour

 

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English/Language Arts Teacher

 

Expectations:  1) Develop a curriculum in the subject area, including writing, literature, and reading.  (2) Teach students by providing active, hands-on experience. 

Qualifications:  Applicant should be certified to teach in the subject area and have at least 1 year of teaching experience.

 

Terms of Employment: 

  • June 8 through July 13, 2020  (No class June 30 or July 3; Evening orientation June 3)

  • Monday through Friday 8:30am to 12:00 pm

  • Pay is approximately $28/hour

 

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Position Filled

Applications will be accepted until position is filled

CLOSED POSTINGS BELOW - POSITIONS FILLED

ADMINISTRATIVE SECRETARY

Full time/hourly with benefits, reports to the Director of Upward Bound.

 

Qualifications: High school diploma/GED required, certification or associates degree + preferred. Experience with word processing, excel, computer software programs and client databases. One or more years office management experience. Skill in interpersonal communication, filing, organization and administrating office activities. Previous experience working with the target population preferred.

 

Major Duties:  Manage Upward Bound Office. Provide voucher, purchasing and financial record keeping in line with the Project’s budget. Maintain project’s data systems and files according to Department of Education regulations. Maintain project’s and student records. Assist other staff with planning, development, and implementation of project services.

 

Send/email application letter and resume to:

Tim Young – Director, Upward Bound at Salem University., 223 West Main St., Salem, WV 26426 or tyoung@salemu.edu

For more information, contact the Upward Bound office at 304-326-1261

PROGRAM COUNSELOR

 

Responsibilities include academic, career and personal guidance counseling as well as college prep education and guidance for college bound students on outreach basis. 

Masters degree preferred, or currently pursing a Master’s degree in secondary education or human services field.  Must be available to work one Saturday a month. Possession of vehicle and valid driver’s license required. Applicants with low income/first generation college background encouraged to apply.

 

Send/email application letter and resume to:

Tim Young – Director, Upward Bound at Salem University., 223 West Main St., Salem, WV 26426 or tyoung@salemu.edu

For more information, contact the Upward Bound office at 304-326-1261

Upward Bound is federally funded through the U.S. Department of Education. EOE/AA

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