Holy Names University Upward Bound is an educational outreach program federally funded by the US Department of Education. Upward Bound is designed to serve high school students who are low income and of the first generation to matriculate to college. We provide advising and academic services throughout our students’ four years in high school to prepare them to get into the college of their choice. In addition to their academic year; during the summer, we provide an extensive program that includes a residential component in the college dorms, classes for enrichment, and workshops geared toward social entrepreneurship.
Upward Bound Project is hiring for Tutors.
Term: September 24, 2019 – June 25, 2020
Our tutors provide academic support at our four school sites, three in Oakland (Fremont High, Oakland High and Castlemont High), and one in Hayward (Tennyson High). Upward Bound Tutors are to provide academic support in an engaging manner. Tutors will also assist in setting up materials for Upward Bound’s tutoring programs.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
- At least 1 year of college in relevant major
- Some experience in education
- Ability to travel to different school sites
- Passion for working with underrepresented youth and understands particular issues facing low-income and first-generation college bound students.
- Creative in ways to engage students and able to design enriching curriculum
- Has good classroom management skills
- Highly flexible, organized, and professional
- Knowledge and/or experience with TRIO programs a plus
- They will also perform any additional tasks as assigned by the Academic Coordinator
If you are interested, please send a cover letter and resume in attachments to email@example.com addressed to Drew Lau-Regent, Academic Coordinator with subjects you can tutor in the subject line of the e-mail.
About Holy Names University (HNU)
Oakland’s Holy Names University (HNU) was founded in 1868 by the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary. Rooted in Catholic intellectual and spiritual traditions, the university’s mission is to empower and prepare a diverse student body for productive lives of leadership and service in a complex world. HNU offers a liberal arts and professional education through 15 undergraduate majors and seven master’s degree programs. HNU’s student-centered education, with small class sizes and courses in varied formats and schedules, meets the current needs of adult learners, including first-generation students and working adults. The university’s idyllic, 60-acre campus is nestled in the Oakland hills of California and offers panoramic views of San Francisco Bay. To learn more, visit www.hnu.edu.
Holy Names University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome applications from the community, alumni and the general public. Members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.