Upward Bound Summer Tutor Counselor

University of North Texas at Dallas College of Law
June 11, 2023
Offerd Salary:$15
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UNT System Overview

Welcome to the University of North Texas System! The UNT System institutions include the University of North Texas (Denton & Frisco campuses), the University of North Texas at Dallas (Main & College of Law campuses) and the University of North Texas HSC in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. Over the past decade, the UNT System enrollment has increased more than 25 percent to over 50,000 students.

Posting Title Upward Bound Summer Tutor Counselor Department DAL-Pre-Collegiate Programs-500300 Job Location Dallas Full Time/Part Time Part-Time Pay Rate $15/HR Salary Information Department Summary

The TRIO Programs at the University of North Texas at Dallas were designed to support the academic development of students within our partner schools of Dallas ISD and surrounding school districts.

Upward Bound – Targeted Academic and Social/ Emotional support for High School Students currently residing in Low Social Economic areas with low Post- baccalaureate Completion Rates. Additionally, the student attend schools with High Drop Out and Low College Going Rates.

The TRIO Programs at UNT Dallas will be integral partners with our Partner School Districts by providing services to their underserved students of promise with intentional programs that support the holistic development of their students. The goal is to provide a vision, framework and detailed plan for each student to successfully attain a High School Diploma and Collegiate Degree in order to become active participants of our society.

Position Summary

Please note that there are multiple openings for the TRIO Upward Bound Instructor position. Federally funded grant position from May 12, 2023 to July 14, 2023.

Approximately 60 students from area high schools will be housed on the UNTD campus where they will be exposed to a residential living experience. The Tutor/Counselors will work with certified instructors in academic areas and lead/supervise students during cultural, recreational, and social activities. In addition, the Tutor/Counselors will be responsible for the students on a 24-hour basis from Sunday evening through Friday afternoon throughout the duration Upward Bound Summer Program. Multiple positions are open for dynamic, versatile, and committed Counselor/Tutors for Summer Academic Residential program at UNTD. The 6-week position includes 2 training weeks, and 4 weeks of 24 hr. supervision of up to 60 high school youth in a residential setting within an academic and recreational pre-college program.


  • The 6-week position includes training and 6 weeks of 24 hr. supervision of up to 60 high school youth in a residential setting within an academic and recreational pre-college program.
  • Actively work with staff in implementation, supervision, and support of youth in all phases of programming activities.
  • Assist Instructors in daytime classes.
  • Program assistant during the afternoon component.
  • Tutor and supervise 10-12 students during tutoring/class sessions.
  • Student mentoring.
  • Plan/supervise recreational activities and field trips.
  • Supervise and maintain order among youth at all times.
  • Attend all staff meetings and maintain records.
  • Develop and implement programming for youth as a workshop coordinator/leader. Provide a pleasant, comfortable atmosphere conducive to maximum student growth. Interpret and enforce compliance of rules and regulations of students as per TRIO and Institutional polices.
  • Assure that dormitory discipline and related matters are handled in a fair and consistent manner.
  • Assist students from Sunday evening until Friday afternoon during the residential program.
  • Attend all required staff meetings. Prepare and lead enrichment activities as assigned. Keep and prepare reports and records as assigned by the Upward Bound Manager. Verify with staff members in regard to students' paperwork before calling parents/guardians, administering medication, allowing visitors, and taking photos of students.
  • Alert all staff members of any/all emergencies and/or urgent matters.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Additional Posting Details

    Minimum Qualifications

    Applicants must possess the following:

  • Current college/university student or graduate.
  • Excellent customer service skills, as well as effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office computer applications (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
  • Some knowledge of office practices and procedures.
  • Demonstrated ability to comprehend and follow oral and written instructions accurately.
  • Good interpersonal skills and ease in relating to people from varying educational, cultural and social backgrounds.
  • Responsible, reliable and punctual.
  • Ability to learn assigned tasks readily, to adhere to prescribed routines, and to develop some skill in the operation of common office equipment.
  • Cumulative grade point average above 2.75 or above.
  • Experience working with high school youth.
  • Ability to work independently and is organized and dependable.
  • Must be able to work with a team. High level of maturity, motivation and responsibility.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • College junior, senior or college graduate and/or prior Resident Advisor experience.
  • Required License / Registration / Certification Work Schedule

    Sunday– Friday (Start/End times will vary)

    Driving University Vehicle No Security Sensitive This is a security sensitive position. EEO Statement

    The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

    Physical Requirements Carrying, Lifting up to 10 pounds, Ability to communicate

    Posting Detail Information

    Posting Number H950P

    Position End Date (if temporary) Special Instructions to Applicants Quicklink for Posting https: // jobs.untsystem.edu/postings/70933

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    Documents Needed to Apply

    Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Transcripts
  • References - List of Names and Contact Information for 3
  • Optional Documents

  • Cover Letter
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