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Upward Bound Tutor/Counselor

Methodist Health System Omaha, NE
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Job Description

  • Purpose of Job
    • Work with motivated youth who are preparing for college in the Upward Bound program. Provide support to students and staff during the academic semesters and six week summer academy.
  • Job Requirements
    • Education
      • High School Graduate or General Educational Development (GED), completed two years of college.
      • Attends orientation sessions and staff meetings as necessary.

    • Experience
      • College students with prior coursework in education, counseling, or related field preferred.
      • Prior experience working with people from a variety of educational, cultural and socio-economic background preferred.

    • License/Certifications
      • Clean background check required.

    • Skills/Knowledge/Abilities
      • Ability to ensure students are following the code of conduct and other policies.
      • Ability to handle discipline issues that arise and notify Coordinator/Director.
      • Monitor academic progress of participants through completion of progress report forms.
      • Ability to maintain complete confidentiality of student information and interactions.
  • Physical Requirements
    • Weight Demands
      • Light Work - Exerting up to 20 pounds of force.

    • Physical Activity
      • Occasionally Performed (1%-33%):
        • Balancing
        • Climbing
        • Carrying
        • Crawling
        • Crouching
        • Distinguish colors
        • Kneeling
        • Lifting
        • Pulling/Pushing
        • Reaching
        • Standing
        • Stooping/bending
        • Twisting
        • Walking
      • Frequently Performed (34%-66%):
        • Hearing
        • Repetitive Motions
        • Seeing/Visual
        • Speaking/talking
      • Constantly Performed (67%-100%):
        • Fingering/Touching
        • Grasping
        • Keyboarding/typing
        • Sitting

    • Job Hazards
      • Not Related:
        • Biological agents (primary air born and blood born viruses) (Jobs with Patient contact) Blood or Body Fluid (BBF)
        • Physical hazards (noise, temperature, lighting, wet floors, outdoors, sharps) (more than ordinary office environment)
        • Equipment/Machinery/Tools
        • Explosives (pressurized gas)
        • Electrical Shock/Static
        • Radiation Alpha, Beta and Gamma (particles such as X-ray, Cat Scan, Gamma Knife, etc)
        • Radiation Non-Ionizing (Ultraviolet, visible light, infrared and microwaves that causes injuries to tissue or thermal or photochemical means)
      • Rare (1-33%):
        • Chemical agents (Toxic, Corrosive, Flammable, Latex)
        • Mechanical moving parts/vibrations
  • Essential Job Functions

    • Academic Year

      • Maintain complete confidentiality of student information and interactions.

      • Assist participants in math, natural science, foreign language, English other high school subjects, as necessary.

      • Work with motivated youth who are preparing for college.

      • Monitor academic progress of participants through completion of progress report forms.

      • Check participants' BHS planners during each tutoring session for assignments and notes.

      • Attend orientation sessions and staff meetings as necessary.

      • Participate in student conferences and field trips.

      • Performs all other related duties as assigned.

    • Summer Counselor

      • Assist Coordinator with organizing and facilitating summer programming.

      • Attend Summer Program Training at the end of May (mandatory).

      • Attend all Summer sessions, including Beginning of the Summer Retreat and End of Summer Trip.

      • Monitor students behavior and academic work during morning Academic Sessions.

      • Assist students with Projects during morning Academic sessions.

      • Ensure students are following the code of conduct and other policies.

      • Handle discipline issues that arise and notify Summer Coordinator or Director.

      • Actively participate in summer programming and provide a positive example for students.





Job Details

Date Posted April 9, 2018
Date Closes June 8, 2018
Requisition 7582
Located In Omaha, NE
Work At NE Methodist College
Department Fed Upward Bound Grant
Shift Daytime
SOC Category 00-0000.00
Location