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Upward Bound Math & Sci Coach - Part Time

Methodist Health System Omaha, NE

Why work for Nebraska Methodist Health System?
At Nebraska Methodist Health System, we focus on providing exceptional care to the communities we serve and people we employ. We call it The Meaning of Care – a culture that has and will continue to set us apart. It’s helping families grow by making each delivery special, conveying a difficult diagnosis with a compassionate touch, going above and beyond for a patient’s needs, or giving a high five when a patient beats a disease or conquers a personal health challenge. We offer competitive pay, excellent benefits and a great work environment where all employees are valued! Most importantly, our employees are part of a team that makes a real difference in the communities we live and work in.

Job Summary:

Work Schedule: 2:30pm to 5pm

Work with Upward Bound Math and Science students from Benson High School during our after school tutoring program hosted at Citylight Benson Church. The Upward Bound Coach with provide academic support in all subjects, but especially in math and/or science. Additionally, the Upward Bound Coach will provide guidance, coaching, and goal setting for students to help students reach their academic and personal goals during the school year.


Essential Job Functions

Academic Year

Maintain complete confidentiality of student information and interactions.

Provide intensive and ongoing academic support in STEM subject areas at our after school program at Citylight Benson Church at least one day per week during the academic year between the hours of 3:00pm-5:30pm.

Use basic academic coaching techniques to advise students in their academic goals.

  • Monitor student progress in these goals and assist the Assistant Director in appropriate academic follow up and resources needed to address ongoing student needs.

Attend orientation sessions and staff meetings as necessary.

Participate in student conferences and field trips as necessary.

Performs all other related duties as assigned.


2:30pm to 5pm

Job Description:

Job Requirements


  • Completion or near completion of Bachelor's Degree in a STEM subject area or other field related to program needs required.


  • Coursework in STEM, education, counseling, or related field preferred.
  • Prior experience working with people from a variety of educational, cultural, and socio-economic background preferred.


  • N/A


  • Ability to handle discipline issues that arise and notify Coordinator/Assistant Director.
  • Monitor academic progress of students and coach them to reach their academic goals as they move through the OPS curriculum.
  • Ability to maintain complete confidentiality of student information and interactions.
  • Ability to commit to at least one consistent day a week from 3:00pm - 5:30pm at our Citylight Benson after school program to provide academic support to students.
  • Ability to attend training sessions when needed.

Physical Requirements

Weight Demands

  • Light Work - Exerting up to 20 pounds of force.

Physical Activity

  • Not neccessary for the position (0%):
    • Climbing
    • Crawling
    • Kneeling
  • Occasionally Performed (1%-33%):
    • Balancing
    • Carrying
    • Crouching
    • Distinguish colors
    • Grasping
    • Lifting
    • Pulling/Pushing
    • Standing
    • Stooping/bending
    • Twisting
    • Walking
  • Frequently Performed (34%-66%):
    • Fingering/Touching
    • Reaching
    • Repetitive Motions
    • Sitting
    • Speaking/talking
  • Constantly Performed (67%-100%):
    • Hearing
    • Seeing/Visual

Job Hazards

  • Not Related:
    • Chemical agents (Toxic, Corrosive, Flammable, Latex)
    • Biological agents (primary air born and blood born viruses) (Jobs with Patient contact) (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)
    • Mechanical moving parts/vibrations
  • Note: Safety Officer can assist with identification of job hazards.

About Methodist:

Nebraska Methodist Health System is made up of four hospitals in Nebraska and southwest Iowa, more than 30 clinic locations, a nursing and allied health college, and a medical supply distributorship and central laundry facility. From the day Methodist Hospital was chartered in 1891, service to our communities has been a top priority. Financial assistance, health education, outreach to our diverse communities and populations, and other community benefit activities have always been central to our mission.

Nebraska Methodist Health System is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by Federal, state or local law.

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Date Posted September 11, 2023
Date Closes October 29, 2023
Requisition JR102547
Located In Omaha, NE
Job Type Part-time Employee
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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