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Temporary Hire: Assistant Residential Supervisor - GRANT-FUNDED

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Work type: Staff Full Time, Hourly
Categories: Other Staff Positions

OFFICIAL JOB TITLE: Assistant Residential Supervisor- GRANT-FUNDED 

DIVISION: Academic Affairs

DEPARTMENT: Upward Bound


BARGAINING UNIT STATUS/SALARY: Temporary, non-benefited                     

SALARY: $18.75/hour plus free room and board


FLSA STATUS: Exempt                                              

REPORTS TO: Director, Program Coordinator and Residential Supervisor


SUMMARY PURPOSE OF THE POSITION: To aid and support the Residential Supervisor in the administration of residential operations. Provide tutoring and supervise residential staff and a suite of students.


  • Assist the Residential Supervisor in the administration of the residential component
  • Assist in the coordination of cross-curricular and recreational programming
  • Teach study skills that assist students in preparation for postsecondary education
  • Proactively organize programming to meet student’s emotional, social, behavioral, and developmental needs
  • Monitor student compliance with program rules related to residential life
  • Monitor and participate in daily meals
  • Maintain awareness of whereabouts of students while on campus and on field trips
  • Develop and maintain procedures for students to receive messages in a timely manner
  • Assist in administering discipline to students for infractions of residence rules
  • Maintain inventory of keys to residence hall rooms
  • Conduct daily inspection of premises to identify and report maintenance and custodial needs
  • Assist in development of Upward Bound Production
  • On call for students needs during residential stay
  • Organize and facilitate the storage, distribution and security of student medications


EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree preferred or College student, Junior or higher currently enrolled with a GPA of 2.7 or above.

OTHER: Ability to relate sensitively to the needs of an ethnically diverse body of students. This is a live-in position starting on June 15, 2023 – August 4, 2023.


  • Experience with campus residence as a student or staff of residence hall
  • Experience working with high school student populations
  • Ability to motivate students in recreational exercises
  • Ability to organize and carry out administrative tasks in a dormitory setting
  • Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written form
  • Ability to represent a positive role model for students


  • Experience managing staff, and building a positive team-oriented environment
  • Knowledge of and experience in using positive approaches to behavioral management with high school aged students preferred
  • Experience and knowledge of best practices for mentoring and tutoring preferred
  • Experience engaging with urban high school aged youth preferred

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Applicants must be authorized for employment in the U.S. on a full-time basis. Employment-based visa sponsorship not available.

To apply please submit a letter of interest, current resume and the contact information for three professional references.

The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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