Community colleges are uniquely positioned to respond to workforce needs and make higher education an affordable reality. There has never been a better time to join a two-year college, and there's no better place to do it than at Columbus State. A laser focus on student success and a partnership mindset have established Columbus State as a key talent provider in a thriving regional economy, and a premier community college that is changing the nation's education and workforce landscapes. With more than 46,000 students across two campuses, at several regional learning centers, and online, Columbus State is the nation's only institution recognized as an Achieving the Dream (ATD) college, an AACC Guided Pathways institution, and a participant in The Right Signals Initiative through the Lumina Foundation. Columbus State employees at all levels benefit from an engaging, collaborative, and supportive culture that rewards innovation and vision. We provide competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits, and professional development opportunities. We are dedicated to ensuring that the diversity of Columbus State faculty and staff reflects that of our students and region. We are proud to be a central part of a community that embraces differences and celebrates the many cultures, beliefs, and lifestyles that define Central Ohio. The City
Columbus, Ohio is also home to The Ohio State University and more than 30 other colleges and universities as well as the headquarters of multiple Fortune 500 companies. Columbus is one of America's fastest-growing cities, offering a wealth of cultural experiences, dining, entertainment, shopping opportunities, and more. That's why Central Ohio residents find living here so fulfilling, both professionally and personally. Position Summary
The Upward Bound Tutor works closely with program staff to support the academic development of student participants in grades 9th-12th and fosters a culture of college enrollment and completion. During the academic year, tutors provide direct supervision, leadership and direct academic assistance through virtual and on-campus (when accessible) mediums for participants during Upward Bound's after-school tutoring program and other related activities/events.
Assists in developing, designing and leading program components (in a virtual and in-person setting) that result in positive outcomes for Upward Bound student participants. Provides engaging, ongoing opportunities for Upward Bound student participants to experience success through academic activities. Develops and maintains a safe, supportive learning environment to achieve positive results. Builds strong, positive relationships with Upward Bound participants. Provides time and group management while offering homework and tutoring assistance. Creates and maintains discussions for program and participant improvement.
Reports to site on time and prepared, as directed. Models professional behavior with student participants, parents, and staff. Handles disruptive behavior with respect, following guidelines, processes and procedures, and reports any issues to Upward Bound Supervisor, Advisor, and/or TRIO Director.
CLASSROOM & COMMUNITY SUPPORT
Assists with snack/bus pass distribution, student participant sign-out, and facilities clean-up. Assists with off-campus and weekend activities/events, when needed.
OTHER DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Actively participates in staff development workshops which contribute to personal and professional growth. Attends all required department meetings and training. Ability to work flexible schedule, including weekends, as required to support department goals. Regular, predictable, and punctual attendance is required. Access to a consistent, stable internet connection and computer/ laptop with a camera and microphone is also required.
Usual Physical Requirements:
The employee frequently sits for extended periods of time, and occasionally stands and walks. Employee converses verbally with others via videoconferencing software, in person and by telephone. Vision demands include close, relatively detailed vision. Employee may occasionally lift or exert force of up to 10 pounds when moving files, boxes, or other materials.
Virtual, and when accessible, typical office/academic environment.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of: English word usage, spelling, sentence structure and punctuation; computer software, programs and applications; child development; refugee/immigrant experience; k-12 education systems.
Skill in: excellent verbal and written communication; organization; customer service; conflict resolution; application of job software including word processing and spreadsheets; performing mathematical calculations including addition, subtraction, multiplication, decimals, percentages and fractions; planning & scheduling.
Ability to: develop and maintain effective working relationships with associates, students, and general public; maintain confidential and sensitive information; use good judgement; excellent listening skills and participant in collaborative work; develop and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues and stakeholders across the College; effectively work with persons of varying cultures and diversity; problem solve effectively; exhibit a pleasant public manner; originate correspondence; work independently demonstrating initiative; maintain accurate and complete work records; apply analytical thinking; maintain good public relations; maintain a flexible schedule.
High School Diploma or GED. State Motor Vehicle Operator's License or demonstrable ability to gain access to work site(s).
Preferred Qualifications: At least a Bachelor's degree.
Internal Number: req2730_1612439102
About Columbus State Community College
Columbus State Community College has been meeting the diverse educational needs of the Central Ohio community for more than 50 years. The college is proud to be an important contributor to the growth and progress of the region and to serve as the front door to higher education in Central Ohio. From the first graduating class in 1965 through this year, 50,000 students have earned associate degrees in 50-plus technical fields and academic transfer programs. Columbus State also offers Associate of Arts and Associate of Science degree programs whose coursework fulfills the freshman and sophomore year requirements for bachelor’s degree programs offered by four-year colleges and universities throughout the state. Specific transfer agreements with more than 40 colleges and universities are in place at Columbus State, and new direct-to degree partnership programs are being developed all the time. Columbus State now has two campuses serving Central Ohio educational needs. The Columbus Campus is located on 85 acres in downtown Columbus. The 108-acre, full-service Delaware Campus welcomed its first students in 2010. Additionally, Columbus State offers classes at nine convenient regional learning centers throughout Central Ohio.