Position Information-Job Vacancy
Academic Tutor - Classic Upward Bound
Full Time or Part Time
Fixed Term/Tenure Track (Faculty Only)
Hiring Salary Range
Job Description Summary
During the Academic Year (September to Early June) & Summer
Six-Week Component (Mid June to Early August), Upward Bound Tutors
will work with UB instructors in academic areas and lead/supervise
students during cultural, recreational and social activities.
During the summer, you must be available for student field trips
that may require overnight stay or staff coverage. For the
overnight field trip, which occurs, one or more times during the
summer component, tutors are responsible to chaperone students on a
# High school diploma or equivalent. Currently enrolled (College
junior or senior) or completed education at the college level
# Twelve to Eighteen months related experience and/or prior advisor
# Previous experience working with high school youth.
# Must be able to show proof of completing at least one of the
listed courses below obtained from an accredited college or
university with a grade of “A” or “B”. Copy of transcripts required
# Applicant must have a strong academic focus in one or more of the
following subject areas: English, Math, Science, Foreign Language,
Technology or Careers
CRITERIA :The following criteria, which are not the sole criteria
used in the final hiring decision, will be used to review the
applications of those persons who meet the stated minimum
qualifications and to select those qualified applicants who will be
interviewed. Other information and observations made during the
interview process may be considered in the selection process.
Please ensure that your application and attached documents
address the criteria listed below.
# Represent the College in a positive manner to employees,
students, visitors and general public.
# Must be enthusiastic and energetic in performance of assigned
duties and responsibilities.
# Must be a self-starter and have an ability to function under
# Must have the ability to efficiently perform tasks in an
environment of frequent interruptions.
# Must have the ability to assume responsibility, deal effectively
with problems and exercise good judgement when making
# Tutors are responsible for students during their assigned work
shifts between 8:00am–4:00pm, Monday through Friday (Summer)
and 8:00 am – 3:00 pm on Academic Saturdays, with possible
additional hours including during specific evening and weekend
activities. Work schedule subject to change based on department
# Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written Standard
# As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present
acceptable documentation showing your identity and that you are a
U. S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work in the
Is Background Check Required?
Open Until Filled
Background Check Statement
Prince George’s Community College is committed to providing a safe
campus community. PGCC conducts background investigations for
applicants being considered for employment. Background
investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record
check, education verification, and when appropriate, a financial
(credit) report or driving history check.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Prince George’s Community College values the safety of its
students, faculty, and staff. As part of that commitment, the
College has announced effective October 21, 2021, all students,
faculty, and staff must be vaccinated against COVID -19 or tested
for the virus weekly. As a prospective or new employee, you will be
required to comply with this mandate and all the necessary safety
protocols, including wearing a mask. Please direct your questions
related to the vaccination, testing, mask mandates, and
requirements for exemptions to VMPO@pgcc.edu .
; you will receive an email
acknowledging receipt of your application, upon which time no
further communication occurs unless selected for an interview or
the position is filled. If recommended for hire, communication is
immediately sent to your references listed on your application.
Also, you will receive an email notification from HireRight
requesting you to submit authorization to complete a background
Posting Specific Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * Which of the following best describes your level of completed
education? (Education details must be included in your
- Master's Degree or above from an accredited
- Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college/university
- Associate's Degree from an accredited college/university
- One to two years of college credit (30 credit hours is
equivalent to one year)
- Less than 30 credits from an accredited college/university
- High School Diploma or GED
- None of the above
- * Do you have 12 to 18 months of related experience? See
minimum qualifications for this position.
- * Please explain your extent of experience working with
individuals and small groups of students in tutoring and/or similar
(Open Ended Question)
- * Do you have previous experience working with high school
- * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
- HigherEd Jobs
- Hispanic Outlook
- Personal Referral
- PGCC Website
- Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook)
- The Chronicle of Higher Ed
- The Washington Post
- Other: Please indicate below
- Cover Letter
- Letter of Recommendation 1
- Letter of Recommendation 2