Academic Tutor - Classic Upward Bound

Prince George's Community College
Maryland, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Nov 1, 2017

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Academic Advising & Academic Support Services
Salary Band
Not specified
Employment Type
Part Time
Position Information-Job Vacancy

Position Title

Academic Tutor - Classic Upward Bound

Position Type


Full Time or Part Time

Part Time

Fixed Term/Tenure Track (Faculty Only)


Upward Bound





Salary Range

Hiring Salary Range


Union/Non Union

Non Union

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 24-hour basis.

Minimum Qualifications

# High school diploma or equivalent. Currently enrolled (College junior or senior) or completed education at the college level preferred.
# Twelve to Eighteen months related experience and/or prior advisor experience.
# 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 with application.
# 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 limited supervision.
# 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 decisions.

Job Requirements

# 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 needs.
# Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written Standard English.
# 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 U.S.

Is Background Check Required?


Posting Number

PGCC07011/12 GFF4

Open Date


Close Date

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 .

Application Status ; 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 investigation.
Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Which of the following best describes your level of completed education? (Education details must be included in your application.)
    • Master's Degree or above from an accredited college/university
    • 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
  2. * Do you have 12 to 18 months of related experience? See minimum qualifications for this position.
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Please explain your extent of experience working with individuals and small groups of students in tutoring and/or similar educational activities.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Do you have previous experience working with high school youth?
    • yes
    • no
  5. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • HERC
    • HigherEd Jobs
    • Hispanic Outlook
    • Indeed
    • Personal Referral
    • PGCC Website
    • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook)
    • The Chronicle of Higher Ed
    • The Washington Post
    • Other: Please indicate below
    • Educause
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Letter of Recommendation 1
  3. Letter of Recommendation 2
  4. Other

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