2020 TRIO Upward Bound/MSUB Tutor (Temporary, Part-Time)

California, United States
Salary Not specified
Oct 15, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Monterey Peninsula College

2020 TRIO Upward Bound/MSUB Tutor (Temporary, Part-Time)

Salary: $14.00 Hourly
Job Type: Temporary
Job Number: 2018-00091
Location: Monterey, CA
Division: Student Services


TRIO Upward Bound (UB) and TRIO Math Science Upward Bound (MSUB) are federal grant funded programs at Monterey Peninsula College designed to assist first generation and/or income eligible high school students in preparing for college. The programs provide access to higher education through academic support and experiential activities such as after-school tutorial, academic enrichment workshops, counseling, college visits. It is the goal of both programs to support students in becoming engaged life-long learners, active leaders in their communities, and citizens of good character. TRIO is committed to providing guidance and support to ensure that students are able to meet and exceed their academic, personal, and professional goals.

Example of Duties
SUBJECT AREAS: English, Math, Science, History/Geography, Spanish (High School)

POSITION SUMMARY: Tutors provide academic support in one or more of the above listed subject areas in the TRIO Learning Center (TLC) at Monterey Peninsula College. Tutors enrich program participant's academic experience by empowering TRIO students to succeed in their high school courses. To assist students in the learning process, tutors must have:
  • A desire to work with high school students from diverse backgrounds and abilities
  • A strong commitment to helping students learn and the ability to effectively teach/explain concepts
  • Knowledge of study strategies and how to use them effectively
  • Willingness to attend meetings and professional development throughout the semester and/or academic year
  • Willingness to stay up to date on subject area knowledge and content
  • Patience and a positive attitude that encourage a supportive learning environment

  • RESPONSIBILITIES: Tutors are responsible for providing academic support in individual and group settings to Upward Bound/MSUB participants during after-school hours at MPC. This includes but is not limited to: instructional support, explaining concepts, providing study strategies, exam preparation, homework assistance, creating study plans, and supporting student success. Tutors help maintain the organization and cleanliness of the TLC. Tutors are expected to actively engage students, be positive role models, and ensure a safe and supportive learning space for all students.

    Minimum Qualifications
  • Currently enrolled college student (enrolled in a minimum of 6 units) in good academic standing or completion of college
  • Have a strong understanding and grasp of subject content in one or more of the above high school subject areas. Received letter grades of a "B" or higher in the applicable course(s)/subject areas
  • Understanding and sensitivity to the needs of underrepresented students
  • Experience working with students in an educational or after-school setting/tutor experience strongly desired

  • Work Schedule / Supplemental Information
    WORK SCHEDULE: Work hours will be arranged before the semester begins and will require a minimum of 5 hours a week.

    TRIO Learning Center Hours:
    Mon/Tues: 3-7pm
    Weds: 2-7pm
    Thurs: 3-5pm

    How to Apply
    Visit www.mpc.edu/employment and select "classified and other positions." Here you will find
    the announcement and the "apply" button in the upper right hand corner. You will be asked to
    login or create a new user account.

    Complete all required fields of the application AND:
    • Attach a .pdf of your cover letter which describes your interest in and qualifications for the position
    • Attach a .pdf of your resume
    • Answer any required supplemental questions, if prompted

    Only items listed above will be reviewed by the screening committee. Human Resources does
    not accept additional materials such as: letters of reference, test scores from other institutions, certificates of courses/programs completed, letters of commendation from schools with your application. Such items, if included, will not be forwarded to the selection committee. If you are a finalist, HR will request any reference information that is required. Monterey Peninsula College reserves the right to close or continue the recruitment at any time.

    For questions or concerns, please contact:

    Bailey Holly
    Human Resources Specialist
    (831) 645-1392

    Conditions of Employment
    Offers of employment are contingent upon Governing Board approval. Employment with Monterey Peninsula College is not complete or official until applicants meet all pre-employment requirements. All new employees are required to submit proof of freedom from tuberculosis and proof of eligibility to work in the United States. Employees must sign the Oath of Affirmation of Allegiance, and submit fingerprints for California Department of Justice clearance. California School Employees Association Membership or an approved alternative is required.

    The District is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks a diverse pool of qualified applicants. The policy of the District is to encourage applications from all persons. No person shall be denied employment because of ethnicity or race, color, sex or gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, medical conditions, status or protected veteran status.

    NOTE Smoking Policy: Smoking on campus is limited to designated smoking areas.

    About the College
    Monterey Peninsula College (MPC) is a fully accredited California public community college. With an open admissions policy, the college is known for the excellence of its academic programs and student support services. The college has been recognized as a top military friendly school.

    Monterey Peninsula College is located on the beautiful central coast of California, approximately 120 miles south of San Francisco. The cities of Carmel, Del Rey Oaks, Marina, Monterey, Pacific Grove, Sand City, Seaside and the unincorporated areas commonly known as Big Sur, Carmel Valley and Pebble Beach are all served by the district. Monterey Peninsula is known as a world-class destination and the many attractions of the area include an incomparable coastline, numerous state parks, the historical district of Monterey, Monterey Bay Aquarium, and several of the most famous golf courses in the world.

    Monterey Peninsula College and the Early Childhood Lab School received recognition as a Family Friendly Employer and a Child Welcoming Business in 2017 from Bright Beginnings Early Childhood Development Initiative and the Monterey Peninsula Chamber of Commerce.

    More information can be found at: https://www.mpc.edu/Home/Components/News/News/8953/18

    Our Educational and Community Partners
    A number of other institutions cooperate with Monterey Peninsula College in serving the postsecondary education demands of the Monterey Peninsula. Among those are California State University, Monterey Bay, Hopkins Marine Station of Stanford University, the Defense Language Institute, Middlebury Institute of International Studies, Monterey College of Law, and the Naval Postgraduate School. The College also enjoys a collaborative relationship with the Monterey County Business Council and the Monterey County Workforce Investment Board.

    MPC is partnering with Monterey Peninsula Unified School District and Pacific Grove Unified School District to offer college level coursework in both academic and vocational tracks through its College and Career Access Pathways. MPC and CSU, Monterey Bay have collaborated in enrolling students in cohort-based programs in which students take classes at both MPC and CSU, Monterey Bay while earning a CSU, Monterey Bay degree.

    For more information about Monterey Peninsula College and the communities it serves, refer to the following link.

    About MPC and the Local Communities

    To apply, visit https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/mpc/jobs/2062441/2020-trio-upward-bound-msub-tutor-temporary-part-time