TRIO Upward Bound at USM, located on Gorham Campus, is seeking Guides for the Summer of 2013.
In collaboration with Upward Bound year-round staff, the Guide will provide leadership in creating and maintaining a high quality living and learning experience designed to educate, challenge and develop 65 Upward Bound students entering the 9th and 10th grades who are attending a 5-week residential summer program on USM’s Gorham campus, along with 35 students entering the 12th grade who will attend an independent 1-week session. The Guide establishes and maintains a positive and safe residence hall atmosphere that is sensitive to the diverse cultures, traditions, lifestyles, and beliefs of Upward Bound students and staff. The Guide will communicate and maintain program expectations, guidelines; and take responsibility for University of Southern Maine and Upward Bound property.
Days and Hours:
Hall opens for staff move-in: Monday, June 17
Residential program begins: Thursday, June 20
Residential program ends: Friday, August 2
Hall closes - Staff move-out: Wednesday, August 7
Generally each week students check-in on Sundays and are in residence until late Friday afternoon. Staff are expected to spend most of their time with students including eating all meals in the dining hall, supervising and being involved in student activities, and being present in the residence hall. Hours for training and when residential staff are specifically on or off duty during the days students are in residence will be provided during staff training.
There are two weekends when staff are expected to work, June 22 & 23 and June 29 & 30. Additional time off will be provided during those weeks to accommodate for the weekend hours. Staff will be off July 4 through the afternoon of July 7 for the holiday weekend.
Stipend: $2400 PLUS ROOM AND BOARD (no meals are provided when students are not in residence)
To Apply: Complete the on-line application and submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references:
By Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
By Fax: (207) 228-8259
Upward Bound at USM
7 College Avenue
Gorham, ME 04038
Application and job description available at www.usm.maine.edu/trioprograms/trio-upward-bound