- Must be flexible, patient, attentive and responsible when dealing with students
- Must be dependable, honest, and mature
- Must be able to identify and assist student with his/her weaknesses and strengths
- Must have excellent writing, oral and interpersonal communication skills
- Must be motivated and dedicated to helping students improve and succeed academically.
- Applicants must have a 3.0 minimum GPA
- Have good written and oral communication skills
- Ability to work with students from varied backgrounds, age groups and skill level
- Must be friendly, patient, and sensitive to a diversity of students.
- Demonstrate above-average ability in college-prep high school academic areas
- Experience working with low-income youth
- Previous tutoring and/or leadership experience is preferred
- Has to be at least a sophomore
- Low-income and/or first-generation background preferred
- Reports to the Academic Coordinator
- Tutors will work with students in their content areas of expertise.
- Tutoring students on a one‐to‐one basis or in small group sessions.
- Provide specialized instruction in individual subject areas
- Answer questions on course content
- Aid in the comprehension of course material.
- Required to attend training sessions that will provide skills needed to be successful.
- Review class material with students which may include:
o Discussing the text
o Predicting test questions
o Formulating ideas for papers
o Working on solutions to problems
Most selected tutors will be federal college work-study students.
How to Apply:
Applicants must complete the application and submit a copy of transcript (unofficial is acceptable) to:
Academic Coordinator-Upward Bound Program
Mailbox #: 189
Office: (608) 363-2723
Cell: (608) 346-5797
Fax: (609) 363-2139