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Northwest Missouri State University

Student Employment Program - Job Description

Job Title

Resident Tutor-Mentor (RT)


Upward Bound Math & Science (UBMS)

Job Description

Purpose of the position: Supervise students in dorm setting and provide role model for college success.


  • Provide evening and weekend supervision of participants in the residence halls, on campus, and at program activities.
  • Provide tutoring to participants as requested.
  • Serve as role models (mentors) to help participants prepare for the transition to the college campus
  • Contact each assigned "family" member/participant daily to assess how they are adjusting to/functioning in the program
  • Provide College Readiness workshops for participants on topics to be decided
  • Communicate regularly with teaching team members, Counselors and Central Staff
  • Plan recreation activities for evening and weekend free time
  • Participate in weekend cutural enrichment field trips as supervisors
  • Meet with other RT's and central staff for weekly team meetings


  • Must have completed at least 60 credit hours by June 1, 2015
  • Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75
  • Clear understanding and support of program goals is required
  • Enrollment in Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Math Education, Science Education, or Computer Science is preferred
  • Responsible, energetic, creative, team-oriented
  • Possess and maintain a valid driver's license
  • Personal experience in overcoming the barriers related to low-income, first generation status is preferred

Wage Rate

$420 per week, in addition to room and board; Up to six positions available

Hours Available

On duty 5 p.m. - 8 a.m. Monday-Friday; all day Saturday & Sunday; one weekend off (to be determined)

Start Date

Sat. June 6- Sat. July 18, 2015

Application Deadline

March 1, 2015; To apply for the position please complete the Northwest application located online at: In addition to the Northwest application an Upward Bound Math & Science application is required. The Upward Bound Math & Science application is located online at:


Karen Woodard / Linda Davison


363 Administration Building


(660) 562-1632 / (660) 562-1538

Email /

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