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Utica College Site Assistant- Middle School in Utica, New York

Site Assistant- Middle School

Posting Number S00214

Position Type Full Time

Hours/Schedule Public School hours, 7:45 - 3:15; Sept. 1 - June 30

Campus Main Campus, Utica NY

Date Position Available 09/01/2021

Posted Salary

Position Summary

•Tutors Young Scholars (grades 8 & 9)

•Coordinates Community Service Activities

•Collects data

•Contacts faculty

•Oversees Young Scholars Classroom

Location Utica, NY

Application Deadline

Full consideration by:

Open Until Filled Yes

Major Responsibilities

A. Checks attendance every period and maintains accurate records in YSLPP room, locates and follows up on absent students by calling home.

B. Checks school attendance against YSLPP attendance and reports discrepancies to the main office.

C. Maintains an orderly environment.

D. Tutors students in math, science and all other core subjects.

E. Assists in assembling and maintaining tutorial materials, including materials related to Common Core.

F. Collates progress reports and report cards for each student and develops reports from the collated material.

G. Prepares data reports on attendance every month for each student and submits to Director and Social Worker.

H. Meets regularly with faculty who teach YSLPP students to inquire about student progress and what specific things students need to do to be more successful in class.

I. Addresses any teacher concerns in person or in writing.

J. Coordinates/participates in community service activities and keeps accurate records for each student’s community service hours.

K. Responsible for working with supervisor and other team members to achieve successful results on all established individual and departmental goals and key performance indicators.

L. Takes an active role in the development of the department’s strategic and operational plans as required by department leadership. Works closely with department supervisor to develop and implement operational goals that support departmental success.

M. Holds academic conferences with students when progress reports and report cards are issued.

N. Assists in planning and implementing Program-based activities, including field trips, career exploration programs, enrichment activities, academic programs, community service and service learning projects, parent programs and special projects.

O. May perform other related duties as assigned.

Driving Responsibilities

This position may occasionally travel using a College-owned or College-rented vehicle.


Supervises Utica College tutors

Education & Experience Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree required, pursuing secondary education certification or Master’s degree.

Minimum Skills/Abilities

•Ability to tutor junior high students


•Strong organizational skills

•Strong written and oral communication skills

•Ability to relate to students of all ages and ethnic groups and to advocate on their behalf

•Strong computer skills

•Preferred: Possession of a valid U.S. driver’s license that will meet insurance company rules and regulations for driving underwriting criteria

•Must be able to work flexible hours if needed.

Applicant Documents Instructions

All positions at Utica College support the College’s mission and values in part by being active members of an inclusive environment. Please describe in your diversity statement how you would see yourself incorporating this into this role.

In line with the College’s Affirmative Action Policy, there is no requirement or expectation that a candidate disclose their identity or membership in any protected class or group, either in the diversity statement or in other application documents submitted to the search committee. For additional information on what to provide in your diversity statement please reference the diversity statement guide at the following link: https://www.utica.edu/hr/media/Diversity_Statement_Guide.pdf

Additional information Visa sponsorship is not available for this position

EEO/AA Statement

Utica College is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify or expression, age, domestic

violence victim status, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.

Commitment to a Diverse and Inclusive Campus Community

Our community of students, faculty and staff reflect a diversity of experiences, opinions, and cultural backgrounds shaped by biology, society, history, and choice. Our community includes members who are diverse by virtue of their race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, ability, religious and/or spiritual affiliations, and socio-economic status, as well as the number of other ways in which who we are influences how we see the world. Furthermore, we value and celebrate diversity, and this results in a commitment to multiculturalism. We believe that within the community of human persons, all cultures, perspectives, and beliefs about faith, ideals, taste and lifestyles are of equal value. Our diversity deepens our commitment to nurture a multicultural environment in which we engage with others and blend perspectives, to learn about diverse cultures, to explore who we are and where we come from and to accept one another without prejudice. The Utica College Mission and Values Statement includes a commitment to fostering diversity in perspective, background, and experience within an environment that is dedicated to the freedom of expression and the open sharing of ideas.

Commitment to Supporting and Hiring Veterans

Located in the heart of central New York, Utica College is a comprehensive,

independent, private institution founded in 1946 to offer options for

college study to veterans returning from the second world war. More than

seventy years since veterans returned from WWII , this tradition of serving

veterans is still held in high regard here at UC, and we are proud to

welcome veterans as students and as valued members of our faculty and

professional staff.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    • How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
  • HercJobs.org (HERC Higher Ed Recruitment Consortium)

  • HigherEdJobs.com

  • InsideHigherEd.com

  • Observer Dispatch (Utica OD)-newspaper

  • Ithaca Journal

  • Personal Referral

  • Utica College Website

  • Albany Times Union

  • Binghamton Press & Sun

  • careerbuilders.com

  • centralnewyorkhelpwanted.com

  • Chronicle.com (Chronicle of Higher Ed website)

  • Elmira Star Gazette

  • Utica College Online Employment Website

  • DiverseEducation.com (Diverse Issues in Higher Education

  • Historically Black Colleges and Universities

  • Indeed.com

  • Current UC Employee

  • Referred by a UC Employee

  • Referred by a non UC Employee

  • Twitter

  • LinkedIn-Job Posting

  • LinkedIn-Recruited by Utica College HR

  • Centralnewyorkhelpwanted.com

  • Syracuse Post Standard-newspaper

  • Albany Times Union-newspaper

  • Facebook

  • Job Fair

  • Search Firm

  • NCAA

  • PRISM Network

  • HBCU Connect

  • DiverseJobs

  • Other

    • Please provide more details regarding the source of your referral?

(Open Ended Question)

    • Do you currently hold a Bachelor's Degree or higher level degree?
  • Yes

  • No

    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Resume / Curriculum Vitae

  • Cover Letter

  • "Contributions to Diversity" Statement

    Optional Documents

  • Letter of Reference #1