Bay Area Boot Camp—Program Assistant
The Bay Area Boot Camp, a five day workshop, is held in Berkeley, CA. This workshop, for new and continuing college students, Students will engage with LC faculty committed to their individual growth and be introduced to various test-taking strategies, time management techniques and note-taking skills, as well as active reading and useful technology applications.
The Program Assistant (PA) is responsible for assisting instructor with supporting and serving students in the program.There is also required training prior to the program. The primary work hours for this position are between 7:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.
- Attend required training for staff
- Review and demonstrate an understanding of program policies and procedures during training
- Assist in planning and preparing for students’ arrival (and residency); participate in all checkin activities for students in the program
- Assist faculty by locating students who are late for class
- Engage with students during breaks and lunch
- Maintain appropriate communication and information channels with Directors; keeping them informed of all concerns both through formal and informal communication
- Maintain appropriate boundaries with students enrolled in the program
- Serve as a role model
- Participate in post-program evaluation sessions with program staff
- Provide other duties as appropriate and assigned by supervisors
Required Qualifications & Skills:
- Evidence of understanding of Learning Disabilities and ADHD
- Strong verbal and written communication skills as well as strong interpersonal skills
- Adaptability to a changing environment that includes working independently as well as a member of a team
- Ability to make sound, reasonable decisions and exercise balanced judgment in evaluating situations
- Experience working with high school or college aged students in an academic or residential setting
- Ability to successfully pass a criminal background check
Physical Demand: The work is sedentary. Typically, the employee may sit comfortably to do the work. However, there may be some walking, standing, bending, carrying of light items such as papers, books, small parts. Some repetitive motions performed in typing and word processing. No special physical demands are required to perform the work.
Working Conditions: General office and campus conditions. The work environment involves everyday risks or discomforts, which require normal safety precautions typical of such places as offices, meeting and classroom and libraries. The work area is adequately lighted, heated and ventilated.
Compensation: The Program Assistant will receive a total stipend of $600.00. On campus housing and meals provided through program period.
Application: Qualified applicants should submit a letter of interest and resumé to email@example.com.