Upward Bound


Dates of Employment

June 1, 2023 - July 31, 2023


  • Provide tutoring assistance to participants in one or more of the following subjects: mathematics, english, reading comprehension, science, foreign language and/or college prep;
  • Supervise students during all program-sponsored instruction, activities, and events, including supervision during breakfast meals, recreation activities and field trips, throughout the week, accounting for participants at all times;
  • Maintain detailed records of tutoring sessions for each assigned participant;
  • Assist in the development and facilitation of enrichment activities and workshops that encourage academic and social growth among participants;
  • Assist participants in identifying and establishing a network of resources supportive of academic success and personal development;
  • Assist participants in developing critical thinking and problem solving skills;
  • Provide programming and services to meet the specific needs of the targeted population(s);
  • Participate in ongoing in-service training;
  • Assist with additional program-related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Demonstrated successful college going experience, extensive subject knowledge and demonstrated ability to tutor high school students in one or more of the following high school subjects: English, Science, Reading Comprehension, Foreign Language and/or Mathematics. Demonstrated ability and desire to communicate and work with economically disadvantaged and/or academically under-prepared high school students, as well as the ability to effectively communicate with co-workers, school personnel, university community, and the public in general. Must maintain a college cumulative 3.00 or higher GPA. Must be reliable and available to work evenings.

Desirable Qualifications:

Prior successful work experience in Upward Bound or other education equity program; experience working with high school students; personal experience overcoming academic and/or economic barriers similar to those typically encountered by the Upward Bound target population to attain a postsecondary degree.


To Apply Contact Sarah Lips (slips@hawaii.edu), (808) 932-7720