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University of Utah Education Outreach Assistant in Salt Lake City, Utah

Details

Open Date 07/30/2019

Requisition Number PRN09732N

Job Title Education Staff Assistant

Working Title Education Outreach Assistant

Job Grade 007

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student

Temporary? Yes

Standard Hours per Week 29

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Monday – Friday, with occasional weekend or overnight stays in various urban and rural school districts throughout Utah. This is a part-time, non-benefitted, seasonal position that runs through the Academic School Year (September – May).

Is this a work study job? No

VP Area President

Department 00340 - Red Butte Garden & Arboretum

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 12.00 - 14.00

Close Date

Job Summary

Red Butte Garden is seeking a part time Education Outreach Assistant. Join a great team and gain valuable experience planning and teaching on and off-site school programs throughout the state of Utah.

Responsibilities

•Teaching on and off-site school programs to elementary school students.

•Assisting with Teacher workshop trainings.

•Traveling and providing high-quality inquiry-based horticulture programming in formal classrooms throughout the state of Utah.

•Assisting with daily operations by maintaining supplies and facilities, and operating equipment, including university vehicles.

•Assisting the Programs Department with other activities, programs, and seasonal events as needed.

This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically required

Nearly Continuously: Office environment.

Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required

Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.

Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.

Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.

Minimum Qualifications

Three years experience as a classroom assistant in a related academic area, or equivalency; knowledge and understanding of a variety of teaching methods in order to adjust activities/training session to include participants of different ages; a thorough knowledge of related academic subjects in order to participate in developing classroom activities/programs; and demonstrated knowledge of teaching methods and communication skills to conduct educational activities and/or training sessions in a clear and concise manner required. Demonstrated human relation and effective communication skills are also required.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.

Preferences

Bachelor’s degree in Education or Environmental Science.

•An interest in plants demonstrated by education or previous employment.

•Experience working in both outdoor/indoor settings.

•A passion for working with students and teachers. Specifically, in the field of life science.

Special Requirements:

•Ability to lift 30-50Ibs on a regular basis.

•Ability to travel individually and with a team to various school locations throughout the state.

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to applicants, consistent with University policy and Utah state law. To inquire about this posting, email: “employment@utah.edu” or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: “oeo@umail.utah.edu” .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

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