University of Utah GRE Instructor in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 04/22/2015

Requisition Number PRN04383N

Job Title Associate Instructor

Working Title GRE Instructor

Job Grade A00

FLSA Code Administrative

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student

Temporary? No

Standard Hours per Week 4-9

Full Time or Part Time?


Work Schedule Summary

Scheduling is flexible, with both weekend and evening classes, and requires only 4-9 hours per week.

Classes are taught at the University of Utah

Is this a work study job? No

VP Area

Department 00173 - Continuing Ed & Comunty Engmnt



Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range varies

Close Date

Job Summary

Provides an educational experience to assist students in their preparation for theGRERevised General Test. The course is offered by the University of Utah Test Preparation Program through Continuing Education.

Want to make a real difference in your community while working in a creative, forward-thinking organization? Continuing Education at the U opens the doors of Utah’s flagship university to people of all ages, and keeps Utahns passionate about life and learning.


The course is intended to maximize the potential of students to do their best on theGRE

The three main course objectives are to:

1. Increase test sophistication

2. Increase skills in the context areas tested by theGRE

a) Verbal Reasoning

b) Quantitative Reasoning

c) Analytical Writing

3. Develop the appropriate psychological attitude necessary to perform at one’s best on theGRE

All instructional materials will be supplied

Instructors are contracted prior to the beginning of each semester for the classes they will teach during semester

Minimum Qualifications


Instructors must be self-motivated with a passion for teaching and the ability to explain things clearly and precisely. Strong test-taking skills and a minimum 90th percentile score on theGRE. A Bachelor’s degree and previous teaching experience is required. Advanced degree preferred. Reliable with excellent public speaking and communication skills. Evening and weekend availability required.

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: 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: .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801) 581-7447.

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