University of Utah TEACHERS - Upward Bound Summer Program 2019 in Salt Lake City, Utah

Details

Open Date 02/04/2019

Requisition Number PRN08999N

Job Title Education Staff Assistant

Working Title TEACHERS - Upward Bound Summer Program 2019

Job Grade 007

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code?

Type Benefited Staff

Temporary? Yes

Standard Hours per Week Varies by subject taught

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Starts 6/19/2019

Staff training is REQUIRED June 17-June 21

40 hours = Writing Composition, Science

20 hours = Math (2 positions), Foreign Language, Magazine, Literature, Financial Literacy

Depending on subject matter, teach classes of high school level courses daily.

Science, & Writing Compositionare 5 classes daily. Each class is approximately one hour per day, five days per week plus preparation time = 40 hours per week.

Foreign Language, Magazine, Literature, & Financial Literacyare 1 or 2 classes daily. Math is split between 2 staff; 3-4 classes daily . Each class is approximately one hour per day, five days per week plus preparation time = 20 hours per week.

Is this a work study job? No

VP Area

Department 00292 - TRiO

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $14.00/hour

Close Date

Job Summary

Job availability dependent on grant funds.

Teachers will assists with the coordination, design and production of activities for educational programs.

Applications will be accepted for individuals with experience in the following school subjects:

Math:Pre-Calculus, Statistics, and Utah’s Common Core Math Standards

Atmospheric/Earth Science:Develop curriculum to meet project objective

Writing Composition:Develop curriculum to meet project objective

Foreign Language:Introductory; to be determined based upon applicant

Magazine:As primary editor, supervises & instructs students involved with publication ofTRIOsummer magazine

Literature:Develop curriculum to meet project objective

Financial Literacy:Develop curriculum to meet project objective

Responsibilities

The Upward Bound Project is a federally funded program to encourage post-secondary preparation of high school students who are from low-income families and are first-generation college bound students (the first in their family to go to college). The summer component consists of an intensive, six-week academic program during which the students reside in the University residence halls and receive high school enrichment instruction in writing, literature, foreign language, mathematics, computer literacy, financial literacy and science. Supervised recreation, guidance and peer advising, and career exploration are also provided. The incumbent:

1. Assists in developing and conducting of training sessions on subjects related to area of assignment.

2. Assists in coordination, design and production of educational activities.

3. Assists in development of new ideas regarding educational programs.

4. Assists in development of workshops, brochures and educational materials.

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.

Department Specific Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in education and/or instructional topic; one-year teaching experience at the secondary or college freshman level. Secondary certification or graduate students preferred. Applicants should be innovative and creative teachers who enjoy working with adolescents from diverse economic, social, and cultural backgrounds and academic skill ranges.

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

Preferences

Persons who have succeeded in overcoming barriers similar to those confronting the target population are encouraged to apply.

Special Instructions Summary

Interviews by appointment beginning in March.

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 fromURSare 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.