University of Utah Tutor in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 12/06/2018

Requisition Number PRN08779N

Job Title Tutor

Working Title Tutor

Job Grade UGR

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code?

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student

Temporary? Yes

Standard Hours per Week 11.5

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

3:30pm – 5:45pm Monday – Thursday

1:30pm – 4:00pm Friday

Is this a work study job? No

VP Area Academic Affairs

Department 01400 - Center for Science& Math Educ

Location Other

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 13.00/hour

Close Date 02/28/2019

Job Summary

Provide individual and small group tutoring to students. Assist students in improving academic achievement by meeting with them on a regular basis to identify learning challenges and improving study skills.

Other assistance may include: reviewing class material, discussing the text, preparing for tests, formulating ideas for papers, and working on solutions to help improve academic skills and abilities.

Tutoring is a supplement to classroom teaching.


Refugees Exploring the Foundations of Undergraduate Education in Science (REFUGES) is a multi-component enrichment and tutoring program aimed at assisting students from minority and disadvantaged populations prepare for higher education, and encouraging them to consider a career inSTEM. TheREFUGESAfterschool Program seeks to provide a safe and enjoyable space for students in grades 7-12 to study, and to examine life as aSTEMmajor. While our primary goal is to help our students do well in school, much of our work as afterschool program facilitators involves establishing and maintaining a positive, peer-mentor relationship with each of them.

TheREFUGESAfterschool Program Bryant Middle School Location will serve students from Bryant Middle School in grades 7 and 8. Tutoring will take place in a group setting with a focus on individualized attention and homework help. In addition to tutoring, your responsibilities will include mentorship and supervision of youth between the ages of 12 and 15. Each day, both tutoring and enrichment activities will take place. Tutors are expected to supervise youth during enrichment, and are encouraged to participate with the students when appropriate.

Minimum Qualifications

High School Diploma, or equivalency; demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills are required.

The incumbent will be required to pass a Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI) Background check

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


Experience working with youth is highly preferred, but not required.

Special Instructions Summary

Special Instructions:THISPOSITIONWORKSWITHMINORS. You will be required to complete two criminal background checks: (1) online with the University and (2) in person with the State of Utah.

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.