University of Utah TUTOR(S) POSITION - SUMMER 2019 in Salt Lake City, Utah

Details

Open Date 02/04/2019

Requisition Number PRN09001N

Job Title Classroom Assistant

Working Title TUTOR(S) POSITION - SUMMER 2019

Job Grade A

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student

Temporary? Yes

Standard Hours per Week 15

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Starts 6/17/19

Staff Training is REQUIRED June 17 – June 21

Is this a work study job? No

VP Area Academic Affairs

Department 00292 - TRiO

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $9.00/hour

Close Date

Job Summary

Job availability dependent on grant funds.

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 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 also provided. We have chosen “Now What” as our “theme” or “focus” for this summer.

Responsibilities

Tutor high school students in classes listed in the program description during study hall. Study hall occurs both, after classes get out and in the evening. Study hall is approximately 3 hours per day, five days per week= up to 15 hours per week.

Minimum Qualifications

This is an entry-level position. Training will be provided. Must demonstrate an interest in learning about child development and guidance; a willingness to take direction from the assigned teacher; willing to obtain a food handlers permit, TB test, Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI) background check, first aid training are required. Demonstrated human relation and effective human relations skills are also required.

Department Specific Qualifications

Must be at least 20 years old or junior status and have some experience tutoring. Those majoring in education or have an education background are highly preferred. Applicants should be innovative and creative and enjoy working with adolescents from diverse economic, social, and cultural backgrounds and academic skill ranges. Persons who have succeeded in overcoming barriers similar to those confronting the target population are encouraged to apply.

Preferences

Applicants with good communication skills and experience working with youth are preferred.

Special Instructions Summary

Include specific time availability in application; not necessary to be available at all listed times.

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.