University of Utah Youth Coach Work-Study in Salt Lake City, Utah
Open Date 08/25/2020
Requisition Number PRN10617N
Job Title Academic Program Support Specialist
Working Title Youth Coach Work-Study
Job Grade B
FLSA Code Nonexempt
Patient Sensitive Job Code?
Type Non Benefited Staff / Student
Standard Hours per Week 19
Full Time or Part Time? Part Time
Work Schedule Summary
Flexible schedule, some evening and Saturday hours required.
Is this a work study job? Yes
VP Area Academic Affairs
Department 00785 - Undergraduate Diversity
City Salt Lake City, UT
Type of Recruitment External Posting
Pay Rate Range $12.00
Close Date 09/25/2020
The University of Utah First Star Academy is a college-preparatory program for high school youth in foster care. Youth coaches are mentors, tutors, role models and advisors to students and families in the program. Youth coaches also plan and lead activities, build and teach curriculum, complete office duties, engage in the program’s social media, and support the program administratively.
1. Build rapport with youth through such skills as reflective listening, modeling appropriate behavior and holding boundaries
2. Mentor students through activities, meetings, tutoring, and homework help
3. Assist students and families with case management needs and attend Child and Family Team Meetings
4. Lead and/or contribute to programmatic and administrative projects, including social media, fundraising efforts, scheduling rooms, data entry, etc.
5. Create and teach activities and curriculum
6. Work well as part of a team
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.
Three years of general office experience, one of which in an academic setting; and demonstrated human relation and effective communication skills required. College coursework in a related area is preferred.
Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
This position is open to work-study students in their junior or senior year. This position is great experience for students studying social work, education, counseling or public policy.
Special Instructions Summary
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: “firstname.lastname@example.org” 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: “email@example.com” .
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.