Job Information

University of Utah Youth Coach in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 05/24/2021

Requisition Number PRN11206N

Job Title Program Assistant

Working Title Youth Coach

Job Grade C

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code?

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student

Temporary? Yes

Standard Hours per Week 19

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Staff Training: June 14-16 and June 21-16, 1-2 hours each day Summer Academy: June 28-July 23, intermittent work throughout day, exact schedule varies based on assignments Staff Debrief: July 16, 10:30am-12:00pm

Is this a work study job? No

VP Area Academic Affairs

Department 00785 - First Generation Programs

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 15.00

Close Date

Job Summary

The Summer Youth Coach is a critical position within First Star. Youth Coaches are mentors, supporters, role models and teachers to the First Star scholars. They supervise youth during all activities, provide academic support, develop, coordinate and implement life skills, self-advocacy and social justice curriculums. Youth Coaches also practice restorative justice with youth, remain on call for behavior management needs, and participate in the training of staff. To learn more about the First Star national non-profit, visit; for more about the University of Utah First Star Academy, visit


1) Mentor Mentors-in-Training to facilitate Small Group sessions:

June 28-July 23, M-F, 1:00pm-1:30pm

2) Design and teach 1-2 electives during Summer Academy (exact schedule varies depending on the elective)

3) Facilitate 1-2 social hours in the evenings during Summer Academy

4) Attend all staff training sessions:

6/14-6/16, 1-2 hours each day

6/21-6/23, 1-2 hours each day

5) Attend staff group debrief session:

7/26 – 10:30am-12:00pm

Minimum Qualifications

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


Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA)

135 Park Building

Salt Lake City, UT 84112


Online reports may be submitted at

For more information:

To inquire about this posting, ( or call 801-581-2300.

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. 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.