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Assistant - GEAR UP Outreach Mentor West High School SLC (Part Time Variable Hour)
Utah Valley University

Date Posted Oct. 31, 2019
Title Assistant - GEAR UP Outreach Mentor West High School SLC (Part Time Variable Hour)
University Utah Valley University
Orem, UT, United States
Department GEAR UP
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
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Assistant - GEAR UP Outreach Mentor West High School SLC (Part Time Variable Hour)

Position Category: Staff - Part-Time (Variable Hour)


The Gear Up department at UVU is hiring. This is a great part time job working to make our community even better by helping students reach their academic potential. Come work with the GEAR-UP Program! The Mentors coordinate students' academic progress and attendance with GEAR UP counselors. They assist GEAR UP Counselors in planning and providing GEAR UP academic, outreach, and group activities. It's rewarding to see how your work can impact the success of others!

Required Qualifications:

Graduation from an accredited institution with an associates degree plus one year of experience related to the Summary of Duties or any combination of education and experience related to the Summary of Duties totaling three years.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Basic academic knowledge as a result of completion of a high school diploma or equivalent and have sufficient college preparation to pursue a college curriculum.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Teaching skills and ability to tutor students of various academic levels.
  • The ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to organize schedules, prioritize tasks, and follow-through on assignments.
  • Ability to successfully interact with students of diverse cultural and academic backgrounds.

Preferred Qualifications:

Fluency in Spanish, both speaking and writing. Valid drivers license and transportation. May be requested to accompany GEAR UP counselors on home visits when needed.

Physical Requirements:

Consistent need to speak, hear, and see.

Benefits Summary:

You may be eligible for a 3 credit hour or 1 class tuition waiver after 6 consecutive months of employment and a minimum of 475 hours worked. Dependents do not qualify for a waiver.

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Pay Range: $10.20 - $13.50 per hour

Advertisement Number: STA185018



Open Date: 08/15/2019

Review Start Date: 08/22/2019

Close Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions to Applicant: Priority consideration will be given to those applicants who apply on or before the Review Start Date." This job advertisement may close at any time after the review date.

Please list a minimum of three references. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process for a letter of recommendation.

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