Specialist - Parent Communication GEAR UP Utah County - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah

United States


Detailed Job Description

Under the general direction of the GEAR UP counselors in Utah County, collaborates with parents of students who are enrolled in the GEAR UP program Develops programs and events to inform program participants of available opportunities and services and communicates the activities/events as appropriate. Creates parent councils in order to facilitate parent involvement and assists students as they become involved with program events and activities.

Minimum Qualifications

High School Diploma or GED required and 1 year related experience.

Preferred Qualifications

3-5 Years experience working directly with adult parents of minors in low income households.


Knowledge working directly with adult parents of minors in low income households.


Effective written and oral communication skills.


Ability to travel as needed to meet with parents, deliver information, or encourage participation

Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

Ability to speak English Fluently, bilingual desired.

Ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds.

Ability to work with GEAR UP personnel and school staff at their assigned schools, colleges, or other locations.

Pay Range

$10.00 - $12.50 per hour

Special Instructions to Applicants

Under “Reference’s Letter” Please list a minimum of three contacts. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process.

Keyword Phrases

  • Gear
  • student centered teaching organization
  • building communities of engaged learners
  • beautiful mountain location
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: High School
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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