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

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Under the general direction of the GEAR UP counselors, 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

Graduation from an accredited institution with a bachelor’s degree in Education, Administration, Management, Business/Marketing, or a closely related field or an associate’s degree as described above plus two years of experience related to the Summary of Duties or any combination of education and/or experience related to the Summary of Duties totaling four years.

Preferred Qualifications




Ability to travel as needed to meet with parents, deliver information, or encourage participation.
Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
Ability to speak English Fluently, bilingual desired.
Ability to deal effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds.
Ability to work with GEAR UP personnel and school staff at their assigned schools, colleges, or other location

Pay Range

$10.00 - $12.50

Special Instructions to Applicants

Keyword Phrases

  • Gear
  • student centered teaching organization
  • building communities of engaged learners
  • beautiful mountain location
  • Extension & Outreach
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Associate
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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