Assistant- GEAR UP Outreach Mentor - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Coordinates students’ academic progress and attendance with GEAR UP counselors. Assists GEAR UP Counselors in planning and providing GEAR UP academic, outreach, and group activities.

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or GED required.

Preferred Qualifications

The ability to speak and translate Spanish to English is highly preferred.

Valid driver’s license and transportation.

May be requested to accompany GEAR UP counselors on home visits when needed.


Must have basic academic skills as a result of a completion of a high school diploma or equivalent and have sufficient college preparation to pursue a college curriculum.


Must have good verbal and written communication skills. Must demonstrate teaching skills and be able to tutor students of various academic levels.


Must demonstrate the ability to work independently with minimal supervision. Must demonstrate the ability to organize schedules, prioritize tasks, and follow-through on assignments. Must be able to successfully interact with students with diverse cultural and academic backgrounds.

Pay Range

$9.61 to $13.22 per hour

Special Instructions to Applicants

To be considered an applicant for employment you must apply online through the UVU.Jobs website.
Any offer of employment will be contingent upon the results of a background check, which includes a criminal records check. A criminal conviction is not necessarily a bar to employment.
Application materials become the property of UVU.
For questions contact Human Resources at

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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: High School
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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