Parent Specialist 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 counselor, works with parents of students who are enrolled in the GEAR UP program through communication, development of informational events, creation of parent council and act as a positive role model of parent involvement. Interacts with students and /or faculty using discernment, follow through, and decision making; and performs duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Requirements: Graduated with a standard high school or the equivalent AND 1 year experience related to key roles and responsibilities.

Current Valid Driver’s License and transportation.

Preferred Qualifications

3-5 Years experience 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 deal 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

Keyword Phrases

  • Gear
  • Parent Specialist GEAR UP Utah County
  • student centered teaching organization
  • building communities of engaged learners
  • beautiful mountain location
  • Academic Advising
  • Extension & Outreach
  • Counseling
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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