Instructional Assistant- Tutor, 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 Statewide GEAR UP Education Program Salt Lake County counselors, works one-on-one with middle school and/or high school students; addresses the needs of diverse learners; serves as a positive role model; interacts with students and/or faculty using discernment, follow-through, and decision-making.

Minimum Qualifications

Requires graduation from a standard senior high school, or the equivalent.


Knowledge of tutorial/learning materials and instructional aids.


Interpersonal, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.


Ability to collaborate with students to enhance their knowledge in all junior high or high school level courses.
Ability to work with GEAR UP personnel and school staff at their assigned schools, colleges, or other locations.
Ability to effectively tutor students of all ages (list subject expertise on supplemental questionnaire).
Ability to use initiative, demonstrate dependability, and use time constructively.
Ability to deal effectively with a diversity of individuals.
Ability to communicate effectively.

Pay Range

$9.00 - $11.25

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

Keyword Phrases

  • Gear
  • student centered teaching organization
  • building communities of engaged learners
  • beautiful mountain location
  • Pre-College Outreach
  • Tutors and Learning Resources
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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