Job TitleCamp Staff
Working TitleSummer Education Specialist
Patient Sensitive Job Code?No
TypeNon Benefited Staff / Student
Standard Hours per Week10
Full Time or Part Time?Part Time
Work Schedule Summary
May 11*Start date and end date are flexible. May 11th is the latest date the position could begin; preference is for the position to begin in April. Work done before and after Summer Academy, Staff Training and Debrief will total approximately 75 hours.
June 22 - June 24Staff Training, Part 1
June 29 - July 2Staff Training, Part 2
July 5Summer Academy begins
July 31Summer Academy ends
August 1Staff Debrief
August 21*Position concludes, ending date flexible
Summer Academy (July 5 - July 31) Schedule:
During Summer Academy, the position will work 40-43 hours per week distributed across M-F and Sunday (Sunday, 1pm-7pm; Saturdays are off). Monday-Thursday, the day runs from 9:00am (Fridays begin at 8:15am) to 12:00pm, and 4:00pm-6:30pm.
Is this a work study job?No
VP AreaAcademic Affairs
Department00785 - Undergraduate Diversity
CitySalt Lake City, UT
Type of RecruitmentExternal Posting
Pay Rate Range
The Summer Education Specialist will collaborate with the University of Utah First Star team to execute the 2020 Summer Academy, where 30 current or former foster youth will study on the University of Utah campus for one month. The Summer Education Specialist will coordinate the efforts of the Education Team. In so doing, the specialist will collaborate with math, English and college-prep instructors to implement curriculums during Summer Academy; partner with community partners to develop and deliver curriculums in STEM, the arts or other academic fields; and, hire, train and manage classroom assistants. The Education Specialist will also provide individual education case management to students. To learn more about the First Star national non-profit, visit firststar.org; for more about the University of Utah First Star Academy, visit firststar.utah.edu.
•Experience teaching, lesson planning and/or designing curriculums
•Thorough understanding of diverse (a)genders and (a)sexualities, racial and ethnic diversity, and social justice
•Strong work ethic and willingness to work the expected and unexpected hours necessary to achieve a successful Summer Academy
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
•Facilitate communication and coordination with teachers, community partners, classroom assistants, and the Academy Director to achieve education goals
Curriculum Design and Implementation
•Collaborate with math, English and college-prep instructors on curriculum design and implementation
•Work with community partners to develop and deliver curriculums in STEM, the arts and other academic fields
•Coordinate and implement study hall plans
Manage the classroom assistant team
•Interview, hire, train, manage and debrief classroom assistants
Educational case management
•Manage individual education needs of students, track student progress and contribute to end-of-Academy progress reports
•Communicate pertinent information to the well-being team, Academy Director, program coordinator, families and caseworkers
Liaison with community partners
•Ensure community partners know where to meet, purchase and provide supplies, provide ongoing communications
Facilitate parts of staff training as needed
Contribute to operations and logistics for Summer Academy as needed
•Some completion of a graduate degree, particularly in education
•Experience in restorative justice practices with youth
•Experience working with high school students, particularly those who have experienced trauma, in educational settings
•Experience in curriculum design and experiential education
Special Instructions Summary
The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran's status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans' preference is extended to applicants, consistent with University policy and Utah state law. To inquire about this posting, email: "firstname.lastname@example.org" or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: "email@example.com" .
The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems ("URS"). Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS' post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.
This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.
The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems ("URS"). Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS' post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.