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Upward Bound Summer 2023 Teacher-USU Eastern Price Utah

Company: Utah State University
Location: Price
Posted on: March 9, 2023

Job Description:

USU Eastern Upward Bound is a federally funded grant program designed to encourage postsecondary preparation of high school students who are from low-income families and are first-generation college bound students. During a six week summer program approximately 30 Upward Bound students experience intensive academic, cultural, and social expansion while living in the residence halls at USU Eastern. The students will be attending class beginning June 5th, 2023 and will continue through July 7th, 2023. Classes will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with a lunch break and a study hall in between classes. Each teacher will teach up to 30 students in grades 9-12 for one hour a day, four days a week (Monday-Thursday). We are looking for teachers who are qualified to teach:

  • MATH
  • OTHER EXTRA CURRICULAR (i.e. theatre, art, graphic arts, culinary arts, etc.) Please indicate in your cover letter, what courses you are qualified and comfortable teaching.
    • Create hands on curriculum for up to 30 students who are in grades 9-12 in class instruction, four days (M-TH) a week from June 5, 2023 - July 7, 2023.
    • Grading responsibilities after regular teaching hours.
    • Engage students in the learning process and get them excited about your course
    • Help prepare students for college, steer them toward collegiate opportunities.
    • Mentor high school students, and encourage a love of learning.
    • USU Eastern Upward Bound is a federally funded grant program designed to encourage.
    • Other duties as assigned.
      • Bachelor's degree in education or related field.
      • Ability to work with and relate to high school age students.
      • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
      • Ability to serve as a mentor, advisor and role model to students.
      • Ability to work productively and cooperatively with colleagues.
      • Exceptional listener and communicator who effectively conveys information verbally and in writing.
      • Strong organizational skills.
      • Attention to detail.
      • Ability to effectively prioritize and juggle multiple projects.
      • Ability to adapt to changing conditions or work assignments.
      • Excellent interpersonal abilities.
      • Cultural sensitivity and an ability to build rapport with a diverse workforce in multicultural settings.
      • Team player who excels at building trusting relationships with students and co-workers.
      • Productive worker with solid work ethic who exerts effort in successfully completing tasks.
      • Dependable, responsible contributor committed to excellence and success.
      • Self-starter who takes initiative with minimal supervision.
      • Willingness to learn new skills or techniques.
      • Job offer is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check Along with the online application, please attach:
      • Resume to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under "Resume/CV"
      • Cover Letter to be typed/pasted at the end of your application **Document size may not exceed 10 MB.** Commensurate with experience plus room and board for six weeks of employment
        This position requires moderate physical effort. - Employees must have sufficient strength to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position, including lifting up to 25 pounds, walking and standing. - Employees must adhere to safety precautions and may be required to use protective equipment. USU Eastern Upward Bound is a federally funded grant program designed to encourage Highlights: postsecondary preparation of high school students who are from low-income families and are first-generation college bound students. We serve 60 high school students from Grand, Emery and Carbon counties during the school year and 30 high school students from Grand, Emery and Carbon counties in our summer program. Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is Utah's land-grant and space-grant university. USU is one of only 146 research institutions in the U.S. classified as R1 "very high research activity" by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU provides a high-quality education at an affordable price. With its main campus in Logan, the university serves approximately 27,500 students, including 24,255 undergraduates and 3,171 graduate students. USU Online has served students from all 50 states and 55 countries for 25 years. USU's statewide system features three residential campuses, 30 total campus locations, and 23 Extension education centers. The university employs 903 full-time faculty members, 124 executive administrators, and 1,649 full-time support staff. USU offers 115 undergraduate majors, as well as 91 master's and 42 doctoral degrees. Learn more about USU. A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. -Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good. The USU main campus is located in beautiful -Logan, Utah, a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region. USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a -Dual Career Assistance program -to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment. USU endeavors to provide reasonable accommodations to ensure equal access in all aspects of employment to qualified persons with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, please contact the university's ADA Coordinator in the Human Resource office at 435-797-0122 or submit a request at USU Land Acknowledgment Please visit our website to learn about Utah State's land acknowledgment of the eight tribes of Utah. Notice of Non-discrimination In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law. The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU's non-discrimination policies: Executive Director of the Office of Equity Matthew Pinner,, -Distance Education Rm. 401, 435-797-1266 Title IX Coordinator -Matthew Pinner,, Distance Education Rm. 404, 435-797-1266 Mailing address: 5100 Old Main Hill, Logan, Ut 84322 For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit -, or contact: U.S. Department of Education, -Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, -800-421-3481, U.S. Department of Education, -Denver Regional Office, 303-844-5695, *updated 11/2022

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