Paid Job – UVU School-Community-University Partnership (SCUP) Program

PA-TA Jobs 2017

UVU PREP 2017  Student Program Assistant Mentor Job Description

  • Ensure the safety and appropriate behavior of 30 program youth in your charge
  • Attend classes with students, assist instructors and students as needed or requested
  • Mentor and or teach students as needed during Research and Study class period, as well as providing educational support activities throughout program
  • Work with UVU PREP staff in planning, preparation, and coordination of special UVU PREP learning activities
  • Serve as an example to the UVU PREP students in your charge
  • Foster the development of a growth mindset, confidence in leadership, peer mentoring and educational achievement.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • University student with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Prior experience working with adolescents preferred
  • Must be available to work – May 9th and May 11th (5:00 p.m. – 8 p.m.) Program Orientation
  • Must be available to work May 30, 2017 – June 2, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. -4:30 p.m. (Staff training week)
  • Must be available to work program dates: June 5 – July 20, 2017 (week of July 3-7 –off for staff and students). Program times 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 Monday-Thursday (1.5 hr. lunch break), and Fridays 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
  • Secondary Education, Mathematics, Science, Engineering, or other related majors preferred


  • Lead classroom discussions/activities when needed
  • Ability to utilize effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of student records
  • Mentor positive attitudes in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics subjects with students one-to-one or in small groups.

Ability to assess student work
Supervise 30 junior high students
Ability to actively engage with youth to build a team mentality about becoming leaders and mentors in their own community.

Must be available to work May 9, 2017 from 5-8 pm and May 11 from 5-8pm
May 30, 2017 to June 2, 2017 (Staff training week) 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Must be available to work Program Dates June 5 – July 20th from 9:30AM to 4:30PM Monday-Thursday (take a 1.5 hr. lunch break), and 8:30AM to 1:30PM on Fridays

Two references needed.

Application links:
UVU PREP 2017 Job Posting Links
 Position Title                                    Job Posting                                                   Req ID

Program Assistant (staff) (7)                                    JPP02817

Teaching Assistant (staff) (4)               JPP02217


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