SourceUniversity of Utah
Open Date 07/14/2020Requisition Number PRN10518NJob Title Coordinator, EducationWorking Title Curriculum DesignerJob Grade DFLSA Code AdministrativePatient Sensitive Job Code?Type Non Benefited Staff / StudentTemporary? YesStandard Hours per Week 29Full Time or Part Time? Part TimeShift DayWork Schedule Summary- Flexible schedule- Remote work possibleIs this a work study job? NoVP Area Academic AffairsDepartment 00173 - Continuing Ed & Comunty EngmntLocation CampusCity Salt Lake City, UTType of Recruitment External PostingPay Rate Range $15 - $20 per hourClose DateJob SummaryPATHS Curriculum Designer – ContractThe PATHS (Promoting Access to High Schoolers) (paths.utah.edu) is a cohort-based college readiness program for low-income/potential first generation college going high school students. Student cohorts run year-round beginning the summer before freshmen year (high school) leading into college. The program provides access to university systems, coursework, mentors, and a learning community to prepare for college success. PATHS aims to help students be successful both academically and socially by focusing on programming elements of education and career exploration, innovation skills, leadership and teamwork, and research and writing.PATHS is currently looking for a Curriculum Designer to develop scaffolded curriculum and teaching material that fit the mission and elements of the program. They will also work with community and campus partners and content specialists to develop and deliver content and, hire, train and manage other staff, mentors and tutors to aid in content delivery. Further this Curriculum Designer will be expected to begin implementation of the coursework in both in-person and virtual settings along with other PATHS staff.ResponsibilitiesCurriculum Design and Implementation: Develop engaging college-preparatory curriculum to explore fields of study and higher education options; craft personal statements; complete college applications; explore scholarships and financial aid. Develop life skills workshops and other curriculum in line with PATHS mission Work with community partners to develop and deliver curriculum in STEM , the arts and other academic fields Coordinate and implement both in person and online content.Educational case management: Refine existing educational and social milestones for students to reach year to year Some interfacing with high school students to encourage participation in PATHS programming Facilitate parts of staff and volunteer training May plan and coordinate outreach publicity activities by determining priorities, preparing a business plan, coordinating advertising materials and/or marketing programs to individuals and organizations. This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.Minimum QualificationsBachelor’s degree in a related area or equivalency (2 years related work experience may be substituted for 1 year of education), and two years related experience required. Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills also required.Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.Preferences Experience teaching, lesson planning and/or designing curriculum particularly at a high school level 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 interface with students during their free time(ie occasional evenings and weekends). Completion of a graduate degree, particularly in education or similar. Experience teaching in an online or distance learning format. Experience in teaching from a perspective of cultural relevance. Experience working with high school students, particularly those from diverse backgrounds and communities. Experience in curriculum design and experiential educationSpecial Instructions SummaryAdditional InformationThe 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: “email@example.com” 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: “firstname.lastname@example.org” .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.
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