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Open Date 04/18/2017
Requisition Number PRN06751N
Job Title Tutor
Working Title Utah Reads Tutor (Work-Study)
Job Grade UGR
FLSA Code Nonexempt
Patient Care Job Code?
Type Non Benefited Staff / Student
Temporary? Yes
Standard Hours per Week 4-19
Full Time or Part Time? Part Time
Shift Variable
Work Schedule Summary

Tutors will set their own regular weekly schedules within the available tutoring hours of the partnering site. At a minimum, tutors must work 2 days a week with a total of 4-19 hours a week. Tutoring sites are generally open Monday-Friday 8am-5pm.

Is this a work study job? Yes
VP Area Academic Affairs
Department 00305 - Bennion Community Center
Location Campus
City Salt Lake City, UT
Type of Recruitment External Posting
Pay Rate Range $9.25 - 10.00
Close Date

NOTE: May close at anytime.
Job Summary

Helps the children experience success in intellectual tasks related to literacy. Reinforces and broadens concepts as presented by the teacher or in trainings. Observes behavior, documents and may offer suggestions to the teacher. May assist teacher in activities and tasks which contributes to an orderly, clean environment for children.


Meets one-on-one with elementary students at the community partner site. Utilizes resources taught in trainings to plan and execute lessons. Meets with the teacher and/or program staff to assist in catering to each student. Attends program trainings and meetings as offered.

Minimum Qualifications

High School Diploma, or equivalency; demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills are required.

The incumbent will be required to pass a Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI) Background check.

This job posting is only available to University of Utah students who have been awarded a Federal Work-Study Award for the current year. Please login to CIS and go to the Finance/Financial Aid section to view your Financial Aid Status. If you have not received a Federal Work-Study Award, then do not complete and submit this application. Before hire, this employer will confirm that you have received a Federal Work-Study Award for the current year.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.

Special Instructions Summary
Additional Information

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: 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:

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801) 581-7447.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Have you been awarded and have you accepted a Federal Work-Study Award for the current year? If no, do not submit this application.
    • No
    • Yes
  2. * Have you read and do you agree to follow the work-study information and policy as stated in the <a href="">Student Work-Study Handbook</a> found on the Financial Aid and Scholarships website? If no, do not submit this application.
    • No
    • Yes
  3. * What interests you about Utah Reads and Utah Counts? What do you hope to get out of this experience?

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * What special interests, skills, abilities, etc. will you bring to Utah Reads and Utah Counts?

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Please describe any community service or experience with children, either paid or volunteer, that you have had.

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Are you fluent in a second language? If yes, which language?

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * Are you currently pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree?
    • Undergraduate/Bachelors
    • Graduate/Masters
    • Both in succession at the University of Utah
  8. * What is your major?

    (Open Ended Question)

  9. * What is your expected date of graduation?

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. List of References
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Appropriate discharge document (such as a DD-214 – Member Copy 4) – Veteran Only – Call 801.581.2169
  4. Addendum to the University of Utah - Veteran Only - Call 801.581.2169 after submission