Utah State University

Male Team Leader Summer 2020 Upward Bound Price Campus

City Price Campus
Posted Date 4 months ago(3/9/2020 11:04 AM)
Requisition ID
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Category (Portal Searching)
Student Programs & Services
Position Type
Temporary Part-Time
Job Classification
USU Eastern
USU Eastern-Student Affairs
Advertised Salary
Commensurate with experience plus room and board


USU Eastern Upward Bound is a federally funded grant program designed to encourage post-secondary 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 a six-week summer program, 30 Upward Bound students experience intensive academic, cultural and social expansion while living in the residence halls at USU Eastern.


The residential team leader will help supervise 4-6 high school students throughout the week and overnight in the residence halls. They will act as mentors and supervisors to the participants of the Upward Bound Summer Program.The summer program will begin approximately June 22- July 5 and extend to approximately August 13. Team Leaders will be asked to come for two days of some training before the start of the program – dates to be determined once all parties are hired.


The successful candidate will also have the opportunity and responsibility to accompany the Upward Bound students on various adventures, and will be required to attend our end of the year trip. This year we will be going to Glenwood Springs, CO. All expenses for these trips are included in your compensation and will not cost you anything. All food and housing is included for the duration of the six-week summer program.


We are seeking 2-3 male team leaders. Job offer contingent upon successfully passed background check.


  • Live in the USU Eastern Residence Halls with high school students participating in the Upward Bound program and be "on-duty" 24 hours per day, for the duration of the six-week program with alternating afternoon, morning and some weekend shifts and plenty of time to attend to personal matters.
  • Supervise, individual and group tutoring, mentoring and peer advising.
  • Assist instructors with academic programs.
  • Supervise study halls.
  • Plan and supervise community service activities.
  • Plan and supervise social, cultural and recreational activities.
  • May be required to drive students to program sites. 
  • Accompany participants and supervise during final out-of-state trip to Glenwood Springs, Colorado.
  • Other duties as assigned. 


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must have completed a minimum of one year of college (24 earned credits) and be in good academic standing (at least a 2.9 cumulative GPA) at the institution last attended
  • Must be a responsible individual with good interpersonal skills who enjoys working with adolescents from diverse economic, social, and cultural backgrounds
  • Must be available to attend required training prior to the beginning of the program
  • Driver's license and good driving record to fulfill job responsibilities
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Taking college coursework during the summer program is strongly discouraged and requires prior approval of the Program Director

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience in tutoring and/or peer counseling
  • Knowledge of the barriers to higher education for low-income and/or potential first-generation college students
  • Previous USU Upward Bound or TRIO Participation
  • Ability to speak Spanish

Job offer contingent upon successfully passed background check.

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:


1. Resume to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in your profile under “Resume/CV”

2. Cover letter to be typed/pasted at the end of your application


**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Advertised Salary

Commensurate with experience plus room and board


The environment and physical requirements may change depending on the specific function of the work each department performs. Incumbents may be in both indoor and outdoor environments. Indoors, in an office space, event space, or public space are protected from weather conditions, but not necessarily from temperature changes. Incumbents may nearly continuously sit and often use repetitive hand motion (such as typing).


Outdoors, incumbents may not be protected from weather conditions and may be exposed to extreme heat and extreme cold. The incumbent may also be required to walk and/or stand for long periods of time.

University Highlights

Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is honored to be Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is a Carnegie RU/H (Research University/High Research Activity) institution with approximately 27,800 students (24,660 undergraduates and 3,140 graduate students) on the Logan main campus. Utah State’s statewide system features eight campuses and 23 education centers and serves all counties in the state with Extension programs. USU offers 165 undergraduate majors, 138 graduate programs, and a variety of innovative stackable associate and certificate credentials. Washington Monthly ranked USU 14th in their national university rankings in 2019 and the 5th best public national university in the nation in 2018. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU is proud to provide a high-quality education at an affordable price. Additional information about Utah State University can be found here.


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 recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the university’s academic mission of learning, discovery, and engagement. USU is an Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate in any of its programs and activities based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity/expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy or local, state, or federal law (https://equity.usu.edu/non-discrimination).

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding USU’s non-discrimination policies: Executive Director of the Office of Equity Alison Adams-Perlac, alison.adams-perlac@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266; Title IX Coordinator Hilary Renshaw, hilary.renshaw@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266.

For further information on the notice of non-discrimination, you may contact the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights, 303-844-5695, OCR.Denver@ed.gov.

Learn more at: https://equity.usu.edu/.

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.


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