Utah State University

TRIO Upward Bound Academic Mentor/Tutor Coordinator- Red Mesa High School

City Blanding Campus
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/12/2021 6:49 PM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Job Locations
Category (Portal Searching)
Student Programs & Services
Position Type
Non-benefited (hourly) Part-Time
Job Classification
Percent of Time or Hours per Week
5-15 hours per week
USU Blanding
USU Blanding
Advertised Salary
$15 per hour depending on education


USU Blanding Upward Bound Program is accepting applications for candidates to mentor and coordinate tutoring services for Upward Bound participants at Red Mesa High School. This is a part-time position 8-12 hours a week, applicant will help with financial literacy workshops, high school orientations, provide activities, service projects, weekly check-ins and other responsibilities as needed. Prefer applicant lives near RMHS, no reimbursement for travel to and from work.


  • Assist Upward Bound participants in improving academic achievement either in a group or individually by meeting with them weekly to clarify learning problems and work on study skills.
  • Maintaining up-to-date, accurate and complete records of student contacts and progress.
  • Meet with RMHS UB Advisor and/or Director regularly to ascertain participant’s progress and address any concerns.
  • Assist the RMHS UB Advisor and/or Director in conducting college admissions and financial literacy workshops, as well as high school orientations.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Mentor must be available to coordinate tutoring after school hours and evenings as needed.
  • Friendly, patient, and sensitive to a diversity of students.
  • Have excellent communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Candidates must have access to reliable transportation to and from Navajo Mountain High School
  • Job offer contingent upon the successful completion of a background check 
  • At least 25 college credit hours required in education related field.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bilingual in Navajo
  • Preference to applicants from socio economic backgrounds similar to UB participants and/or have a working knowledge of TRIO programs.
  • 40 college credit hours in related educational field.

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

1. Resume to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate 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

$15 per hour depending on education


Employees work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes. The employee is regularly required to sit and often uses repetitive hand motions.

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 27,700 students (24,660 undergraduates and 3,040 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 114 undergraduate majors, 132 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.


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 Alison Adams-Perlac, alison.adams-perlac@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Hilary Renshaw, titleix@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266.

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov

U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, 303-844-5695, OCR.Denver@ed.gov


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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