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Program Assistant Mentor - PREP
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Program Assistant Mentor - PREP
Position Information

Title of Position
Program Assistant Mentor - PREP

Requisition Number

Department Posting Name

Downtown Campus

Recruitment Type

Position Type
This is a Classified, non-benefits eligible, position.

Grant Funded?

Hours per week
32-36 hours per week typically

If employee will be working a schedule other than Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm, specify hours and days to be worked

Available to work Monday - Thursday and an occasional Friday from 8:00am to 5:00pm daily between June 11, 2018 - August 3, 2018.

If Temporary, Ending Date

Recruiting Rate
$11.00 - $13.00/hr (based on qualifications and experience) see special notes

Beginning Salary Flexibility

Pay Basis

Required Education
Some College Coursework

Do you want to allow additional experience to substitute for required education?

Preferred Education

Field of Study

Some College Coursework = Completion of some college coursework. This could include dual credit courses taken at the High School level.

MS Office Experience Required
Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook

Will this position require driving a UT or personally owned vehicle?

Other Computer and Software Skills Required

Experience in MS Office programs: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook or equivalent email system.

Experience and Other Skills Required

Commitment and interest in assisting middle and high school students in their academic and personal growth.

Do you want to allow additional education to substitute for required experience?

Other Skills Preferred

Prior experience working with adolescents.

Completion of Calculus I and other advanced mathematics courses.

Participation in a STEM club or team at the high school and/or collegiate level.

STEM education.

Preference is given to college science, mathematics, computer science, engineering, or technology majors; previous PREP participants; and former PREP employees.

The Prefreshman Engineering Program (PREP), under the UTSA Institute for P-20 Initiatives, is an academically rigorous, mathematics-based, summer enrichment program conducted at several college and university campuses in San Antonio, as well as across the State of Texas and Nation. PREP identifies middle school and high school students who have an interest in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) and helps prepare those students for success in advanced studies and careers by providing a challenging academic program that emphasizes the development of abstract reasoning and problem solving skills and exposure to careers through speakers and field trips. The program is presented over the course of four summers. If funding permits, PREP expects to serve 800 students for PREP 2018. It will be located at most college and university campuses throughout San Antonio. The program will include coursework, team projects, class presentations, field trips, special events, and examinations.

Description of Job Duties

Monitor and mentor a group of approximately 25 students with the following specific duties:
- Ensure the safety and appropriate behavior of program participants.
- Attend classes and laboratories with students, assisting instructors and students as needed or requested.
- Supervise research and study period, providing educational
support activities and tutoring.
- Grade student journals. Maintain records of students' work.
- Assist in preparation of special PREP activities.
- Serve as a mentor to students, encouraging the development
of a commitment to educational achievement.

Note: Some program assistant mentors will be assigned to monitor laboratories and/or assist with daily operations.

Posting Open Date

Posting Close Date at midnight on

Open Until Filled

Special Notes To Applicants

Note 1: UTSA is a tobacco-free campus.

Note 2: UTSA is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Note 3: This is a security sensitive position. Employment is contingent upon a successful background check.

Note 4: EMPLOYMENT DATES: June 11, 2018 - August 3, 2018.

Note 5: RATE OF PAY: Varies depending upon sponsor, college level,
major, and previous PREP experience. Head PA pay is up to $12.50.

Note 6: Other Document:1 Please attach a copy of your most recent
college transcript. An unofficial copy is acceptable. If not in
college, please attach your high school transcript.

Note 7: Other Document 2: Please attach a copy of your Fall semester 2018 registration, if available.

Note 8: At the discretion of the hiring department, this position posting may be closed once a sufficient number of qualified applications has been received

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