University of North Texas Dallas - TexPREP Program Assistant/Mentor

The University of North Texas at Dallas invites applications for the position of TexPREP Program Assistant/Mentor.The University ? the first four-year public institution of higher education in the city ? seeks an individual who will help shape the character of a 21st century, teaching-focused university. Candidates should be able to express enthusiastic support for the mission of the university to transform the lives of students, families and communities by providing high-quality, student-focused education in preparation for tomorrow?s careers, and its vision to create the place of choice where students are inspired to learn, faculty are inspired to teach and the community is inspired to support. For more information about the university, go to: http://untdallas.edu/TexPREP is an academically intense, mathematics-based, summer enrichment program, designed to develop abstract reasoning and problem solving skills. PREP identifies achieving middle school and high school students with the potential to become scientists or engineers, and reinforces them in pursuit of these fields. The program is presented over the course of four summers. UNT Dallas offers Years 1, 2, 3, and 4. It will be located at a handful of college and university campuses throughout Dallas, and will operate from June 6th to July 21st. The program will include coursework, team projects, class presentation, field trips, special events and examinations. Program Assistants are scheduled to begin employment on June 6th for staff orientation, training and program preparation. The academic components of PREP include:Year 1 PREP? Logic and its applications to Mathematics? Introduction to Engineering Year 2 PREP? Algebraic Structure? Introduction to Physics Year 3 PREP? Introduction to Probability and Statistics? Introduction to Technical WritingYear 4 PREP? Introduction to Computer Science? Water Science All Years? Topics in Problem Solving? Research and Study Time? Career Awareness Seminars? Field Trips and Special EventsThe University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit ? and takes actions to prevent ? discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate.The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.