Temporary CU Upward Bound - Summer Instructor Assistant (Remote)

Boulder, Colorado
May 05, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Requisition Number:


Boulder, Colorado Employment Type:

Temporary StaffSchedule:

Part-TimePosting Close Date:

07-May-2021Date Posted:

04-May-2021 Close All Job SummaryInstructional Assistants (IAs) are vital to the academic experience of CU Upward Bound (CUUB) summer participants. IAs work closely with students to ensure that they fully grasp the content delivered in the classroom. They also help build the confidence of students by attending to their needs and tutoring them during study hall. CUUB participants are low-income / first-generation high school students from Native American reservation communities in NM, UT, AZ, CO, and SD; the ideal IA will be able to effectively communicate academic content while remaining culturally sensitive and respectful of the particular needs and strengths of our students.
CUUB is currently seeking IAs for the following subjects:
  • Math: IA’s for Geometry, Algebra 2, Pre-Calculus, Calculus
  • Science: Biology, Chemistry, Physics
  • College Prep: ACT Prep, Native Pathways I, II, and III
  • English/Writing: Creative Writing, Native American Literature, Research and Writing
  • Spanish

The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Who We AreUpward Bound is a Federal TRIO Program designed to motivate and support students from disadvantaged backgrounds, supplementing their existing education and preparing them for academic success at all educational levels. Upward Bound provides opportunities for students to prepare for college entrance, succeed in pre-college performance and ultimately achieve success in higher education pursuits. CUUB's vision is to inspire and empower students to succeed, and to celebrate their cultural identities in whatever postsecondary path they chose.What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be
  • Attend classes in support of students, and help Instructors with: classroom management, grading, grade entry, and occasional lesson planning.
  • Attend a minimum of four Study Hall sessions per week (Tuesdays and Thursdays, 7:00-9:00 PM), as well as weekly instructional staff meetings.
  • Report directly to their assigned Instructor as well as the CUUB Directors.
What You Should Know
  • This position will be remote. Applicants must log their remote working hours and have access to technology and the internet. IAs are anticipated to work 25-30 hours per week during the following dates: June 7, 2021 - July 23, 2021.
What We Can Offer
  • The salary rate for this position is $15/hour.
BenefitsTemporary positions at the University of Colorado are not benefits-eligible, however, all positions are eligible for paid sick leave. Be StatementsBe Adaptable. Be Pioneering. Be Boulder.What We Require
  • Completion of at least one year of college coursework.
What You Will Need
  • Teamwork and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to build an inclusive virtual environment for students and fellow staff.
  • Ability to use Zoom, Google Classrooms, Microsoft Office, Canva graphic design.
  • Excellent communication, critical thinking, and organizational skills.
What We Would Like You To Have
  • Experience with the CUUB program.
  • Experience working with youth, including advising and/or mentoring students.
  • Experience supervising and working as a part of a team.
Special InstructionsTo apply, please submit the following materials:
1. A current resume.
2. A cover letter that specifically tells us how your background and experience align with the requirements, qualifications, and responsibilities of the position.
We may request references at a later time.
Please apply by May 7, 2021 for consideration.
Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, please apply through CU Boulder Jobs.Posting Contact InformationPosting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources

Posting Contact Email: [email protected]

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