Temp PT Technical-GEAUP

University of Central Oklahoma
Main Campus - Edmond, OK, 73034

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Job Details

Job Location: Main Campus - Edmond, OK

Position Type: Staff

Salary Range: $15.00 - $15.00 Hourly

Job Category: OTRS Ineligible

Description Hours per Week:

20 hrs/wk-temporary position for 26 weeks during the school year

Position Overview:

College Access Mentors - Tutors (CAM-T) are personnel who work in and out of the classroom as tutors and role models/motivators of GEAR UP students. CAM-T not only helps students overcome academic challenges they face, such as poor grades, or homework problems, but also instills positive academic values, beliefs, and attitudes that promote college and career readiness. They serve as both mentors and tutors, helping students develop academic, emotional intelligence, and metacognitive skills. Ideally, academic mentors are alumni of the school or a school very similar helping to foster the development of a college-going identity in the GEAR UP students they serve.

College/Department Overview:

GEAR UP is an acronym for Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs. It is a federally funded grant designed to increase the number of cohort students who are prepared to enter and succeed in post-secondary education. In partnership with public schools, higher education, communities, financial institutions, and business organizations the University of Central Oklahoma's GEAR UP Central grant will work together to provide students and their families with a range of support services needed to prepare for college. GEAR UP provides support for these students as they progress through middle school, high school, and into their first year of college. All GEAR UP activities and services are at no cost to the student, parent, teacher, or school administration!

Department Specific Essential Job Functions:

This position will require employees to work off-campus.This position is contingent upon grant funding.CAM-T will work with assigned students in the following high school(s): Millwood High School, Del City High School, Midwest City High School, or Western Heights High School.CAM-T will support the mastery of content material.CAM-T will be required to document specifically, accurately, completely, and timely.CAM-T will monitor student's performance and actively assist students in classrooms.CAM-T will facilitate tutoring, mentoring, and/or enrichment programs.CAM-T will collaborate with students, teachers, and coordinators to identify and support students' needs.CAM-T will be a positive role model for students and help guide students to reach personal, academic, and professional goals.CAM-T will support the academic coordinator in implementing GEAR UP services.Experience Required:

Requires a high school diploma or GED, or equivalent work experience. Knowledge of and exposure to fundamental theories, principles, and concepts. Requires the application of expertise in a chosen field to achieve results.

Experience Preferred:

The tutor must be knowledgeable in all core subject areas.


Must obtain the ability to lead and maintain a positive learning environment.

Will this employee supervise others?

No, this employee will NOT supervise other employees.

Physical Demands:

Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.


The University of Central Oklahoma prepares future leaders in an opportunity-rich environment, ideally located in the Oklahoma City metropolitan area. Central offers an innovative learning community to its more than 17,000 students, where teaching comes first, a commitment seeded in the university's roots as a teaching college. Students at Central develop personal relationships with more than 450 full-time faculty, 450 adjunct faculty and over 850 staff, like 2008 U.S. Professor of the Year, Dr. Wei Chen, who are committed to transforming lives.

With 117 undergraduate majors and 59 graduate programs, Central is a smart investment for students dedicated to their future success. Notable academic programs include Forensic Science, Music Theatre, Mass Communications, Accounting, the region's only accredited Professional Golf Management program, Jazz Studies and the Academy of Contemporary Music at UCO, located in downtown Oklahoma City's Bricktown district.

Central's appealing 210-acre campus is on track to become a certified botanical garden, offering both a pleasing learning and living environment and a source of pride for students, employees and alumni. In fact, Central is ranked among the top universities nationally in residence life and as one of the top universities to work for by the "Chronicle of Higher Education." Central is also an official U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Training Site, and hosted the 2010 World Sitting Volleyball Championships on campus.   Founded in 1890, Central is the state's first public institution of higher learning, and continues to cultivate creativity and innovation in every corner of campus, bringing to life its core values of Character, Community and Civility each day.

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The University of Central Oklahoma (UCO) exists to help students learn by providing transformative education experiences to students so that they may become productive, creative, ethical and engaged citizens and leaders serving our global community. UCO contributes to the intellectual, cultural, economic and social advancement of the communities and individuals it serves.


UCO will become one of the Top 10 metropolitan universities of our kind in the United States by providing a transformative education as well as development experiences that help learners achieve their highest level of leadership potential.


The University of Central Oklahoma transforms each student by focusing our resources on the Central Six tenets of transformative learning. 

All students will be transformed with:

  • Discipline Knowledge
  • Leadership
  • Research, Scholarly and Creative Activities
  • Service Learning and Civic Engagement
  • Global and Cultural Competencies
  • Health and Wellness

Transformative learning is a holistic process that places students at the center of their own active and reflective learning experience.

About Edmond/Oklahoma City Metro

The University of Central Oklahoma is located in Edmond, a part of the growing, thriving Oklahoma City metropolitan area. At Central, our students, faculty and staff get the best of both worlds - the "small town" feel of Edmond, with the big city excitement of the Oklahoma City metro. Both the Edmond and the Oklahoma City metro consistently rank nationally among the safest, most affordable and most exciting places to live. In fact, Edmond recently ranked among the best places to live in the nation by Money Magazine and Family Circle magazine, and Oklahoma City ranked sixth in the nation for the "Best Places for Young Adults" by Portfolio.com. From year-round arts, music and theater offering, to exciting sporting events like the NBA's Oklahoma City Thunder, to first class shopping, dining and more, Edmond and the Oklahoma City metro offer a diverse, active, culturally enriched lifestyle that's on the move to even bigger and better opportunities.

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