Description

Compensation Type: Hourly wages
Job Type:
Part Time

Pay Range: 13.00 - 15.00
Organization's Mission: To connect people with plants and the beauty of living landscapes.
https://redbuttegarden.org/about-us/
Organization's Race, Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Statement and Work: The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment.
Position Summary: Join Red Butte Garden’s School Programs team in connecting K-12 students with nature through informal education! Share your passion for the outdoors and environment to school aged kids during field trips, classroom visits, and more. Gain valuable experience planning and teaching school programs and seasonal events. Must enjoy being outdoors, informal education, and working with school aged children. This position will be planning, preparing for, and leading field trips within the Garden during most of the week and also leading off-site classroom visits.
Primary Responsibilities: - Teaching on and off-site school programs to elementary school students
- Assisting in the daily operations by maintaining supplies, facilities, and equipment
- Assisting the Programs department with other activities, programs, and seasonal events as needed.

Preferences
- An interest in environmental and informal education demonstrated by education, previous employment, or personal pursuits.
- An interest in plants demonstrated by education, previous employment, or personal pursuits.
- Experience working in an outdoor setting
- Enjoy being outdoors
- Enjoy teaching/leading school aged children, primarily ages K-6th grade.
Desired Qualifications: Associate’s degree in a related field or equivalency (2 years related work experience may be substituted for 1 year of education) required. Two years of related experience, ability to use logic and reasoning to prioritize tasks, expertise using MS Office software, and demonstrated human relation and effective communication skills also required. Database experience preferred. Bachelor’s degree in a related field may be preferred.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
Benefits / Why Work With Us: As a preeminent research and teaching university with national and global reach, the University of Utah provides a wide range of opportunities for personal and professional growth in educational, research, and clinical environments.
How to Apply: https://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/120018
Location: Salt Lake City

Information

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Organization Website: Visit website
Contact: Dion Duffin
Email: dion.duffin@redbutte.utah.edu
Phone: 801-585-5985