Job Listings for 2013

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Application Priority Date April 3, 2013 by 5:00 p.m.  Interviews will be scheduled and positions will close very quickly so don’t delay.  If you see this information after the priority date has passed e-mail Terry.Hubbard@nau.edu to inquire as to the status of this position before applying.

Highly motivated high school students from the “four-corners region” of the United States will attend the summer component of the Four Corners UBMS program on the Northern Arizona University mountain campus.  They will take classes 6-days per week with Instructors and Supplemental Instructors.  This is a residential program for the students.  Unfortunatley, room and board are not available for academic staff.  Employment will be two weeks for some academic staff and four weeks for others (read each job description for details). 

Submit Completed Applications To: e-mail attachments to Terry.Hubbard@nau.edu or hand deliver to Terry’s mailbox in University Union above the Fieldhouse Room 240 or in person in office 238C.

2013 General Application for 4C Instructors & Supplemental Instructors

Studying Facilitator – OPEN until filled

Motivate 65 students in varying sizes of subgroups to review and attempt to complete all homework in preparation for class and Supplemental Instructor Sessions by identifying and motivating students from each subject area and grade level to be trained to assist as Academic Leaders to assist their peers with working harder to improve their study strategies.  Mandatory Training in May (date and time to be determined)

Supplemental Instructor/Tutor (SI) Positions

Each Supplemental Instructor (SI) will be paired with the subject area instructor.  The SI will meet daily with the Instructor(s) to facilitate students’ active participation in class, in homework time and in the SI session.  The SI will be expected to assist the Instructor with pacing each class by teaching the students (during the SI session) the most appropriate methods of explaining the material to other students.  The SI will also demonstrate a variety of methods of teaching the information to specifically target a variety of learning styles.  Effective SIs will model peer leadership and involve students with peer tutoring in their SI sessions to encourage students to transfer these skills to the homework sessions that are not supervised by the SI or the Instructor.  The sequence of experiencing the material for most students will be class, homework time, SI session.  Students are expected to use homework time to prepare for the SI session and SI time to prepare for class.  Due to some scheduling conflicts this desired sequence will not always be available to the students, particularly on some students’ first day of class. 

Each SI will work closely with the subject area instructor(s) to prepare all of the students to earn at least a C+ in the class regardless of each student’s prior knowledge. The SI’s job is to motivate all students to improve their study strategies and/or to develop their tutoring skills. The SI will be expected to teach study skills including coaching the students on how and when to meet with the instructor during his/her office hours, how to anticipate what might be on tests, to take and review notes, methods for organizing and memorizing information that have been found to be most effective for the subject area, strategies for test taking and preventing undue stress through planning and preparation. Strategies for taking tests should be appropriate to students’ grade level as follows: Arizona Instrument for Measuring Standards (AIMS) for students that have completed the 9th grade (2016 cohort), ACT and SAT for students that have completed the 10th grade (2015 cohort). For students who have completed the 11th grade (2014 cohot) the SI needs to impress upon the students the value of passing college placement tests (such as the Accuplacer) the first time and how best to achieve this goal.

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Biology/Latin/Greek Supplemental Instructor/Tutor (BLG-SI) – OPEN

Dates of Employment for this position are June 3rd - June 14th, 2013 Monday -Saturday plus required training prior to June 3rd. Students enrolled in the BLG class will graduate from high school in 2016.  The BLG- SI will work closely with the BLG Instructor.  The BLG SI will attend BLG classes each morning with the students, meet with the Instructor over lunch and teach one BLG SI Study Session each afternoon. Class and SI session schedule: Biology Class 10:00-11:30, Latin/Greek Class 11:30-11:55, BLG SI Session 1:00-1:50.   (Also See “This is the link for class schedule overview” on the Four Corners website Job Opportunities page). On June 14th the BLG-SI will assist the BLG-Instructor with taking turns using one room by preparing for and delivering a half-hour session for the students’ families in a room in the Franke College of Business. During the demonstration students will engage their family members in practicing the scientific techniques they recently learned and inform them of the theory behind these techniques.

To simplify taking attendance it is desirable that the applicant be willing to use a personal cell phone to report attendance daily. All Four Corners UBMS staff are invited to attend graduation ceremony for all of the students on June 28th from 9:30 -12:00 in the Prochnow Auditorium.

Total Pay

$800

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Apply now by filling out the 2013 General Application for 4C Instructors and SI.

Chemistry and Physics Supplemental Instructor/Tutor (Chem/Phys SI) – OPEN

Dates of Employment for this position are June 3rd - June 14th, 2013 Monday – Saturday, plus required training prior to June 3rd.  Students enrolled in the chemistry class will graduate from high school in 2015. The Chem/Phys SI will attend Chemistry or Physics classes daily and meet over lunch daily with the Chemistry and Physics Instructor by alternating which class he/she attends and which days he/she meets with each instructor.   The Chem/Phys SI will teach one Physics and one Chem SI/tutor session every day. Classes and SI sessions will be held Monday – Saturday: June 3rd - 13th.  On June 14th the Chem/Phys SI will assist both the Chemistry Instructor and Physics Instructor with taking turns using one room by preparing for and delivering half-hous sessions for the students’ families in a room in the Franke College of Business. During the demonstration students will engage their family members in practicing the scientific techniques they recently learned and inform them of the theory behind these techniques.

Chemistry and Physics Classes are both 8:00 - 9:20, Instructor SI Meetings 12:00 – 1:00.  The Chemistry SI Sessions is: 2:00 - 2:50 and Physics SI Session: 3:00 - 3:50. (Also See “This is the link for class schedule overview” on the Four Corners website Job Opportunities page).  To simplify taking attendance it is desirable that the applicant be willing to use his/her personal cell phone to communicate attendance to the Four Corners UBMS office staff at the beginning of each class period and SI session. 

Total Pay

$1,030 depending on experience

Apply

Apply now by filling out the 2013 General Application for 4C Instructors and SI.

Math Supplemental Instructor/Tutor – OPEN

Dates of Employment for this position are June 3rd - June 14th and June 17-27th , 2013 Monday - Saturday, plus required training prior to June 3rd.  Students enrolled in Algebra 1will graduate in 2016, enrolled in Geometry in 2015 and in Pre-Calculus in 2014.

The Math SI will attend three math classes each morning taught by the Math Instructor, meet with the Math Instructor from 12:00 – 1:00 and teach three SI tutoring sessions each afternoon.  Classes will be held Monday -Saturday: June 3rd - 13th and June 17th – June 27th.   The Math SI is not scheduled for duty on June 14th but may visit the various exhibits.  Math CLASSES will be held each morning: Algebra I: 8:00 - 9:20, Geometry 9:30 - 10:50, Pre-Calc. 10:55 -11:55. Math SI SESSIONS will be held each afternoon: Geometry 1:00 – 1:50, Pre-Calc. 2:00 – 2:50 and Alg. I: 3:00 - 3:50.  (Also See “This is the link for class schedule overview” on the Four Corners website Job Opportunities page). To simplify taking attendance it is desirable that the applicant be willing to use his/her personal cell phone to take attendance.  All Four Corners UBMS staff are invited to attend graduation ceremony for all of the students on June 28th from 9:30 -12:00 in the Prochnow Auditorium.

Total Pay

$2,210 depending on experience

Apply

Apply now by filling out the 2013 General Application for 4C Instructors and SI.

English Supplemental Instructor – CLOSED

Dates of Employment for this position are June 17th - June 28th, 2013 Monday -Saturday, plus required training prior to June 3rd.  Students Enrolled in English 10 will graduate in 2016, enrolled in English 11 will graduate in 2015, and in English 12 will graduate in 2014.

The English SI will attend three English classes each morning, meet with the English Instructor from 12:00 – 1:00 and teach three English SI/Tutor Sessions each afternoon.  English CLASSES will be held each morning as follows: 8:00-9:20: English 10,  9:25 - 10:45 :English 12 and 10:50-11:55: English 11. English SI SESSIONS will be held each afternoon as follows: 1:00 - 1:50: English 10 - SI, 2:00 - 2:50 English 11-SI, and 3:00 - 3:50: English 12-SI. To simplify taking attendance, it is desirable that the applicant be willing to use his/her personal cell phone to communicate aatendance for each session with the Four Corners office.  All Four Corners UBMS staff are invited to attend the graduation ceremony for all of the students on June 29th from 9:30 -12:00 in the Prochnow Auditorium.

Total Pay

$1,105 depending on experience

Apply

2013 General Application for 4C Instructors and SI

Instructor Positions

Each Instructor will be paired with a Supplemental Instructor.  Each Instructor will hold office hours.  Each Instructor will meet daily with the Supplemental Instructor to facilitate students’ active participation in class, in homework time and in the SI session.  The SI will be expected to assist the Instructor with pacing each class by being a model student in class and teaching the students appropriate study behaviors and academic leadership (during the SI sessions).  In these sessions the SI will also demonstrate a variety of methods of teaching the information to specifically target a variety of learning styles.  Effective SIs will model peer leadership and involve students with peer tutoring in their SI sessions to encourage students to transfer these skills to the homework sessions that are not supervised by the SI or the Instructor.  The sequence of experiencing the material for most students will be class, homework time, SI session.  Students are expected to use homework time to prepare for the SI session and SI time to prepare for class.  Due to some scheduling conflicts this desired sequence will not always be available to the students, particularly on some students’ first day of class. 

Each Instructor will work closely with the subject area SI to prepare all of the students to earn at least a C+ in the class regardless of each student’s prior knowledge. The SI’s job is to motivate all students to improve how to learn or lead as an academic peer. The SI will be expected to teach study skills including coaching the students on how and when to meet with the instructor during his/her office hours, how to anticipate what might be on tests, to take and review notes, methods for organizing and memorizing information that have been found to be most effective for the subject area, strategies for test taking and preventing undue stress through planning and preparation. Strategies for taking tests should be appropriate to students’ grade level as follows: Arizona Instrument for Measuring Standards (AIMS) for students that have completed the 9th grade (2016 cohort), ACT and SAT for students that have completed the 10th grade (2015 cohort). For students who have completed the 11th grade (2014 cohot) the SI needs to impress upon the students the value of passing college placement tests (such as the Accuplacer) the first time and how best to achieve this goal.

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Biotechnology/Latin/Greek Instructor – OPEN

Dates of Employment for this position are June 3rd - June 14th, 2013 Monday -Saturday plus required training prior to June 3rd. The BLG-Instructor will be assisted by a BLG-Supplemental Instructor and will meet daily from 12:00 – 1:00 to coordinate instruction. The BLG-Instructor will teach both Biotechnology and Latin/Greek. Biotechnology will consist of biotech theory and skills using lessons available through a partnership that NAU's Center for Science Teaching and Learning has with the University of Arizona who provides science kits through the Helios' foundation. Latin and Greek for Science will consist of teaching biology terms and the roots of science terms students will need to fully comprehend the Bio/Tech lessons. Students enrolled in these courses will graduate from high school in 2016 and have completed at least one science class.  Students should be encouraged to take AP science classes.  Classes will be held Monday-Saturday June 3rd - June 13th, 2013. On June 14th the BLG-Instructor will facilitate a Four Corners UBMS Science Open House along with the other Four Corners UBMS science instructors by taking turns using one room during half-hour time-slots in the Franke College of Business to engage students with teaching their families to perform the scientific techniques they recently learned and inform them of the theory behind these techniques.  The BLG-SI will assist the BLG-Instructor with this process.  To simplify taking attendance it is desirable that the applicant be willing to use his/her personal cell phone to report attendance each class period to the Four Corners Upward Bound Math Science office. Class times will be as follows: Biology 10:00-11:30, Latin 11:30-11:55.   12:00 – 1:00 meet with SI.  Office hours for student drop-ins: 1:00 – 2:00. An office can be made available in Cowden Residence Hall upon request. All Four Corners UBMS staff are invited to attend graduation ceremony for all of the students on June 28th from 9:30 -12:00 in the Prochnow Auditorium.

Total Pay

$1,155 depending on experience

Apply now by filling out the 2013 General Application for 4C Instructors and SI.

Math Instructor – OPEN

Dates of employment 

June 3rd - June 14th and June 17th-27th , 2013 Monday - Saturday, plus required training prior to June 3rd. Students enrolled in Algebra I will graduate in 2016, enrolled in Geometry in 2015 and in Pre-Calculus in 2014.  The Math Instructor will teach Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II and Pre-Calculus.  The Math Instructor will be assisted by the Math-SI/Tutor in class and will meet daily from 12:00 – 1:00 to coordinate instruction.  The Math Instructor will held office hours from 1:00 - 2:00 for the class of 2014,  an office in Cowden Residence Hall is available upon request.  Math Classes and SI Sessions will be held Monday -Saturday: June 3rd - 13th and June 17th – June 27th.   The Math Instructor and SI are not scheduled for duty on June 14th but may visit the various exhibits and volunteer to assist in the Franke College of Business. Math class times will be as follows: Algebra I 8:00 - 9:20 , Geometry: 9:30 - 10:50, Pre-Calc. 10:50 – 11:55.  The instructor will prepare test questions to measure the students students’ improvement on all levels of each standardized exam appropriate to grade level as follows: Class of 2016: Algebra I for the Arizona Instrument in Measuring Standards (AIMS),  Class of 2015: Geometry for the Arizona Instrument in Measuring Standards (AIMS); Class of 2014:  math sections on both the ACT and SAT AP-math, the Accuplacer math placement test. The instructor will create test questions for all three grade levels using free response questions used on the AP exam to help students begin to understand calculus concepts without having to make calculus calculations (Ross, Dixie Collegeboard.com, Adapting AP Mathematics Questions as a Pre AP Strategy, these are available in Terry Hubbard's office and easier than it sounds). The math instructor will work closely with the math Supplemental Instructor to assist ALL students with earning at least a C+ regardless of each student's prior math knowledge. To simplify taking attendance it is desirable that the applicant be willing to use his/her personal cell phone to communicated attendance each class period to the Four Corners office staff. All Four Corners UBMS staff are invited to attend graduation ceremony for all of the students on June 28th from 9:30 -12:00 in the Prochnow Auditorium.

Total Pay

$3,150 depending on experience

Apply

Apply now by filling out the 2013 General Application for 4C Instructors and SI.

Chemistry Instructor – OPEN

Dates of employment 

June 3rd - June 14th, 2013 Monday -Saturday plus required training prior to June 3rd. Classes will be held June 3rd-13th Monday-Saturday from 8:00 - 9:20 a.m. Office hours will be held: 11:30 – 11:55 a.m. daily. The Chemistry Instructor will be assisted in class by a Chemistry /Physics– Supplemental Instructor and will meet alternating days from 12:00 – 1:00 with this Chem/Phys-SI.  On June 14th the Chemistry-Instructor will facilitate a Four Corners UBMS Science Open House along with the other science instructors by taking turns using one room during half-hour time-slots in the Franke College of Business to engage students with teaching their families to perform the scientific techniques they recently learned and inform them of the theory behind these techniques.  The Chemistry-SI will assist the Chemistry-Instructor with this process.

To simplify taking attendance it is desirable that the applicant be willing to use his/her personal cell phone to communicate attendance to the Four Corners Office each class period.

Total Pay

$660

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Apply now by filling out the 2013 General Application for 4C Instructors and SI.

Physics Instructor – OPEN

Dates of employment 

June 3rd - June 14th, 2013 Monday -Saturday plus required training prior to June 3rd. The Physics Instructor will be assisted in class by a Chemistry /Physics– Supplemental Instructor and will meet alternating days from 12:00 -1:00 with this Chem/Phys-SI.  Classes will be held June 3rd-13th Monday-Saturday from 9:30 - 10:50 daily.  On June 14th the Physics-Instructor will facilitate a Four Corners UBMS Science Open House along with the other science instructors by taking turns using one room during half-hour time-slots in the Franke College of Business to engage students with teaching their families to perform the scientific techniques they recently learned and inform them of the theory behind these techniques.  The Physics-SI will assist the Physics-Instructor with this process.  The Physics Instructor will arrange for a field-trip to the Southwest Windpower.  Arrangements may be made to take the city bus or if the Physics Instructor has completed all of Northern Arizona University’s requirements necessary to transport students in university vans that is an option as well. The Physics Instructor will teach the mechanics and electrical power equations relevant to calculating wind power efficiency. Students enrolled in this class will graduate in 2014.  For many of the students this will be the first Physics class.  Students will assemble wind generator kits and make create wind generators from supplies available through the NAU College of Engineering, Forestry and Natural Sciences. Students will interpret wind speed graphs and may make various calculations using equations pertinent to power generation collected by elementary students from the wind for schools program.

To simplify taking attendance it is desirable that the applicant be willing to use his/her personal cell phone to communicate attendance to the Four Corners Office each class period.

Total Pay

$1,073 depending on experience.

Apply

Apply now by filling out the 2013 General Application for 4C Instructors and SI.

English Instructor – CLOSED

Dates of employment 

June 17th - June 27th, 2013 Monday -Saturday, plus required training prior to June 3rd.  The English Instructor will teach three English classes. The English Instructor will hold office hours for each class each day:  1:20 p.m.- 2:00 p.m.: English 12 office hours; 2:00p.m. -3:00 p.m.: English 10 office hours and 3:00 p.m.– 4:00 p.m. English 11 office hours.  .  The English-Instructor will be assisted by an English-Supplemental Instructor and will meet daily from 12:00 – 1:00 to coordinate instruction. English class times will be 8:00 - 9:20: English 11, 9:25-10:45: English 12 and 10:50 – 11:55 English 10.  Students Enrolled in English 10 will graduate in 2016, enrolled in English 11 will graduate in 2015, and in English 12 will graduate in 2014. The English-Instructor will prepare test questions to match the format for the English section of grade level exams: English 10 and 11 the Arizona Instrument in Measuring Standards (AIMS); English 12 the ACT and SAT and motivate students to want to perform well on the Advanced Placement and Accuplacer placement exams the first time they take them. To simplify taking attendance it is desirable that the applicant be willing to use his/her personal cell phone to communicate attendance each class period to the Four Corners office staff.  All Four Corners UBMS staff are invited to attend graduation ceremony for all of the students on June 28th from 9:30 -12:00 in the Prochnow Auditorium.

English Instructor Pay Rate

$1,350 Depending On Experience

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Office Assistant – CLOSED

Deadline March 23, 2012 

The Office Assistant responsibilities will be varied.  The Office Assistant must be able to lift 50 pounds on a regular basis. We are looking for someone who is comfortable working with a wide variety of tasks and people. The position requires you to work with others while being supervised at times and then working independently at other times. The ideal applicant will have an interest in developing new skills.  The applicant must be friendly, responsible, organized, flexible and self-motivated. To simplify taking attendance it is desirable that the applicant be willing to use personal cell phone to take attendance.  

Employment dates 
  • May 14 - June 1, 7:30 - 4:30 Mon- Fri.  
  • June 4 - June 30, 7:30 - 4:30 Mon - Sat.  
  • Also work June 10th, 8:30 - 11:30 
  • Have off June 23 all day  
  • July 1-13  Mon - Fri, 7:30-4:30
Total Pay

$2,961

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Complete an application and submit it to Terry Hubbard University Union Room 245 by March 23, 5:00 PM.

The Academy Residence Hall Support Assistance: Summer Position – CLOSED

The Residence Hall Support Assistance (RHSA) individual is in responsible for coordinating many different administrative aspects of the Academy.  This includes moving residential supplies from storage units, monitoring programming supplies, meeting reguarly with the RHD and TL's, and providing support to the residential staff as whole.  This position does NOT include housing in the dorm or a meal plan. Salary of $8.50/hr. Deadline: February 22, 2013 5:00 PM

Four Corners Student Office Clerk Year-round position – CLOSED

Total pay

$8.50/ hr. Spring, Summer and Fall Academic Year 15- 20 hrs/week and Summer 40 hrs/week

Dates of employment
  • Spring: January 16 ¨C May 9
  • Summer: May 12 ¨C July 9
  • Fall August: 28 ¨C December 18
Job Description

The Office Clerk at the Four Corners Upward Bound Math & Science Program (Four Corners) will act as a key player in office and program functions. Responsibilities include both basic office operations - such as written and oral communication, filing, faxing, copying, mailing, and telephone calls - as well as program support - such as receptionist including summer instructor's daily attendance and motivating high school students to actively participate by inspiring them on Facebook throughout the academic year. The student office clerk will be required to work on some projects with extensive supervision and on other projects report independently making frequent reports to the director. Occasionally the student office worker will be expected to operate a university vehicle. Therefore, we are looking for someone who is self-motivated and comfortable working with many different people and office machines and who is friendly, responsible and organized. Prior to employment the prospective candidate will be required to pass a background check and fingerprint check.