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#103966 Trainer 3 - SUMMER Literature & Composition

Extended Deadline: Mon 4/6/2020

This is a 50% limited position for 4 - 6 weeks.

This is a temporary summer job only and does not extend past the summer program course offerings.


The mission of the UCSD TRIO Outreach Program is to increase the post secondary matriculation of low income, first generation high school students. Approximately 950 San Diego County students are served from five U.S. Department of Education grants.

Uses skills as a seasoned, experienced training and development professional to resolve a wide range of training issues and needs assessments. Develops new training programs and works on complex training courses of diverse scope. Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for delivering training and development programs. Trainers develop curriculum for specific academic subject areas as outlined in the TRIO federal grant, including math (basic algebra - advanced calculus), composition and literature, science with a lab or foreign language. Provide classroom academic enrichment to high school youth and in-class tutor training.

Trainers are expected to provide professional development in a 1-1 setting with tutors on a weekly basis. Trainers use experience working in diverse communities with low income, first-generation college-bound youth, to develop training modules for young professionals to gain and develop tutoring skills as part of the Upward Bound summer program. Trainers must be proficient in high school level English Composition & Literature and available to offer academic enrichment to high school students from all grade levels (9th - 12th). Trainers must choose one or more of the following programs.

Dear applicant, considering the current health concerns, we are anticipating a modified summer program. We anticipate further details as things progress. At this time, we encourage you to apply to the posting so that our office can still review and offer modified summer job openings as summer dates and schedules become more clear.

For all program dates below, Trainers must attend a mandatory paid training:

Monday - Friday, June 15th - June 19th at UC San Diego.

  • Program 1: (3 weeks)
    Location: UC San Diego
    Dates: June 22nd - July 9th, Mon - Thurs
    Time: 1pm - 2:30pm

  • Program 2: (4 weeks)
    Location: City College
    Dates: June 22nd - July 2nd, Mon - Thurs
    Time: 1pm - 2:30pm

    Location: UC San Diego
    Dates: July 13th - July 23, Mon - Thurs
    Time: 10:30am - 12pm

  • Program 3: (4 weeks)
    Location: Mount Miguel High School
    Dates: June 22nd - July 2nd, Mon - Thurs
    Time: 9am - 10:30am

    Location: UC San Diego
    Dates: July 13th - July 23, Mon - Thurs
    Time: 1pm - 2:30pm


  • Experience and extensive knowledge of the teaching profession in one of the following high school level subject areas: Math (basic algebra – advanced calculus), Composition and Literature, Science with a lab component, or Foreign Language. Ability to interpret education materials and the most current research regarding classroom practice and educational standards.

  • Thorough knowledge of functional area and understands how work may impact other areas. Ability to work within a fast paced environment, apply federal regulations to scope of work as trainer and instructor; act as a leader within the program staff.

  • Proven experience and thorough knowledge of training and development, performance management and workplace learning. Ability to apply knowledge to achieve successful organizational outcomes.

  • Thorough analytical skills to conduct analysis and develop recommendations, demonstrating organization and problem-solving skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to develop professional development curriculum for tutor training. Skill in small group and individualized instruction.

  • Basic knowledge working with a diverse student population, and sensitivity to culture, race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation and socio-economic status.

  • Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills and strong presentation skills.

  • Proven ability to schedule, organize and prioritize workload to meet fluctuating course schedules, deadlines and timeframes. Ability to function calmly and effectively in a variety of environments.

  • Strong skills to conduct needs assessment and development of new training courses to meet organizational needs. Strong skills in planning, resourcing and monitoring effective delivery of training.

  • Thorough knowledge of current training programs and trends. Advance knowledge of delivering training programs and thorough knowledge of other areas of human resources.

  • Thorough knowledge of applying adult learning theories and education methodologies. Thorough knowledge of organizational policies and procedures.

  • Proficient knowledge and skills with relevant business software systems; i.e., Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint.

  • Experience working with a broad range of educational professionals. Ability to work collegially with program administrators and other instructors.


  • A background check is required.

  • Must be willing to provide own transportation to assigned site. May be assigned multiple locations.

  • Must pay own parking if assigned to work at UC San Diego.

  • Must sign the UCSD CANRA Form as a California Mandated Reporter

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://www-hr.ucsd.edu/saa/nondiscr.html

UC San Diego is a smoke and tobacco free environment. Please visit smokefree.ucsd.edu for more information.

Payroll Title:
Hiring Salary Range
$25.67 /hour
Appointment Type:
Limited Appointment
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Work Schedule:
Days, 4 hrs/day, Mon - Thurs