After School Program - Specialty Staff (Temporary Employee Pool)

  • University of the Pacific
  • Stockton, CA, USA
  • Nov 29, 2023
Part time / Adjunct Other Administrative Positions

Job Description


After School Program - Specialty Staff (Temporary Employee Pool)

Primary Purpose:
The University of the Pacific, Harold S. Jacoby Center is partnered with Stockton Unified School District to provide after school program services to elementary students enrolled in STEP-Up programs. We are looking for candidates who enjoy working with elementary students and have a passion for science and/or the arts.

Essential Functions:

  1. Actively guide, teach and lead a group of fifteen to twenty (15-20) elementary students in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) activities.
  2. Maintain and ensure a safe environment for all students.
  3. Plan, create, implement and submit lesson plans that primarily focus on science or art.
  4. Establish and enforce rules, routines and expectations with group of students.
  5. Maintain a safe learning environment by addressing behavior issues as they arise.
  6. Communicate effectively.
  7. Role model and mentor elementary student.
  8. Exhibits positive and enthusiastic energy while working with children.
  9. Adhere to dress code and policy procedures.
  10. Reviews and submits timesheets in accordance with the due dates.
  11. Performs other related duties as assigned.

University of the Pacific recognizes that diversity, equity, and inclusion is foundational to the success of our valued students and employees. We prioritize policy and decision-making that demonstrates awareness of, and responsiveness to, the ways socio-cultural forces related to race, gender, ability, sexuality, socio-economic status, etc. impede or propel students, faculty, and staff.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Forty-eight (48) completed college units or Paraprofessional Certificate or a Paraprofessional Proficiency Passing Test Letter.
  • Able to clear Fingerprint Clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Available during program hours.
  • Science or Art concentration.
  • Experience in Coding or Theatre/Drama.
  • Basic Behavioral Management experience.
  • One or more year in experience working with elementary students.
  • Oral and written communication.
  • Ability to work with others.
  • Ability to work independent.
  • Science or Art experience.
  • Ability to engage students in activities.
  • Creativity or Coding skills.
  • Experience and sensitivity in working with people of diverse backgrounds and cultures.
  • Demonstrated experience in advancing social justice, equity, and inclusion in a university setting.
  • Ability to engage and integrate culturally responsive practices and knowledge in their work.

Physical Requirements:
The physical demands described here are representative but not definitive of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Duties require constant walking, standing, bending and simple grasping. Occasional climbing chairs, stooping and reaching. Constant communication using both spoken and written means. May be required to lift/carry up to 25 lbs.

Work Environment/Work Week/Travel:
Work is performed during after school program hours. This position is Mondays through Friday with some Saturdays as needed. The work days assigned will align with the academic school calendar.

Hiring Range: $20.00 - $25.56 per hour. We consider factors such as, but not limited to, scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate’s qualifications, internal equity, as well as market and organizational considerations when extending an offer.

Background Check Statement:
All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment are required to execute a release and authorization for a background screening.

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University of the Pacific is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity. In compliance with applicable law and its own policy, Pacific is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff and does not discriminate in its hiring of faculty and staff, or in the provision of its employment benefits to its faculty and staff on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, sex/gender, marital status, military and veteran status, sexual orientation, medical condition, pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression, or mental or physical disability.

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