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Outreach Assistant (Temporary) (Center for Toxicology)

Company: University of Arizona
Location: Tucson
Posted on: May 8, 2024

Job Description:

Outreach Assistant (Temporary) (Center for Toxicology)

Posting Number

Center for Toxicology

Department Website Link

University of Arizona Health Sciences

1295 N. Martin Ave, Tucson, AZ 85721 USA

Position Highlights
The College of Pharmacy is inviting qualified applicants to apply for the temporary position of Outreach Assistant for the Southwest Environmental Health Sciences Center. The outreach assistant for the SWEHSC Community Engagement Core will play a pivotal role in supporting program coordinators in executing summer programs aimed at youth from diverse communities across Southern Arizona. This position entails the development, delivery, and administration of educational and community programs.
Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, vision, life insurance and disability programs; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!The University of Arizona has been recognized for our innovative work-life programs. For more information about working at the University of Arizona and relocations services, please click here.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist program coordinators in delivering engaging educational activities to students participating in Toxic Detectives, Steps 2 STEM, Environmental Scholars and Our Land Our Education Our Health.
  • Provide essential administrative assistance to ensure the smooth operation of day-to-day summer program activities, including but not limited to scheduling, logistics coordination, and communication with participants
  • Assist summer program students in preparing and delivering presentations related to environmental health topics, offering guidance on content development, presentation skills, and effective communication strategies. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
    • Familiarity with educational program design and community engagement principles, especially in cultivating lifelong learning initiatives.
    • Strong organizational proficiency coupled with adept communication and presentation skills essential for engaging youth from diverse backgrounds.
    • Demonstrated teamwork, adaptability, and cultural sensitivity crucial for effectively collaborating with and supporting participants from various communities in Southern Arizona. Minimum Qualifications
      • High school diploma or equivalent, or equivalent learning attained through experience may be required.
      • Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience, or equivalent combination of education and work experience.

        Preferred Qualifications


        Full Time/Part Time
        Full Time

        Number of Hours Worked per Week

        Job FTE

        Work Calendar

        Job Category
        Outreach and Community Engagement

        Benefits Eligible
        Yes - Limited Benefits

        Rate of Pay
        $15.00 - $18.75

        Compensation Type
        hourly rate


        Compensation Guidance
        The Rate of Pay Field represents the University of Arizona's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting. The University considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role and associated responsibilities, a candidate's work experience, education/training, key skills, and internal equity.

        The Grade Range Minimum, Midpoint, and Maximum Fields listed below represent a full range of career compensation growth over time in this position and grade. Each unit typically sets starting pay between minimum and midpoint upon hire. The university offers compensation growth opportunities within its career architecture. To learn more about compensation, please review our Applicant Compensation Guide and our Total Rewards Calculator.

        Grade Range Minimum

        Grade Range Midpoint

        Grade Range Maximum

        Career Stream and Level

        Job Family
        Outreach Education

        Job Function
        Outreach & Community Engage

        Type of criminal background check required:
        Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

        Number of Vacancies

        Target Hire Date

        Expected End Date

        Contact Information for Candidates
        Mayra Vargas - MGVargas@pharmacy.arizona.edu

        Open Date

        Open Until Filled

        Documents Needed to Apply
        Resume and Cover Letter

        Special Instructions to Applicant

        Diversity Statement
        At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As a Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

        Notice of Availability of the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report
        In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), each year the University of Arizona releases an Annual Security Report (ASR) for each of the University's campuses.Thesereports disclose information including Clery crime statistics for the previous three calendar years and policies, procedures, and programs the University uses to keep students and employees safe, including how to report crimes or other emergencies and resources for crime victims. As a campus with residential housing facilities, the Main Campus ASR also includes a combined Annual Fire Safety report with information on fire statistics and fire safety systems, policies, and procedures.
        Paper copies of the Reports can be obtained by contacting the University Compliance Office at cleryact@arizona.edu.

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