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UPEP Tutor

The University of Utah Prison Education Project (UPEP) is looking for
enthusiastic and committed individuals to provide academic support for:

Honors 3100: Literature and Law, this spring 2020. Academic support
entails assisting students with their assignments, engaging in
stimulating conversations related to class content, and introducing
students to academic research and resources related to their interests and class assignments.

AND

Gender Studies 4900 - Masculinities this spring 2020. Academic
support entails assisting students with their homework, engaging in
stimulating conversations related to class content, and introducing students
to academic research and resources related to their interests and class
assignments.

Details: Thursdays, January 16-May 1, 5pm-8pm
Location: Timpanogos Women's Facility, Draper Prison
**This is an unpaid position that requires driving or carpooling to Draper and working in the women's prison facility.

Minimum qualifications:
• Previous experience tutoring and con􀏐idence in the content area
• Ability to read along with the class and understand/fully explain
assignments for students.
• Meet Utah Department of Corrections requirements.
• Attend the majority of sessions throughout the spring semester
• Not hold any ill feelings or biases towards people with
incarceration histories.
• Attend the UPEP orientation on Saturday, January 11th.

To apply, please send a resume or CV and a brief cover letter explaining why
you want to work for UPEP to: upep@utah.edu by December 29.

Review of applications begins immediately.

Questions can be directed: Dr. Cindy Fierros, Co-Director cindy.fierros@utah.edu 

What is UPEP?
The University of Utah Prison Education Project seeks to build a culture of
sustained academic inquiry inside the Draper prison. UPEP supports
incarcerated students as they explore their world and themselves through the reading, writing, and discussion inherent in our liberal arts and
science-based curriculum.

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Last Updated: 1/23/20