Teaching Assistant - Building Construction Program

Campus: CUCF - Gunnison Prison

Review Date: March 5, 2019
Close Date: Open until filled
Desired Start Date: April 1, 2019

Job Status: Accepting Applications 


The teaching assistant works with the lead instructor at the Gunnison prison in the Building Construction program. The program consists of 3 semesters each year covering building trades skills to prepare students for entry-level positions in the construction industry. The teaching assistant helps with student instruction, shop setup, parts ordering, etc.

  • Must have high school diploma or GED, Associate of Applied Science Degree preferred
  • Must be able to pass an FBI backgroud check
  • Must have practical knowledge and skills in Building Construction
  • Must have excellent people skills and be able to follow directions
  • Job requires significant amounts of standing, kneeling, stooping, lifting, etc.
  • Must be able to work within policy guidelines from Department of Corrections, CUCF, and Snow College
  • Must be able to lift 100 pounds
Major Responsibilities/Duties:
  • Work with inmates as an instructional assistant in the correctional facility
  • Ability to instruct on the following topics:
  • Shop, tool, and construction safety
  • Reading blueprints
  • Residential house framing
  • Building layout
  • Concrete construction
  • Interior and exterior finish
  • Cabinet construction and installation
  • Roofing


$18.51 per hour

Work Hours:

Part-time; 29 hrs per week

Special Instructions to Applicant:

Email completed application and required documents to jobs@snow.edu

Required Applicant Documents:

1. Cover Letter
2. Snow College Employment Application
3. Resume/Vita
4. Transcripts (Unofficial copies at this point)
5. Three current references with complete contact information