University of Central Oklahoma

Student Tutor, Sociology

Posted Date 7 months ago(8/7/2017 5:56 PM)
Job ID
Org Number
Soc/CJ/SAS Course Fee Enhance
Provost Vice President
Job Type
Proposed Salary Range
$8.75 per hour - $10.00 per hour
Targeted Job Start Date
Hours Per Week
10-20 hours/week
Weeks Per Year
16 weeks
Regular Workdays/Hours
MTWRF / 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Special Instructions to Applicants

With online-applicatio, please submit cover letter and all current transcripts.

College/Department Overview

Student tutor for undergraduate/graduate Sociology courses

Position Overview

Provide in-person tutoring to students and maintain an effective and positive learning environment. 

Department Specific Essential Job Functions

To tutor specific Sociology undergraduate/graduate courses:  SOC 4043/5043-Sociological Statistics and/or SOC 4773/5773-Sociological Research; work closely with course Instructor.

Qualifications/Experience Required

ENROLLMENT REQUIREMENTS Fall/Spring Semesters All student employees must be enrolled at least half time to be eligible to work any UCO student position. Half time enrollment for Fall/Spring is considered 5 hours for graduates and 6 hours for undergraduates. Summer Semester Undergraduate Work-Study students must be enrolled in 6 hours to work on campus and Graduate Work-Study students must be enrolled in at least 5 hours. All other students must be enrolled in at least 3 hours to work on campus. Students not enrolled in summer classes must be enrolled in Fall classes in order to work on campus, but will be required to pay FICA taxes. If the number of hours needed to graduate is less than the minimum hours required to work, the student must obtain a letter from his/her advisor stating the number of hours needed to graduate. Call Human Resources Dept. for further information.

Qualifications/Experience Preferred

Junior, Senior, or graduate standing; be a departmental major (Sociology, Gerontology, or Substance Abuse Studies); be enrolled at least part-time as a current UCO student; and, have already taken the Sociological Statistics and/or Sociological Research course(s) which he/she will be tutoring.  The student tutor salary is based on undergraduate/graduate status.


Excellent communication skills both written and oral; must be detail-oriented.  Required characteristic traits:  Dependability, thoroughness, and have initiative; and, have sensitivity of intercultural communication as well as good interpersonnel skills.

Physical Demands

Repetitive movement of hands and fingers – typing and/or writing. Frequent standing, and/or sitting. Occasional walking, stooping, kneeling or crouching. Reach with hands and arms.

Visually identify, observe and assess. Ability to communicate with supervisor/students/colleagues. Regular physical attendance required.


The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.


Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.


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