University of Central Oklahoma

America Read Tutors

Posted Date 6 months ago(8/17/2017 4:35 PM)
Job ID
Org Number
America Reads
Provost Vice President
Job Type
Proposed Salary Range
$10.10 per hour
Targeted Job Start Date
Hours Per Week
Weeks Per Year
Regular Workdays/Hours
Monday thru Friday/hours vary
Exempt Status

Special Instructions to Applicants

Do not apply if you have not been awarded Federal Work Study monies. If you do not have access to personal transportation this could hinder your ability to perform this job.


The student tutors will be able to arrange their schedules to work with the teachers at the facilities they are sent to. There are not set hours but will be during the daytime as that is when schools are open. No weekend hours are available.

College/Department Overview

America Reads Tutor-A Federal Work Study position. In order to work for this program, you must be approved for the work study through the Office of Financial Aid & Scholarship.


This position work-site is not on the UCO Campus. Students will be required to provide their own transportation to work site.



Position Overview

Provide in-person reading tutoring to primary age students in the Oklahoma City/Edmond area. Must maintain an effective and positive learning environment.

Department Specific Essential Job Functions

Applicants will provide their own transportation to job sites that are off campus.


A background check will be required and must be approved before work will begin.

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

Applicant needs to enjoy and interacting well with primary age children.

Previous experience in child related activity would be prefered but not required.


Applicants must be able to read English fluently.


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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