University of Central Oklahoma

  • Tutoring Central Student Tutors for English/Writing, Math, and/or Science.

    Posted Date 5 months ago(11/16/2017 11:39 AM)
    Job ID
    2017-4628
    Org Number
    010821
    Department
    LA Tutoring Cntrl Crse Fees Enhance
    Division
    Provost Vice President
    Job Type
    Student
    Location
    US-OK-Edmond
    Proposed Salary Range
    $10.00 - 11.00 per hour
    Targeted Job Start Date
    1/8/2018
    Hours Per Week
    25
    Weeks Per Year
    32
    Regular Workdays/Hours
    varies
  • Special Instructions to Applicants

    Please upload a reference from a professor concerning your ability to tutor in this subject under the reference letter request. If applying for English/writing please also write a short essay on the importance of learning to write well and upload under the other documents request. If applying for Science or math please list the classes you are qualified to tutor and upload under the other documents request.

    College/Department Overview

    Tutoring Central is the academic support center for UCO students.  Tutoring Central oversees the One-on-One tutoring services and the Supplemental Instruction Leader Program. 

    This posting is to create a pool of interested student applicants from which a department may draw as positions become open at any point in the current academic year. This position prefers students that can work between 15 and 25 hours.

    Position Overview

    Provide in-person and/or online academic tutoring to students. Maintain an effective and positive learning environment.

    Department Specific Essential Job Functions

    Seeking tutors for English/Writing, Science and Math at Tutoring Central. Tutor will provide tutoring services to UCO students. Hours will be during Tutoring Central’s hours of operation between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. Monday to Thursday, 9 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Friday and 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Sunday. Tutoring will take place in Tutoring Central. Tutor will provide assistance to students regarding class assignments. Tutor will maintain schedule for appointments and provide session information and reports as needed to tutoring supervisor. Tutor will be responsible for assigned subject related programs, tasks, and other related duties as part of the TC staff.

    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

    All tutors must have:

    -the ability to deal with diverse types of individuals.

    -the ability to work responsibly and ethically with limited direct supervision.

    -good communication and English skills.

    Must handle confidential information in a professional and ethical manner.

    Organization and creativity appreciated.

    Dependability and punctuality a must.

     

    English/Writing tutors must have:

    -completed English Composition I and II with a grade of A.

    -at least a 3.4 cumulative GPA. -demonstrated proficiency in English grammar and the mechanics of writing.

    Prior tutoring or teaching experience preferred. English, TESL, or Education majors preferred.

     

    Math tutors must have:

    -completed college algebra or the equivalent with a grade of A

    -a record of competency in the course(s).

    -at least a 3.4 cumulative GPA

    Math or Education majors given preference.

    Prior math tutoring and/or teaching experience preferred.

     

    Science tutors must have:

    -completed general biology and/or chemistry with a grade of A

    -a record of competency in the course(s).

    -at least a 3.4 cumulative GPA

     

    Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

    Excellent communication skills both written and oral. Detail oriented. Required character traits: Dependability, thoroughness, and initiative. Have sensitivity of intercultural communication, and have good interpersonal 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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