University of Central Oklahoma

  • Tutor - History & Geography Department

    Posted Date 1 month ago(5/17/2018 3:27 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-5021
    Org Number
    010590
    Department
    Lib Arts Based Course Fees Spec Ins
    Division
    Provost Vice President
    Job Type
    US-OK-Edmond
    Salary
    $7.75 per hour
    Targeted Job Start Date
    8/13/2018
    Hours Per Week
    Varies: 10 - 15 hrs
    Weeks Per Year
    16 weeks per each semester: Fall & Spring
    Weeks Per Year
    Monday - Friday
  • Special Instructions to Applicants

    Student Tutors must be History and Geography majors or minors.

    In addition to the application, the following documents are required: 

    * Latest transcripts

    * Resume

    * Cover letter 

    * One letter of recommendation from a History & Geography faculty member.

    Position Overview

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

    Department Specific Essential Job Functions

    Will provide Tutoring for the following courses: US History; World History; Western Civilization; Geography.
    Tutors will assist students with understanding course material presented in class, develop better study habits and review materials for assignments and tests. All Tutors shall hold regular office hours in the department suites.

    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

    Student Tutors must be History and Geography majors or minors; must have successfully completed the course they are Tutoring; received a grade of “A” in at least two of the subjects in which they are offering tutoring. A letter of recommendation from a History & Geography Professor required.

    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.
    Will be personable and able to communicate ideas to others and manage confidential information in a professional and ethical manner.

    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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