University of Central Oklahoma

  • Public Speaking Student Tutor

    Posted Date 10 months ago(7/6/2018 10:31 AM)
    $7.25 per hour
    Compensation & Benefits Package at UCO
    N/A for student positions
    Lib Arts Based Course Fees Spec Ins
    Hours Per Week
    Weeks Per Year
    Employment is per semester
    Weeks Per Year
    Monday - Friday
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  • Special Instructions to Applicants

    Please upload a PDF of your STLR Snapshot ( to this job application; if you have no STLR credits yet, an empty one is acceptable.

    Position Overview

    Tutor will provide one-on-one assistance to students learning accounting. The tutor will be used to help students with different areas of accounting. Tutors will not necessarily need to tutor all subjects as the chair of the department will assign specific topics to the tutors.
    Hours will be agreed upon by the tutor and the chair of the department.  Tutor will maintain schedule for appointments and provide session information as needed to the chair of the Accounting Department.

    Department Specific Essential Job Functions

    Students should be current UCO undergraduate students, Mass Communication majors, and have made an 'A' in Fundamentals of Speech.  If students have taken additional classes that had a focus on public speaking, these courses and the grades earned should also be listed. Application should include the name of the instructor for Fundamentals of Speech and any other public speaking based courses, the student's comprehensive GPA, the GPA in the major, and the number of semesters studied. Must attend training as required, usually once per semester.

    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

    Must have received an 'A' in Fundamentals of Speech.  Must possess excellent interpersonal communication skills, Work Study eligibility helpful.

    Must handle confidential information in a professional and ethical manner.

    Students should have excellent public speaking skills in audience analysis, topic selection, research, speech development, organizational structure, outlining, citing sources, verbal/nonverbal delivery elements, and multimedia for informative, persuasive, and commemorative speaking.


    Excellent communicatoin 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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