University of Central Oklahoma

  • Student Tutor, GEAR UP Central

    Posted Date 9 months ago(9/27/2018 10:39 AM)
    $10.00 per hour
    Compensation & Benefits Package at UCO
    N/A for student positions
    Hours Per Week
    Weeks Per Year
    Weeks Per Year
    Monday-Friday; Hours may vary depending on assigned school site
    Job ID
  • Special Instructions to Applicants

    Please include your current class schedule along with your cover letter and resume.

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

    College/Department Overview

    GEAR UP is an acronym for Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs. It is a federally-funded grant designed to increase the number of cohort students who are prepared to enter and succeed in postsecondary education.

    In partnership with public schools, higher education, communities, financial institutions and business organizations the University of Central Oklahoma’s GEAR UP Central grant will work together to provide students and their families with a range of support services needed to prepare for college.

    GEAR UP Central has partnered with 4 area school districts to provide opportunities for the class of 2020. GEAR UP will provide support for these students as they progress through middle school, high school and into their first year of college.

    All GEAR UP activities and service are at no cost to the student, parent, teacher, or school administration!

    Position Overview

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

    Department Specific Essential Job Functions

    This position will require employees to work off campus.

    Tutors will work with assigned students in the following high school(s): Millwood High School, Del City High School, Midwest City High School, and Western Heights High School.

    Tutor will assist students with understanding assigned subject matter.

    Tutors will support the development in mastery of content material.

    Tutor will be required to document tutoring sessions on sign in sheets.

    This position is contingent upon grant funding.

    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

    Tutor must be knowledgeable in all core subject areas.


    Must obtain the ability to lead and maintain a positive learning environment.

    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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