Utah State University

Academic Tutor

City Price Campus
Posted Date 5 days ago(8/5/2022 4:30 PM)
Requisition ID
2022-5494
# of Openings
2
Job Locations
US-UT-Price
Category (Portal Searching)
Student Programs & Services
Position Type
Non-benefited (hourly) Part-Time
Job Classification
Non-Benefited
Percent of Time or Hours per Week
10-20 hours a week
College
USU Eastern
Department
USU Eastern-Campus Operations
Advertised Salary
$9.00 to $10.00 an hour commensurate with experience

Overview

Tutor positions are open to currently enrolled students and community members who would like to serve in a tutoring capacity while positively representing the institution. A tutor will provide individual and small group tutoring to students in a walk-in tutoring center. A tutor will help students who enroll in mathematics or life and physical science courses to understand the course material and learning objectives. A tutor will assist them in concept development, problem solving, and study skills. A tutor should have the essential characteristics of professionalism, skill-sets in subject area, and ability to devote adequate time to the position.

Responsibilities

  • Tutor and assist students during scheduled office hours only.
  • Check preferred email daily for work updates and notifications.
  • Provide a detailed weekly schedule of availability for work every semester, and inform the ATC supervisor at least 24 hours in advance if unable to work or requesting schedule change.
  • Attend and participate in department staff meetings and trainings.
  • Maintain a good working relationship with other tutors.
  • Keep a log of all hours worked, including days, times, and tasks completed. Log in each scheduled workday to log hours worked through AggieTime.
  • Ensure tutees complete a sign-in sheet as a participant.
  • Communicate frequently with the ATC supervisor and report tutees that may need additional resources.
  • Contact instructors to obtain course syllabus and material to discuss with a tutee.
  • Advertise tutor services as required.
  • Attend mandatory tutor training sessions as required by the Student Services and Enrollment Management department.
  • Maintain good standing and follow the Student Code of Conduct and other university policy.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Current enrollment as a USU Eastern student with 6 or more credits OR a community member with appropriate reference to validate skill-set to tutor subjects.
  • Students should acquire recommendation from the instructor of the desired course to tutor.
  • Students must maintain a 3.00 semester GPA; community members will engage in A+ or other suitable training to increase skill-set.
  • Exceptional listener and communicator who enjoys working with others.
  • Excellent level of responsibility, reliability, and punctuality.
  • Cultural sensitivity and an ability to build rapport with a diverse population.
  • Team player who excels at building trusting relationships with students.
  • Dependable, responsible contributor committed to excellence and success.
  • Self-starter who takes initiative with minimal supervision and ability to multitask.
  • Willingness to learn new skills or techniques.

For Math Tutor:
Completion of one or more of the following classes with a B or better

  • Math 1050
  • Math 1060 or higher
  • Stats 1040 or 1045 or higher

For Chemistry Tutor:
Completion of one or more of the following classes with a B or better

  • CHEM 1210 Principles of Chemistry I
  • CHEM 1220 Principles of Chemistry II
  • CHEM 2310 Organic Chemistry I
  • CHEM 2320 Organic Chemistry II

For Science Tutor:
Completion of one or more of the following classes with a B or better

  • BIOL 2320 Human Anatomy
  • BIOL 2420 Human Physiology
  • PHYS 2110 or 2210
  • Or completion of two of the following courses with an A: BIOL 1010, BIOL 1500, CHEM 1010

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

  1. Resume to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Resume/CV”
  2. Three professional letters of recommendation to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Documents 1-10”
  3. Transcripts to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Documents 1-10”

**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Advertised Salary

$9.00 to $10.00 an hour commensurate with experience

ADA

Employees work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes.  The employee is regularly required to sit and often uses repetitive hand motions.

University Highlights

Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is one of only 146 research institutions in the U.S. classified as R1 “very high research activity” by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU provides a high-quality education at an affordable price. With its main campus in Logan, the university serves approximately 27,500 students, including 24,255 undergraduates and 3,171 graduate students. USU Online has served students from all 50 states and 55 countries for 25 years.

 

USU’s statewide system features three residential campuses, 30 total campus locations, and 23 Extension education centers. The university employees 903 full-time faculty members, 124 executive administrators, and 1,649 full-time support staff. USU offers 115 undergraduate majors, as well as 91 master’s and 42 doctoral degrees. Learn more about USU.

 

A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good.

 

The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah, a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region.

 

USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment.

 

USU endeavors to provide reasonable accommodations to ensure equal access in all aspects of employment to qualified persons with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, please contact the university’s ADA Coordinator in the Human Resource office at 435-797-0122 or submit a request at hr@usu.edu.

 

USU Land Acknowledgment

Please visit our website to learn about Utah State’s land acknowledgment of the eight tribes of Utah.

 

Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU’s non-discrimination policies:

 

Executive Director of the Office of Equity Matthew Pinner, discrimination@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Hilary Renshaw, titleix@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov

U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, 303-844-5695, OCR.Denver@ed.gov

 

*updated 04/18/2022

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