Utah State University

Tutor For Student-Athletes

City Logan Campus
Posted Date 1 month ago(6/13/2024 4:08 PM)
Requisition ID
2024-7984
# of Openings
1
Job Locations
US-UT-Logan
Category (Portal Searching)
Athletics
Position Type
Non-benefited (hourly) Part-Time
Job Classification
Non-Benefited
Percent of Time or Hours per Week
Variable hours
College
Athletics
Department
Student Athlete Services
Advertised Salary
$12.00 per hour, commensurate with experience
Telework Eligible
Yes

Overview

Tutors will work with student-athletes one-on-one or in a small group setting to review and better understand course material.

Responsibilities

Role as a Tutor
Tutoring is a key support program offered by Student-Athlete Academic Services for student-athletes. The tutor is responsible for ensuring the ongoing success of the program. The tutor’s role is to serve as a learning resource for student-athletes and represent Student-Athlete Academic Services. With the demands on a student-athlete’s time, tutoring helps them supplement their class lectures and readings and maintain academic excellence as they pursue excellence within their sports.
 
Job Specifications:
  • Open to all majors
  • Standing: Sophomore and above
  • Application materials requested: Cover Letter (explaining fit for this specific job); Resume; Unofficial transcripts
  • Job does not accept Work Study
  • Pay: $12/ hour for Undergraduate students; $13/ hour for Graduate student
Student-athletes will be working one-on-one or in small groups with tutors to review and better understand course material. Tutor sessions are not provided to student-athletes in order to give answers or to replace the necessary study time outside of class. When combined with class attendance and studying outside of class, tutoring will prepare student-athletes to be more successful in the classroom.
 
With the assistance of Student-Athlete Academic Services, tutors will be expected to facilitate required and ancillary educational sessions with students. Most tutors will be assigned regular weekly meetings with targeted student-athletes in specific subjects. Tutors are responsible for keeping their appointments and study sessions on task and academically productive. Furthermore, tutors are expected to be proactive in communicating with the Learning Specialist about scheduling, tutoring, and other related concerns.
 
Please note: Due to the supply and demand nature of our program, Student-Athlete Academic Services cannot guarantee a minimum number of hours to any tutor.

Qualifications

  • Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Masters, Doctorate, Alumni, Postdoctoral Studies
  • 3.0 or above GPA
  • Exceptional listener and communicator who effectively conveys information verbally and in writing
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of student information
  • Friendly, patient, and sensitive to a diversity of students
On-Campus ACA Variable Position
US Work Authorization is REQUIRED.

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. Unofficial transcript (if a student) to be uploaded under Other Documents 1-10
  3. Cover letter to be typed/pasted at the end of your application  

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

Advertised Salary

$12.00 per 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

Founded in 1888, Utah State University is Utah’s premier land-grant, public service university, with a strong commitment to excellence, access, and inclusion, empowering people to lead successful lives of involvement, innovation, and impact. Utah State provides high-quality education to 27,500-plus students locations throughout the state, including at three residential campuses, eight statewide campuses, and 23 education centers. USU Online educates students from all 50 states and 55 countries. For over 25 years, USU Extension has served and engaged Utahns in all of Utah’s counties. As an R1 research institution, Utah State is dedicated to advancing knowledge through research and scholarly activities, providing a high-quality undergraduate and graduate education at an affordable price.

 

Utah State is committed to cultivating a community of inclusive excellence where all perspectives, values, cultures, and identities are acknowledged, welcomed, and valued. We seek to recruit, hire, and retain people from all walks of life who will champion excellence in education, research, discovery, outreach, and service. We believe that promoting a strong sense of community and belonging empowers and engages all members of USU to thrive and be successful. Forbes recognized our commitment to employees when they named Utah State the best employer in Utah in 2023. Learn more about USU. 

 

The university provides a Dual Career Assistance Program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment. Additionally, USU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, contact the university’s ADA Coordinator in the Office of Human Resources at (435) 797-0122 or hr@usu.edu. 

 

About the Region

U.S. News and World Report ranked Utah first for its strong economy, fiscal stability, education, and health care. Outstanding outdoor recreational opportunities abound throughout the state, including five national parks, 43 state parks and recreation areas, and 15 alpine ski resorts. The home of USU’s main campus, Logan, is a city of 54,000-plus people in a picturesque mountain valley 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. The Logan metro area claimed the top spot in the Milken Institute’s 2022 ranking for best-performing small cities in the nation. 

 

*updated 04/2024

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, Distance Education Rm. 401, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Cody Carmichael, titleix@usu.edu, Distance Education Rm. 404, 435-797-1266

Mailing address: 5100 Old Main Hill, Logan, UT 84322

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

*updated 09/2023

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