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Student Employment Job Description

Job title: Peer Academic Skills Tutor    

Department: Academic Skills Center

Address: Boatwright Library/Admin. Wing

Telephone: 289-8956

Supervisor: Roger Mancastroppa, Associate Director of Academic Skills

Job summary: Assists students seeking help in developing course-specific study skills and techniques.

Specific duties:

  1. Tutors students in select disciplines (e.g., calculus, chemistry, logic, biology, French, etc.) and study skills using Academic Skills Center resources in tutorials.
  2. Plans tutoring sessions prior to all meetings by being well informed of the subject matter and appropriate academic skills background materials. 
  3. Assists students in gaining the skills, facts, concepts, and the confidence they need to learn on their own.
  4. Responds to correspondence and phone calls in a timely manner.
  5. Submits online tutor reports upon the completion of tutoring session.
  6. Accurately reports hours worked in Banner Web. 

Job qualifications:

Undergraduate or graduate status at the University; 3.0 cumulative grade point average; sensitivity in working with students from a variety of ethnic backgrounds; and able to work 6 to 25 hours per month.

Location and Appointments

The Academic Skills Center is located in the Boatwright Memorial Library Administrative Wing, Suite #9.

Tutoring hours vary. Schedule a tutoring appointment via our online scheduler.