Company Name: Services for Student-Athletes
Company location: UO
Title of position: CIS tutor
TAKING APPLICATIONS FOR 2020-2021 IN ALL SUBJECTS.
Academic tutors work in conjunction with SSA staff in communicating and documenting student-athlete progress to academic advisors, learning specialists, and athletic department personnel. Tutors must attend mandatory training meetings with SSA learning specialists. The ideal candidate is a graduate student with previous tutoring experience and also has an above average knowledge of the subject they are wishing to tutor. Undergraduates with these same qualifications will be considered as long as they hold a junior or senior status. Qualified candidates will have attained at least junior standing, a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above, have good communication and interpersonal skills, and have detailed knowledge of a specific subject area and/or a broad knowledge of many general education areas.
SSA tutors facilitate required and voluntary educational sessions with individuals and small groups of student-athletes. Tutors facilitate study groups and midterm and final exam review groups in their areas of expertise when appropriate. Tutors have regular weekly meetings with targeted student-athletes, such as freshmen and student-athletes in academic jeopardy (low GPA). In addition, tutors are available for student-athletes who come in voluntarily, as well as drop-ins. In regard to Covid-19, tutors will be required to wipe down their tutor rooms with disinfectant provided in each room. You also may be required to hold Zoom tutor sessions, if the university goes online in the future.
Tutors are required to maintain records for all appointments through an online reporting system. Tutors are responsible for keeping their appointments and study sessions quiet and learning-focused. Tutors will participate in training sessions throughout the year, and work closely with the staff and other tutors as part of an interactive team. Tutors are expected to be proactive in communicating with SSA learning specialists and academic advisors about scheduling, tutoring, and student-athlete related matters. Tutors must be flexible to schedule changes and have an availability of at least 10 hours per week.
1. Junior or senior undergraduate; graduate student.
2. A cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above.
3. Undergraduate students must be enrolled in 8 credit hours per term, graduate students must be
enrolled in 4 credits per term.
4. Experience as a tutor or teacher, or interest in pursuing a career in education is preferred, but not
5. Must be responsible and professional.
6. Must have excellent communication skills.
Undergraduate rate—$13.00, Graduate rate—$14.00
Expected Start Date: 2020-2021 academic school year
How to apply:
Please visit our website to obtain an application. http://ssa.uoregon.edu/employment.php Applications may be submitted at our office at 1615 E. 13th Ave., (John E. Jaqua Academic Center for Student-Athletes), or sent electronically to Shirley Brabham, Tutor Coordinator and Office Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Note: Hires are based on need in any particular quarter. Your application will be kept on file and reviewed on a quarterly basis pursuant to need in Services for Student- Athletes.