Student Support Services is seeking Student Tutors! SSS' tutoring program is unique at UAF. As one of the few places on campus with one-on-one tutoring, tutors provide professional, required, and vital support. Tutors are not expected to teach subject matter, but act as subject area resources on specific areas of student inquiry while modeling and promoting effective study skills and habits. Starting pay is $14.00 per hour.
Student Support Services is a federally-funded TRiO program that serves 280 limited income, first-generation, and disabled college students. The program's mission is to assist students toward the goal of graduating with a bachelor's degree.
This position reports directly to the SSS staff and will tutor/mentor students by assisting them with basic instruction, study skills, and subject-specific content, by contacting SSS students via phone or email, by assisting at workshops and study groups, and by assisting with office duties and projects.
This position will provide tutoring in college math, science, business, computers, English, and/or other CORE courses for Student Support Services participants. Courses most requested are DEVM 054, 055, 065, 105; MATH 113, 114, 151, 152, 156, 251, 252, 253, 302; PHYS 103, 104, 211, 212; CHEM 103, 105, 106; BIOL 111, 112, 115, 116; ES 201, 208, 209, 210, 346; STAT 200; ACCT 261, 262; ECON 200, 201, 202; WRTG 111, 211, 213, 214.
Must have the ability to work independently with a minimum of supervision with students of varying abilities. Good oral communication skills required. Interest in working with a diverse group of students. Good computer skills are required. Must have a cumulative and current GPA of 3.0 and a "B" grade or higher in all courses the applicant wishes to tutor. Must have the necessary skills, knowledge, and abilities to perform the responsibilities of this position. Strong base knowledge in the content area. Strong interpersonal skills.
The SSS program maintains a staff of 8-10 tutors.
Must be a UA student enrolled with a minimum of 6 credits.
Starting pay for this position is $14.00 per hour.
Please submit a resume, cover letter, and three (3) professional references with your application.
The review process for applications will begin on August 5, 2020, and will continue until all open positions are filled. If your application is received after that date, it may not be considered.
Reasonable Accommodation Statement:
The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.
Affirmative Action Statement:
UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination
Pursuant to Board of Regents’ Policy 04.01.055.B, temporary, extended temporary, adjunct, student, casual labor, regular new hire probationary employees and those positions designated by the president as officers and senior administrators of the university are employed at-will.
The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.
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It is the policy of the University of Alaska (UA) that all employees are required to complete training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period to remain employed at the UA.
If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200.