UAF CTC Writing Center Tutor (Temporary Professional Pool)

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  • Job Number:519939
  • Classification:Temporary Professional Casual
  • Grade:Temporary Staff Grade 76
  • Work type:Temporary
  • Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
  • School/Business unit:UAF Community and Technical College
  • Location:Fairbanks
  • Categories: Education/Instructional

Position Summary:

Do you have an interest in brainstorming topic ideas, structuring essays or reading essays from multiple disciplines? The University of Alaska Fairbanks, Community and Technical College’s Learning Center is looking for experienced English tutors for our Writing Center. English tutors play a vital role in helping students obtain academic excellence in a variety of courses that contain written assignments. Not only do our English tutors support university students in-person and online, but they also work with local high school students and the Fairbanks community. Positions are part time with a flexible schedule as well as tutoring online is available as needed by the CTC Learning Center.


100The Learning Center is located at the UAF Community and Technical College and offers both English and Math tutoring within the same area. A computer lab is also available in the Learning Center. The goal of the Writing Center is to assist students in all stages of their writing process. This is accomplished through one-on-one discussions with students. English tutors talk individually with students about the students' concepts, thoughts, and understanding of their assignment as well as guide the student towards academic resources. The Writing Center tutors create and foster a friendly environment where students are encouraged to engage in their learning to build confidence and understanding for future assignments. English tutors, both online and in-person, tend to work with students for 30-minute blocks and assist with all stages of the writing process. There are times when English tutors may work with students creating presentations and speeches.Essential

The University of Alaska Fairbanks, Community and Technical College offers over forty degrees, certificates and occupational endorsements designed to educate and train Alaskans for Alaskan jobs. Our education and training programs prepare graduates to work in occupations that keep our communities running and safe and are instrumental in making Alaska a better place to live, work, learn and recreate.


Professional level knowledge in area of expertise. Computer skills. Ability to analyze and solve problems.
● knowledge of office practices and procedures, be organized, determine priorities, meet multiple deadlines
● communicate effectively with students and faculty
● familiarity with using the internet, accessing work email, sending and downloading electronic documents, using word processing programs
● excellent writing, spelling, punctuation, grammar, and attention to detail in a written work
● comfortable with MLA and APA formats
● coach students through all stages of the writing process
● guide students to resources online and on campus
● recognize and work with various learning styles
● excellent customer service and interpersonal skills, previous experience working with the public preferred
● work independently and with other tutors, share a tutoring space
● work with students from diverse populations, including minors and other community members
● maintain and preserve confidentiality and comply with FERPA guidelines


Successful candidates will have 6 months to 3 years (or more) classroom or tutorial experience, or the equivalent.


A high school diploma or equivalent is required, although a bachelor’s degree is preferred.

To be eligible for this position, applicant must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction.  Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.

Please attach a cover letter, comprehensive resume, and the name, email and phone number for three professional references. 

Successful submission of an application does not guarantee a job offer nor review of application material.

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:


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.

Background Check:

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Public Disclosure Statement:

Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

University of Alaska is a Drug-Free Workplace. University of Alaska campuses are Tobacco-Free.

Training Policy:

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.

Contact Information:

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Dianna James, UAF Community and Technical College HR at 907-455-2863 or UAF HR at 907-450-8200.

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