Please contact the department directly for information on current subjects needed: (210) 829-3870, [email protected] or [email protected]. If you are applying to become a writing tutor, please include an academic writing sample with your application materials. A minimum of two faculty recommendations are required.Position Details
Position InformationPosition Title Peer Tutor
Academic Year 2023-2024 UIW Mission
The University of the Incarnate Word is a Catholic institution that welcomes to its community persons of diverse backgrounds, in the belief that their respectful interaction advances the discovery of truth, mutual understanding, self-realization, and the common good.
The Peer Tutor provides academic tutoring and/or writing assistance to undergraduate UIW students individually and in groups, as qualified, and will perform other center-related duties when not tutoring (see essential functions). Peer Tutors are assigned to specific disciplines based on qualifications.
This is a student position open to current UIW students who may be hired through the Federal Work-Study Program or student employment.
Essential functions include: -Working with students individually and in groups, as qualified, to provide academic support; -Based on experience, aid in offering workshops, exam reviews, and embedded tutoring; -When not working directly with students, assist with other center-related tasks, such as outreach, record-keeping, and resource creation; -Communicate regularly with supervisor; -Perform other duties as assigned
Knowledge Skills and Abilities
Current undergraduate or graduate student at UIW. Have and be able to maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0, to include outstanding performance in courses applying to tutor. Peer Tutors tutoring writing courses must demonstrate outstanding performance in at least one writing-intensive course with an emphasis on research at the college level.
Required Work Experience
None; training is provided.
Experience assisting others with academic work, such as helping a classmate or sibling.
Required Certifications, Licenses or Registrations Work Hours
Tutors work a set schedule of 5-20 hours per week, depending on tutor availability and demand for subjects tutored.
Physical DemandsPosting Details
Posting DetailsPosting Number STU1008PO
Number of Vacancies 8 Job Type Part Time Job Category Students Desired Start Date 08/17/2023 Position End Date (if temporary) Reports to Dr. Amanda Johnston Salary $12 per hour for undergraduate students Open Date 05/03/2023 Close Date 05/31/2024 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicant
Please contact the department directly for information on current subjects needed: (210) 829-3870, [email protected] or [email protected]. If you are applying to become a writing tutor, please include an academic writing sample with your application materials. A minimum of two faculty recommendations are required.
UIW is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in employment, without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship status, national origin, age, marital status, disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, veteran status, pregnancy, and religion (except in limited circumstances when religious preference is both permitted by law and deemed appropriate as a matter of University policy).Applicant Documents
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