Undergraduate Peer Learning Consultant (Math Tutor)

University of North Texas at Dallas College of Law
June 11, 2023
Offerd Salary:$10.00
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Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Part-Time
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Position Information

UNT System Overview

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Posting Title Undergraduate Peer Learning Consultant (Math Tutor) Department DAL-Learning Commons-513000 Job Location Dallas Full Time/Part Time Part-Time Pay Rate $10.00/hr Salary Information Department Summary

The UNT Dallas Learning Commons offers tutorial assistance in various subjects (math, science, statistics, accounting, etc.) to students who need supplemental academic support. The Undergraduate Consultant serves as an important team member in the Learning Commons. He/she works under the supervision of the administrative staff and works closely with the faculty in the appropriate discipline. Tutoring sessions occur as both face-to-face and online consultations.

Position Summary

The Undergraduate Peer Learning Consultant should:

  • Be aware of and able to use a variety of strategies to work with a diverse clientele whose academic skills cover a wide range of ability
  • Provide tutoring to students in the subject area, including clarification of course assignments, lectures, and tests.
  • Work with students to develop positive learning skills, such as study techniques, notetaking skills, and test-taking strategies
  • Work with students individually or in small groups in face-to-face or online sessions
  • Provide a forum for participatory learning, which includes the active involvement of the student.
  • Aid students in understanding concepts without giving answers or completing assignments for students.
  • Refer students to Learning Commons resources and other academic services and departments as needed.
  • Work the assigned hours per week unless making prior arrangements with supervisor.
  • Attend and complete mandatory trainings.
  • Interpret and clarify Learning Commons procedures to students, tutors, and visitors, and lead classroom presentations to advertise tutoring services.
  • Be familiar with all resources — handouts, reference books, YouTube videos — located in the Learning Commons or on the website.
  • Assist administrative staff and professional tutors with special assignments, projects, and events.
  • Assist in preparing resources for the Learning Commons including handouts, workshops, website content, social media posts, videos, etc.
  • Aid students in scheduling appointments for the Learning Commons.
  • Assist Learning Commons staff with data reports
  • Additional Posting Details

    Minimum Qualifications

    Students interested in the position must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be a currently enrolled University of North Texas at Dallas student making satisfactory progress toward completion of a bachelor's degree program.
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and demonstrate intermediate to advanced level of knowledge in tutoring subject
  • Must be recommended by a faculty member from the discipline in which the student is applying to tutor – Recommendation MUST be in email format and sent to the Learning Commons Interim Director at [email protected]
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Students must also possess the following qualifications:

  • Excellent interpersonal and intercultural communication skills
  • Empathy and the ability to relate to the diverse student body population at UNT Dallas
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with other employees and with the general public, and to deal with public relations problems courteously and tactfully
  • Skill in telephone etiquette and courteous communication with public, verbally and in writing
  • Skill in evaluating facts or situation to route calls/customers appropriately
  • Basic MS Office skills
  • Ability to operate a variety of office machines including, personal computers, telephones, and copiers
  • Ability to use web-based software (such as Zoom) to tutor students online
  • Skill in filing and recordkeeping
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to work 12-19 hours per week
  • Knowledge of (or ability to rapidly assimilate and retain) University academic policy, procedure, and practices
  • Knowledge of FERPA preferred but not required
  • Ability to work under considerable pressure, to adjust to constant changes, to handle multiple tasks, and work with all kinds of students
  • Strong ability to work independently and make decisions within the framework of broad goals and objectives
  • Required License / Registration / Certification Work Schedule

    MON-THURS: 10A-10P; FRI-SAT: 12P-7P

    Driving University Vehicle No Security Sensitive This is a security sensitive position. EEO Statement

    The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

    Physical Requirements Carrying, Writing, Talk or Hear, Ability to communicate

    Posting Detail Information

    Posting Number Stu366HP

    Position End Date (if temporary) Special Instructions to Applicants

  • Complete online application through UNT Dallas HR website: https: // unt- dallas.peopleadmin.com/
  • Attach required documents:
  • Copy of unofficial transcript (official transcripts also accepted but not necessary) from UNT Dallas and any other college or university where relevant courses were taken
  • Resume
  • Optional documents:
  • Cover Letter
  • UNT Dallas Class schedule
  • Quicklink for Posting https: // jobs.untsystem.edu/postings/72150

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Are you a currently enrolled UNT Dallas student making satisfactory progress toward a bachelor's degree?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Please list all subject areas you feel comfortable tutoring (i.e., math, science, statistics, accounting) and the specific level and/or courses you have taken (i.e., biology, organic chemistry, etc.).
  • (Open Ended Question)

    Documents Needed to Apply

    Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Transcripts
  • Class Schedule (Student)
  • Optional Documents

  • Cover Letter
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