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Peer Tutor 2017

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

We are seeking strong tutor candidates! Applicants are encouraged to apply now for Spring 2018 some fall 2017 positions still open

Posting Details

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Position Information

Classification Title Student Assistant II
Position Type Student
Department Center for Academic Success
Position Title Peer Tutor 2017
Position Number
Budget Position Number 00790
Pay Scale $8.00 - $10.00
Nature of Work

Peer tutors are viewed as academic student leaders and are significant contributors to the University of West Georgia community. We believe Peer Tutors provide wonderful motivation for learning and act as a role model to their fellow peers. As members of the Center for Academic Success staff, Peer Tutors work on an individual basis or in small group sessions to answer questions on course content and to provide study strategies to aid in the mastery of core course content.

Required Qualifications

Earned a grade of A in the course(s) one will tutor
Overall GPA at least 3.0

Preferred Qualifications

Mastery of subject being tutored
Good overall academic ability
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Good interpersonal and communication skills
Ability to work well with peers
Ability to work well with faculty
Ability to be empathetic to students having difficulties
Ability to maintain accurate records of tutoring sessions using GradesFirst

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions
Does this position require any special certification/ license? If yes, please specify.
Notice to Applicants

When applying, please list as your references faculty members so CAS may seek out a recommendation from them.

In the required “other document” provide a list of courses you are interested in tutoring in; the CAS provides tutoring in the core curriculum courses.

Position Status Temporary - Part-Time
Position Notes

Student Assistant II positions perform above-average duties of a complex nature requiring prior knowledge, skill, or training. Student Assistant II positions may be physically demanding and the work may be performed under difficult conditions. Students in these positions most often work with little to no supervision. This classification may be used while training for a higher level.

Required Qualifications

Must be a current University of West Georgia student enrolled for six credit hours and maintaining at least a 2.0 cumulative grade-point average unless otherwise noted/indicated by the hiring department.

Number of Hires Requested for Position Title 10
Funding Source 10500-1032000-15300-11000-5241000

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number ST00933
Posting Date 09/22/2017
Closing Date 02/02/2018
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applicant

We are seeking strong tutor candidates! Applicants are encouraged to apply now for Spring 2018 some fall 2017 positions still open

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Percentage Of Total Time 10
Responsibility / Duty

Attend tutoring training as required by CRLA. Training is held once prior to each semester and bi-weekly through the semester.

Other training as required by University of West Georgia.

Percentage Of Total Time 70
Responsibility / Duty

Provide peer tutoring to students. This includes being punctual for scheduled appointments, taking notes during session, following up with tutees who miss appointments, and serve as a role model for students seeking assistance.

Percentage Of Total Time 10
Responsibility / Duty

Administrative tasks. Complete reports of tutor session(s) in an accurate and timely manner. Complete time-sheets accurately and turn in promptly.

Percentage Of Total Time 10
Responsibility / Duty

Training and development

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you admitted to the University of West Georgia and enrolled for at least 6 credit hours?
    • YES
    • NO
  2. * Do you have a cumulative grade-point average of at least 2.0 in all college course work attempted? (First semester freshmen and first semester graduate students should select yes).
    • YES
    • NO
  3. * Is your current overall GPA at least a 3.0?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Are you eligible for FWSP (Federal Work-Study Program)?

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Other Document
  4. Letter of Reference 1
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Transcript