Peer Tutor - Institutional Student Worker - Dahlonega (Fall 2017)

Dahlonega, GA
Oct 10, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Peer Tutor - Institutional Student Worker - Dahlonega (Fall 2017)

Campus Location: Dahlonega

Job Close Date: 10/16/2017

General Summary: The University of North Georgia is currently accepting applications for a Peer Tutor.

For the Fall 2017 Semester, Peer Tutors are needed for the following courses/subjects:
  • Mathematics
  • Biology 1107/08K
  • Chemistry 1151-52
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Genetics
  • Anatomy and Physiology I & II
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • CSCI
  • English
  • Psychology
  • History
  • Political Science
  • Foreign Languages (Spanish, French, German, Arabic, Korean, Chinese, Russian)

Job Duties & Responsibilities: The Peer Tutor will:
  • Be responsible for assisting students with study habits, test preparation, demonstration/instruction, general success skills for subjects/courses.
  • Be required to document each tutoring session; having the "Tutee" sign in at each session and returning sign-in sheets to the Coordinator of Tutoring each pay period.
  • Be responsible for completing a required 10-hour training NLT midterms of their first semester of tutoring.
  • Be Required to check their emails and and respond to requests within 24 hours.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Applicants must have a minimum 3.33 GPA
  • Native speakers who tutor their language are exempt from this requirement, but must be in Good Academic Standing.
  • Peer Tutors must be approachable, personable, empathetic and possess excellent communication skills; GPA is important, but these skills are preferred.

Certifications/Licenses & Minimum Requirements:
  • While CLEP or AP credits are accepted, preferential consideration will be made to applicants who took the course
  • A minimum of one (1) year of college coursework required
  • Prior tutor experience is helpful
  • Must be enrolled at the University of North Georgia in a minimum of six (6) credit hours to qualify as a student worker

Anticipated Hire Date: 08/21/2017

Required Documents: Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae

Special Instructions to Applicants: Please submit contact information for three professional references.

Please indicate on your resume the content area you wish to tutor in.

Employer Information: All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by the University of North Georgia in its sole discretion. The University of North Georgia, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sex or national origin, age, disability, religion, genetics or veteran status. Georgia is an open records state. Also, UNG is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans.

We provide equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, protected veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.

The University of North Georgia is committed to providing equal opportunity to all qualified applicants without discrimination at the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, age, disability or handicap as a matter of college policy and as required by applicable state and federal laws.


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