Student Tutor

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Job TitleStudent TutorEmployment StatusPart Time .25DepartmentSchool of Arts & SciencesPurpose of Job

Student tutors assist and coach other assigned students in becoming a more successful and independent learner. Student tutors provide and help to integrate effective learning and study strategies for their assigned students, while at the same time helping to clarify and/or reinforce course content, assignments and material.

Math Center student tutors assist Math Center coordinator and Mathematical faculty in tutoring students to learn foundational Math courses, such as College Algebra, Calculus and other courses. Student tutors also provide and help to maintain Math Center’s operations, record students’ attendance, write reports, maintain computer hardware and software in the center, as well as send students report to instructors.

Scope of Responsibilities

Provide individualized content and skill-development tutoring to assigned students.

Tutoring students in learning Math courses; Maintaining University Math Center’s operations; Taking students’ attendance and writing reports and sending reports to department office and instructors.

Essential Job Functions

•Tutor specific academic subjects to individuals or small groups
•Monitor students’ attendance and progress
•Document and communicate student progress
•Refer students to supervisor:
oWhen they are continually absent
oWhen unsatisfactory progress is noted in sessions
oIf additional difficulties are encountered in the tutoring sessions
oIf tutor suspects student requires additional University resources
•Support and encourage independent learning by applying training and following expected procedures
•Coordinate meetings and schedules with tutees as appropriate
•Serve as a resource or other tutors in same academic subject
•Complete data entry tasks using required database software
•Participate in initial training program for developing teaching techniques and learning skills and on-going training sessions as required
•Attend staff meetings


•Enrolled in either a graduate or undergraduate degree program (minimum 6 credits for undergraduate students, 9 credits for graduate students)
•Good academic standing (minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA is preferred) and demonstrated success in the course to be tutored
•Good conduct standing
•Successful completion of online student employee application

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

•Ability to work with minimal supervision
•Ability to maintain confidentiality
•Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills
•Have knowledge in College Algebra and Calculus I and II with pass grades B or above is preferred and/or department has test before hiring.

Posted Salary Range$8-$10/per hourWork in noisy (above 85 decibels) areasNoSedentary Work - Exerting 10 poundsOccasionallyLight Work - Exerting up to 20 poundsOccasionallyMedium Work - Exerting 20-50 poundsNot RequiredHeavy Work - Exerting 50-100 poundsNot RequiredVery Heavy Work - Exerting in excess of 100 poundsNot RequiredTravelNot RequiredPosting NumberStdnt058PNumber of VacanciesServeralLocationLormanPosition End Date (if temporary)09/19/2020Open Date09/07/2020Close Date09/19/2020Open Until FilledYesEEO Statement

Alcorn State University

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Alcorn State University is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. Alcorn State University is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities.

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    Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
    1. Unofficial Transcripts
    2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
    3. Curriculum Vitae
    4. Letter of Recommendation (Personal)
    5. Letter of Recommendation (Professional or Personal)
    Optional Documents
    1. Writing Sample




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    Job No:
    Posted: 9/8/2020
    Application Due: 9/19/2020
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