Content Tutor (Staff Wage)

Job description

Job location: Charlottesville, VA

Employment Type: Part-time
Posted data: 2021-01-11
Req: R0020995

UVA Athletics Academic Affairs seeks a diverse candidate pool of Content Tutors to assist student-athletes with course specific knowledge and skill acquisition including, but not limited to, test/quiz preparation, decoding of lecture content, and managing reading loads. We will hire across all discipline areas and qualified applicants will become a member of the Cavalier Academic Support Team (CAST).

Content Tutors meet with their assigned student(s) on a regular schedule (typically twice weekly) and will work in small groups or one-on-one with student-athletes. Content Tutors are expected to have a strong understanding of the course content and relevant study strategies. The Academic Affairs Staff will train all tutors on the CAST framework and expectations for tutor sessions.

Content Tutor Responsibilities:

  • Craft and deliver tutoring sessions specific to course content.
  • Conduct sessions using the CAST tutoring framework.
  • Comply with all NCAA and ACC rules and regulations as well as the UVA Honor Code guidelines through continuous training.
  • Complete session reports at the end of each session via the Athletics Academic Affairs reporting system.
  • Communicate with Academic Affairs staff regarding any issues or concerns with student-performance.
  • Establish professional working relationship with students and the Athletics Academic Affairs Staff.
  • Attend tutor orientation at the beginning of each semester and required trainings throughout.
  • Monitor student progress and report to the appropriate constituents.
  • Additional duties as assigned.

Tutors will be paid for 1.5 hours of time for each 1-hour session as compensation for preparation and reporting. All sessions will take place virtually for the Spring 2021 semester.

To apply please submit an application online through Workday at and attach a resume, unofficial transcripts, a list of UVA courses you are able to tutor, and a list of three references. Search on requisition number R0020995.

Interviews will be conducted remotely.

Position Compensation Range: Compensation is based on level of education and will range from $12.00-$15.00 Hourly.

Content Tutor program hours: Sunday – Friday, 9am-10pm. Tutor hours vary based on course need and student availability. Evening tutor availability preferred.

The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment. (SPAKA)

This is a wage position which is not eligible for leave or other benefits and is limited to 1500 hours of work in a year. For more information, refer to the Wage Employment link:

Questions related to the application process may be directed to Jen Krahn, HR Specialist, at


  • High School Diploma with some college course work
  • Must have knowledge of the tutor course content and have received a B or better in that particular course
  • Must be able to deliver study strategies specific to the content area
  • Must have strong communication skills
  • Must be highly organized
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality and the UVA Honor Code


  • Master’s Degree
  • Experience working with students in higher education
  • Some experience with teaching, advising, tutoring or mentoring
  • Experience working with student-athletes


This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers.

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.




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Posted: 1/10/2021
Application Due: 3/11/2021
Work Type: Full Time