Writing Peer Tutor - Institutional Student Worker

Job description

Job Title: Writing Peer Tutor - Institutional Student Worker
Location: UNG - Gainesville
Regular/Temporary: Temporary
Full/Part Time: Part-Time
Job ID: 222367
About Us

Located in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia is a multi-campus university with an enrollment of nearly 20,000 students, making it one of the largest institutions in the University System of Georgia. UNG is focused on a mission of educational excellence, leadership development and community engagement opportunities that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society. Through a variety of educational pathways that provide access and range from certificates and associate degrees to a professional doctoral program, UNG is responsive to regional education and economic development needs. Federally designated as a senior military college, one of the university's signature leadership programs is its 800-member Corps of Cadets on UNG's Dahlonega Campus.

Job Summary

The University of North Georgia is currenrtly accepting applications for a Writing Peer Tutor on the Gainesville campus. Writing Peer Tutors provide one-on-one or group tutoring sessions on an as-needed basis. The purpose of writing tutoring is to assist fellow students with the mastery of concepts or applications of writing. Writing Peer Tutors integrate effective study and learning strategies, thereby maximizing the tutee's potential to become an independent learner and achieve academic success. As employees of the University, Writing Peer Tutors are expected to maintain ongoing communication with their supervisors. Writing Peer Tutors are also expected to be knowledgeable of and refer students to other appropriate college resources as needed. All tutoring takes place online or in the Gainesville campus Writing Center.

  • Tutor students online and in-person in writing and integrate study and learning strategies to promote independent learning
  • In accordance with College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA) certification requirements, complete the required 10-hour tutor training in addition to at least 25 hours of actual tutoring time
  • For each session, complete required sign-in sheets and client report forms as instructed by your supervisor
  • Be knowledgeable of and make appropriate referrals to other campus resources; inform the supervisor of such referrals.
  • Run at least one half-hour workshop per semester in a writing-related topic area
Required Qualifications
  • Must be enrolled at the University of North Georgia in a minimum of six (6) credit hours to qualify as a student worker.
  • Must have earned a grade of B or better in English 1101 and 1102
  • Must have and maintain a minimum overall GPA of 3.3
Preferred Qualifications
  • Writing experience across the curriculum a plus
  • Tutoring or mentoring experience a plus
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
  • Able to establish rapport and communicate well with students
  • Able to break down writing concepts and deliver them in a concise and understandable way
  • Able to use Microsoft Word
Equal Employment Opportunity

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.

Special Applicant Instructions

Required Documents to Attach:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter




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Posted: 1/12/2021
Application Due: 4/12/2021
Work Type: Full Time