Technical Expert (Part-Time)

Tucson, AZ
Jun 10, 2021
Employment Type
Part Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Second Lang Acquis/Teach Prog

Department Website Link:


Main Campus


Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights:

The Critical Languages Program offers less commonly taught languages (LCTLs) which are not available in traditional departments and formats at the University of Arizona. The Critical Languages Program seeks a Tagalog Tutor to conduct weekly tutorial sessions. The candidate must be a native or near-native speaker of the Tagalog language, able to work professionally with small tutorial sessions and act as a liaison between the students and examiner. Content focus may include Tagalog language, grammar, pronunciation, writing, reading and study skills development.

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Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Conduct weekly tutorial sessions in the use/practice of the Tagalog language
  • Finalize course syllabi with dates and post to D2L. Send to examiner and Director prior to the beginning of semester for approval
  • Provide communication and feedback to students throughout the semester
  • Attend Program trainings and meetings as necessary
  • Maintain weekly student attendance in D2L
  • Calculate total attendance points and report via D2L before the final exam
  • Schedule classes and submit to program coordinator prior to the beginning of semester
  • Submit evaluations to meet academic deadlines
  • Submit tutor self-evaluation to Director at the end of the academic year
  • Adhere to university code of conduct policies
  • Complete other duties as needed and assigned
  • Willingness to complete free mandatory Tutor as a Foreign Language Certificate training for those who don't have bachelor's degree and/or degree in education/language related field during the first year of employment

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Demonstrated leadership experience
  • Abilityto maintain professional standards

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent advanced learning attained through experience required
  • Up to 1 year of relevant work experience required
  • Native or near-native fluency in Tagalog
  • Applicants must be able to effectively communicate in English, both verbally and in writing
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Teaching and/or tutoring experience of a second-language
  • Tutoring experience in self-instructional model course
  • Bachelor’s degree or certification related to second-language teaching



Full Time/Part Time:

Part Time

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Job Category:

Student Services

Benefits Eligible:

No Benefits

Rate of Pay:


Compensation Type:

hourly rate



Career Stream and Level:


Job Family:

Student Support

Job Function:

Student Services

Type of criminal background check required::

Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

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Contact Information for Candidates:

Lauren Lazazzera

Administrative Associate

[email protected]

(520) 626-6718

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Special Instructions to Applicant:

Diversity Statement:

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution and a Native American/Alaska Native-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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