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Peer Physics and/or Chemistry Tutor - Institutional Student Worker

The University of North Georgia
UNG-Dahlonega, GA
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Job Title: Peer Physics and/or Chemistry Tutor - Institutional Student Worker
Location: UNG-Dahlonega, GA
Regular/Temporary: Temporary
Full/Part Time: Part-Time
Job ID: 230110
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 currently accepting applications for a Peer Physics and/or Chemistry Tutor. This position will tutor students in Phys1111, Phys1112, Phys2211, Phys2212, and/or Chem1151, Chem1152, Chem1211, Chem1212. (Please indicate what course(s) you're able to tutor in your resume) and assist students, faculty, and staff with all services provided by UNG tutoring centers.

  • Tutor students will help students in the respective subjects.
  • Integrate study and learning strategies to promote independent learning.
  • Complete the required 10-hour tutor training in addition to at least 25 hours of actual tutoring time, in accordance with College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA) certification requirements.
  • Complete required documentation, including 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.
  • Assist in the general operation of the tutoring center.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Director, Assistant Director, or Tutoring Lab Coordinator of Tutoring Services.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Must be proficient with Microsoft software and graphing calculators.
  • Must be proficient with Interactive Physics software (for Physics Peer Tutors).
  • Must be friendly and personable and exhibit patience and empathy toward fellow students.
  • Must possess strong communication skills.
  • Ability to help students by providing prompts and clearing up misconceptions.
  • Ability to interpret word problems effectively to clarify core concepts.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, faculty, staff, and administration.
  • Ability to break down and explain component parts in a concise but clear manner.
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 at least a 3.0 GPA.
  • For Physics Tutors: a grade of A or B in PHYS 2111 or PHYS 1111.
  • For Chemistry Tutors: a grade of A or B in CHEM 1211.
Required Documents to Attach
  • Resume
  • Cover letter
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.


The University of North Georgia is a member of the University System of Georgia and holds designations as a state leadership institution and as The Military College of Georgia.  With more than 18,000 students, the University of North Georgia is one of the state’s largest public universities.  The regional, multi-campus university offers more than 100 programs of study ranging from certificate and associate’s degrees to professional doctoral programs.

The University of North Georgia's educational experience provides a solid foundation to help students become civic, professional and military leaders who serve communities locally and globally. UNG's student-focused environment includes quality education, service, inquiry, and creativity.  

UNG is one of only six senior military colleges in the United States and its residential Army ROTC program consistently ranks among the best in the country. UNG competes in NCAA Division II in baseball, softball, golf, basketball, soccer, mixed rifle, and women's cross country.

The University of North Georgia has seven academic colleges and institutes: the College of Arts and Letters, the Mike Cottrell College of Business, the College of Science and Mathematics, the College of Education, the College of Health Professions, University College, and the Lewis F. Rogers Institute for Environmental and Spatial Analysis.

At the undergraduate level, UNG offers the Associate of Arts (A.A.) and the  Associate of Science (A.S.) degrees and the Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS); Bachelor of Arts (BA); Bachelor of Science (BS); Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA); Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA); and Bachelor of Science-Nursing (BSN).

Graduate degrees offered at UNG include: Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT); Education Specialist in School Leadership (EDSSL); Master of Education (Med); Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT); Master of Arts in history (MA); Master of Arts in International Affairs (MAIA); Master of Science in clinical mental health counseling (MS); Master of Science in family nurse practitioner (MS); Master of Science in nursing education (MS); Master of Science in physical education (MS); Master of Science in criminal justice (MS); Master of Public Administration (MPA); Master of Business Administration (MBA); Master of Music (MM).

The University of North Georgia was formed through the consolidation of North Georgia College & State University and Gainesville State College, two of the top-performing schools in the University System of Georgia, in January 2013.  Positioned in the fastest-growing region of the state, UNG comprises five campuses and online opportunities united by a single mission focused on academic excellence and academic and co-curricular programs that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society.

UNG’s campuses are located across the northeast Georgia region in Blue Ridge, Cumming, Dahlonega, Gainesville, and Oconee County. With easy access to metro Atlanta and Georgia's mountain and piedmont areas, the region features vibrant cultural and recreational opportunities, including Lake Lanier and the the Appalachian Trail.

The University of North Georgia is part of the University System of Georgia Complete College Georgia (CCG) initiative to improve the retention, progression, and graduation of students. Grounded in the successes and strengths of the past and inspired by the potential of the new University of North Georgia, UNG's Complete College Georgia plan seeks to advance educational attainment in the northern part of the state, contributing to the region's workforce and economic prosperity.

To obtain application information for the University of North Georgia, call the Admissions Office at 706-864-1800, or for a closer look at the university, visit

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