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Federal Work Study - Academic Enhancement Center Peer Tutor (Writing & Liberal Arts)

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Georgia Gwinnett College
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Georgia Gwinnett College

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Four-Year Institution
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Job Title: Federal Work Study - Academic Enhancement Center Peer Tutor (Writing & Liberal Arts)
Location: Georgia Gwinnett College
Regular/Temporary: Temporary
Full/Part Time: Part-Time
Job ID: 232147
About Us

Located in the vibrant community that is Gwinnett County, Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) is a technology-rich, financially affordable, four-year institution with an access mission, housed on a modern 260-acre campus, 30 miles northeast of downtown Atlanta.

GGC's transformative model of education prepares students to be life-long learners through the four pillars of scholarship, leadership, service and creativity. With a diverse student body of over 11,000 and a similarly diverse faculty and staff of 1,300+, the college embraces innovative approaches to education and administrative services through an inclusive culture.

Georgia Gwinnett College recognizes the talents of its faculty and staff as the institution's most critical asset. Essential to the college's mission is the critical need to attract, retain, and engage a diverse and highly qualified workforce. In addition to the University System of Georgia's expansive benefit and retirement offerings, employees who have completed six months of regular full-time service with GGC are eligible for the system's Tuition Assistance Program (TAP). This program fosters the development and professional growth of employees through tuition assistance for eligible courses at any of the system's 26 institutions.

The University System of Georgia's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits for eligible positions, including, but not limited to, medical, dental, and vision plans, paid holidays, sick and vacation leave and retirement savings plans. More information can be found by visiting the USG Benefits webpage: https://benefits.usg.edu/

Job Summary

As a member of the Academic Enhancement Center, peer tutors will assist students in building academic skills and competency in the writing and Liberal Arts areas through one-to-one and group tutoring sessions. The peer tutors will engage in and attend on-campus workshops, tutor training, professional development, and other required meetings in order to provide students with a quality experience.

Responsibilities
  • Facilitate one-on-one tutoring sessions
  • Host small group tutoring sessions
  • Attend tutor meetings
  • Model good student behavior in the AEC
  • Participate in the AEC's TIC-TAC-TOE program, which will involve online tutoring and potentially tutoring in locations outside of the AEC
  • Complete CRLA Level 1 Tutor Training within first six months of employment, including ePortfolio completion within first year of employment
  • Participate in AEC events around campus
  • Other duties as assigned
Required Qualifications
  • Must have a Federal Work-Study award
  • Must be currently enrolled in a minimum of 6 credit hours at Georgia Gwinnett College
  • Must be in good academic standing and maintain good standing for the duration of employment
  • Must be in good conduct standing with the Office of Student Integrity and maintain good conduct for the duration of employment
  • Some tutoring, teaching, coaching or mentoring experience
  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Minimum education required: High School diploma or GED
  • Must maintain a GPA of at least 3.0
  • Must be flexible to attend and/or present at offsite or on-campus workshops or professional development opportunities to enhance the program's efficiency
  • Must be able to attend tutor training and other required meetings
  • Ability to work well with their peers and/or other students within the GGC community, either in the AEC or at other locations across campus
  • Ability to exhibit a level of competency or proficiency in the subject matter of hire
  • Must be able to handle confidential information
  • Must be able to maintain a regular weekly schedule throughout the semester
Conditions of Employment

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with Georgia Gwinnett College, as determined by Georgia Gwinnett College in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test.

Offers are made expressly subject to the applicable federal and state laws, to the statutes, rules and regulations of this institution and to the Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG), which are available for your inspection upon request.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Gwinnett College is an equal employment, equal access, equal educational opportunity, and affirmative action institution. It is the policy and practice of our institution to recruit, hire, train, promote, retain, and educate persons without regard to race, color, national or ethnical origin, age, disability, sex/gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or veteran status as required by applicable state and federal laws (including Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, ADA, Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, AREA, and Executive Order 11246 ). For questions or more detailed information regarding this policy, please contact the Georgia Gwinnett College Human Resources Team at (678) 407.5070 or email [email protected] Individuals requiring disability related accommodations for participation in any event or to obtain print materials in an alternative format, please contact the Payroll and Benefits at (678) 407.5070 or email [email protected] Any individual who feels that they may have been discriminated against, should contact the Office of Diversity & Equity Compliance at [email protected]

Other Information Due to the volume of applications, applicants may not receive a reply from the College unless an applicant is selected for an interview. Review of applications will continue until positions are filled. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States and proof of eligibility will be contemporaneously required upon acceptance of an employment offer. Any resulting employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by Georgia Gwinnett College in its sole discretion. Georgia Gwinnett College, 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, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion. Georgia is an open records state.

Physical Requirements

Position requires local travel. Ability to lift and carry files and materials. Ability to move from one office to another office on campus. Adequate vision, hearing and manual dexterity to interact with people in person, on the phone and in writing. Job takes place in normal environmental conditions.

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