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Holomua Tutor

Employer
Brigham Young University Hawaii
Location
BYU–Hawaii

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Job Description Summary

The main objective of a HOLOMUA TUTOR is to thoroughly prepare high school students to take the ACT exam, learning all the methods, techniques and practices in each subject (Math, Science, Reading, and Writing) that will help each student to successfully pass the exam with a satisfactory composite score. This position will help to develop and curate test prep materials for the students who are selected to enroll in the program

This individual may also assist as a peer student counselor/mentor for the HOLOMUA program, a 6- day college preparation program that occurs during the Summer break. The program aims to prepare and inform students of the educational benefits and expectations of students who enroll at BYU-Hawaii.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Tutor Holomua students in ACT preparation.
  • Provide daily workshops for Holomua students in Math, Science, Reading and Writing.
  • Assist with ACT test preparation
  • Be willing to share educational, social, and spiritual benefits of BYU-Hawaii
  • Help assist with the HOLOMUA program (i.e. workshops, activities)
  • Work cooperatively with staff and administration throughout the development of the program
  • Attend all training meetings with staff
  • Help communicate to parents and all stakeholders concerning the program details
  • Provide direction and guidance for youth participants

Qualifications and Experience

Preferred

  • Experience in tutoring, counseling and or mentoring youth
  • ACT composite score of 25+
  • Majors in English, Science, Math, Political Science, Psychology, and Education
  • Second-year in college, sophomore-standing, or older
  • Return missionary

Required

  • Demonstrate leadership abilities and organizational skills
  • Possess excellent management and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with students, parents, families, and other stakeholders
  • Excellent time management skills are essential
  • Deal diplomatically with people and problems
  • Possess exceptional communication skills both orally and in writing
  • Creative and willing to develop programs and projects
  • Ability to work flexible hours as needed
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Program Director/Coordinator

Students selected for the position will need to do the following:

  • Clearance Form
  • Request time off from any current job for the scheduled 6 week.
  • Keep track of your hours during prep/training week that it does not exceed permitted weekly hours.

Organization

Working at Brigham Young University Hawaii

BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY–HAWAII is the preeminent international center of learning in the Pacific. Its small campus is a unique laboratory of intercultural leadership development, where a diverse population of 2,500 students representing over 70 countries live, study, and work together. Small classes taught by expert faculty empower students to master challenging and relevant curriculum, while affordable tuition, financial aid, and online study options make this valuable education more accessible than ever.

Operated by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, a total BYU–Hawaii education involves not only intellectual learning and career preparation, but also moral, ethical, and spiritual enrichment. All the while, students enjoy living and learning in one of the most beautiful places on earth. Graduates go forth to serve, prepared to promote peace and prosperity as leaders worldwide.

The spirit of Aloha is what BYU–Hawaii employees wear when performing their duties. "Aloha" means mutual regard and affection and extends warmth in caring with no obligation in return. "Aloha" is the essence of relationships in which each person is important.

BYU–Hawaii employees find fulfillment as they take part in the mission of Brigham Young University Hawaii: "to assist individuals in their quest for perfection and eternal life and in their efforts to influence the establishment of peace internationally."

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Website
Telephone
(808) 675-3446
Location
55-220 Kulanui Street
BYUH #1947
Laie
HI
96762
United States
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