Grayson College

  • Peer Tutor

    Job Locations US-TX-Denison
    Type Regular Part-Time
    Category
    Instructional Support
  • Overview

    Provides tutoring under the supervision of the office of Testing, Tutoring and Disability Services.

    Responsibilities

    Essential Functions & Responsibilities:

    • 90%     Tutors students in assigned subjects.
    • 5%       Participates in tutor training sessions as part of the tutor certification program.
    • 5%       Performs other duties as assigned.

     

    Performance Measurements:

    1. Demonstrates Viking Values of balance, clarity, gratitude, service, teamwork, and trust.
    2. Complies with all laws and regulations related to tutoring in higher education.
    3. Demonstrates passion for teaching and helping others understand course content and effective study strategies.
    4. Demonstrates flexibility to adjust approach and teaching methods to meet student needs.
    5. Arrives to work on time as scheduled.

    This Job Description is not a complete statement of all duties and responsibilities comprising the position.

    Qualifications

    • Must have an overall GPA of 3.0 on an accredited college transcript and earning a 4.0 in any course to be tutored. Tutors must have a faculty recommendation letter for each subject they tutor.
    • Courtesy, tact, and diplomacy are essential elements of the job.
    • Work involves listening to obtain information, explaining information and concepts, building relationships, and encouraging students to persist.
    • Tutors must communicate effectively in English.

    Work Schedule:  Tutors work a minimum of 3 hours per week. Tutoring sessions are scheduled according to tutor and student availability. Generally, tutoring occurs during the hours that Testing/Tutoring Center is open. Tutors may not work more than 17 hours per week.

     

    This position is considered a security sensitive position and will require a criminal background check.

     

    GRAYSON COLLEGE IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY INSTITUTION PROVIDING EDUCATIONAL AND EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES ON THE BASIS OF MERIT AND WITHOUT DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF RACE, COLOR, NATIONAL ORIGIN, RELIGION, GENDER, AGE, DISABILITY, OR ANY OTHER BASIS PROHIBITED BY LAW.

     

    The employer actively supports the Americans with Disabilities Act and will consider reasonable accommodations. For more information, please contact the human resources office at 903-463-8770 or gcjobs@grayson.edu.

     

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