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MA 162 Peer Tutor in The Study

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title MA 162 Peer Tutor in The Study
Requisition Number DU06018
Department Name 8Z416: Transformative Learning
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range $10.00/hour
Type of Position Student
Position Time Status Part-Time
Required Education

Qualified applicants will have taken MA 162 at the University of Kentucky and made an A or B in the course.

Qualified applicants will also have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.

PLEASE NOTE, only applications including a resume and transcript will be reviewed. A letter of recommendation from a faculty member or advisor is also required but can be submitted at any time before your interview if you are offered one. Letters of recommendation can be submitted by a UK faculty or staff member using this link: https://uky.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3qkMr6MbGgqBL5r

Required Related Experience

You must have taken the course you wish to tutor at the University of Kentucky and made an A or B in the course.

Required License/Registration/Certification

If accepted for the position, applicants must attend Peer Tutor Training in January, prior to the beginning of the Spring 2020 semester.

Physical Requirements

Sitting and standing for long periods of time.

Shift

Peer Tutors can expect to work between six and twenty hours per week based on their availability and the needs of tutees. Peer Tutors schedules are determined at the beginning of each semester and will not change from week to week. Shifts will be between three and eight hours long (again based on availability and student need) and will take place between 4:00 pm and 10:00 pm on Sunday, and between 2:00 pm and 10:00 pm Monday through Thursday.

Job Summary

This position is for the 2019-2020 Academic Year and will begin January 2020.

Peer Tutors assist fellow undergraduates in UK courses through Transformative Learningss Peer Tutoring Program in The Study. There are no appointments and tutoring is offered in small, informal groups. Peer Tutors help tutees fully understand concepts, complete assignments, and study for exams. Peer Tutors are responsible for greeting tutees and making them feel welcome and included, providing guidance in course content, and helping tutees hone study skills and strategies.

Peer Tutors guide tutees to deeper understandings of course material and are never expected to give answers or replace course instructors.

Peer Tutors receive extensive training in preparation for being effective peer tutors, so no prior tutoring experience is needed.

Because the Peer Tutor position is a professional position, it includes responsibilities beyond working regular shifts, including professional development sessions, performance evaluations, regular team meetings, and promotional activities.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Applicants should enjoy helping others and sharing their experiences as students of MA 162. Applicants should have outstanding oral communication skills and be professional and timely. A thorough working knowledge of MA 162 course content is also required.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience

None

Deadline to Apply 11/17/2019
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

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Posted: 2019-10-09 Expires: 2019-11-08

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UK offers fulfilling careers in diverse fields supporting our teaching, research and health care missions. We also offer a compelling benefits package, including a generous retirement savings match and a supportive work environment distinguished by a respect for the unique work-life needs of every individual. Our culture of learning also provides tremendous support and resources for ongoing education, training and development. 

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