Senior Athletics Tutor

Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Nov 13, 2020
Employment Type
Part Time

Posting Details

Job Code/Title 82971 - H - Tutor 1 Position Number H19012 Working Title Senior Athletics Tutor Department Athletics Office Organizational Overview

At VCU, we Make it Real through learning, research, creativity, service and discovery — the hallmarks of the VCU experience. A premier, urban, public research university nationally recognized as one of the best employers for diversity, VCU is a great place to work. It’s a place of opportunity, where your success is supported and your career can thrive. VCU offers employees a generous leave package, career paths for advancement, competitive pay, and an opportunity to do mission-driven work.

Recruitment Pool All Applicants Anticipated Hiring Range $11.50 Campus Monroe Park Campus Position Type Hourly Hours/Week Varies Normal work days Monday - Friday & Sunday Normal work hours Varies Job Category Miscellaneous Does this position provide patient or clinical services to the VCU Health System? No Does this position require a pre-placement medical assessment? No Is any portion of this position grant-funded? No Sensitive Position No Resource Critical Yes Description of the Job

The Office of Student Athlete Support Services employs approximately 40-50 tutors in nearly every major subject area each semester. VCU Rams Tutors promote academic success by helping student-athletes who are experiencing academic difficulty or need additional support to develop academic skills and course-specific knowledge. Training will be provided to tutors to effectively meet the needs of tutees. There may also be limited opportunities for tutors to work during the summer. Tutors are expected to be knowledgeable in chosen content areas and be capable of teaching study skills and learning strategies. Tutors will also be responsible for special projects and other duties as assigned by the Tutor Coordinator. All tutors must complete a performance evaluation with the tutor coordinator each semester.
General Responsibilities:
1. Conduct weekly sessions with students to promote independent learning.
2. Identify and address study skill needs for students in the context of the tutorial session.
3. Communicate effectively with students.
4. Create and submit accurate records of sessions with student-athletes by the specified deadline.
5. Maintain a high level of knowledge in academic areas selected to tutor.
6. Know and comply with the policies of VCU SASS that govern the tutoring of student-athletes, especially NCAA regulations.
7. Comply with the University’s FERPA, Honor Code, and Title IX guidelines.
8. Work with SASS staff to ensure success of the student-athlete.
9. Attend tutor training and meetings as required, completing at least 10 hours of training a semester.
10. Additional duties assigned by Tutor Coordinator.

Required Qualifications

- Must have completed at least 40 credits.
- Must have a minimum 3.2 cumulative undergraduate and/or graduate GPA .
- Be available to work a minimum of 12 hours a week. You determine your own schedule.
- Be able to work with student-athletes from diverse educational and cultural backgrounds.
- Have excellent communication skills and a patient, encouraging attitude.
- Must have a bachelors degree.

Preferred Qualifications

Multilingual candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Recent graduates are encouraged to apply. Applicants do not need to be registered as students to qualify if they have already completed a Bachelor’s degree.

Job Open Date 11/13/2020 Remove from posting on or before Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicants

If you are fluent in another language, please note that in your application.

Applicants must attach an unofficial copy of your transcript(s) and a letter of recommendation from one faculty member.

Additional Information

Please direct any questions or concerns to Mckenzie Quick at 804-827-2056 or

Quick Link Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. What is your current student status?
    • Undergraduate
    • Graduate
    • Non-Student w/ Degree
    • I am not a student
  2. What is your major or program of study?

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. If you are a current student, when are you graduating? (i.e. May 2018)

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. Have you worked on campus before? If yes, where on campus?

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. How many hours per week can you commit to this job?

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. What is your current (or past degree’s) cumulative GPA?

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. Are you currently friends with any student-athletes?
    • Yes
    • No
  8. How did you hear about this job?

    (Open Ended Question)

  9. Please list any language(s) beside English that you can speak fluently or nearly fluently.

    (Open Ended Question)

  10. Please describe any prior tutoring experience or other experience working in an Academic Support field.

    (Open Ended Question)

  11. Briefly explain why you want to tutor and describe the role of a tutor.

    (Open Ended Question)

  12. Please list courses in which you earned a grade of B or higher, using VCU course numbers. If you can tutor all (or most) classes in a single area, you do not need to list individual classes. Example: PSYC 100 (Prof. Brown) or PSYC (all levels).

    (Open Ended Question)

  13. Do you have a Bachelors Degree? If yes, in what field of study?

    (Open Ended Question)

Optional & Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Other Document
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Resume
  3. Reference Letter - 1

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