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ASC Tutor

University of Arkansas at Fort Smith
Arkansas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Apr 27, 2023

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Type of Position:Faculty - Non-Tenure (Clinical)

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Job Type:Temporary (Fixed Term)

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Sponsorship Available:


Institution Name: University of Arkansas at Fort Smith

The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith is a vibrant mid-sized public university dedicated to breaking the higher education mold by bringing truly transformative, hands-on experiences to every student. From high school seniors to senior professionals, first-generation students to second-chancers, our goal is to provide a high-quality, future-focused education that honors each student's unique, personal situations and goals. Our tiered approach to learning offers students access to more than 80-degree plans and programs including certificate, associate, bachelor's, and master's degrees. We seek to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the diverse population of Arkansas, to maintain the excellence of the university, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, and perspectives.

Located on the Arkansas-Oklahoma border and situated in a region of lakes, Fort Smith is the second-largest city in Arkansas and features a vast array of cultural activities, shopping, dining, and entertainment, including a thriving downtown entertainment district. Parks, trails, and water recreation are all within the city limits, and true outdoor enthusiasts will find the area’s lakes, streams, and mountains offer adventure only minutes away from campus. Fort Smith was recently named by Forbes as the number one city in America for the cost of living, and a top city in the nation for the highest-paying tech jobs. The city is within easy driving distance of Tulsa, Kansas City, Dallas, Little Rock, and Memphis.

Thank you for your interest in joining our university. Below you will find details for the position including any supplementary documentation and/or questions you should review before submitting your application. For general application assistance or if you have questions about a job posting, please contact Human Resources at (479) 788-7080.

If you have a disability and need assistance with the hiring process please contact Human Resources at 479-788-7080. Applicants are required to submit a request for each position to which they have applied.

Department:ASC | Academic Success Center Tutors

Department's Website:

Summary of Job Duties:Provide subject-specific tutoring assistance while promoting effective study strategies. Tutors will work closely with staff and participate as a team member to improve student success and retention. Tutors are hired for various courses and disciplines including Math (all areas), Natural Sciences (all areas), and Probability and Statistics. The position reports to the Assistant Director of the Academic Success Center.


Minimum Qualifications
  • An academic level of second-semester freshman or higher is required.

  • Must have a grade of 3.0 or above (on a 4.0 scale) in the courses that will be tutored.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Professional college teaching and/or tutoring experience.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Knowledge of the content area being tutored

  • Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills

  • Verbal, visual and/or written presentation skills

  • Ability to incorporate technology into tutorial sessions

  • Ability to work with small groups of students

  • Ability to model study skills that will help students to succeed

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities
  • Provide in-person and/or virtual tutoring support in a specific subject based on their credentials and availability in courses that may include the following: Math (all areas), Natural Sciences (all areas), and Probability and Statistics.

  • Promote effective study habits, assist with comprehension of coursework, enhance learning concepts and strategies, and work with faculty members and ASC to improve student success and retention.

  • Attend training/orientation sessions and conduct tutoring sessions as assigned in a timely and professional manner.

  • Maintain attendance data and complete appointment summaries for each tutoring session to ensure positive academic progress is achieved.

  • Adapt presentations of material to meet the learning styles of the students by using verbal, visual, and written methods.

  • Maintain strong working relationships with staff.

  • Responsible for maintaining a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner to foster teamwork and by providing leadership to other students. Requires consistent on-time attendance.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Additional Information:

Special Job Dimensions: Work performed primarily in an office setting. Employee regularly talks and hears. Employee occasionally lifts items up to 50 pounds. Routine work schedule Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm. Tutors will have the opportunity to work up to 18 hours, 2-5 days per week. Choose your own hours. Actual work schedule will depend on the demand for the courses, time availability, and the needs of the students.

Salary Information:


Required Documents to Apply:

Cover Letter/Letter of Application, List of three Professional References (name, email, business title), Resume, Unofficial/Official Transcript(s)

Optional Documents:

Proof of Veteran Status

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Recruitment Contact Information:

HR 479-788-7080

All application materials must be uploaded to the University of Arkansas System Career Site

Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.

Pre-employment Screening Requirements:

This position may be subject to a pre-employment criminal background check, sex offender registry check, financial history background check, and/or drug screening. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication and/or adverse financial history alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background checks and drug screening information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to age, race, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.

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Occasional Physical Activity:

Benefits Eligible:No

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