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ASC Tutor

Employer
University of Arkansas at Fort Smith
Location
Arkansas, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Nov 1, 2023

Job Details


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

Workstudy Position:

No

Job Type:Temporary (Fixed Term)

Work Shift:

Sponsorship Available:

No

Institution Name: University of Arkansas at Fort Smith

University of Arkansas – Fort Smith

The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith is a dynamic, mid-sized public university that’s redefining higher education. We’re on a mission to provide transformative, hands-on learning experiences for students of all backgrounds and aspirations. Our multi-faceted approach to education offers a wealth of opportunities, with over 70 academic programs, including certificates, associate, bachelor’s, and master’s degrees. We’re committed to building a diverse community that mirrors Arkansas’s rich tapestry, reflecting our dedication to serving the state’s varied population while enhancing the quality of our institution.

As an employer, the University of Arkansas offers a vibrant work environment and a workplace culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance. The benefits package includes university contributions to health, dental, life, and disability insurance, tuition waivers for employees and their families, 12 official holidays, immediate leave accrual, and a choice of retirement programs with university contributions ranging from 5 to 10 percent of employee salary.

Fort Smith, Arkansas

Nestled along the Arkansas River, this vibrant city offers a perfect blend of history, culture, and natural beauty. Immerse yourself in the rich heritage of the Old West at the Fort Smith National Historic Site, explore the eclectic local art scene, or take a scenic stroll along the picturesque riverfront trails. With a welcoming community, diverse dining options, and a thriving downtown, Fort Smith is the ideal destination for history enthusiasts and those seeking modern amenities.

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.

Qualifications:

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:

$11/hour

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 https://uasys.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/UASYS

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 does not discriminate in its education programs or activities (including in admission and employment) on the basis of age, race, color, national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, or sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity). Federal law prohibits the University from discriminating on these bases. Questions or concerns about the application of Title IX, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, may be sent to the University's Title IX Coordinator and to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights.

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.

Constant Physical Activity:

Frequent Physical Activity:

Occasional Physical Activity:

Benefits Eligible:No

Company

UAFS

The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith offers a rich, vibrant learning environment for nearly 6,000 students each semester. UAFS aims to build its reputation as a regional destination for high-quality, affordable education, where diverse groups of aspirational students and faculty thrive and excel.

For more than 90 years, the university has been a mainstay of Fort Smith with a history as unique as each student who ever enrolled.

Through dynamic academic programs, innovative research opportunities, and transformational centers of intellectual and economic development, UAFS will advance its community and become an institution renowned for educating and inspiring the ambitious students who call it home.

 

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