Peer Tutor
University of New Mexico - Albuquerque, NM

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Position Title:
Peer Tutor

Appointment Type: Definition

Student- W/S or SE

Working Title (if applicable):
Peer Tutor

Department

Taos Branch

Salary Grade

02

Salary:
$9.00/hr

Work Location:
UNM Taos Campus

Position Summary:
About CASA Tutoring(Writing Studio): The Center for Academic Success and Achievement (CASA) is dedicated to providing tutoring and supplemental instruction to help you succeed in your academic endeavors at UNM-Taos. Services are provided on a first-come, first-serve basis and are free of charge Tutoring is provided by trained peer tutors in both small group and individual sessions. Tutors participate in training activities to hone specific skills to better assist students engage and understand the curriculum. Individual learning differences are acknowledged and valued at the CASA. Peer Tutor Job Description: Peer Tutors will assist students in improving academic achievement by: ?Providing appropriate individual and small group tutoring to students seeking support in the Writing Studio at CASA and other content areas. ?Supporting the development of an organized study plan for students assigned to them. ?Participating in all scheduled staff meetings, training program, and in-service education as designated by the staff. ?Meeting with students on a regular basis to clarify concepts and work on study skills. ?Serving as a model (academically, promptness, dedication) for students being tutored. ?Collaborating with the students to determine the academic needs of assigned students. ?Documenting tutorial objectives, activities, material needed, and assessment of the tutorial assistance. ?Maintaining exact records of tutoring sessions. ?Planning and conducting discipline-specific workshops. ?Other duties as assigned. Tutoring sessions should include, but not limited to the following: review of class material, discussion of the text, predict test questions and create study aids, and develop critical thinking and problem solving skills. Tutors are not expected to know everything about the subject for which they tutor. Employment as a tutor does not guarantee a minimum number of work hours. Work hours will be based on program needs. ***MANDATORY REQUIREMENTS FOR INITIAL CONSIDERATION*** ?Applicants must be UNM-Taos students and have earned a minimum of 3.0 GPA in the tutoring area applied for in this application. ?Submit a professor recommendation from the content area. ?Attendance at mandatory training at pre-semester (before start of classes) and during the semester. ?Enrolled in a minimum of 6 credit hours in a degree-seeking program. ?Well practiced at revision with background in grammar and mechanics. ?Good verbal and written communication. ?Good interpersonal skills.

Minimum Qualifications:
Preferred Qualifications:
Posting Date:
01/17/2013

For Best Consideration:
01/22/2013

Closing Date:
04/16/2013

Application type required for this position:
Student Employment Application

Additional requirements for this position:
Complete online customer service raining located at www.career.unm.edu/scs

Required Applicant Documents:
Optional Applicant Documents:
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Position Type:
Student

Appointment End Date

Posting Type:
Competitive

Position Class URL:
Posting Department Website:
Institutional Commitment:
University of New Mexico is committed to promoting and supporting the diversity of our campuses. UNM is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Exempt/Non-Exempt

Non-Exempt

Quicklink for Posting:
unmjobs.unm.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=71048

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