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Department: Success at Southern
Salary/Rate: $11,017 @ .4696 FTE 9 Month
This position is grant funded and ongoing employment is contingent on future grant funding.
For over 25 years ago Success at Southern/TRIOSSS program has been committed to increase the college retention, academic standing and graduation rates of eligible participants. By providing a variety of services to meet students’ needs, we assist eligible participants in clarifying their goals, succeeding academically in their chosen program of study, and graduating with a bachelor’s degree in a timely manner. During these years, Success at Southern/TRIOSSS program has served more than 1,500 students most of them first generation and low income students.
Success at Southern is looking to fill two Tutor positions, one Math Tutor and one Writing and Study Skills Tutor.
This position serves as an academic tutor for Success at Southern (SAS)/TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) Program providing one-on-one and small group, scheduled and drop-in tutoring sessions to all SAS/TRIOSSS participants. The Professional Tutor prepares and offers mini-workshops related to the area of tutoring experience to SAS/TRIOSSS participants.
Minimum Classification Qualifications:
One (1) year tutoring experience or demonstrated expertise in the subject area.
Knowledge of MLB, APA and Chicago/Turabian citation formats and experience working with ESL students preferred.
All Listed Duties:
Use best practices in tutor subject area to enable students to become independent learners.
Ability to effectively tutor participants and track academic progress as indicated on their Academic Progress Plans.
Tutor in a variety of settings, including individual, group, drop-in, online, and workshops to all SAS/TRIOSSS participants.
Provide day-to day academic support to all SAS/TRIOSSS participants
Adapts strategies for specific learning differences.
Create materials for SAS/TRIOSSS participants to use for studying independently.
Promote SAS/TRIO participants to enroll in free SAS/TRIOSSS courses, each term.
Record, maintains and submit detailed documentation of each tutoring session through Blumen software.
Approaches tutoring with a learner-centered focus to increase confidence and success in participants.
Aid in University-wide efforts to promote retention through student academic success and student engagement within SOU community.
Communicates with tutoring supervisor to ensure effective tutoring methodologies.
Assist students with general computer and printer use.
Attends regular one-on-one meetings with the tutoring supervisor.
Maintain relationships with key faculty and SOU tutors colleagues.
Creates a clean and learner-centered environment.
Present a professional demeanor at all times in both personality/dress and provide exceptional customer service.
Attend trainings, professional development opportunities, and staff meetings required by the tutoring supervisor.
Maintain confidentiality and comply with FERPA guidelines.
Report promptly cases of perceived plagiarism or other academic misconduct to the tutoring supervisor.
Perform other duties as assigned by the tutoring supervisor. (Math)
Tutor, but not limited, in basic, pre-algebra, algebra, statists and physics courses. (Writing and Study Skills)
Assist SAS/TRIOSSS participants in revision of written work with focus on self-sufficiency and autonomy.
Assist students with MLB, APA and Chicago/Turabian citation and references.
Coach students in writing college-level papers for a range of courses.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Must be willing to travel and attend training programs off-site for occasional professional development.
Must be able to work additional hours and adjust working hours to meet special jobs. May be called back periodically to perform work as needed on an emergency basis.
Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment background check.
Under the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): -Position classification defined as “exempt” are not subject overtime -Position classifications defined as “non exempt” *are *subject to overtime
The person holding this position is considered a
Internal Number: 8007
About Southern Oregon University
SOU provides career-focused, comprehensive educational experiences to over 6,200 students. Along with an emphasis on student success and intellectual growth, SOU is committed to diversity, inclusion and sustainability. Theoretical and experiential learning programs provide quality, innovative experiences for students. At SOU, students build strong community connections through internships, mentorships, field studies, capstone projects, volunteer opportunities and civic engagement.