Peer Tutors are responsible for providing academic assistance to undergraduate students in select coursework. Tutoring is not teaching, but rather supplemental learning for students needing additional assistance with course content. Tutors will be primarily engaged in assisting sophomore students with the pathophysiology and pharmacology course content (NRS 230, 231, 232, 233). Tutors may also be required for sophomore/junior acute care courses (NRS 212, 322). The peer tutoring program at OHSU utilizes both group and one-on-one tutoring to assist students with course topics.
The OHSU School of Nursing cannot guarantee a minimum number of paid hours per term for this position. All efforts will be made to ensure that interested tutors are receiving some paid hours each term, however this may fluctuate due to both the tutors schedule and the needs of undergraduate students.
Exhibit professional behavior and adhere to confidentiality requirements
Review and abide by the Tutoring Code of Ethics
Work with students in both group and individual settings
Have availability to meet with students for a minimum of 2 hours per week throughout the academic year (hours and times may vary between terms)
o The more hours tutors are available, the more likely they will be utilized and matched for group and individualized sessions.
Submit anticipated availability for hours when applying.
o Communicate with the tutoring coordinator as soon as possible if this changes during the term
Coach students on study skills, note taking, organization, and time management
Communicate with professors regarding individual student needs and progress
Maintain records of tutoring activities including time keeping and tutoring notes
Current OHSU School of Nursing Student Undergraduate Junior or Senior level
Have successfully passed the course in which tutoring is occurring with a grade of a A or B+
Recommendation of OHSU faculty member currently teaching coursework for pathophysiology, pharmacology and /or acute care courses.
Possess the ability and willingness to work with individuals and groups of students from diverse cultural, economic, and academic backgrounds.
Possess excellent oral and written communication skills.
Maintain an OHSU GPA of at least a 3.0
If you are interested in tutoring for the 2020-21 academic year, please contact any of the persons shown below. Students should submit a brief paragraph expressing their interest in tutoring as well as note any previous experience in a teaching, tutoring, or instructional role. All applicants will be reviewed by the coordinator as well as the course faculty to determine the overall fit for the position. Select applicants may also be asked to interview with the course faculty.
Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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