Japanese Tutor for Project GO - 11630BR

Japanese Tutor for Project GO

Department: 
East Asian Languages&Cultures
Location/Division: 
Lawrence
Reg/Temp: 
Temporary
Employee Class: 
S-Student

Position Overview

The tutor will meet with students in person in the target language, assisting them in language practice, pronunciation, vocabulary learning and other activities related to learning the language and culture.

Job Description

Assist students with reviewing class materials by answering questions and giving feedback, leading the students in conversation practice and tutoring. The tutor will maintain in close contact with the Program Manager to report the progress or needs. Must be available on the KU campus during weekday afternoons for the entire summer semester.

Required Qualifications

  1. Native or near native oral and written communication skills in Japanese as evidenced in application material or during interview
  2. Demonstrated communication skills in English as evidenced during interview
  3. Experience tutoring or teaching any academic subject
  4. During the semester term of the appointment, the student hourly must be enrolled in no fewer than 6 credit hours. For summer periods the student hourly must: 1) have been enrolled in no less than 6 hours in the past spring semester or 2) be pre-enrolled in upcoming fall semester in no less than 6 hours or 3) be enrolled in summer session or 4) be admitted to study in the upcoming fall semester. Student Hourlies may be undergraduate or graduate students. (Exceptions granted for GRA/GTA/GA appointments to enroll in 1 credit hour DO NOT apply to Student Hourly appointments)

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Experience in language teaching or in tutoring English-speaking students in Japanese.

Additional Candidate Instructions

A complete application will include a cover letter and resume or CV. Apply online and attach a letter describing your language background and your previous experience in teaching and/or tutoring. Only complete applications will be considered.

To ensure consideration, submit application by 11:59PM on May 10, 2018. Application review begins May 11, 2018.

Contact Information to Applicants

Gloria Funcheon
projectgo@ku.edu

Advertised Salary Range

$15.00/hour

Anticipated Start Date

04-Jun-2018

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Posting Information
Posting ID:
11630BR
Department:
East Asian Languages&Cultures
Location/Division:
Lawrence
Reg/Temp:
Temporary
Employee Class:
S-Student
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