TRIO Peer Tutor - Student Hourly

Position Overview

TRIO Supportive Education Services TRIO SES and TRIO STEM are much more than programs, we are a community. Our dedicated and experienced staff provide a welcoming, supportive, and inspiring place for students who are navigating the challenging environment of the University. As part of KU’s Center for Educational Opportunity Programs, TRIO SES & STEM aim to increase the college retention and graduation rates of participants, and to help them make the transition from one level of higher education to the next. TRIO provides comprehensive, personalized support services to eligible students, helping them achieve academic success and graduate with a bachelor’s degree. We also support students as they prepare for graduate school and for success in a global environment

The ideal candidate will present a professional demeanor, have excellent verbal and written communication, and tutoring skills. The ability to work independently and pay attention to detail are important. Overall, we are seeking a team member with great interpersonal and organizational skills and the ability to follow through with tutoring assignments.

Job Description

Tutoring – 75%
  • Attention to individual learning needs.
  • Assist students in subject content preparations for class/tests. Review important concepts relevant to subject tutored.
  • Assess learning progress and preparedness of students. Establish an environment of patience, encouragement, and rapport with students.
  1. Reporting and Training – 20%
  • Be punctual and consistent in attendance for tutoring sessions.
  • Complete online time sheets as directed by the office manager/payroll supervisor.
  • Complete all necessary paperwork as directed by the Assistant Director of Academic and Professional Development.
  • Keep Assistant Director of Academic and Professional Development informed of any tutoring issues.
  • Attend all required tutoring orientations, trainings, and team meetings.
  1. Other – 5%
  • Check KU email regularly for information/assignments.
  • Tutors are requested to give a two-week notice before resignation.

Required Qualifications

  1. KU students (undergraduate or graduate level) must be enrolled in a minimum of six credit hours each semester during the academic year. Enrollment of one credit hour during the summer session is required if the student was not enrolled in the previous spring, or is not pre-enrolled in the upcoming fall term.
  2. 3.0 or better GPA in subject area/s to be tutored or special consent from the Assistant Director of Academic and Professional Development.
  3. 12-15 credit hours in subject area/s to be tutored or special consent from the Assistant Director of Academic and Professional Development.
  4. Experience communicating effectively with diverse populations as evidenced in application materials.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Prior knowledge or experience in tutoring diverse populations
  1. Completion of one semester or more of coursework at the University of Kansas.
  1. Eligible for work-study

Additional Candidate Instructions

A complete application consists of:
  • Online application
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Names/Contact information for 3 Professional References (i.e. Professor, Instructor, T.A., Advisor, supervisor, etc.)
Note: Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Contact Information to Applicants

Michelle Wilson

Advertised Salary Range

$12.50 - $13.00 per hour

Work Schedule

2-12 hours per week; flexible between the hours of:

8:00 am – 8:00 pm, Monday-Friday
11:00 am – 4:00 pm, Saturday
1:00 pm – 6:00 pm, Sunday

Anticipated Start Date

Monday July 1, 2024

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Posting Information

  • Posting ID:  27766BR
  • Department:  Achievement & Assessment Inst
  • Primary Campus:  University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
  • Reg/Temp:  Temporary
  • Employee Class:  S-Student

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