Tutor - Student Services

Job Description

  • Assist walk-in students in some or all of the following courses: MATH 104/125/126/127, CHEM 130/150/170 and PHSX 210/212. Tutors are not expected to answer questions for all subject areas, but preference will be given to those who demonstrate a strong aptitude in more than one area.
  • Tutors will also manage weekly, small study groups, track attendance, and provide general support to participants.
  • Tutors will assist with the administration and supervision of practice exams offered periodically, throughout the semester.

Required Qualifications

Must have taken the classes being hired to tutor (or equivalents) and passed with grades of B or better. Ability to work a consistent weekly schedule. Minimum GPA of 3.0.

**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 DO NOT apply to Student Hourly appointments).

Preferred Qualifications

Have taken the classes being hired to tutor (or equivalents) and passed with a grade of A or better. Proficiency in multiple subjects. Prior experience tutoring, teaching, or coaching. Excellent communication skills and fluency in English as evidenced by application materials and interview.

Additional Candidate Instructions

A complete application consists of the online application, cover letter, and resume which describe why you would be an ideal candidate to tutor students in Engineering. This position will tutor specifically in core engineering courses in math, physics, and chemistry. Qualified candidates will have mastery of this core content with a B grade or better. At the interview, applicants will be asked to teach a three to five-minute lesson the subject(s) they wish to tutor, and will need to know their general evening availability. Only complete applications will be considered.

Contact Information to Applicants

Alex Pang

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Work Schedule


Anticipated Start Date

Monday September 4, 2023

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Posting Information

  • Posting ID:  25269BR
  • Department:  Engineering Administration
  • Primary Campus:  University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
  • Reg/Temp:  Temporary
  • Employee Class:  S-Student

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