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Student Assistant - Peer Tutor - Academic Support Center

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

For references, provide the name of at least one APSU professor from each department for which you would like to tutor (for example, mathematics, business, etc.). If you did not take courses in that subject area at APSU, meet with a professor from that department and request that they verify your knowledge of the subject area and act as a reference. Include in your cover letter all subject areas for which you are seeking to tutor. You will be contacted by an Academic Support Center hiring manager only if you are selected for an interview.

Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number 2012550Student
Position Title Student Help
Working Title Student Assistant - Peer Tutor - Academic Support Center
Pay Rate $8.60/hour
Regular/Temporary Regular
If temporary, list duration
Type of Appointment
Contract Period

Position Summary Information

Position Summary

The Tutor works under the direct supervision of the Subject Area Supervisor. The position is responsible for providing APSU students with the instruction and support necessary for developing effective learning habits and achieving educational goals. Tutors work in the Academic Support Center as either peer tutors or writing lab tutors.

FOAP: 110001-42103-61400-200

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

- Assess student study habits and show methods for improving study skills.
- Promote independent learning among assigned clients.
- Reinforce key concepts presented by the clients’ professors.
- Promote academic integrity among assigned clients.
- Track attendance of all clients.
- Report clients who may require assistance from other programs to the Director.
- Assist in the evacuation of the center during fire or severe weather.
- Maintain a safe environment for learning.
- Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

Essential Functions

- Ability to communicate effectively with faculty, staff, students, and guests of the University.
- Ability to assess individual learning styles and promote appropriate learning strategies.
- Ability to maintain accurate records.
- Ability to maintain an educational environment which encourages learning.
- Ability to maintain confidentiality about all aspects of the Academic Support Center.
- Ability to make decisions and work independently.
- Ability to exhibit good customer service skills.
- Ability to ensure policies and procedures are followed in all decisions.
-Ability to interact in an effective and appropriate manner with diverse populations, the University community, and the public.
- Attendance and punctuality are essential to this position.

Physical Requirements
Required Minimum Qualifications

- Must be an APSU student enrolled at least 1/2 time.
- Minimum 3.0 overall combined GPA.
- Must have earned an “A” or “B” in each course for which tutoring will be provided or in a subsequent course for which the course is a prerequisite.
- Basic computer skills are required.
- Direct deposit of pay is required.
- A background check may be required of the successful applicant.

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 08/11/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

For references, provide the name of at least one APSU professor from each department for which you would like to tutor (for example, mathematics, business, etc.). If you did not take courses in that subject area at APSU, meet with a professor from that department and request that they verify your knowledge of the subject area and act as a reference.

Include in your cover letter all subject areas for which you are seeking to tutor.

You will be contacted by an Academic Support Center hiring manager only if you are selected for an interview.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you enrolled at least half-time as an APSU student?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * This position requires a minimum 3.0 overall combined GPA. Please choose one of the following:
    • As calculated by the Office of the Registrar, the overall combined GPA documented on my current transcript is at least 3.0.
    • As calculated by the Office of the Registrar, the overall combined GPA documented on my current transcript is below 3.0.
  3. * Have you received an "A" or "B" in each course for which tutoring will be provided or in a subsequent course that is a prereqisite?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * This position requires basic computer skills. Please describe your computer skills/experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Other Document