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Student Tutor - SOCIO/GERO/SAS

Company: UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL OKLAHOMA
Location: Edmond
Posted on: August 1, 2022

Job Description:

Job DetailsLevelEntryJob LocationMain Campus - Edmond, OKPosition TypeStudentSalary Range$8.75 - $10.00 HourlyDescriptionHours per Week5 - 20 hrs/wkMonday - Friday, between 8:00am - 5:00pm (flexible schedule) College/Department Overview The College of Liberal Arts offers more than two dozen undergraduate programs as well as minors and graduate degrees. Every student who begins their educational journey at UCO will take numerous courses in the College of Liberal Arts. As such, it is the mission of every member of the College of Liberal Arts to challenge student to speak clearly, write well, appreciate difference, ask questions, act ethically, participate, value the past, engage the present, and create the future.The Department of Sociology, Gerontology, and Substance Abuse Studies offers personalized classes with the opportunity to engage in thought-provoking and problem-solving activities using traditional and new technological approaches. The Department combines service learning and practicum experiences at local, national, and even at a global level. Students have the opportunity to support the health and wellness of their community, environment in which they live if they are interested in looking to have a deeper understanding of humankind, thrive when working with others and enjoy a humanistic approach, want a broad skill set that enables them to make fair, rational decisions, want to focus on people and their interactions with others and the world. The departmental degree programs can help prepare students for a large variety of career paths such as becoming a counselor, social worker, geriatric advocate, or data analyst, etc., or if the student is just interested in what is going on in the world.Position Overview Provide in-person and/or online academic tutoring to students while supporting and maintaining an effective and positive learning environment.Department Specific Job FunctionsStudent tutor for SOC 4043/5043 - Sociological Statistics and/or SOC 4773/5773 - Sociological Statistics: The student tutor's main function will be to assist other students in understanding course material presented in-class and/or online and to assist the Instructor in various capacities to support student comprehension and learning. The student tutor must be personable and be able to clearly communication abstract ideas effectively to others. The student tutor must have great communication skills, patience, and be able to work a flexible schedule. Confidentiality is required.Special Instructions for ApplicantsApplicants will be required to attach a cover letter and their current official UCO transcriptQualificationsEnrollment RequirementsFall/Spring Semesters: All student employees must be enrolled at least half time to be eligible to work any UCO student position. Half time enrollment for Fall/Spring is considered 5 hours for graduates and 6 hours for undergraduates. International students shall be enrolled full time to be eligible to work as a student worker. Full time enrollment is 9 credit hours for graduates and 12 credit hours for undergraduates. Summer Semester: All student employees must be enrolled in at least 3 credit hours to be eligible to work a regular student position. Students not enrolled in summer classes must be enrolled in Fall classes in order to work on campus, but they (and the department) will be required to pay FICA taxes. Enrollment Exception: If the number of credit hours needed to graduate is less than the minimum number of hours required to work, the student must obtain a letter from his/her Academic Advisor, stating the number of hours needed to graduate, and submit it to Human Resources. This pertains to both regular and Federal Work Study positions. Contact jobs@uco.edu for more information.Qualifications/Experience RequiredStudent must have already taken SOC 4043/5043 - Sociological Statistics and/or SOC 4773/5773 - Sociological ResearchStudent must have good written and verbal skillsStudent must be flexible in scheduling tutoring sessionsQualifications/Experience PreferredExcellent written and oral communication skillsDetail oriented Have sensitivity of intercultural communication, and good interpersonal skillPhysical DemandsReasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Keywords: UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL OKLAHOMA, Edmond , Student Tutor - SOCIO/GERO/SAS, Other , Edmond, Oklahoma

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