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Peer Tutor - Student Development and Services

 Student Employment

POSITION TITLE: Peer Tutor
DEPARTMENT: Student Development and Services
CLOSING DATE: Open until filled
EMPLOYMENT DATES: September 1st - June 1st
RATE OF PAY: $11.86 - $12.16 per hour as determined by HR policy
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JOB DESCRIPTION:
The role of the Peer Tutor is to assist the academic development of the student being tutored (Tutee) by assisting in the understanding of concepts in a specific course. Sessions will take place on campus during predetermined times where both Peer Tutor and Tutee are available. Peer Tutors provide expertise, experience, and encouragement. Peer Tutors do not provide “answers” but rather assist in the learning process.
 
DUTIES INCLUDE:
The Peer Tutor will assist with the following:
  • Meet with students on a one-to-one or small group format to give learning assistance
  • Review tutor contract with each student during their first session to establish the parameters of the tutorial relationship
  • Check Nipissing University student e-mail weekly to receive tutorial requests and work notifications
  • Prior to the being considered an “active” Peer Tutor, candidates must complete the following:
    • Online Peer Tutor Training modules
    • In person training session
    • Completion and submission of all required paperwork
  • Participate in at least 4 Peer Educator In-Service Training sessions during the academic year
  • Fulfill all individual contract obligations once signed
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Upper-year student (2nd year and above)
  • Minimum overall average of 75% and a minimum grade of 75% in the specific courses
to be tutored
  • Be available for at least 5 hours per week
  • Good interpersonal communication skills and ease in relating to people from varying educational, cultural, and social backgrounds
  • Excellent level of responsibility, reliability, and punctuality
  • Appropriate and professional behavior at all times
 
To apply for this position please submit an application at nipissingu.ca/tutoring under
“Become a Tutor.”
 
We thank all applicants; however, only those to be considered for an interview will be contacted.
 
Nipissing University is an inclusive employer and will provide accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code
 
Please submit your letter of application and resume by:  Open until filled
 
To apply for this position please submit an application at nipissingu.ca/tutoring under
“Become a Tutor.”


 

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