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Senior Athletics Tutor

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If you are fluent in another language, please note that in your application. Applicants must attach an unofficial copy of your transcript(s) and a letter of recommendation from one faculty member.

Posting Details

Position Information

Role Code/Title 19012 - Admin Office Spec II
Position Number H19012
Working Title Senior Athletics Tutor
Department Athletics Office
Recruitment Pool All Applicants
Anticipated Hiring Range $11.50
Campus Monroe Park Campus
Position Type Hourly
Hours/Week Varies
Normal work days Monday - Friday & Sunday
Normal work hours Varies
Job Category Miscellaneous
Does this position provide patient or clinical services to the VCU Health System? No
Does this position require a pre-placement medical assessment? No
Is any portion of this position grant-funded? No
Sensitive Position No
Resource Critical Yes
Description of the Job

The Office of Student Athlete Support Services employs approximately 40-50 tutors in nearly every major subject area each semester. VCU Rams Tutors promote academic success by helping student-athletes who are experiencing academic difficulty or need additional support to develop academic skills and course-specific knowledge. Training will be provided to tutors to effectively meet the needs of tutees. There may also be limited opportunities for tutors to work during the summer. Tutors are expected to be knowledgeable in chosen content areas and be capable of teaching study skills and learning strategies. Tutors will also be responsible for special projects and other duties as assigned by the Tutor Coordinator.

Required Qualifications

- Must have completed at least 40 credits.
- Must have a minimum 3.2 cumulative undergraduate and/or graduate GPA.
- Be available to work a minimum of 12 hours a week. You determine your own schedule.
- Be able to work with student-athletes from diverse educational and cultural backgrounds.
- Have excellent communication skills and a patient, encouraging attitude.
- Must have a bachelors degree.

Preferred Qualifications

Multilingual candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Recent graduates are encouraged to apply. Applicants do not need to be registered as students to qualify if they have already completed a Bachelor’s degree.

Job Open Date 08/30/2016
Remove from posting on or before
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

If you are fluent in another language, please note that in your application.

Applicants must attach an unofficial copy of your transcript(s) and a letter of recommendation from one faculty member.

Additional Information

Please direct any questions or concerns to Elizabeth Smith, Student-Athlete Tutor Coordinator, via phone (828-4298) or via email (smithea23@vcu.edu).

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. What is your current student status?
    • Undergraduate
    • Graduate
    • Non-Student w/ Degree
    • I am not a student
  2. What is your major or program of study?

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. If you are a current student, when are you graduating? (i.e. May 2018)

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. Have you worked on campus before? If yes, where on campus?

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. How many hours per week can you commit to this job?

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. What is your current (or past degree’s) cumulative GPA?

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. Are you currently friends with any student-athletes?
    • Yes
    • No
  8. How did you hear about this job?

    (Open Ended Question)

  9. Please list any language(s) beside English that you can speak fluently or nearly fluently.

    (Open Ended Question)

  10. Please describe any prior tutoring experience or other experience working in an Academic Support field.

    (Open Ended Question)

  11. Briefly explain why you want to tutor and describe the role of a tutor.

    (Open Ended Question)

  12. Please list courses in which you earned a grade of B or higher, using VCU course numbers. If you can tutor all (or most) classes in a single area, you do not need to list individual classes. Example: PSYC 100 (Prof. Brown) or PSYC (all levels).

    (Open Ended Question)

  13. Do you have a Bachelors Degree? If yes, in what field of study?

    (Open Ended Question)

Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Other Document
  2. Reference Letter - 1
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Resume