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SSS Scholar-Tutor

Posting Details

Posting Details

Date Posted 08/16/2017
Working Title SSS Scholar-Tutor
Anticipated Starting Academic Term Fall
Job Type Student
Job Category Tutor
Federal Work Study Required? No
Job Summary

The University of Pittsburgh is seeking a student worker. The SSS Scholar-Tutor will assist students who participate in the TRIO SSS program in achieving an enhanced understanding of specific content areas. The SSS Scholar-Tutor will also help SSS students learn and implement different learning strategies and improve their confidence with content area material. Duties include: preparation of group and/or individual tutoring sessions; participation in tutor training sessions and meetings with SSS staff; demonstration of positive communication skills with diverse groups of students; and completion of requested assessments of program services.

Job Requirements

SSS Scholar-Tutors must be TRIO SSS students who have successfully completed at least one term in college; sophomore, junior, and/or senior academic standing is preferred. SSS Scholar-Tutors must also have received at least a “B” letter grade to tutor in a specified content area and have at least a 2.8 or higher cumulative GPA. The ability to offer tutoring services and/or weekly reviews during SSS study group evening sessions is preferred.

Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Hourly Pay Rate $8.50
Anticipated Number of Openings 8
Anticipated Hours per Week 6-12
Anticipated Weekly Schedule

Schedule is flexible and designed by the tutor in consultation with the SSS Director

Campus Pittsburgh
Primary Work Location 208 Thackeray Hall
Posting Number S-05246-P

Posting Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you currently a University of Pittsburgh student or were you enrolled in the previous or upcoming semester?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. Do you have a Federal Work Study (FWS) award?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

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