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English / Communications Tutor for Student Athletes - Spring

Posting Details

Posting Details

Date Posted 01/02/2018
Working Title English / Communications Tutor for Student Athletes - Spring
Anticipated Starting Academic Term Spring
Job Type Student
Job Category Tutor
Federal Work Study Required? No
Job Summary

The University of Pittsburgh is currently seeking a Graduate Student – English and Communications Tutor for Student Athletes. ASSSA is designed to assist student athletes with reaching their fullest academic and personal development while at the University of Pittsburgh. The University, Department of Athletics and ASSSA are committed to promoting both the academic and athletic achievement of its student athletes, while upholding the integrity of the institution, during individual and small group tutoring sessions. The goal of an ASSSA Tutor is to provide assistance to the student-athlete in specific academic course content as well as to foster the development of successful, independent, academic behavior.

Job Requirements

Your role as a tutor is critical to the overall success of our department. You are a part of our staff and must adhere to all the rules and regulations of the University of Pittsburgh, National Collegiate Athletic Association, Atlantic Coast Conference and ASSSA.

1.) Participate in a mandatory tutor training and Compliance session.

2.) Meet with student-athletes requesting assistance in your area of expertise in an individual and/or group session.

3.) Facilitate learning and review course content.

4.) Evaluate student-athletes progress after each session.

5.) Communicate regularly with the Tutor Coordinator about all issues pertaining to student-athletes.

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 $10.00
Anticipated Number of Openings 5
Anticipated Hours per Week 4-20 Hours per week
Anticipated Weekly Schedule

ASSSA Tutoring is available during the Fall, Spring and Summer terms. Since tutoring demand vary with each semester, the number of tutoring hours will fluctuate due to the unpredictability of scheduling.

Campus Pittsburgh
Primary Work Location On Campus - Petersen Events Center
Posting Number S-02833-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
  3. Why do you want to become a tutor for Student Athletes?

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. How does this position align with your personal goals?

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. What do you hope to gain from working with this program?

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. What is one characteristic that does not appear on your resume that would make you a strong peer tutor?

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. Please identify which subject(s) you are applying for as a tutor from the list below: ENG COMM

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter