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STARTALK Language Buddy

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Please complete this survey as part of the application. It is a collection of basic information to be written in Chinese.

Posting Details

Posting Details

Date Posted 03/07/2018
Working Title STARTALK Language Buddy
Anticipated Starting Academic Term Summer
Job Type Student
Job Category Tutor
Federal Work Study Required? No
Job Summary

Pitt Chinese STARTALK program hosted by the Department is East Asian Languages and Literature is seeking a student Language Buddy. The Language Buddy (LB) will work under the Lead Teacher to provide one-on-one practice in Chinese with high school students for one hour daily from 1:00-2:00 PM from June 21 to July 13, 2018. We strive to create an encouraging environment where students can freely explore Chinese language and culture. If you are patient, open-minded, and enjoy being around teenagers, we welcome you to join our team.

Job Requirements

• Attend orientation on June 18th (Monday) from 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
• Review activity plan before coming to each session
• Attend daily meeting at 12:45 pm
• Fill in the progress report after each session and monitor student performance and progress
• Use maximum Chinese to communicate and interact with high school students
• Must attend every session during the summer camp
• Maintain a professional but friendly relationship with students

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 $15.00
Anticipated Number of Openings 20
Anticipated Hours per Week 2-10
Anticipated Weekly Schedule

Monday through Friday, 1:00 – 2:00 pm

Campus Pittsburgh
Primary Work Location 2717 Cathedral of Learning
Posting Number S-06298-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. Other Document
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter