Tutor/SI Leader Job Opportunities

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To apply for any of the below jobs, please submit all materials using Interfolio found at this link: 
http://apply.interfolio.com/104986 

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To apply for any of the tutoring (ISA) positions below, please submit application materials using the above link.

Using Interfolio: The online application interface, Interfolio, will require you to make an account, complete an online application, and upload your resume, schedule of classes, and unofficial transcripts. Upload PDF files when possible by saving documents as PDF, not by saving them using Print as PDF. You can download Adobe Creative Cloud for Students for free from the Home/Personal Use Software Downloads page. Should you have trouble opening the PDF after accessing Adobe Acrobat, right-click on the file and save it to your computer or device to open.  

Tutoring Position Summaries

All tutoring positions are paid $16.00 per hour. For all Instructional Student Assistant vacancies, visit the Academic Personnel Services website: https://hraps.humboldt.edu/student-employment. Below are summaries of each position.

Academic Peer Coach (Job #140)

Academic peer coaches help and guide students to develop their own learning strategies in individual sessions. Coaches help students learn methods to solve problems independently and provide positive feedback. Coaches also help students with their academic skills and study strategies, such as exam preparation, assistance with time management, or communicating with a professor. The position involves assessing student needs, keeping records, and making referrals to other campus resources. Coaches are required to maintain good academic standing. 

For further information please reach out to Michele Miyamoto, Academic Success Coordinator, 707-826-5187, ( mem797@humboldt.edu ).

Writing Studio Consultants (Job #145)

Writing Studio consultants help other students organize and revise their writing assignments for courses in any subject area. Consultants typically meet with individual students in person or online. Consultants work with students to identify areas of a piece of writing that would benefit from revision, and assist the student's efforts to strengthen the overall paper, rather than proof-reading or making changes for the student. Regular paid meetings are mandatory. Consultants may also facilitate writing workshops for peers and visit classrooms to provide writing support. Positions typically open before the start of each semester. For further questions, please contact Jessica Citti, 707-826-5188 or jessica.citti@humboldt.edu. Current pay rate: $16/hour. 

Writing Fellows (DHSI Grant-Funded Positions through the Humboldt School of Education / Writing Studio)

Writing Fellows work with first-year students enrolled in the Creando Raíces (Creating Roots) Learning Community or the Teachers 4 Social Justice Learning Community. Fellows meet one-on-one and in small groups in person or online with Creando Raíces or Teachers 4 Social Justice students on writing projects and on college-level reading. Fellows also visit Creando Raíces or Teachers 4 Social Justice classes to support and facilitate writing, discussion, and reading activities. Fellows communicate regularly with Writing Studio supervisor and learning community faculty and staff. Regular paid meetings are mandatory. Fellows also participate in learning community Summer Immersion and other events. One year commitment. Fellows typically work 100 hours a semester (weekly schedule will vary). Writing Studio Fellows are required to work at least 3 hours in the Writing Studio serving the general Humboldt population. For further questions, please contact Jessica Citti, 707-826-5188 or jessica.citti@humboldt.edu. Current pay rate: $16/hour. 

Supplemental Instruction (SI) Leaders (Job #156)

SI Leaders plan, lead and facilitate Supplemental Instruction sessions twice each week for targeted science classes designed to reinforce content and learn optimal study skills for the discipline. Responsibilities include planning for and using active learning and collaborative teaching strategies, typing up lesson plans, keeping track of attendance in tracking software and meeting with the designated faculty and SI Coordinator. SI leaders must attend paid training before the semester begins and ongoing trainings throughout the semester. In addition, SI leaders are observed and given feedback.

There are often more openings fall semester (hiring in April or May), but occasionally openings occur in spring (hiring in November or December). Preference is given to applicants who have attended SI courses, and who have some tutoring, teaching or mentoring experience. Although all students, including work-study eligible students and others who understand the course content well and want to support others are strongly encouraged to apply. Applicants must be in good standing and have earned a B or higher in the targeted class.

 

For further information contact: Arianna Thobaben, 707-826-5226, arianna.thobaben@humboldt.edu

Learning Center Tutors (Job #283)

Learning Center tutors are hired to tutor specific subjects, online or in-person, and host weekly tutoring hours. Tutors assist students in finding their own answers to questions and help them learn methods to solve problems independently. In addition, they help students grasp the content of challenging classes and build the skills necessary to become successful learners. Additional responsibilities may include lab maintenance duties, securing equipment, exercising professionalism, and maintaining regular communication with their supervisor about changes or problems. Special projects may include: collaborating with specific professors to assist with in-class activities, creating and/or conducting presentations, creating and posting Canvas or social media content to promote tutoring, and tracking tutoring technicques used in the lab. Work duties also include attending paid trainings.

Embedded tutors attend lecture or lab classes for the subjects they tutor and communicate with course instructor(s) to share information about the student experience and needs, and to prepare and coordinate activities to meet instructor expectations.

Math tutors must have demonstrated knowledge of pre-calculus, earned a B or better in either Calc I/Biol Calc or Stats 109.

For further information contact:

Maxine Mota (maxine.mota@humboldt.edu, 707-826-5227)