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University Student Aid - ACE English Tutor- Fall 2017

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Posting Number: FY2017S0201
Job Title: University Student Aid - ACE English Tutor- Fall 2017
About JSU

Located in the Appalachian foothills midway between Birmingham and Atlanta, Jacksonville State University was established in 1883 as a state teachers college and has grown into a public, comprehensive university with the highest percentage of accredited programs of any regional university in Alabama. JSU is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges and offers undergraduate and graduate programs in more than 110 areas of study. A student-centered university, JSU seeks to employ diverse individuals who embrace its motto, “Friendliest Campus in the South,” by providing outstanding customer service and support. Want to join the JSU Family? Learn more at

Position is: Continuous Posting
If Part Time or Temporary, Number of Hours Per Week: up to 20 hours per week
Minimum Rate: 7.25 per hour, up to 20 hrs per week
Position Type: Student
Department: Academic Enhancement
Job Summary:

English tutors provide individual and small group tutoring to students in the Academic Center for Excellence (ACE)Tutoring Center or at a campus satellite tutoring center. Tutors assist students academically by meeting with students on a regular basis to clarify learning problems and work on study skills. Other assistance might include: reviewing class material, discussing the text, predicting test questions, formulating ideas for papers, or working on solutions to problems. Tutoring is a supplement to classroom teaching. Tutors may also provide drop-in tutoring assistance to students based on requests for academic assistance. This position involves mandatory training, reporting, and evaluations.

Essential Functions:

Tutors must attend mandatory training sessions and required workshops, be flexible and available to work outside of their class schedules, must be dependable and punctual for scheduled appointments, complete tutorial reports in a timely manner, and work well with students in an academic environment. Additionally, tutors must be willing to work with a diverse student population.

Physical Requirements:

Speaks and listens to others, in person, over the telephone and electronically.
Makes presentations to large and small groups.
Reads documents written in English.
Uses a computer keyboard and monitor.
Moves from building to building on campus.

Minimum Qualifications

1) Minimum of 3.0 college GPA required.

2) Must have earned an A or B in all courses you wish to tutor.

3) Have a faculty recommendation.

4) Must have completed at least one semester of full-time attendance to JSU.

5) Applicants must attach under “Transcript” an unofficial copy of their student transcript as evidence of student enrollment and GPA.

Notice Regarding International Students:

Due to Visa requirements international students must be enrolled as a full-time JSU student taking at least 12 hours (per fall or spring semester) and possess each of the following:
a. Passport from their respective country.
b. F-1 Student Visa or J-1 Exchange Student Visa.
c. U.S. Customs Form I-94.
d. Official photo identification.
e. Official Social Security Card imprinted with “Valid for Work Only” or similar statement.

Posting Date: 06/14/2017
Closing Date: 11/10/2017
Requested Starting Date: 08/21/2017
Clery Notice

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Equal Opportunity Programs

JSU is an Equal Employment, Equal Opportunity, and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you enrolled as a JSU student?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Will you attach a copy of your unofficial JSU transcript under the link named "Unofficial Transcript" as evidence of student enrollment and GPA?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Briefly describe experiences assisting students in an academic setting, such as tutoring or supplemental instruction.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Are you willing to tutor during the evening hours and during times that do not conflict with your class schedule?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Do you have a faculty recommendation?
    • Yes
    • No

Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcript 1
Optional Documents
  1. Other