|Working Title||English Tutor|
|Campus||Main - Albuquerque, NM|
|Department||American Indian Student Services (442A)|
|Employment Type||Student Employment|
|Student Type||Student Employment|
|Background Check Required||No|
|For Best Consideration Date||4/28/2017|
American Indian Summer Bridge (AISB) is an elite 5-week college preparation experience for incoming American Indian freshmen students attending the University of New Mexico Main-Campus during the summer session in 2017. AISB students are enrolled in college courses and participate in various student success seminars and extra-curricular activities.
Seeking one tutor with strength in English rhetoric and writing who will attend the AISB ENGL 298 course and Study Hall on a weekly basis. Tutors will meet regularly and collaborate with the English Faculty; meet weekly with the AISB Program Coordinator; and attend scheduled training sessions. The tutor will help students critically think about English course assignments, analyze rhetorical situations, provide support to the AISB English Faculty; and contribute to provide a positive and active learning environment. The tutor will enforce all AISB Program rules; monitor student progress and assignment completion; assist assessment preparation; and report tutoring and instructional needs and/or concerns of student participants to AISB English Faculty and AISB Program Coordinator. Tutors are expected to demonstrate a responsible attitude through commitment and sensitivity to each individual student, and have a deep awareness of how diversity intersects in terms of cultural, racial, gender, and ethnic backgrounds. Tutors are expected to differentiate learning styles; working effectively with AISB students, faculty, students, and all AISB staff. Desired skills include; motivating students to learn English rhetoric and writing. The term of employment is from June 5, 2017 to August 4, 2017.
Minimum qualifications not found for this position (0043)
Equivalencies not found for this position
- Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher.
- Successful completion of ENGL 120-Composition III (formerly known as ENGL 102) or higher with a grade of “B” (not a B-) or
- Ability to communicate effectively and professionally with faculty, staff, and a diverse American Indian student body.Excellent interpersonal skills.
- Enthusiasm for supporting undergraduate education.
- Ability to think critically and develop creative solutions.
- Minimum enrollment of 6 credit hours in a degree-seeking program at The University of New Mexico – Main Campus for Spring
2017 and Fall 2017.
- Minimum required work hours as follows:
- M, T, W, R, F: 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
- English Class M, W, F: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
- Study Hall T, R: 6:00-9:00 PM
- Extended Study Hall Sundays: 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
- Weekly 1-hour meetings with AISB Coordinator
- Saturday, June 17 – AISB Orientation: 7:30AM-2:00 PM & Sunday, June 18– AISB Program Activity: 6:00 AM-5:00 PM
- Friday, July 21 – AISB Recognition Luncheon: 12:00 PM-2:00 PM
- Additional tasks and hours, as assigned.
- Applicants may NOT enroll in courses or hold other job(s) that would interfere with the position for the duration of the employment term: June 5 to August 4,
- Candidates who have taken higher level English classes and/or have prior tutoring experience, will be given preference.
- Candidates who demonstrate strong mentoring and team work skills, as well as a vibrant personality.
- Candidates who demonstrate an understanding of diversity; particularly for American Indian students from diverse backgrounds
and tribal affiliations.
The UNM 5
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||Skills you will learn on the job
|Research & Assessment
|Application Instructions||Resume and Cover Letter required.
In your Cover Letter answer questions below.
•Why you are interested in the AISB English Tutor position for summer 2017.
•Highlight the experience, skills, and knowledge that you anticipate sharing with the student participants and the AISB team.
•Emphasize how you meet the minimum qualifications and why you want to work with the AISB Program.