Tutor - Athletics - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Working under the direction of the Director of Academics and Student-Athlete Services, this position will assess student-athletes in crisis and in need of special assistance to maintain the NCAA academic standard for UVU Athletic program. This position is a direct liaison between student-athletes, athletic academic advisors and UVU instructors. Teaches study skills, test taking skills and academic performance. Provides one-on-one writing tutoring. Review papers with student-athletes to ensure it meets specifications and requirements of assignment.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with an associate’s degree OR any combination of education and/or experience related to the Summary of Duties totaling two years.

Preferred Qualifications

Tutors are selected on basis of academic skill, leadership, character, ability to communicate and are expected to have extensive knowledge of academic subjects.

Overall GPA of 3.0 or higher.
Earned B or higher in selected course tutoring.
Tutoring experience preferred.
BA in English or Writing Intensive field.


Knowledge of MLA, APA citation.
Knowledge of effective study skills.
Knowledge of test taking best practices.
Knowledge of time management.
Knowledge of various academic subjects.
Knowledge of campus and Student-Athlete resources.


Skill in problem solving.
Skill in modeling academic success.
Skill in responsibility, reliability and punctuality.
Skill in critical thinking.


Ability to communicate and relate well with peers and supervisors.
Ability to keep consistent and accurate records.
Ability to teach academic concepts.
Ability to recognize at risk student-athlete performance.
Ability to analyze course syllabus.

Pay Range

$9.00 to $11.25 per hour

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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Associate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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