Student Success Center (SSC) writing tutors serve as consultants to Carey Business School students by providing assistance with presentation skills and all areas of the writing process, specifically for business assignments. The tutor's goal is to support the Student Success Center's mission by providing students with additional academic support in a professional manner. Tutors do not edit or proofread papers, and instead elicit critical thinking, aiding in students' understanding of their writing. Tutors work with students in-person and online and use various teaching and tutoring strategies.
*Extensive education and/or experience will receive additional consideration for compensation outside of the posted range.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide students with assistance in all stages of writing and presentation assignments.
Use various teaching strategies to tutor.
Keep records of appointments and student progress.
Attend a mandatory orientation.
Assist in the design and delivery of group workshops.
Filing, copying, creating resources, updating marketing materials, and other duties as assigned by supervisor.
Proctoring of final exams.
Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification:
At least a Bachelor's degree, Master's preferred.
Experience teaching or tutoring.
Experience working with international students.
Experience using online platforms, such as Zoom, Skype, Adobe Connect, or Google Hangouts
Special Knowledge and Skills:
Mastery of written communication skills, including organization, paragraph structure, audience, tone, and grammar.
Familiarity with business writing, clarity, and conciseness.
Excellent speaking skills and ability to provide feedback and suggestions for oral presentations.
Individuals with vast knowledge of English grammar and usage are encouraged to apply.
Ability to maintain a professional working relationship with faculty, students and administrative staff.
Ability to communicate effectively and enjoy working with students.
Must submit a writing sample that demonstrates excellent written communication skills.
Must be able to work on site and online, evenings and weekends.
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