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Student Worker 3/ Reading Buddies Tutor - FALL 2017 Semester

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Please complete the online application and upload a cover letter, résumé, and three references or letters of recommendation. Under "Other," please upload a copy of your semester schedule.

Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Title Student Worker 3/ Reading Buddies Tutor - FALL 2017 Semester
Position Type Student
Department College of Education
Department Web Address
Job Description

Reading Tutor

Reading Tutor for 4 elementary students at one of 2 local elementary schools, located within a 5 mile radius to campus. Will tutor students twice a week, 30 mins. each student, for a total of 2 hours. Additional planning & travel time will be provided.

Weekly Hours: 7 hours per week, $15.00/hour
**Must provide own transportation

Responsibilities include:
-Attend mandatory bi-monthly trainings
-Prepare individualized lessons for 4 students
-Turn in lesson plans weekly on WebCampus
-Reflect on each lesson
-Assess and track student progress
-Communicate with supervisor regularly through WebCampus
All tutors are held to a high professional standard.

**Must be available Monday-Friday between 9:00am to 3:00pm
-Preferred semester class schedule will include at least 3 blocks of 2.5 hours or more to allow more options to schedule tutors in teacher classrooms.
-Hours also preferred between 9:00am – 11:30am and 12:30pm – 3:00pm.

10 tutoring positions available. Position will run from September 5, 2017 through December 13, 2017

This position is being funded by awards from the University of Nevada, Reno Regent’s Service Program. Awards must be made pursuant to the Board-established guidelines for student access (Title 4, Chapter 18) providing that at least 80 percent of funds shall be used for need-based programs. The remaining funds will go toward access-oriented programs. For the purposes of this program, federal government methodology criteria for determining need shall be replaced with the following:
a. Enrolled in a degree or certificate program, in at least six credits of academic work at the institution for which they will participate in the Regents’ Service Program.
b. Meet at least one of the following criteria:
-Head of Household;
-Single Parent;
-Age 22 or over and have never attended college or a break in enrollment of two or more years;
-No support from parents or family;
-Unusual family or financial circumstances; or
-First generation college-bound.
c. Students who meet multiple criteria shall be given priority in the program.
d. Priority shall be given to eligible Nevada residents.

Do you meet one of the listed criteria? A “No” answer will not disqualify your application. You may still be considered for employment if you do not meet one of the criteria listed.

Required Qualifications

Enrolled in minimum of (6) credits for Fall, maintain minimum GPA of 2.0 for undergraduates.

Preferred Qualifications

Education Majors

Contact Information for this Position

Melissa Bedford, M.Ed.

Lindsay Dorio

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please complete the online application and upload a cover letter, résumé, and three references or letters of recommendation. Under “Other,” please upload a copy of your semester schedule.

Responsible Search Coordinator Lindsay Dorio
Job Open Date 07/24/2017
Open Until Filled No
Job Close Date 12/13/2017
Search Number 1001667

Student Posting Details

Student Position Type Part Time
Job Classification Student Worker III
Term Available Summer Break
Approximate Hours per Week 7
Hourly Wage 15
Number of Openings 10
Note to applicants:

The University of Nevada, Reno is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its students and employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, and sexual orientation, or genetic information, gender identity, or gender expression. The University of Nevada, Reno employs only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women and under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Letter of Application/Cover Letter
  2. Reference Contact Information
  3. Resume/CV
  4. Other (See Special Instructions to Applicants)
Optional Documents
  1. Reference Letter

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * To qualify for a student position on the UNR campus a student must be enrolled. This information will be verified prior to hire. Please select the option that applies to you:
    • I am currently an UNDERGRADUATE OR GRADUATE STUDENT currently enrolled at the University of Nevada, Reno
    • INTERNATIONAL STUDENT: Meets the minimum international student employment eligibility requirements