We are seeking a Writing Study Consultant who serves as coach to Carey Business School students, providing assistance in all areas of the writing process. This position's goal is to support the Student Success Center's mission by providing students with additional academic support in a professional manner. Writing consultants elicit critical thinking and aiding in students' understanding of their writing. Writing consultants do not edit or proofread papers.
The Student Success Center offers tutoring in the following quantitative courses: statistical analysis, business analytics, accounting and financial reporting, business microeconomics and corporate finance. The Writing Study Consultant assists students in understanding content in these courses by using various teaching/tutoring strategies and will prepare and lead one-on-one as well as possible group study sessions. It is preferred that the study consultant be able to work with at least two of these courses.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Provide students with assistance in the writing process.
Use various teaching strategies to provide instruction.
Assist students with academic goal-setting for their time at Carey.
Keep records of appointments and student progress.
Attend all necessary trainings and workshops.
Lead trainings for peer tutors and conduct observations of peer tutors.
Administrative Tasks (5%)
Using scheduling software to enter data and accurately record appointment attendance.
Attending monthly staff meetings.
On-time tracking and submission of weekly hours spent performing responsibilities.
Other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):
Bachelor's Degree required.
Must be available evenings and at least one weekend day.
Knowledge of grammar mechanics, paragraph structure, and audience/tone.
* Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.
Master's Degree preferred.
Vast knowledge of a range of quantitative and finance courses is highly preferred.
Knowledge of teaching principles and tutoring strategies preferred.
Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Excellent academic record and writing skills.
Familiarity with business writing, clarity and conciseness.
Experience using online tutoring platforms such as Zoom, Skype, or Google Hangouts.
Reliable, patient and professional.
Ability to maintain a professional working relationship with students, staff, and faculty
Classified Title: Tutor Working Title: Writing Study Consultant Role/Level/Range: ACRP/03/MA Starting Salary Range: $19.00 - $25.00/hr (commensurate with experience) Employee group: Casual / On Call Schedule: M-F 8:30-5 but will vary based on student schedules Exempt Status: Exempt Location: Remote Department name: Academic Administration Personnel area: Carey Business School
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