Tutor - MAT 113
Work type: On Campus
Location: Normal, Illinois
Division Name: Academic Affairs
Department: Julia N Visor Academic Center
The Dr. Julia N. Visor Academic Center is a division of University College which exists to help students make successful transitions to Illinois Statue University, achieve their educational goals, and realize their academic potential in their first year and beyond. The Visor Center does this through specialized communities, programs, and services including facilitated study groups, writing assistance, learning workshops, and developmental and transitional courses.
Content tutors provide small-group tutoring on a weekly basis, for lower level courses at Illinois State University. A Comprehensive list of courses is at: https://universitycollege.illinoisstate.edu/tutoring/
This application is for an applicant pool. Applications will be reviewed mid-semester when there is an increase in demand for a subject or should staffing changes occur.
Salary Rate / Pay Rate
$13.00 per hour
- Overall GPA of at least 2.80.
- A grade of A or high B is usually required in the course(s) in which the candidate is applying to tutor.
- The tutor provides help tailored to each student's needs, so they must be friendly, desire to be helpful, and must be able to communicate effectively. While the main responsibility is tutoring, there will be other tasks as assigned by graduate assistant supervisors and the Coordinator of Academic Support Services.
The ideal candidate will be proficient in the area in which they desire to tutor and be able to convey that knowledge clearly via the spoken and written word.
Priority consideration will be given to those with a 3.00 GPA. Additional courses in the subject area applied for would be preferred.
May be some nights and weekends.
Proposed Starting Date
Required Applicant Documents
Please Note: These documents are required to be submitted online in order to complete the application process. Please have these documents ready prior to clicking on "Apply"
Special Instructions for Applicants
Applicants are required to submit two Tutor Reference forms. One reference form must be completed by a faculty member in the tutoring subject area. The reference form is at: https://forms.illinoisstate.edu/forms/uc_tutor_reference_form
In addition, all appointments are contingent upon proof of eligibility for employment at Illinois State University to perform the required duties described above on your scheduled start date. The Immigration and Control Act of 1986, Public Law 99-603, requires all new employees to file an I-9 in person and no later than three days from the beginning of employment. This may be accomplished within the department or through Human Resources. A list of the types of documentation you will be expected to provide is available at https://www.uscis.gov/i-9-central/acceptable-documents/list-documents/form-i-9-acceptable-documents. Failure to comply with this law will result in cancellation of your appointment.
Illinois State University, as your employer, is required by federal law to ensure proper tax withholding from wages and to ensure that the required reporting of employee wages, withholding, and employment taxes is accurate. For this reason, every employee must have a valid Social Security Number registered with the University at the time of employment and/or as soon after as possible, but no later than 45 days from the start date. Failure to comply with this law may result in cancellation of your appointment.
Illinois State University student employees are restricted to no more than 28 hours per week of on-campus employment for all positions held.
International students are restricted by their visa status to no more than 20 hours per week of on-campus employment when the university is in session but may work more when the university is not in session. International students should contact the Office of International Studies and Programs for guidance if they have questions concerning employment restrictions.
Contact Information for Applicants
Important Information for Applicants
This position is subject to a criminal background investigation and if applicable, an employment history review, based on University Policy 3.1.30 and any offer of employment is contingent upon you passing a satisfactory criminal background investigation and/or an employment history review. You may not begin work until the criminal background investigation results have been received and cleared by Human Resources.
Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.
If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or other state or federal law you may request an accommodation by contacting the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access at (309) 438-3383. The Office of Equal Opportunity and Access will hold any confidential information you provide in confidence.
If you are having difficulty accessing the system, please call Human Resources at (309) 438-8311.