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Tutor, Writing Center

Company: Weber State University
Location: Ogden
Posted on: August 2, 2022

Job Description:

Position DetailsPosition InformationPosition TitleTutor, Writing CenterRequisition NumberH00181PPosition CategoryHourly/Work StudyCampus LocationWeber State University - Ogden, UTHours per weekMonths per yearAlternate work schedulePay GradeSalaryHourly Pay RateStarting pay is $12.00/hour with increases to $13.50/hour upon completion of training and certification, usually within one semester.FLSAJob Summary/Basic FunctionFulfilling job helping students to improve their writing skills and providing support for student writing needs across the curriculum.Concurrent training provided and required for this position: English 3840/5840 (Course attendance is paid time.)Position provides opportunities for conference participation, committee work, editing, group leadership, and publication experience.**This is a pooled position. Applicants are selected from the pool as positions become available. After a period of time, the pool will expire, and applicants will be notified.Required QualificationsMust be a WSU student in good academic standing.We hire successful students from all majors.Demonstrated writing proficiency through coursework and by submitting an academic writing sample at the time of interview.Interpersonal communication skills important.Interest in learning to explain key writing concepts: organization, development, structure.Preferred QualificationsPrefer student who are interested in contributing to the success of others. Who seek leadership opportunities, and who wish to use their varied skills and talents to support program goals.Willingness and preference for contributing beyond the basic tutoring requirements. We seek students who wish to exercise new and emerging interpersonal, technical, leadership, and teaching skills in a safe and supportive learning environment.Background Check?YesEEO StatementWeber State University is an EOE/Minorities/Female/Vet/Disability employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.Posting Detail InformationJob Open Date04/15/2022Review Date04/16/2022Job Close Date11/02/2022Open Until FilledQuick Link for Direct Access to Postinghttps://jobs.weber.edu/postings/4075Notes to ApplicantTo apply, Continue forward and complete this online application process.Upload a writing sample at the space indicated at the end of this application designated as "Other Document". Preferably a sample of your academic writing.Then complete the 2 steps below.1) Fill out and turn in the one-page Writing Center-specific application form that gives me your basic contact information and is the basis for our first discussion/interview. You can print an application from our website at https://apps.weber.edu/wsuimages/WritingCenter/TutorApplication2017.pdf, or pick one up at the Writing Center in EH 210. (The Office Assistant may direct you to my office inside the Writing Center or simply show you how to print one to leave if I'm not in.)2) Visit Claire Hughes, by coming to my office door on the faculty hallway, EH 210. To make sure we meet, it's best to email for an appointment - clairehughes@weber.edu. I look forward to meeting you. If needed, we can set up a zoom interview.3) Upon hire, I'll let you know what to bring when you take the next step of going to the Payroll Office and HR to complete the appropriate documents prior to beginning training and work.4) I'll do a course override for you to add the training course. English 3840/5840.The screening of applicants will begin immediately.Criminal Background check is required as a condition of employment.**This is a pooled position. Applicants are selected from the pool as positions become available. After a period of time, the pool will expire, and applicants will be notified.ADA Essential Job FunctionADA Essential Job FunctionPhysical Activity of this positionMoving about to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances or moving from one work site to another., Operate, activate, use, prepare, inspect, place, detect, or position., Expressing or exchanging ideas.Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important instructions to other workers accurately or quickly. , Ability to receive detailed information with or without assistance.Physical Requirements of this positionSedentary work.Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or consistently to move objects, including the human body.Sitting most of the time.Walking and standing only occasionally if ever.Visual Acuity Requirements including color, depth perception and field of vision.Required to perform activities such as preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; using a computer terminal; extensive reading.The conditions the worker will be subject to in this position.None.The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (such as in typical office or administrative work).Supplemental QuestionsRequired fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).Documents Needed to ApplyRequired DocumentsOther Document 1Optional Documents

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