University Student Assistant - ACE Science Tutor (BY, CY, GY, PHS)- FALL 2018

Position Summary:
The duties of the University Student Aid is to obtain work experience on campus in offices, labs, gym, the library, and other areas. Duties may include assisting staff and faculty with preparation for research, classroom instruction, departmental operational needs, or performing administrative and other support duties as required. Positions may be filled based on individual applicants' skills, qualification and departmental needs.
Essential Functions:
Science tutors provide individual and small group tutoring to students in the Academic Center for Excellence (ACE) Tutoring Center. Tutors assist students academically by meeting with students on a regular basis to clarify learning problems and work on study skills. Other assistance might include: reviewing class material, discussing the text, predicting test questions, formulating ideas for papers, or working on solutions to problems. Tutoring is a supplement to classroom teaching. ACE tutors may also provide drop-in tutoring assistance to students based on requests for academic assistance. This position involves mandatory training, reporting, and evaluations.
Tutors must attend mandatory training sessions and required workshops, be flexible and available to work outside of their class schedules, must be dependable and punctual for scheduled appointments, complete tutorial reports in a timely manner, and work well with students in an academic environment. Additionally, tutors must be willing to work with a diverse student population.
Tutors must possess the knowledge of subject area material beyond a basic level; excellent communication skills; ability to provide an active learning experience for students by explaining difficult concepts and providing examples for explorations; ability to connect with students; use active listening skills to provide the best learning experience according to the needs of the student; openness to training and skills development; ability to work with students one-on-one and in small groups; possesses good time management skills; ability to plan effective tutoring sessions; ability to write tutorial reports reflective of the content and teaching objectives accomplished during each session.
Minimum Qualifications:
Minimum of 3.0 college GPA or higher required
Must have earned an A or B in all courses you wish to tutor
Have faculty recommendation
Must have completed at least one semester of full-time attendance at JSU
Enrolled as a JSU student taking at least three (3) hours per fall or spring semester
Applicants must attach under "Transcript" an unofficial copy of their student transcript or class registration as evidence of student enrollment and GPA.
Must be willing to tutor during the evening hours and during times that do not conflict with your class schedule
Notice Regarding International Students:
All International Students must receive clearance for employment from the International House and Programs. Please visit their website for more information: http://www.jsu.edu/international/immigration-regulations/employment.html
Due to Visa requirements international students must be enrolled as a full-time JSU student and possess each of the following:
a. Passport from their respective country.
b. F-1 Student Visa or J-1 Exchange Student Visa.
c. U.S. Customs Form I-94.
d. Official photo identification.
e. Official Social Security Card imprinted with "Valid for Work Only" or similar statement.

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