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Tutor Job Description

Position Overview and Responsibilities
  • Attending a mandatory training prior to beginning your job duties.
  • Tutors must attending one or two developmental courses during semester every time the course meets, Monday-Friday, and tutoring or providing support to students during class time if the instructor allows.
  • Working with faculty teaching the course/s.
  • Have set tutoring hours to tutor students in our Learning Center labs.
  • Ensuring students who see sign in and out of the tutoring labs. This step is crucial in determining how many students are attending tutoring hours.
  • Tutors must remind students of tutoring hours and where they can be found or contacted 
  • Encouraging students to attend tutoring sessions.
  • Informing supervisor and faculty member of any schedule changes or absences. 

Tutor Qualification Requirements

  • Must be currently enrolled as a UT RGV student, highly preferred.
  • Minimum cumulative and semester GPA of 3.0 with demonstrated competency in courses tutored (pass the content interview).
  • Received a A letter grade in courses applicants wish to tutor.
  • Must provide two faculty recommendation letters.
  • Completion of at least 30 college credit hours.
  • Must be able to participate in REQUIRED tutor training sessions.
  • Effective interpersonal communication skills; can relate to students with various academic levels.

PLTL/SI Leader Job Description

Position Overview and Responsibilities
  • Create and manage course - specific materials and resources
  • Encourage a friendly and productive learning environment.
  • Monitor grades on Blackboard and communicate with faculty on a weekly basis
  • Input attendance and observational notes
  • Demonstrated knowledge of targeted courses (English Composition, U.S. History, Biology, College Algebra, Pre-Calculus or Contemporary Mathematics)
  • Good leadership and mentoring skills
  • Good interpersonal communications skills and ease in relating to people of varying educational, cultural, and social backgrounds
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Good level of responsibility, reliability, and punctuality
  • Appropriate and professional behavior at all times
  • Department Faculty approval
  • End of Course grade of “A” in the targeted course.
  • 3.0 GPA
  • Completion of PLTL/SI training prior to beginning of semester
  • Ability to work with students at various academic levels and needs