IWS - KYCO - Graduate Student Tutor - Summer/Fall/Spring 24/25

Student Tutors will serve as key partners in advancing the Kentucky College of Optometry's commitment to student success.

KYCO Student Tutor responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

Responsibilities: 1. Provide individual tutoring sessions in approved subjects as assigned.2. Serve as a guide to facilitate learning; and assist students in becoming more successful, independent learners. 3. Participate in the improvement of students' ability to master concepts and applications of specific courses per the course director. • Tutoring students in specific course material and integrating effective study and learning strategies to promote success in the course. 4. Assist students in identifying and incorporating effective study/learning strategies to help maximize students' potential for academic success. • Encourage students to develop a systematic approach to studying that will serve them well in all courses. 5. Use effective, respectful, and positive communication skills appropriate for diverse students, faculty, and staff. 6. Maintain regular, ongoing and consistent communication with Tiffany Coleman; and work collaboratively with the employee overseeing KYCO tutoring to plan academic support strategies for students. 7. Abide by FERPA regulations at all times. Student Tutors will be expected to sign the FERPA compliance form, and keep all student matters confidential. 8. Must demonstrate the ability to communicate clearly and effectively. 9. Must demonstrate organized note-taking skills. 10. Ability to quickly establish positive relationships with diverse students, faculty, and staff. 11. Participate in professional development as offered.

Relationships: Position requires daily contact with co-workers, supervisor, students, faculty, and staff in order to disseminate necessary information and coordinate for daily operations. These relationships are maintained through person-to-person contact, phone, e-mail, and fax. Responsibility for Final Decisions: Tasks involve multiple procedures with interrelated processes or steps. Work involves choosing the appropriate option or procedure to follow and applying established rules and procedures.

NACE Career Competencies:

Supervisor:  Tiffany Coleman 

Education/Skill Requirements: • Must be a current KYCO student and have a minimum grade of 'B ' in the course for which they are tutoring. • May tutor no more than 5 hours per week unless permitted otherwise. •

All appointments are made at the discretion of Tiffany Coleman 

Rate of pay is $15.00/hour for tutoring sessions.

To Apply:  Upload application and resume and submit an unofficial transcript to demonstrate competence in courses desiring to tutor.  

Location: HPE Building

Work Conditions: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job: • Work is performed inside under normal office/study room conditions.

Application Notes: Resumes and applications will be reviewed to determine if you meet the required qualifications for the position. If it is determined that you meet the required qualifications, your application materials will be used to identify a top group of the most highly qualified candidates. The University of Pikeville is an equal opportunity employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. The University of Pikeville does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age or disabilities in its programs, activities, hiring, or the admission of students. Inquiries may be directed to the University of Pikeville Title IX Coordinator by calling 606-218-5216.

Date Posted: 05/14/2024
Department: College of Optometry
Employment Type: Part-Time (10 hours)
Position Type: Institutional Work Study