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Student - Finance & Economics Tutor

Institution: Utah Valley University
Location: Orem, Utah
Admin-Business And Financial Management
Posted: 01/05/2021
Application Due: 00/00/0000
Type: Fulltime

The Academic Tutoring department is looking to bring on additional finance and economics tutors who will work one-on-one and with groups to help students navigate the challenges of their assigned courses and content material.

Position Overview

On top of face-to-face appointments, tutors may be assigned to the online tutoring lab or in other labs across campus. Tutors are also expected to contribute to certain Academic Tutoring initiatives like conducting class visits, creating and updating handouts, designing workshops, and contributing to Studypalooza at the end of the semester.

Department Overview

Academic Tutoring embraces the power of students helping students and supports all individuals—regardless of identity, culture, point of view, or background—as they navigate the challenges associated with their educational goals. With a focus on gateway major courses, certified peer tutors work alongside each student to foster serious academic exploration and inspire lifelong learning.


Required Qualifications

  • Must be a current UVU student

  • Minimum 3.0 GPA

  • Grade of B or higher in ACC 2010, ECON 2010, MGMT 2240, and MGMT 2340

  • Demonstrated familiarity with other course offered by the Department of Accounting


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Effective tutors are:

  • Knowledgeable about a wide range of ACC, ECON, and MGMT curricula;

  • Well-versed in fundamental study skills and strategies;

  • Creative problem solvers who can find new approaches to challenges;

  • Excellent communicators who can adapt their coaching to meet a variety of needs and backgrounds;

  • Reliable with strong time and task-management skills;

  • Familiar with available student resources on campus.

Effective tutors can:

  • Collaborate with students to enhance their content knowledge;

  • Communicate complex ideas and concepts in a clear, concise, and friendly manner;

  • Read, write, and otherwise convey ideas in English;

    Maintain confidentiality;

    Cultivate professional relationships with staff, faculty, and students;

    Contribute to the smooth operation of the tutoring labs and participate in on-going trainings.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Grade of A in ACC 2010, ECON 2010, MGMT 2240, and MGMT 2340

  • Grade of B or higher in upper-division FIN or ECON courses


Physical Requirements

  • Work is normally performed in an office environment that includes WB 111 and LA 026b

  • Frequent standing, sitting and walking

  • Frequent use of fine hand manipulation associated with the use of a computer


EEO Statement

Employment decisions are made on the basis of an applicant’s qualifications and ability to perform the job without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and over), disability, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


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