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  • Job Description




    Minimum Requirements

    Peer Tutors must have the ability to:

    • Maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.
    • Document an earned A or B in courses to be tutored with transcripts, if necessary.
    • Participate in a hands-on tutoring demonstration for math and foreign language applicants who have not taken recent math and foreign language courses at Thomas Nelson Community College.
    • Communicate clearly and effectively with students from all educational levels and cultural backgrounds.
    • Exercise patience in all learning situations.
    • Maintain tutor/student confidentiality of all academic and personal information.
    • Uphold high standards avoiding falsification and cheating.
    • Meet with students on a regular basis and arrive on time for scheduled appointments.
    • Work during Peer Tutoring's posted hours.

    Preferred Requirements

    • Coursework completed at Thomas Nelson Community College.
    • Previous tutoring experience.

    Description of Duties

    Under the supervision of the Tutor Zone Coordinator:

    • Provide individual tutoring to students requesting academic assistance in college courses.
    • Accurately complete Peer Tutoring report forms after every tutoring session.
    • Participate in all required tutor training and workshops.
    • Assist with routine office procedures as needed.
    • Dress appropriately (wear clothing that does not distract from the learning process).

    Please note: Students are not eligible to be tutors in their first semester at Thomas Nelson. Exceptions can be made for students holding degrees from other institutions.