Monday, August 15, 2016

Academic Assistant/Grad Tutor Job Opening

Academic Assistant/Grad Tutor Job Description
The Athletic Academic Advising office at DePaul University is looking for two graduate students to serve as academic assistants and tutors for DePaul University student-athletes. These two positions will work primarily with Men’s Basketball and Women’s Basketball student-athletes, but may also assist with other students and responsibilities like front desk coverage as needed.

The estimated weekly work load is around 6-12 hours/week, paid at $12/hr. The anticipated start date is Monday, September 12th. Please note that this is not a graduate assistantship.  

Main Duties Include:

Working closely with freshmen and transfer student-athletes to ease the transition to college and empower academic success
Providing support to academically at-risk student-athletes through skill development (time management, study skills, note taking, etc.)
Facilitating team study table sessions and ensuring required hours are completed
Assisting students with writing skill development, paper editing/proofreading, planning, and researching
Collaborating with Women’s Basketball Academic Advisor and/or Men’s Basketball Academic advisor to best support student-athlete progress and improvement
Following all NCAA and DePaul University rules/guidelines for academic integrity and compliance

Preferred Qualifications:

Current DePaul grad student enrolled in a College of Education Master’s program
Excellent communication skills and ability to build strong relationships with students from diverse backgrounds  
Experience tutoring, teaching, coaching, and/or motivating students to excel academically
Working knowledge of student-athlete populations

How to Apply:

If interested, please contact Ben Gutman or 773-325-7259