ADU.Peer Tutor.Writing Center in Orlando, FL at Adventist University of Health Sciences

Date Posted: 9/12/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    Orlando, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    9/12/2018
  • Job ID:
    270967
  • Job Function
    Administrative / Business Support
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    Day
  • AHS Zone
    2-Legacy System
  • Organization
    Florida Hospital

Job Description

Adventist University of Health Sciences, a Seventh-day Adventist institution, specializes in the education of professionals in healthcare. Service-oriented and guided by the values of nurture, excellence, spirituality, and stewardship, the University seeks to develop leaders who will practice healthcare as a ministry.

PRIMARY CUSTOMERS, PARTNERS, AND TEAM:

At Adventist University of Health Sciences (ADU) our primary customers are students, faculty and staff. Our partners are physicians, allied health clinicians and other employees of Florida Hospital.

GENERAL SUMMARY:

Peer Tutors assist students in academic achievement by meeting them on a regular basis to clarify learning problems and work on study skills. Tutoring is a supplement to teaching. Peer tutors provide motivation for learning and act as role models for their peers. They work on an individual basis or in group sessions to answer questions on course content and provide study strategies to aid in the mastery of course content. They assist students with developing effective study habits, use of appropriate learning resources and learning strategies to accelerate the student’s cognitive development. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

• Ability to function as a peer tutor for ADU students

• Be punctual for all tutoring sessions

• Follow all applicable ADU policies outlined in the Employee and Student Handbooks

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS PREFERRED:

• N/A

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

• Currently registered student at ADU

• Eligible to tutor a desired General Education course upon Professor recommendation

• Eligible to tutor a desired AS/BS Professional Program course upon ADU Program Professor/Chair recommendation.

• Has received a grade of “B” or better in any course tutored

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:

• N/A

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:

• N/A

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, OR REGISTRATION PREFERRED:

• Certified by the National Tutoring Association

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Demonstrates behaviors at Adventist University of Health Sciences in harmony with the “Four Words” Nurture, Excellence, Spirituality, and Stewardship.

• Tutors function at the discretion of the program coordinator in those courses considered appropriate: based on curriculum and facilitating both individual and group sessions.

• Assists the student in developing effective learning strategies, use of appropriate equipment and resources to stimulate their subject knowledge and improve critical thinking skills.

• Create and maintain a tutoring schedule convenient to both the student and the tutor.

• Maintain accurate and up to date records of each tutoring session.

• Maintain strict confidentiality of all student information, material and discussions shared in the tutoring relationship.

• Perform front desk activities including answering the phone, scheduling, record keeping in the absence of the Tutor Coordinator.

The above statements reflect the general duties and responsibilities necessary to describe the principal functions of the job, as identified, and shall not be considered an exhaustive list of job responsibilities which may be inherent in the job. Responsibilities are subject to change.


Adventist University of Health Sciences, a Seventh-day Adventist institution, specializes in the education of professionals in healthcare. Service-oriented and guided by the values of nurture, excellence, spirituality, and stewardship, the University seeks to develop leaders who will practice healthcare as a ministry.

PRIMARY CUSTOMERS, PARTNERS, AND TEAM:

At Adventist University of Health Sciences (ADU) our primary customers are students, faculty and staff. Our partners are physicians, allied health clinicians and other employees of Florida Hospital.

GENERAL SUMMARY:

Peer Tutors assist students in academic achievement by meeting them on a regular basis to clarify learning problems and work on study skills. Tutoring is a supplement to teaching. Peer tutors provide motivation for learning and act as role models for their peers. They work on an individual basis or in group sessions to answer questions on course content and provide study strategies to aid in the mastery of course content. They assist students with developing effective study habits, use of appropriate learning resources and learning strategies to accelerate the student’s cognitive development. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

• Ability to function as a peer tutor for ADU students

• Be punctual for all tutoring sessions

• Follow all applicable ADU policies outlined in the Employee and Student Handbooks

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS PREFERRED:

• N/A

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

• Currently registered student at ADU

• Eligible to tutor a desired General Education course upon Professor recommendation

• Eligible to tutor a desired AS/BS Professional Program course upon ADU Program Professor/Chair recommendation.

• Has received a grade of “B” or better in any course tutored

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:

• N/A

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:

• N/A

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, OR REGISTRATION PREFERRED:

• Certified by the National Tutoring Association

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Demonstrates behaviors at Adventist University of Health Sciences in harmony with the “Four Words” Nurture, Excellence, Spirituality, and Stewardship.

• Tutors function at the discretion of the program coordinator in those courses considered appropriate: based on curriculum and facilitating both individual and group sessions.

• Assists the student in developing effective learning strategies, use of appropriate equipment and resources to stimulate their subject knowledge and improve critical thinking skills.

• Create and maintain a tutoring schedule convenient to both the student and the tutor.

• Maintain accurate and up to date records of each tutoring session.

• Maintain strict confidentiality of all student information, material and discussions shared in the tutoring relationship.

• Perform front desk activities including answering the phone, scheduling, record keeping in the absence of the Tutor Coordinator.

The above statements reflect the general duties and responsibilities necessary to describe the principal functions of the job, as identified, and shall not be considered an exhaustive list of job responsibilities which may be inherent in the job. Responsibilities are subject to change.


Position Location:  Adventist University of Health Sciences
Job:  Administrative / Business Support
Organization:  Florida Hospital
Primary Location:  US-FL-Orlando
Schedule:  Per Diem
Shift:  Day
Job Level:  Entry Level
Education Level:  High School Diploma / GED
Travel:  No
Job Posting:  Sep 12, 2018, 5:48:33 PM

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