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Economics Tutor

Company: University of Minnesota
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

Apply for JobJob ID347793
LocationTwin Cities
Job FamilyEducation-General
Full/Part TimePart-Time
Job Code8315A2
Employee ClassCivil Service
Add to Favorite JobsEmail this JobAbout the Job This position will work directly with assigned student-athletes on various economics-based concepts including microeconomics, macroeconomics and more. Primarily, this position will assist student-athletes in learning and mastering the course content of various economics related classes at the University of Minnesota. Appointments will be scheduled in small groups (1-2 students) on a weekly recurring basis. Currently, most sessions are conducted in person, however the position does have some potential flexibility for remote work. The position requires approximately 20-29 hours per week, with midday or evening availability preferred. The position will be paid hourly at a rate commensurate with experience. This position will join the Lindahl Academic Center Tutor Staff which consists of over 80 part time tutors and conducts over 8,000 tutoring sessions per semester.Duties and Responsibilities: Meet with assigned student-athletes weekly to assist in their learning of economics course content. Assist student-athletes in developing daily, weekly, and monthly goals and timelines in regards to their progress in economics related courses. Submit daily tutor reports for each tutoring session which occurs. Uphold all standards of academic integrity, including those outlined in the Lindahl Academic Center Tutor Code of Conduct. Comply with all University of Minnesota, Big Ten Conference and NCAA rules and regulations. Additional duties as assigned.
Qualifications Required: Bachelor's degree Experience working with students from diverse backgrounds, particularly in the content area of economics Must successfully pass a mandatory criminal background check Flexible hours, with some night and weekend workPreferred: Experience teaching economics at the high school or college level Experience working with student-athletes from diverse backgrounds, particularly in the content area of economics
About the Department The Lindahl Academic Center is a student-athlete focused environment dedicated to guiding student-athletes to graduation, building positive relationships, and enhancing their overall experience. We strive to serve the University and our constituents with integrity and professionalism. Benefits Working at the UniversityAt the University of Minnesota, you'll find a flexible work environment and supportive colleagues who are interested in lifelong learning. We prioritize work-life balance, allowing you to invest in the future of your career and in your life outside of work.The University also offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes: Competitive wages, paid holidays, and generous time off Continuous learning opportunities through professional training and degree-seeking programs supported by the Regents Scholarship Low-cost medical, dental, and pharmacy plans Healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts University HSA contributions Disability and employer-paid life insurance Employee wellbeing program Excellent retirement plans with employer contribution Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) opportunity Financial counseling services Employee Assistance Program with eight sessions of counseling at no costPlease visit the Office of Human Resources website for more information regarding benefits.
How To Apply Applications must be submitted online. To be considered for this position, please click the Apply button and follow the instructions. You will be given the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach a cover letter and resume.Additional documents may be attached after application by accessing your "My Job Applications" page and uploading documents in the "My Cover Letters and Attachments" section.To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail or call (612) 624-UOHR (8647). Diversity The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. To learn more about diversity at the U: Employment Requirements Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment.All employees at the University of Minnesota are required to either attest that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or agree to comply with the University's testing requirement. To learn more please visit: About the U of M

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