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Student Associate - Peer Tutor/Mentor

Apply now Job no: 501647
Department: Regl Student Services - Middletown Campus
Location: Middletown, OH
Work type: Student
Categories: Student Services, Advising, Counseling, Teaching, Other

Job Title: Student Associate - Peer Tutor/Mentor

$11.45 - $12.45 / hr

Hours per Week:

up to 22

Duration of Appointment:

1 academic year (can be renewed)

Job Summary:

This listing is for a job as a Peer Tutor or Peer Mentor with the Tutoring and Learning Center. Hired applicants will work at the Middletown Tutoring and Learning Center in Johnston 002. Tutors will be asked to tutor courses they are knowledgeable in, and the particular courses and the format in which  they offer tutoring will be decided by them and the hiring coordinator upon hire based on need. Tutors can also work virtually, and have the opportunity to apply to work at the Hamilton campus as well.

Essential Duties:

- Communicating effectively with students, faculty, and staff
- Handling confidential and/or sensitive information requiring diplomacy
- Accurate data entry
- Use of Microsoft Office, such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
- Use of Google Drive, such as Docs, and Sheets
- Assisting students in a variety of ways
- Other duties as needed

- Facilitate student learning by helping to clarify specific course content and promote the use of appropriate study strategies.
- Tutors may consult with faculty for course resources, guidance, and direction in their tutoring work.
- Scheduling appointments through Google Calendar and scheduling application (Navigate)
- Checking students in and out for appointments
- Writing comprehensive appointment summaries for tor tutoring appointments
- Effectively communicate lessons or subject matter to the tutees
- Maintain the office rules and professional ethics for tutoring
- Other duties as needed

- Facilitate student learning by helping them develop strong study skills in crucial academic areas, such as note-taking and creating weekly study schedules
- Refer students to the proper campus resources when necessary
- Connect with students and learn more about their life and personal circumstances that might interfere with their success
- Guide students to developing critical thinking skills and independently solve problems
- Maintain strong professional boundaries with students
- Advise students on how to set goals to benefit their overall academic success
- Maintain the office rules and professional ethics for mentoring
- Other duties as needed

- Basic computer skills
- Assisting staff in a variety of duties
- Making copies whenever necessary
- Other duties as needed

Minimum Qualifications:

- Applicants must be current Miami students

- Maintain good academic standing
- Maintain a 3.0 minimum GPA

- Maintain good academic standing
- Maintain at least a 2.8-3.2 GPA

Preferred Qualifications:

- Ability to work after 5 PM
- Work Study
- Maintain a 3.5 GPA
- Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
- Average typing speed
- Reliable, with excellent attendance habits
- Detail-oriented
- Courteous, welcoming demeanor and dedication to assist students, parents, faculty, and staff
- Strong organizational skills
- Excellent customer service skills
- Ability to work in an independent work environment with minimal supervision
- Ability to work well under stress and time pressure

Peer Tutoring:
- Ability to work in a group setting

Peer Mentoring:
- Prior experience with conflict resolution in a previous position (i.e. in a job, student organization, volunteer project)


Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants must upload a resume and provide at least 2 references. Ideally, one reference should be from a previous employer and the other should be from a professor who can speak to the student's skills.

EO/AA Statement/Clery Act:
Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to or 513-529-3560.
As part of the University’s commitment to maintaining a healthy and safe living, learning, and working environment, we encourage you to read Miami University’s Annual Security & Fire Safety Report at:, which contains information about campus safety, crime statistics, and our drug and alcohol abuse and prevention program designed to prevent the unlawful possession, use, and distribution of drugs and alcohol on campus and at university events and activities. This report also contains information on programs and policies designed to prevent and address sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Each year, email notification of this website is made to all faculty, staff, and enrolled students. Written notification is also provided to prospective students and employees. Hard copies of the Annual Security & Fire Safety Report may be obtained from the Miami University Police Department at (513) 529-2223.


A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact or (513) 529-3560.

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