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Camp Ubuntu Tutors

Apply now Job no: 503056
Department: Teaching, Curriculum, & Educational Inquiry
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Hourly Staff
Categories: Other
Status: Part Time
Temporary: Yes

Job Title:

Camp Ubuntu Tutors

Job Summary:

Camp Ubuntu Tutors to assist children in the local community to improve their literacy skills during a 3-week virtual summer camp. Miami has developed partnerships with several local schools and organizations throughout Butler and Hamilton counties in an effort to provide one-on-one support and small group assistance for children in grades K-6 in the areas of reading, writing, spelling, and vocabulary. No previous tutoring experience is necessary. All College of Education, Health, and Society students can apply. Candidates must commit to work each day of the program during the 3 weeks of service. Candidates will be required to submit a State of Ohio criminal background check or obtain one through the Miami University Police Department or an acceptable location before being hired. The cost of the background check will be covered by the Learning Lab.

Duties/Physical Demands:

The Camp Ubuntu Tutors will develop meaningful and positive relationships with tutees, partner schools/organizations and other tutors while demonstrating a solid commitment to improvement of tutees skills; maintain regular communication with teachers or other supervisors at their school or community site, other tutors, and the program coordinator; adhere to all CEHS, Miami University, and tutoring site guidelines and regulations at all times, especially dress code and safety protocols; show up on time each week for their scheduled sessions; complete training on Canvas before the beginning of the camp; complete the Minors on Campus training; attend a required one-day orientation.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Education, or a High School Diploma with 5 or more years’ experience working with K-12 students tutoring, teaching, or as a class aide.

Desired Qualifications:

Consideration may be given to candidates with a bachelor’s degree in Education; knowledge of and ability to explain elementary reading and math skills; experience engaging and developing good rapport with children ages 5-12; formal/informal tutoring experience; and basic knowledge of how to use Google Meet and Zoom.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Submit cover letter and resume. Inquiries may be directed to Heather Grimes at

Diversity Statement:

Miami University is committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching, learning, research, and working environment for all.

For more information on Miami University’s diversity initiatives, please visit the Office of Institutional Diversity & Inclusion webpage. For more information on Miami University’s mission and core values, please visit the Mission and Core Values webpage.

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.
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Date to Begin Screening Applicants:

Screening of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Benefits Eligible:



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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