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UMBC student with 28 or more credits
overall grade point average
of an A or B in the course(s) to be tutored
- Personal interview with an LRC Academic Coordinator
Effective interpersonal and communication skills for working
with a diverse population of students, faculty, and staff
professional work ethics and practices
the supervision of an LRC Academic Coordinator, the tutor will
help UMBC students learn the content for LRC-specified undergraduate
courses. Duties will include using tutoring techniques that will
enable students to become efficient, independent learners. Additionally,
the tutor will adhere to the policies, procedures, and the code
ethics that underlie the mission, organization, and functioning
of the LRC Tutorial Center and the SSS Tutoring Program.
- Specifically, the tutor will:
Attend mandatory tutor training sessions or tutor meetings as appropriate.
- Give only accurate information to students,
qualifying information that is uncertain and consulting with
information is unknown.
- Model and teach appropriate learning
and study techniques to students to encourage independent learning.
- Adjust tutoring techniques to allow for
- Be committed to tutoring for the entire
semester(s) of employment.
- Give a one week advanced notice to an
LRC Academic Coordinator or the Coordinator for Program Operations
it become necessary
to resign during the semester or to adjust the original schedule.
- Complete all record-keeping tasks in
an accurate and timely manner.
students to follow attendance and cancellation procedures
and to complete evaluations as they become available.
- Refer all problems and concerns, particularly
student issues that are non-academic, to an LRC Academic Coordinator
or to the appropriate SSS Specialist.
Tutor salaries are based on a graduated pay scale according to
the degree of training and experience, i.e.