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Work Study - Tutor - Mechanical Engineering
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Liberty University | Lynchburg, VA
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Posting Summary

Posting Number Stu00799P Classification Title Position Type Student Disclaimer

Liberty University's hiring practices and EEO Statement are fully in compliance with both federal and state law. Federal law creates an exception to the "religion" component of the employment discrimination laws for religious organizations (including educational institutions), and permits them to give employment preference to members of their own religion. Liberty University is in that category.

Position Title Work Study - Tutor - Mechanical Engineering Does this position require driving? No Contact Contact Phone Ext Contact Email Job Summary/Basic Function

While the tutor's responsibilities are academic in nature, daily duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

* Submit a weekly activity report to the Engineering Department Chair
* Follow all Lab procedures
* Complete a mandatory tutor orientation program prior to beginning tutoring
* Participate in a self-evaluation process, and attend a mandatory, mid-term, performance meeting
* Complete all necessary paperwork in an accurate and timely manner
* Keep accurate attendance records for all Residential Studying and Tutoring Sessions
* Arrive to your shift on time and prepared to address questions about subject matter
* Maintain contact with the lab supervisor, and be sure to communicate concerns/problems
* Keep all student information confidential as necessary
* Utilize effective tutoring techniques shared through trainings
* Do your best to help your tutee understand course material while fostering independence
* Uphold Liberty's policies regarding academic honesty, and never do the work for your tutee
* Be present, visible, and available to students, faculty, and staff requiring technical and lab assistance
* Help the Engineering Technology team maintain an organized environment
* Research for solutions to questions with which you are unfamiliar
* Be a team player
* Meet weekly with the School of Engineering Technology team

Liberty University School of Engineering tutors are a select group of undergraduate students who are chosen for their ability to assist their peers academically and for their strong interpersonal and communication skills.

While hours are extremely flexible, tutors are expected to tutor for a minimum of four (4) hours per week and to commit to a semester-long experience. They will be asked to follow all Engineering Technology procedures and to keep the hour limitations of the lab hours. Tutors will be expected to attend/complete training, communicate with tutees in a timely manner, complete all necessary paperwork, be professional, maintain confidentiality, and adhere to Liberty's policies regarding academic integrity. It is the role of Engineering tutors to help their peers become successful, confident, and independent learners.

Minimum Qualifications

* Must be a Liberty University student enrolled in Mechanical Engineering
* Must demonstrate proficiency within Mechanical Engineering major
* Faculty recommendation is required.
* Must have and maintain a minimum, cumulative, overall GPA of 3.0
* Strong communication and interpersonal skills
* Excellent time management and study skills
* A desire to help peers
* Hours will vary; candidates must have the ability to work 18 hours per week.

Preferred Qualifications

Successful candidates will possess excellent Mathematical and Engineering skills associated with Mechanical Engineering, oral and written communication skills, customer service skills, demonstrated computer proficiency, a team focus, the abilities to both follow instructions and lead others, a Christ-like attitude, and the ability to function responsibly with minimum direct supervision.

Work Hours

Hours will be worked out between the supervisor and student.

About Liberty University

Liberty University . Private United States university. Liberty University offers a wide variety of distance education degree programs at undergraduate and graduate levels.