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Student Employment Opportunities

The Center for Academic Resources offers students the following employment opportunities: 

Tutors

SI Leaders

Office Assistants

Learn more about each of these positions below.

 

Tutor

 

About the Position

  • All tutoring takes place in the Student Success Center Suite 102 during the Center for Academic Resources open hours.
  • Tutors and clients arrange appointments via UW Oshkosh email.
  • It is imperative for tutors to check email regularly and respond promptly.
  • Hourly pay for tutors starts at $9.
  • Small-group tutoring starts at $9.50.

Qualifications

All applicants must have the following qualifications:

  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • B+ or higher in the course you would like to tutor
  • Must have taken the course on the Oshkosh campus
  • Enrolled in a minimum of 6 undergraduate or 4.5 graduate credits
  • We must be able to secure a recommendation from the professor who teaches or has taught the course you would like to tutor.

How to Apply

You will need to complete and submit the Tutor Application to be considered for employment.

 

SI Leader

 

About the Position

Supplemental Instruction (SI) Leaders will:

  • Attend class lectures to re-learn/reinforce course content, stay on pace with instruction, and build rapport with students
  • Plan and facilitate evening review sessions for students currently enrolled in the selected course
  • Document student attendance at sessions
  • Attend and participate in a mandatory pre-semester training
  • Attend and participate in mandatory small-group meetings for 30 minutes each week
  • Meet with the course professor once each week to review class material and session plans
  • Maintain student confidentiality
  • Work cooperatively with faculty and Center for Academic Resources student and academic staff
  • Professionally represent the SI program, the Center for Academic Resources, and UW Oshkosh

Qualifications

For consideration, candidates must possess the following qualifications:

  • Enrollment in at least 6 crs. as a UW Oshkosh undergraduate student or 4.5 crs. as a graduate student
  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA
  • Grade of B+ or higher in the course(s) you are applying to lead sessions for
  • Favorable recommendation from the course professor (or another faculty member in that department)
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, as well as maturity, reliability, and dependability

Typical Breakdown of Hours Worked Per Week

Leaders are compensated $10.50/hr.

  • Lecture re-attendance: 3 hours
  • Preparing for sessions: 3 hours
  • Leading sessions: 3 hours
  • Meetings: Professor and Center for Academic Resources Staff: 0.5-1.5 hours

How to Apply

You will need to complete and submit the SI Leader Application below to be considered for employment.

 

Office Assistant

 

About the Position

  • Front desk support at the Student Success Center Suite 102 during the Center for Academic Resources (CAR) open hours by greeting and assisting all walk-in traffic and telephone calls  in a cordial and respectful manner.
  • Looking up and providing students with information about CAR, tutoring, and SI
  • Assisting tutors and students in connecting with each other for tutoring sessions
  • Directing students to open areas to tutor, as needed, and maintaining overall cleanliness of Center
  • Checking and responding to phone messages and emails, as needed
  • Completing tutor request forms for students when tutors are not available
  • Entering tutor/client contract information into spreadsheet
  • Assisting tutors and clients through sign in and sign out processes
  • Helping student employees with entering their hours into HRS/My UW System
  • Maintaining organized office environment for other Office Assistants, CAR employees and students
  • Closing CAR after evening shifts, as needed (ex. ask students to sign-out, lock all doors, turn off lights and computers, etc.)
  • Ensuring all job duties are complete before working on personal work/home work
  • Other duties, as assigned by CAR staff
  • Hourly pay for office assistants starts at $8.25 and 6-10 hours/week (hours may vary depending on the needs of the department)

Qualifications

  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Word, Excel and Office 365 Applications
  • Enrolled in a minimum of 6 undergraduate or 4.5 graduate credits

How to Apply

You will need to complete and submit the Office Assistant Application to be considered for employment. Drop in to get a paper application from our front desk or fill out the form on the left under “Submit an Application.”

*We are currently not hiring for this position. All applications will be held for the spring 2021 semester.

Location

Student Success Center, Suite 102

750 Elmwood Ave

Open Hours

Monday-Thursday: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm

Friday: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Tutoring is online / in-person. All SI is online.

Contact Us

car@uwosh.edu