Professional Tutor Application

Thank you for your interest in becoming a PROFESSIONAL TUTOR for Retention, Advising, and Career Preparation at Chaminade University. Please fill out the application thoroughly and ensure that all requested paperwork is e-mailed upon submission. If you have any questions regarding the position, application, program, etc., please do not hesitate to contact me at (808) 739-8305 or at

Nicolle Bekers
Tutor Coordinator
Retention, Advising, and Career Preparation

To avoid any delays in the hiring and training process, please submit all items on the checklist below.

Professional Tutor checklist:
1) Application
2 )Current Resume
3) Cover Letter (Reference questions attached at bottom)
4) Unofficial Transcripts

PROFESSIONAL TUTOR Position Description

Title:Professional Tutor (Retention, Advising, and Career Preparation)Part-Time, Academic Year Position; No Benefits

Reports to: Tutor Coordinator

Primary Function: The professional tutor is responsible for instructing program participants in small groups or on an individual basis from the basic skills level to the advanced level. He/she utilizes tutoring methodology and supplementary resources. The professional tutor also assists the program assistant with training peer tutors and helps conduct skills workshops. Finally, he/she is directly responsible for accurately recording and maintaining all tutoring files and records pertaining to self and student.

Duties and Responsibilities: Tutoring (80%)
•Administer pre/post-tests to assess and demonstrate the progress made by program participants (where applicable)•Select and incorporate the most effective learning materials and strategies to meet program participants’ academic needs•Report to program administrators concerning student’s progress and any concerns about the program participant which might require special counseling.

Tutor Training and Workshops: (15%)
•Assist program assistant with developing and implementing tutor-training workshops• Present and/or co-present workshops on study skills, life skills, or academic skills to program participants• Attend required training workshops•Complete basic level of CRLA national tutor training certification program (at a minimum)

Administrative Duties: (5%)
•Maintain accurate records of time spent and work completed with each participant Administer Tutor Report Cards according to guidelines in Tutor Training handbook • Perform other duties as assigned by the director or the program assistant

Position Requirements:
•Education Required: A bachelor’s degree in area of discipline (English, Mathematics, etc.)• Proficiency in subject course(s)

Experience and Skills:
•Candidate must have excellent communication and people skills • Must be a responsible, organized individual with the knowledge of instructional methodology in basic study skills • Familiarity with computers desirable Physical: This is a primarily sedentary position. It does require the ability to communicate verbally, clearly, and effectively with students, and to hear and understand students. Occasionally, tutors will conduct sessions in locations other than the learning center, and must be able to traverse across the campus. Tutors must be able to document their work in writing.

Chaminade University of Honolulu
Retention, Advising, and Career Preparation

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Institution from which you received a degree *
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Are you currently enrolled at Chaminade University of Honolulu? *
If yes, In what program?
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Degree Seeking?
Which subjects do you wish to tutor? i.e. BI 152 *
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Please list the days and times you are available within the Tutoring Center's Hours of Operation Monday through Friday 8:30am-4:30pm. *
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Please email the following documents to : *Updated Resume *Unofficial Transcripts *Cover Letter answering the following questions: a)Why are you interested in becoming a PROFESSIONAL TUTOR for Retention, Advising, and Career Preparation at Chaminade University? b) Describe your understanding of Learning Styles. c) How are you able to differentiate your teaching style for students who have various learning styles?d) Describe your experience(s) working with students who have learning/physical disabilities. e) What teaching/tutoring experiences or previous job responsibilities/duties can you bring to the Tutoring Center? f) Is there additional information (relevant to the position) that you would like to include about yourself?
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BY PRINTING MY NAME BELOW, I hereby attest that the information provided on this PROFESSIONAL TUTOR application is true and correct to the best of my knowledge; and I further understand that if I provide false or misleading information, such may be grounds for termination from employment as a tutor.
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