The Tutoring Center

North Foundation Hall, Room 103
318 Meadow Brook Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4454
(location map)
(248) 370-4215
tutoring@oakland.edu

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Student Employment

The Tutoring Center hires Student Office Assistants, Peer Tutors, Supplemental Instruction Leaders and Study Group Leaders. Join our team for a rewarding experience helping your peers.
Office Assistant
Job Description:
The Student Office Assistant (SOA) welcomes students, faculty and staff to The Tutoring Center. The main purpose of this job is to greet people as they enter The Tutoring Center. SOA's also register students that come in for tutoring or to use other resources. The SOA also helps students make appointments or view the tutoring schedule in our online system. A Student Office Assistant must have good phone etiquette, be friendly and helpful.

Duties:
  • Greet and assist everyone who comes into The Tutoring Center
  • Register students coming in for tutoring
  • Basic clerical responsibilities

Qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled OU student in a degree seeking program
  • Minimum 2.75 cumulative GPA
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Friendly and helpful
  • Good phone etiquette
  • Flexible hours (must be able to work both days and evenings)

How to apply:

  • Look for an application for open positions on Handshake.
Peer Tutor
Fall 2021: Currently recruiting Math Tutors. 
Duties:
Peer Tutors help Oakland University students clarify homework assignments and course content.

Qualifications:
  • Must be a currently enrolled OU student in a degree seeking program
  • Second semester freshman standing or higher
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA (B) in the course(s) you want to tutor
  • Expertise in content areas and learning skills
  • Adequate demonstration of time/task managing skills
What else?l
  • Must complete 10 hours of training towards tutor certification.
  • Schedules are based on availability.
  • Hired as a Peer Tutor.
  • Need is in all subjects at the 0000-2999 level.
How to apply
  • Look for an application for open positions on Handshake or email dcarmichael@oakland.edu for more information.
SI Leader
Currently recruiting Winter 2022: ACC 2000, BIO 1200, PHY 1010/1080, PHY 1020/1090, PHY 1510/1610, PHY 1520/1620, STA 2220, STA 2226
Duties:
Supplemental Instruction Leaders conduct organized study sessions focusing on course-specific study skills, key concepts and test preparation.

Qualifications:
  • Must be a currently enrolled OU student in a degree seeking program
  • Second semester freshman standing or higher
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA (B) in the course(s) you want to lead
  • Expertise in content areas and learning skills
  • Adequate demonstration of time/task managing skills
What else?
  • Mandatory training prior to start of the semester.
  • Work begins on the first day of class for the semester.
  • SI Leaders attend class, take notes, plan and conduct 2-3 SI sessions each week.
How to apply:
  • Look for an application for open positions on Handshake or email mikami@oakland.edu for more information.
Study Group Leader

Duties:
Study Group Leaders plan and conduct weekly study sessions for a specific course. 

Qualifications:

  • Must be a currently enrolled OU student in a degree seeking program
  • Must be second semester freshman standing or higher
  • Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA (B) in the course(s) you want to lead
  • Expertise in the content area and learning skills
  • Strong organization and time management skills

What else?

  • Attend training before starting the position
  • Attend professional development meetings

How to apply:
Look for an application for open positions on Handshake or email mikami@oakland.edu for more information.