1+ months

Undergraduate Peer Tutor

Lexington, KY 40507
Posting Details

Job Title Undergraduate Peer Tutor
Requisition Number DU06411
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range $8.80 - $8.80
Type of Position Student
Position Time Status Part-Time
Required Education


Required Related Experience


Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Sitting for periods of time working on computer, able to lift objects of 10 20 lbs.


Schedule is flexible, to be determined between supervisor and interns. Work hours may be during weekdays, evening and/or weekend with at least one 5-9 pm shift per week. (10 -15 hours/week)

Job Summary

The Undergraduate Peer Tutor Internship provides students with direct experience in a work setting, with the additional benefit of mentoring and coaching from information professionals.
The Undergraduate Peer Tutor will participate in, develop, and/or lead library-related and/or library-sponsored projects and activities that develop research and critical thinking skills in their area of interest and practice those skills through assisting peers with research.
Applicants will need to have a reference submit this recommendation form on their behalf: bit.ly/ref-form
Additional information about the position and the application process can be found here: bit.ly/Peer-Tutor
Provide the name and e-mail of a reference as Specific Request 1

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Desire to learn, improve, and master research skills
Strong communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
Ability to work independently and collaboratively
Interest in customer service, education, mentoring and/or tutoring
Ability to work effectively with diverse groups of students, faculty, staff, and community members

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience

UK sophomore, junior, or senior status with a minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. All majors are eligible.
Commitment to full-academic year participation in the Undergraduate Peer Tutor Internship
Eligibility for employment at UK (I-9 documentation and pre-employment background checks are required for new employees)

Deadline to Apply 04/17/2020
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posted: 2020-02-13 Expires: 2020-04-15

Career Employment at UK

UK offers fulfilling careers in diverse fields supporting our teaching, research and health care missions. We also offer a compelling benefits package, including a generous retirement savings match and a supportive work environment distinguished by a respect for the unique work-life needs of every individual. Our culture of learning also provides tremendous support and resources for ongoing education, training and development. 

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