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Learning Strategies Coach Job Description

Learning Strategies Coaches Wanted

Join the staff of the Achievement Center!

Through the Achievement Center students can receive one-on-one tutoring in learning strategies and help with the transition process from high school to college.

If you are an intelligent, motivated, self-starting student who enjoys working with and helping other students, consider applying for a Learning Strategies Coach position.

Learning Strategies Coaches are undergraduate peer tutors who work with students one-on-one to help them improve their study skills, which include test taking, note taking, reading comprehension, and time management. Coaches also assist with a variety of projects for the Achievement Center, such as updating the learning skills web site, developing learning activities, developing lesson plans for future presentations, monitoring the center, and participating in marketing activities for the Achievement Center (such as bulletin boards, flyers, and brochures).

This position requires availability on weekday mornings, afternoons, or evenings and may include a few hours on weekends. Your work schedule would be flexible to fit your class schedule.

Qualifications

Preferred candidates enjoy working with students, giving presentations to large and small groups of students, and completing projects on time. Study Skills Coaches work with many first-year students to help them with issues related to their transition from high school to college. Preferred candidates will possess a desire to help these students succeed by assessing their needs and supporting their development of skills so that they may attain their academic goals. Interested individuals must be able to work approximately 10 hours per week.

Requirements

  • Friendly personality
  • Minimum of 3.0 GPA
  • Sophomore, Junior, or Senior status
  • Must be creative and motivated
  • Tutoring experience preferred, but not necessary

If you are interested, please contact Connie Puryear, Director for Student Achievement, at ConniePuryear@letu.edu or call (903) 233-4470.

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