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Mountaineer Academic Program (MAP) seeks tutors

The Mountaineer Academic Program (MAP) is seeking energetic and motivated tutors for the Fall 2011 Semester. The MAP works with students with disabilities in order to assist with academic success. Individuals working as tutors in this program will work one-on-one with students in individual content areas. Tutors will also be charged with assisting students in gaining basic study and time management skills.

Applicants for this position must be a full time undergraduate or graduate student at West Virginia University, have earned 29 or more credit hours by the start of the Fall 2011 semester, have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0, and have strong written and oral English communication skills. MAP is looking for tutors in several areas including Accounting, Biology, Chemistry, Child Development Studies, Communications Studies, Computer Science, Economics, Engineering, Geology, Geography, Journalism, Math, Physics and Statistics. It is preferred that applicants for this position have completed course work in liberal arts areas such as English, History, Sociology and Psychology.

If you looking for a rewarding and fun campus job that provides meaningful experience, this is the job for you. Students are paid based on skills and knowledge and undergraduate students can expect to earn $8.00 an hour and graduate students can expect to earn $8.25 an hour, with opportunities for raises each semester or increased wages for tutoring provided in upper level courses.

To apply, submit a resume including relevant courses completed to the Mountaineer Academic Program at mountaineeracademicprogram@mail.wvu.edu Resumes must include contact information, current academic major, current cumulative GPA, volunteer experience and past work experience. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until needed positions are filled.