Technical Expert (Part Time)
Posting Number: req5369
Department: Second Lang Acquis/Teach Prog
Location: Main Campus
Address: Tucson, AZ USA
The Critical Languages Program offers less commonly taught languages (LCTLs) which are not available in traditional departments and formats at the University of Arizona. The Critical Languages Program seeks a Thai Tutor to conduct weekly tutorial sessions. The candidate must be a native or near-native speaker of the Thai language, able to work professionally with small tutorial sessions and act as a liaison between the students and examiner. Content focus may include Thai language, grammar, pronunciation, writing, reading and study skills development.
Duties & Responsibilities
- Conduct weekly tutorial sessions in the use/practice of the Thai language
- Finalize course syllabi with dates and post to D2L. Send to examiner and Director prior to the beginning of semester for approval
- Provide communication and feedback to students throughout the semester
- Attend Program trainings and meetings as necessary
- Maintain weekly student attendance in D2L
- Calculate total attendance points and report via D2L before the final exam
- Schedule classes and submit to program coordinator prior to the beginning of semester
- Submit evaluations to meet academic deadlines
- Submit tutor self-evaluation to Director at the end of the academic year
- Adhere to university code of conduct policies
- Complete other duties as needed and assigned
- Willingness to complete free mandatory Tutor as a Foreign Language Certificate training for those who don't have bachelor's degree and/or degree in education/language related field during the first year of employment
- Ability to maintain professional standards
- Bachelor's degree or equivalent advanced learning attained through experience required.
- 6 months of relevant work experience may be required.
- Native or near-native fluency in Thai.
- Applicants must be able to effectively communicate in English, both verbally and in writing.
- Ability to work a flexible schedule.
- Demonstrated leadership experience.
- Teaching and/or tutoring experience of a second-language
- Tutoring experience in self-instructional model courses
- Bachelor's degree or certification related to second-language teaching
Full Time/Part Time: Part Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week: 6
Job FTE: .15
Work Calendar: Fiscal
Job Category: Student Services
Benefits Eligible: No Benefits
Rate of Pay: $21.00
Compensation Type: hourly rate
Career Stream and Level
Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)
Number of Vacancies: 1
Contact Information for Candidates
Open Until Filled: Yes
Documents Needed to Apply: Resume
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