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NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY
HUMAN RESOURCES SERVICES
POSITION CLASSIFICATION DESCRIPTION

Position Classification Title: Tutor
Position Classification Code: P3015
Job Family: Student Affairs
Pay Level: 04
Exempt Status: Non-exempt
This description is intended to describe the general nature of the work being performed. It is not intended to be a complete list of specific duties of any particular position. Duties, responsibilities and bargaining unit eligibility may vary based on the specific tasks assigned to the position.
Purpose of Classification:
Provides academic tutoring services to a wide variety of individuals and groups. May work on an on-call, short-duration basis. Creates and implements tutorial programs that guide and assist students with homework, problem solving, report writing, and test preparation.
Standard Duties:
Tutors students individually or in scheduled group study sessions to review principles, solve problems, and review for tests. Administers testing instruments and writes individual tutoring plans upon review of textbooks; refers students to other agencies as appropriate. Facilitates reading and writing labs to develop writing, math, word processing, study, and other academic skills. Leads and trains entry level tutors in strategies to accommodate alternative learning styles and disabilities. Maintains and updates confidential files and records, ensuring that ethical and legal guidelines are maintained. Researches and selects learning materials, textbooks, software, and equipment to facilitate tutoring; may design specific handout, study, and related materials. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of tutorial/learning materials and instructional aids. Knowledge of peer counseling/tutoring processes and methods. Knowledge of test administration techniques and procedures.
Records maintenance skills. Basic data entry and/or word processing skills. Organizing and coordinating skills. Skill in preparing instructional aids and plans.
Ability to maintain confidentiality of records and information. Ability to effectively manage time and schedules. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Minimum Qualifications:
   Education- High School diploma or GED certificate.
   Experience- Two (2) years of experience related to the standard duties as outlined.
   Equivalency- Completion of a post-secondary degree or certificate may substitute for years of experience.
   Certifications/License-
   Departmental Requirements-
   Special Requirements-