Study Stop Learning Consultant Application

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The Center for Academic Success and Transition (CAST) seeks qualified students to work as Learning Consultants for our Study Stop program during the Fall 2024 Semester.

Study Stop is a free tutoring program for students to meet in-person or virtually with a Learning Consultant for extra support with coursework. A Learning Consultant provides one-on-one or small group academic support for undergraduate students. The goal is to help students better understand course material and relevant study skills to improve their academic performance. Learning Consultants assist students in various subjects, including Accounting, Biology, Chemistry, Math, English, Engineering, Psychology, Sociology, Spanish, and Statistics. Additional subjects may be tutored based on demand for courses.

Study Stop will operate in-person in Love Library South, East Campus Union, Louise Pound Hall, and via Zoom by request.

  • Appointments: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Drop-in Hours: Monday - Thursday, 5:00 - 8:00 pm

Compensation and Scheduling:
  • Starting at $13.50 per hour with merit-based increases available
  • Learning Consultants create their schedule for tutoring appointments based on their availability, no minimum hour requirements for appointments
  • Learning Consultants are eligible for 3-12 hours of drop-in tutoring based on courses offered and student demand
  • Work will not exceed 20 hours a week
  • Study Stop will not operate on holidays or student breaks

Duties and Expectations Include:
  • Provide tutoring to students seeking assistance, either one-on-one or in small group settings
  • Help students learn concepts related to your tutoring subject area(s)
  • Help students learn and practice good study habits
  • Exhibit patience and creativity in explaining challenging material
  • Enhance the learning experiences of students by providing a welcoming and positive environment
  • Demonstrate an ability to work with diverse populations and cultures
  • Provide referrals to campus resources and campus partners
  • Attend and engage in meetings with supervisor
  • Maintain communication with supervisor
  • Actively take part in training and professional development sessions and learning modules
  • Abide by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln policies and procedures

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Current full-time undergraduate or graduate enrollment at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Class standing of sophomore or above at the time of appointment
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5, in good academic standing, and making satisfactory academic progress
  • Minimum grade of A- in courses tutored with some exceptions
  • Excellent communication and organization skills
  • Ability to work with diverse populations and cultures

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience as a tutor or learning consultant
  • Experience as a teaching assistant or graduate assistant
  • Experience as a peer mentor

Hiring will occur on a rolling basis until positions are filled. In-person and Zoom interviews will start June 3. For questions and accessibility accommodations please contact Jordan Heim at jordan.heim@unl.edu or 402-472-1880.

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Hours of Operation

Study Stop begins Monday, August 26 and ends Friday, December 20 for the Fall 2024 semester.

Appointments are available for students, Monday-Friday from 8:00 am-5:00 pm in Love Library South 110 and via Zoom by request.

A new pilot will operate during the 2024-2025 academic year for tutoring support on East Campus. 

Drop-in Tutoring is available for students, Monday-Thursday from 5:00-8:00 pm. Drop-in hours are staffed with Learning Consultants that can tutor high-demand courses. 

All Learning Consultants will be have a profile set up on the Study Stop Bookings page. Learning Consultants will create their own schedule. Learning Consultants will select the courses they tutor. 

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Why are you interested in this position and what do you offer to the CAST team and the students we serve?

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Signature of Applicant

I have read the description of the CAST Study Stop Learning Consultant position. I understand my grade point average, academic standing, and student conduct record will be verified. By typing my name I am certifying the information provided in my application is accurate and truthful to the best of my knowledge.