New Job: Norwegian Tutor

Title:  Norwegian Tutor – Critical Languages Program

Hiring Company: University of Arizona

Company Description:  The University of Arizona is one of the nation’s leading public universities, with a long history of academic excellence, research innovation and a student-centered approach. A member of the prestigious Association of American Universities, the UA is ranked 18th among public universities by the National Science Foundation with annual research expenditures of more than $600 million. With more than 40,000 students, the UA is on the forefront of discoveries – from the depths of space to the medical and genetic mysteries of life, from emerging trends in climate change to the broad complexities of the human condition.

Application Link: https://uacareers.com/postings/11467

Location: Tucson, AZ, United States

Industry: Education

Job Type: Part-Time

Application Deadline:  None Specified; June 21, 2016 – Begin applicant review process

Description:  

The Critical Languages Program seeks a Norwegian Tutor to conduct weekly tutorial sessions. The candidate must be a native or near-native speaker of the Norwegian language, able to work professionally with small tutorial sessions and act as a liaison between the students and examiner. Content focus may include Norwegian language, grammar, pronunciation, writing, reading and study skills development.

  • Prepare and conduct weekly tutorial sessions in the use/ practice of the Norwegian language.
  • Finalize course syllabi with dates and post to D2L. Send to examiner and program coordinator prior to the beginning of the semester
  • Provide communication and feedback to students throughout the semester.
  • Attend Program trainings and meetings as necessary.
  • Record 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 program coordinator 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 a bachelor’s degree and/or degree in education/language related field during the first year of employment.

Qualifications/Skills:    

  • Native or near-native fluency in Norwegian as determined by the examiner.
  • Proficient in English.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule.
  • Ability to maintain professional standards.
  • Demonstrate leadership experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Teaching and/or tutoring experience of a second-language.
  • Bachelor’s degree or certification related to second-language teaching.

How to apply:  Apply via university job portal.
Contact information for candidates:
Benazir Dadayeva
benazird@email.arizona.edu
(520) 621-3387

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