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Position Title: Physics Tutor
Organization: Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
Office: IUPUI Athletics Advising
Hourly Wage: $15
Number of Openings: 1
Average Hours/Week: 3-6 hours per week

General Purpose: This position will tutor student-athletes that are enrolled in the PHYS P201/P202 and PHYS 21800/21900 - General Physics and PHYS 15200 - Mechanics classes at IUPUI. The tutor will review course materials and course-related resource. The tutor will help develop study strategies and prepare for exams/quizzes

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Broken down by hours/week 
3-6 hours - Conducting tutoring sessions for student-athletes in PHYS P201/P202, PHYS 21800/21900 and PHYS 15200. Review lecture class materials. Work on study strategies and test/quiz preparation. Review class material that is also covered in the lab section. 

1-2 hours - Sending tutoring notes of each Student-Athlete to Athletics Advisor 

1-2 hours – Other duties and special projects as assigned

Desired Minimum Qualifications:


  • Requires weeknight availability from 4:00 PM -9:00 PM.
  • Requires zoom availability

Education and Experience:  
  • Juniors, Seniors, Post-Graduates by academic standing preferred.
  • 3.0 or higher College GPA preferred
  • College experience with General Physics and Mechanics

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Demonstrated skill in communicating individually and in small group formats 
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Working knowledge of Zoom and Kaltura
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse populations 
  • Ability to professionally communicate student perspectives to staff and administrators 
  • Ability to positively represent IUPUI and the IUPUI Athletics Advising Office

In accordance with the IUPUI Profiles of Learning for Undergraduate Success, experience in this position will help students become acquainted with the following profiles:

Communicator – The ability to listen, write, and speak effectively. The ability to assess a situation, seek multiple perspectives, gather more information if necessary, and identify key issues that need to be addressed.
Innovator – The ability to design, plan, organize, and implement study strategies and course preparation
Problem Solver –The ability to manage tasks, set priorities, and adapt to changing conditions and work assignments. The ability to find/create solutions to problems using creativity, reasoning, past experiences, and available information and resources.
Community contributor – The ability to demonstrate a sensitivity and awareness to other people and cultures. The ability to relate to student-athlete, and inspire them to engage. The ability to maintain a productive climate and confidently motivate, mobilize, or support students