Chinese (Mandarin) Tutor Job at University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

  • University of Kentucky
  • Lexington, KY

Job Description

Job Title:

Chinese (Mandarin) Tutor

Requisition Number:


Department Name:

1B140: Transformative Learning

Work Location:

Lexington, KY

Salary Range:


Type of Position:


Position Time Status :


Required Education:

Must be an undergraduate student enrolled at the University of Kentucky.Must maintain a 3.0 GPA.

Required Related Experience:


Required License/Registration/Certification:


Physical Requirements:

Sitting for long periods of time; walking across campus; pushing or pulling up to 25 lbs.


Tutoring sessions will take place at Presentation U: Speaking and Writing Center, located in The Hub of W.T. Young Library, during regular tutoring hours (Mon.-Thurs. 2pm-8pm). On average, peer tutors are scheduled for 8-12 hours of tutoring per week with shifts being 3-4 hrs in length.

Job Summary:

Mandarin tutors will support students enrolled in CHI 100-400 level courses through scheduled, weekly 30-minutes, small group (1-1 students) tutoring sessions. Peer tutors will be responsible for preparing conversation discussion topics and questions each week in order to facilitate language practice.

In addition to attending regularly scheduled tutoring shifts, peer tutors will also:
  • Attend all required training & professional development meetings
    • In-person training at the beginning of term (6-10 hours)
    • Monthly professional development meetings (1 hour)
  • Participate in observations and semesterly Performance Evaluation process
  • Abide by program manual including established policies and procedures

In cover letter, highlight why you are interested in this job and how your experiences and/or credentials make you competent for the job. Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

Fluent in Chinese (Mandarin) speaking and writing; critical thinking; creative problem solving; customer service; interpersonal communication; ability to work productively on a team; role model positive academic behaviors; leadership skills.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? :


Deadline to Apply:


University Community of Inclusion:

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Job Tags

Part time, Shift work,

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