The Tutoring Center

North Foundation Hall, Room 103
318 Meadow Brook Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4454
(location map)
(248) 370-4215
tutoring@oakland.edu

Tutoring Hours:

Fall & Winter
M-Th 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.
F 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Summer
by appointment only

Music Tutoring
by appointment only in Varner Hall


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Student Employment

The Tutoring Center is always looking for student office assistants, peer tutors and Supplemental Instruction leaders. Become a part of our team for a rewarding experience helping fellow students by sharing your expertise with them.

Interested in a great on-campus job!?
We are currently hiring Supplemental Instruction Leaders for WINTER 2018! 

Check out the "SI Leader" tab or contact us directly!
Office Assistant
Job Description:
The Student Office Assistant (SOA) is the first face that students, faculty and staff see in The Tutoring Center.  The main purpose of this job is to greet people as they enter The Tutoring Center. SOA's also register students that come in for tutoring, to use the computers, or just to come in and study.  The SOA also helps students make appointments or view the tutor schedule in our on-line system.  An SOA must have good phone etiquette, be friendly and helpful.
 
Duties: 
  • Greet and Assist everyone who comes into The Tutoring Center
  • Register Students coming in for tutoring
  • Simple Clerical Duties
Qualifications: 
  • Currently enrolled OU student in a degree seeking program
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Friendly and helpful
  • Good phone etiquette
  • Flexible hours (must be able to work both days and evenings)
How to apply:
  • Look for open positions on Handshake.
  • Pick up an application in The Tutoring Center.
Peer Tutor
Duties: 
Peer tutors help Oakland University students clarify homework assignments and course content.

Qualifications: 
  • Must be a currently enrolled OU student in a degree seeking program
  • Second Semester Freshman standing or higher
  • 3.0 GPA in the course(s) you want to tutor
  • Expertise in content areas and learning skills
  • Adequate demonstration of time/task managing skills
  • Certain courses may require a skills test
What else? 
  • Must complete 10 hours of training towards tutor certification.
  • Schedules are based on availability.
  • Hired as an appointment or walk-in Peer Tutor.
  • Need is in all subjects at the 0000-2999 level.
How to apply:
Please pick up an application at The Tutoring Center.
Look for open positions on  Handshake.
SI Leader
Duties: 
Supplemental Instruction Leaders conduct organized study sessions focusing on course-specific study skills, key concepts and test preparation.
Qualifications: 
  • Must be a currently enrolled OU student in a degree seeking program
  • Second Semester Freshman standing or higher
  • 3.0 GPA in the course(s) you want to lead
  • Expertise in content areas and learning skills
  • Adequate demonstration of time/task managing skill
  • Certain courses may require a skills test
What else?
  • Mandatory training prior to start of the semester.
  • Work begins on the first day of class for the semester.
  • SI is offered in 1000 through 2999 level accounting, biology, chemistry, economics, mathematics, physics and statistics. 
  • You will attend each class, take notes, do the homework, and conduct 2-3 SI sessions each week.
How to apply: 
Please pick up an application at The Tutoring Center.
Look for open positions on  Handshake.