Employment Opportunity (Tutor Student-Athletes)

Are you looking for a great part-time job?

Student-Athlete Academic Services (SAAS) at the University of Washington is looking for ESRM and ESS Tutors.

URL for submitting Online Application Materials:


1. TUTORS NEEDED- ESRM and Earth Space and Sciences

ESRM 100 Introduction to Environmental Science (5) I&S/NW
Covers the importance of the environment in society with particular emphasis on worldwide distribution and uses of resources, the
role of natural and man-made environments, and causes of environmental degradation. Introduces ethics of conservation and

ESRM 150 Wildlife in the Modern World (5) I&S/NW

Covers major wildlife conservation issues in North America. Some global issues are also treated. Examples of topics include the
conservation of large predators, effects of toxic chemicals on wildlife, old-growth wildlife, conservation of marine wildlife,
recovery of the bald eagle, and gray wolf.

ESS 101 Introduction to Geological Sciences (5) NW

Survey of the physical systems that give the earth its form. Emphasizes the dynamic nature of interior and surface processes and
their relevance to mankind and stresses the value of rocks and earth forms in the understanding of past events.

ESS 106 Living with Volcanoes (3) I&S/NW

Explores volcanoes and volcanic eruptions on Earth and in the solar system. Examines how volcanoes work and how they affect the
environment, life, and human societies. Illustrates principles using local examples of recent volcanism and ancient examples of
mega-eruptions. Evaluates the possibility of predicting future eruptions.

ESS 211 Physical Processes of the Earth (5) NW

Overview of Earth. Deformation of soil, sediment, and rock. Erosional and depositional processes and landforms. Seismicity and
plate-tectonics. Structural, geomorphic, and climatic interactions in major tectonic regimes. Use of stereonets, air photos,
geologic maps, and cross sections

Duties and Responsibilities:

Content tutor student-athletes in specific discipline, complete online reports after each session, attend study skills and training
throughout the quarter, and assist students with developing quarterly study plans.

Minimum Qualifications:

Tutoring experience is helpful, but we will train you. Must be a patient communicator with ability to both explain material and
test for comprehension. Minimum 3.3 or higher GPA in courses you would like to tutor, good study skills, professional work ethic
and attitude. Additionally, tutors must be able to balance tutoring appointments with own class schedule.

Educational Benefits:

Tutors are able to sit in on classes (Faculty Liaisons only), work with professors, gain experience as an educator, and develop
interpersonal communication skills.

Application deadline for Autumn Quarter 2013: September 6, 2013, rates are aligned with union pay scale. Pay depends on degree
status and experience. Students and non-students are welcome to apply for position. Work Study students are encouraged to apply.

Note: These job classifications are governed by a negotiated labor contract and are subject to union shop provisions. For more
information about union shop provisions, visit:

URL for submitting Online Application Materials:


Ms. Ali Washington

University of Washington Athletics –Student-Athlete Academic Services

254/253 Conibear Shellhouse; Box 354070 | Seattle, WA 98195-0470

(p) icatutor

Tutor Application URL: https://catalyst.uw.edu/webq/survey/icatutor/207509

Application Due Date Fall Quarter 2013: September 6, 2013