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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:
Online tutoring is available starting at 9 a.m.

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:
Online tutoring is available starting at 9 a.m.

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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 your peers.

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Office Assistant
Job Description:
The Student Office Assistant (SOA) welcomes students, faculty and staff to 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 or to use other resources. The SOA also helps students make appointments or view the tutoring schedule in our online system. A Student Office Assistant 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
  • Basic clerical responsibilities

Qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled OU student in a degree seeking program
  • Minimum 2.75 cumulative GPA
  • 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 an application for open positions on Handshake.
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
  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA (B) 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, walk-in or online Peer Tutor.
  • Need is in all subjects at the 0000-2999 level.
How to apply
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
  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA (B) 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 3000 level accounting, biology, chemistry, economics, mathematics, physics and statistics. 
  • You will attend each class, take notes, plan and conduct 2-3 SI sessions each week.
How to apply:
Student Employee of the Month

We are excited to introduce Steven Razzouk as our newest Employee of the Month!

Steven has proven to be a valuable asset to The Tutoring Center as a peer tutor in organic chemistry and physics and as a study group facilitator in general chemistry. He has been a peer tutor since Fall 2019, showing his dedication to helping students. Steven is always willing to go the extra mile for the students he helps. 

Outside of OU, Steven enjoys playing year-round tennis, golfing in the summer, virtually hanging out with friends, playing guitar and piano and watching movies. He is a member of several clubs including, tennis club, chess club and is the President and Co-founder of the badminton club. He also volunteers at an OU research lab and plays the bass guitar  for the worship team at his church. 

Steven plans to graduate with a B.S. degree in Health Sciences/Pre-Pharmacy concentration and was recently accepted to University of Michigan Pharmacy School. 

“I dream about being many things. However, I have learned that time is scarce and energy is limited. It is important to be well-rounded and try various things. Nevertheless, there will be a point in time where we must focus on what we want the most and devote our resources to get to the top of that field. The rest of our goals and other dreams will simply be a distraction until our first goal is achieved.” 

-Stevenchoukry Razzouk