Extending Learning Within and Beyond the Classroom

Student Engagement

Athletic Tutor and Mentor

Description:
The Tutor Program provides subject-specific assistance to student-athletes as a supplement to the classroom learning experience. The primary responsibility of a tutor is to understand and clearly communicate course content and study skills to the tutees.

The Academic Mentor Program offers academic support to student-athletes as they learn to function effectively in the college environment. The primary responsibility of a mentor is to provide one-on-one guidance on study and organizational skills, time management, and goal setting.

Recruitment:
Year-round via recommendations, JobMate and e-mail

Qualifications:
Sophomore standing; 3.2 GPA; evidence of academic success

Class Requirements:
None

Training:
A 2-hour orientation upon employment; approximately 10 additional hours of training, dispersed throughout the academic year

Meetings:
Tutoring takes place at the Dodie Anderson Academic Enrichment Center

Time Commitment:
No time constraints for tutors; academic mentor position, 4-8 hours/week

Contact:
Enrichment Services via email at AECES@mailbox.sc.edu

Website:
www.gamecocksonline.com/sports/acad/spec-rel/services.html

Pay:
Per hour

Athletic Tutors and Mentors Application