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English Specialist

OSU - Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73107
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OSU – Oklahoma City, located in the heart of Oklahoma City, is looking for a English Specialist.



Job Summary:

This position is 30 hours a week. The English Specialist will provide on-going instruction/tutoring in the areas of grammar, English, research, and essay development. They will design quarterly Newsletter highlighting SOAR students, activities, study tips, and scholarship opportunities. They will assess student skill levels, design individualized programs of study, assist students through remedial and college level classes, evaluate the progress and facilitate educational goals. They will provide ideas for campus awareness and Project SOAR marketing for recruitment. In addition, they will spend several hours a week working outreach through the campus community to make sure SOAR is known throughout the campus community. Overall goal of Specialist is to assist and intervene with support services for academic and retention success. Additionally, the specialist will empower disadvantaged students (low-income, 1st generation and disabled) with academic and personal tools and skills that will help them persist in college until attaining a degree.


Rate of Pay:  $14.20 per hour





Bachelor's Degree in English


Preferred Qualifications:


Masters degree in English






1-2 years of English teaching experience. Preference to those who have had previous tutoring experience in an educational setting. Preference to those who have had at least 1 year working in student services, including academic, personal, career counseling and developmental education






Professional and positive behavior and appearance


Must be dependable, responsible and prompt


Ability to work efficiently independently and in a team environment


Ability to work closely and efficiently with students of varying cultural and ethnic backgrounds and skill levels


Knowledge of tutoring techniques and strategies


 Working knowledge from Developmental Writing through English Comp II


Ability to problem solve and coordinate tutoring sessions


Ability to enter computer contact reports on each students session


Basic understanding of printers, copy machines, Microsoft Office & Newsletter design software


Ability to gather data, analyze it, and generate grade and attendance reports for retention demonstration


Understanding of different research paper formats


Evidences a history of demonstrating ethical and professional behavior




Certifications &/or Licenses:


Valid Oklahoma Driver's License


Satisfactory background check required




Environmental Conditions:


Normal inside office conditions


Occasional outside conditions when on cultural events and transfer events


Physical Demands: 

Normal office physical requirements


Occasionally requires lifting of up to 25 pounds

Apply online at http://jobs.okstate.edu For questions call 405-945-3206


Oklahoma State University (OSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, OSU conducts pre-employment background checks on final candidates. Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.





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