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Academic Coach Spring 22 Tutor

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Division/Organization: Division of Diversity, Equity & Educational Achievement
Department: Academic Coaching & Tutoring Services
Job Type: UW Student Jobs
Remote Eligbility: Partially Remote
Salary/Wage Range or Lump Sum: 11
Job Categories: Interpersonal Communication, Leadership, Critical Thinking/Problem Solving, Teamwork/Collaboration, Professionalism/Work Ethic, Education and Training, Business Management, Finance, and Marketing, STEM, Graduate Assistant-Research, Graduate Fellowships, Graduate Assistant-Teaching Assistant, Graduate Assistant-Programs/Projects, Department and Office Assistants, Higher Education-Student Affairs

Department Overview:

Academic Coaching and Tutoring Services is part of the Division of Diversity, Equity and Educational Achievement. The DDEEA units include the Center for educational Opportunity (CeO), Posse, McNair, First Wave, PEOPLE, Chancellor’s and Power-Knapps Scholars and our scholars who identify as native/Indigenous.

Anticipated Start Date:

January 24th, 2022

Anticipated End Date (If Applicable):


Remote Work Eligibility Detail:

All work will be partially remote. 

Anticipated Hours Per Week:



Flexible, including weekends and nights virtually

Salary/Wage Range/Lump Sum:

$11.00-13.00 per hour

Number of Positions:



  • Undergraduate Students (sophomores or higher) & Graduate students with teaching/tutoring experience in various subjects.
  • Enrolled at UW-Madison as a student with overall GPA of 2.75 or higher.
  • Interested in working with undergraduate students from various backgrounds.
  • Must be able to perform all job responsibilities both in person and remotely.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Knowledgeable in the discipline you anticipate to virtually support. Must earn at least an AB or better in the course interested in coaching.
  • Willing to work in group or one-on-one virtual settings, attend virtual training sessions, and maintain regular hours with the program.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Problem Solving/organizational skills for the subject. 
  • Innovative way of teaching. 

Position Summary/Job Duties:

  • Work in one-on-one, mini group of 2 students max or a large group (3-5) setting providing students with academic virtual coaching/tutoring, including time management, and study skills development.
  • Maintain regular schedules with DDEEA students.
  • Work with the ACTS team to coordinate necessary support for students both in person and remotely.
  • Track, complete, and submit online mandatory forms.
  • Attend remote academic coach trainings as needed.
  • Follow ACTS, DDEEA policies and guidelines.
  • Must be able to perform all job responsibilities.

COVID-19 Workplace Safety:

UW-Madison employees are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to January 18, 2022 or the first day of employment, whichever comes later. An individual is considered fully vaccinated for COVID-19 two weeks after receiving the single-dose vaccine or two weeks after the second dose in a two-dose vaccination series. Medical or religious accommodations will be considered. Please visit for more information.

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Institutional Statements:

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

UW-Madison is an Equal Employment, Equal Access Employer committed to increasing the diversity of our workforce.

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background-people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit:

Accommodation Statement:

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website:

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