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Job Summary

Job Title:  French/German/Arabic/Spanish Tutors – Kochoff Foreign Language Media Lab

The Kochoff Foreign Language Media Lab includes 21 workstations (including a monitor and tutor station) and 4 workgroup stations, a LaserJet printer, overhead LCD projector and a video viewing area. Students can use the lab to study on their own and faculty members can reserve the lab for course visits. Each workstation includes a desktop computer optimized for language learning.

Student tutors (in Arabic, French, German and Spanish) are hired every semester and are expected to be available on a walk-in basis according to a tutor schedule. The tutor schedule is set taking into account times the schedule for foreign language courses so as to offer tutoring services before and after relevant courses, and each tutor’s course schedule.

The Kochoff Media Lab is open 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. from Monday to Thursday, and from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Friday. Tutors are expected to work anywhere from 2 to 8 hours a week. Starting salary is $9.25. Salary increases are awarded at the discretion of the supervisor.

Required Qualifications*

  • Good communications skills and desire to help others.
  • Currently or previously enrolled in upper level language course
  • Competence/fluency in either French/German/Arabic/Spanish

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The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.