Online Peer Tutor

Global Education Movement at Southern New Hampshire University

Global Education Movement at Southern New Hampshire University

Posted on Tuesday, February 6, 2024

Southern New Hampshire University is a team of innovators. World changers. Individuals who believe in progress with purpose. Since 1932, our people-centered strategy has defined us — and helped us grow a team that now serves over 180,000 learners worldwide.

Our mission to transform lives is made possible by talented people who bring diverse industry experience, backgrounds and skills to the university. And today, we're ready to expand our reach. All we need is you.

Make an impact — from near or far

At SNHU, you'll have the option to work remotely in the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

We ask that our remote employees have access to a reliable internet connection and a dedicated, properly equipped workspace that is free of distractions. Employees must reside in, and work from, one of the above approved states.

The opportunity

Reporting to the Manager of Academic Support, the tutor facilitates student learning by supporting academic content and promoting and modeling the use of study skills. The Tutor integrates learning strategies into their facilitation fostering independent and successful learners. You will support students through a variety of modalities including 1:1 support and educational workshops. #LI-Remote

What you'll do:

  • Engage in and model Academic Support's non-directive, reciprocal peer tutoring model.

  • Create a weekly tutoring schedule (15 hrs. per week) each term.

  • Develop an understanding of university supports and resources.

  • Participate in Online Peer Tutor training program and ongoing role-specific training to maximize effectiveness with students.

  • Engage in all modalities of the Academic Support Center, 1:1 appointments and group experiences such as workshops to provide on-demand support related to the online student experience.

  • Positively improve retention and success of online students by providing student support and fostering engaging learning experiences.

  • Maintain confidentiality of all student records and information shared during tutoring sessions.

  • Conduct your work shifts in a dedicated, quiet environment with reliable internet access.

  • Attendance, punctuality, and reliability are essential functions of this role.

  • Other responsibilities as assigned.

What we're looking for:

  • Continued or previous successful enrollment in an online undergraduate or graduate program with SNHU Global Campus (must be a current SNHU student or recent graduate).

  • Completed at least five courses at SNHU within your major (15 credits).

  • Maintain a 3.5 cumulative GPA in their qualified subject matter as an active SNHU student until graduation.

We believe real innovation comes from inclusion - where different experiences, perspectives and talents are celebrated. So if you're wondering whether SNHU is right for you, take the leap and apply. You might be just the person we're looking for.