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Position Title Graduate Assistant, PA Program - Ruskin (Tutoring)

Posting Number AS842P

Subdivision School of Health Professions

Division Col.Health Professions & Sci.

Department Physician Assistant Prgm-Ruskn

Location Ruskin, Fl

Position Summary

This individual provides tutoring opportunities to the didactic year students at the Ruskin, FL, location via Teams and/or Zoom virtual meetings; this tutoring is done in conjunction with and advisement by the PA faculty and adjunct(s).

Career Readiness Learning Objectives

Communication and Critical Thinking – This GA will effectively supplement the students’ prior classroom instruction by clarifying and explaining material and, in identifying the students’ needs, will determine the methods to achieve deeper learning and retention by the students who are being tutored.

Equity & Inclusion - This GA will demonstrate the awareness, attitude, knowledge, and skills required to equitably engage and include each of the students being tutored, understanding that they may be of different cultures and that this can impact tutoring and learning.
• This position runs through the academic year (fall and spring semesters), up to an average of five hours a week, primarily in the evenings in a virtual meetings setting.
• Responsibilities include virtual tutoring sessions for the Ruskin PA cohort as well as separate, one-on-one sessions, and communicating the schedule as well as any changes in a timely manner to all; recordkeeping of hours preparing for and actively tutoring, and the students being tutored.
• This GA will demonstrate a proactive and positive attitude.
• Included in the work hours are regular virtual meetings with one or more of the GA supervisors: the PA Program Director and the Program Secretary.
• All GAs must sign a FERPA (Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act) agreement to protect student confidentiality at all times.

Required Qualifications

This position requires someone who has excellent communication and computer skills and can effectively convey instructional material in tutoring relationships, whether in person or virtually.

He or she needs to be highly organized and able to manage tutoring several students at one time.

The person in this position has to be comfortable representing Gannon University in a professional way within the organization as well as with other Gannon students.

Strong skills of attention to detail, personal initiative, and integrity are a must for this position.

Preferred Qualifications

Previous experience teaching or mentoring as well as a working knowledge of PowerPoint and Microsoft Teams are desirable.

Physical Demands


Exempt Status Non-Exempt

Position Classification Professional

Position Type GA (Lab Assistant/Tutoring)

Employment Status Part-Time

Position Length 10M

Hours per Week 5

Work Schedule afternoons/evenings, depending on Candidate's schedule

Shift 2nd
Ruskin FL United States


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