Oregon Health & Science University

OHSU Student Worker/Student Peer - Klamath Falls Campus

Job Locations US-OR-Klamath Falls
Requisition ID
Position Category
Position Type
Regular Part-Time
Job Type
School of Nursing
Salary Range
$15.45 per hour, effective 7/1/23
HR Mission
Drug Testable

Department Overview

The salary of $15.45 per hour is effective July 1st, 2023, per Oregon law.


The OHSU School of Nursing in Klamath Falls is located on the Oregon Institute of Technology campus, which offers state-of-the art bachelor's degree programs in engineering, health and business technologies. Klamath Falls offers an outstanding array of natural and cultural wonders. Klamath Falls is 280 miles from Portland.


Peer Tutors are responsible for providing academic assistance to undergraduate students in select coursework. Tutoring is not teaching, but rather supplemental learning for students needing additional assistance with course content. The peer tutoring program at OHSU utilizes both group and one-on-one tutoring to assist students with course topics.

Function/Duties of Position

  • Exhibit professional behavior and adhere to confidentiality requirements
  • Review and abide by the Tutoring Code of Ethics
  • Work with students in both group and individual settings 
  • Have availability to meet with students for a minimum of 4 hours per week.
  • Coach students on study skills, note taking, organization, and time management. Coach students in clinical skills in the lab setting.
  • Communicate with professors regarding individual student needs and progress
  • Maintain records of tutoring activities including time keeping and tutoring note.

Required Qualifications


  • Current OHSU School of Nursing Student Undergraduate Junior or Senior level
  • Have successfully passed the course in which tutoring is occurring with at least a grade of a “A” or high “B”
  • Maintain an OHSU GPA of at least a 3.0

Job Related Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (Competencies)

  • Recommendation of OHSU faculty member
  • Possess the ability and willingness to work with individuals and groups of students from diverse cultural, economic, and academic backgrounds.
  • Possess excellent oral and written communication skills

Additional Details

As part of the qualifications requirement, the following Core Competencies are expected of all OHSU employees regardless of their position within the organization. 

Accountability: Ability to establish mutual agreements that result in clear responsibility, taking personal action to accomplish an agreed result and assuming personal responsibility for the results of behavior and actions.


Integrity: Actions are consistent with ethical values.  Honest in communication and actions.


Diversity: Honors the uniqueness of each individual, challenges stereotypes and promotes sensitivity and inclusion.  Functions effectively and respectfully within the context of varying cultural beliefs, behaviors and backgrounds. 


Respect: Demonstrates consideration and appreciation for colleagues, clients and customers.


Service Orientation: Seeks opportunities to improve the work and work environment to better meet the needs of internal and external customers. 


Teamwork & Collaboration: Works cooperatively and productively with others to achieve shared goals.


Communication: Demonstrates the ability to convey thoughts and ideas as well as understand perspective of others.

All are welcome

Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or aaeo@ohsu.edu.


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