Oregon Health & Science University

Student Worker/Peer Tutor - La Grande Campus

Job Locations US-OR-La Grande
Requisition ID
Position Category
Position Type
Regular Part-Time
Job Type
School of Nursing - La Grande Campus
Salary Range
$15.00 per hour
4-10 hours per week
HR Mission
Drug Testable

Department Overview

The OHSU School of Nursing in La Grande is located on the Eastern Oregon University campus. EOU serves as a regional center for education, culture and scholarship. La Grande is the gateway to Eastern Oregon’s snow-capped peaks, beautiful forests, churning rivers, rocky cliffs, sage-covered hills, fertile farmlands and friendly towns. La Grande is 262 miles from Portland.


Under direct supervision, primarily provides general administrative support for a project, team, or work unit. Similar to an Office Clerk or Specialist*. May also include some basic data entry and report generation.

Function/Duties of Position

  • Peer tutors assist and coach other OHSU SON students in becoming a more successful and independent learner.
  • Peer tutors provide and help to integrate effective learning and study strategies for their assigned students, while at the same time helping to clarify and/or reinforce course content, assignments, and material.
  • Peer tutors should be available between 4-10 hours per week for tutoring sessions.
  • Provide individualized content and skill-development tutoring to assigned students (tutees).
  • Individual student assignments may be requested by course faculty.
  • Create and maintain a tutoring schedule convenient to both tutor and tutee.

Required Qualifications


  • Enrolled in or on vacation from or is otherwise registered in an Undergraduate Program (minimum 6 credit hours). 
  • Completion of at least one year of study at the OHSU SON.
  • A recorded B+ or higher in the course where tutoring is occurring. 


  • Positive instructor referral/recommendation for course(s) being tutored. 

Job Related Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (Competencies)

  • Must maintain active enrollment at OHSU SON.
  • 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.
  • Maintain strict confidentiality of all student information, materials, and discussions shared in the tutoring relationship.
  • Good academic and student conduct standing.

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.

As an organization devoted to the health and well-being of people in Oregon and beyond, OHSU requires its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.


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