6.16 – Employment of Tutors

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Scope: NMSU System

Source: ARP Chapter 6 | HR - Hiring, Work Rules and Assignments

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Revision History:

2017 Recompilation, formerly Rule 6.90

A. Approvals

All tutors paid from university funds will be recommended by the head of the department in which the course is taught. In addition, approval must be obtained from the dean of the college.  Graduate students must also obtain the approval of the dean of the Graduate School.


B. Requirements for Providing Tutorial Services

Additional requirements for tutorial services are outlined in the NMSU Student Employment Handbook.


C. Employment of Graduate Assistants, Fellows and Trainees

Graduate assistants, fellows, and trainees may be employed as tutors.  Such employment must be shown to be free of conflict of interest and must be consistent with policies governing supplemental appointments of such students.  (See NMSU Graduate Catalog)


D. Hourly Tutoring Rates

See the NMSU Student Employment Handbook. For exceptions to published rates for graduate students, contact the dean of the graduate school.)