In addition to normal tutoring responsibilities, this position provides support for the colleges embedded tutoring program, assists with the creation of supplemental tutoring materials and supports tutoring for standardized testing, including placement assessments. This position also provides general tutoring services, assisting the colleges diverse population of students with stronger comprehension of course content. Tutors will provide small group and individual tutorial assistance for existing course curriculum. Tutors also aid in the development of students self-esteem, learning, study strategies, and critical thinking skills. Tutors will work with students to identify their areas of strength and help students to take accountability for their educational choices and actions.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities
This position provides support for the colleges embedded tutoring program, assists with the creation of supplemental tutoring materials and supports tutoring for standardized testing, including placement assessments. Additionally, course tutoring includes, but is not limited to, reviewing class materials, writing assistance, discussing text, or working on solutions to problems in Mathematics, English, Science, or Social Sciences. Tutoring is designed as a supplement to regular classroom instruction so Tutors must be knowledgeable about the content of specific subjects to assist students in increasing their academic skills and understanding.
Tutor II responsibilities include the following:
Serve as embedded tutor in courses with content expertise and provide supplemental instruction as assigned.
Assisting students preparing for standardized exams such as RCBCs placement test, Praxis, CLEP, or others
Assisting with running the Tutoring Center check-in desk, as assigned
Researching or creating supplemental materials for use by the Tutoring Center
Assisting students with course content and problem-solving
Assisting with in-class and center activities
Providing individual and group tutoring
Assist with coordination with faculty to organize and facilitate study groups and review sessions
Hosting workshops on specific study skills or comprehension strategies
Supporting learning and study skills development
Answering questions regarding the BlackBoard and ALEKs course site, due dates, and course requirements
Assist with Retention Alert resolution and provide outreach to students who have missed classes, tutoring sessions or who may be struggling
Other duties as assigned
OVERALL PURPOSE AND RESPONSIBILITY:
The primary and most important overall responsibility of all employees is to provide service in a pleasant, helpful, and effective manner to our students and other members of the College community.
Education Required: Associates degree or above
Experience Required: At least one year of experience tutoring college-level courses.
***This posting will be used to obtain a pool of qualified candidates for this position. As tutoring needs arise, these applications will be reviewed for possible interviews*** The number of tutors hired varies from semester to semester, depending upon the needs of the students. Your application can remain on file for up to 12 months.
Skills/Abilities /Knowledge /Other Requirements:
Ability to engage with less experienced learners and find pathways to comprehension of content through various methods.
Demonstrated knowledge of identified content area(s) for tutoring community college and 3+1 courses.
Collaborates with department members and/or the Compliance, Assessment and Research team to support planning, assessment, data collection and reporting for continuous improvement of the college.
EMPLOYEE CLASSIFICATION: Part time