Tutor – Science Drop-in, Part Time
Hourly rate for Tutor based on Degree.
Pay Grade: N/A (hourly rate for Tutor based on Degree)
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Drop-in science tutors perform tutoring primarily on campus for a range of college classes in an ever-changing and sometimes demanding environment which could include many students at once in several different courses. Drop-in tutors will also be monitoring the online drop-in science channel. Tutors need to be available at least one evening per week. Candidates must be comfortable with college level biology and chemistry courses. Anatomy and physiology and/or physics would be a plus.
Responsible to facilitate tutoring and learning, provide academic support to CCC students through one-on-one and small group tutoring sessions in Science and serve as a guide and coach to assist students to become successful independent learners while creating a comfortable and supporting atmosphere. This position reports to the Director of Academic Services.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
- Help tutees develop study skills and acclimate to college level coursework
- Tutor a wide range of college level Science classes, in a variable group environment, focusing on individual needs of many students enrolled in a variety of Science courses
- Conduct 1:1 Science tutoring appointments as needed
- Communicate with the College’s STEM Specialist and Director of Academic Services regularly to voice concerns and seek guidance when necessary
- Communicate subject matter to tutees in a concise and effective manner
- Navigate learning obstacles by understanding learning styles and integrating effective study and learning strategies for academic success
- Develop independent learning by promoting appropriate learning attitudes and behaviors
- Monitor student understanding and require tutees to participate in sessions
- Maintain academic honesty by not doing tutees’ homework or take-home quizzes/exams
- Maintain consistent weekly availability in the Academic Center
- Submit accurate timesheets and all session-related paperwork in a timely manner
- Maintain excellent responsibility, reliability, punctuality, and professional behavior
- Attend trainings, participate in professional development as required, and develop a good understanding of college services, support, and online resources
- Create a welcoming and positive environment that is sensitive to student diversity
- Greet visitors, students, faculty and staff; perform reception desk duties
- Demonstrate above-average creative problem-solving, critical thinking, patience, and decision making skills
- Maintain tutor-student confidentiality; uphold college and Academic Center’s mission statements; handle confidential information in compliance with FERPA and Title IX.
- Use small office equipment, including copy machines or multi-line telephone systems
- Use computers for work processing and/or accounting purposes
- Performs other duties as assigned
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS TO PERFORM WORK:
- Bachelor’s or master’s degree in Science field
- Ability to effectively tutor a wide variety of courses including Biology and Chemistry
- Extensive coursework in the subject area to be tutored
- Experience in an educational environment is preferred
- Familiarity with Physics and TI-83/84 calculators preferred
- Ability to maintain confidentiality
- Availability to work at least one evening per week.
- Must be positive, cooperative and supportive
This work is normally sedentary which requires exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects. Additionally, the following physical abilities are required:
- Hear/talk/communicate – Must be able to exchange information and communicate
- Visual Acuity/ability to perceive or detect surroundings
- Mental acuity – Able to focus, concentrate, understand and convey subject matter
- Stand/sit/walk/able to move or traverse from one area to another
- Repetitive motion (i.e. keyboarding)
College campus, direct contact with students, staff, faculty and the general public in classrooms, common areas, offices, and campus environments. Work environment involves everyday risks or discomforts which require normal safety precautions typical of such places as office, meeting, and training rooms; use of safe work place practices with office equipment; computers for data entry and word processing; avoidance of trips and falls; observance of fire and building safety regulations. Observance of College policies. Work hours may vary not to exceed 29 hours per week and will require at least one evening per week.
Carroll Community College has the right to revise this position description at any time, and this position description does not represent in any way a contract of employment.
Directions to Apply
Interested applicants must submit a resume emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
This position is open until filled.
To qualify for employment, selected candidates must
- successfully complete a criminal background check (for designated positions)
- be able to work on campus as of the first day of employment
- be a resident of DE, MD, PA, VA, WV, or DC as of the first day of employment
- be currently authorized to work in the US, as the College does not offer Visa sponsorships
- complete an employment application upon request, prior to progressing through the initial interview process
Carroll Community College is committed to creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment. Carroll Community College is committed to Equal Opportunity Employment.