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Tutor, Tutoring and Learning Center

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Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number S140167
Position Title Tutor, Tutoring and Learning Center
Department Academic Skills Center
Division Student Development
Classification Support Staff
FLSA Classification
Union/Non Union
Full Time / Part Time? Part Time
Hours per week 5-28
Temporary? No

Posting Detail Information

Posting Date 06/16/2015
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants
Advertising Summary
Link to Human Resources website

Job Description

POSITION TITLE: TUTOR, Tutoring and Testing Center SPTLCR-TUTR01
STATUS: Part time
DEPARTMENT: Tutoring and Learning Center
DIVISION: Student Development
UNION: Support and Technical
REPORTS TO: Director of Academic Intervention and Accommodation Services, and Coordinator of Academic Skills Center
PLACEMENT: Support staff, grade 6
MINIMUM PAY RATE: $18.22 per hour

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The student population at the college is diverse in ethnicity, gender, language, age and background. Joliet Junior College is an AA/EO employer and strongly encourages applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of its staff.

Provides tutoring and lead various workshops pertaining to test preparation and other academic skills. Exercises a high level of discretion; provides professional, effective, and efficient customer service assistance to students, faculty, college personnel, and community members. Provides timely updates to the Director and Coordinator(s) to keep them informed about tutoring needs, concerns, student-related issues, and the like. Considerable judgment and initiative in adapting work procedures to new situations are required. Tutoring hours are assessed each month and will be adjusted to accommodate ASC needs.

BIOLOGY, CHEMISTRY, COMPUTER SCIENCE, EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES, ENGLISH, MATH, NURSING, PHYSICS, and other subjects as determined by budgetary allocations and student demand.

1. Tutor students in all levels of subject area and/or related courses, using both individual and small group tutoring sessions.
2. Provide exceptional customer service to all visitors including students, faculty, staff, and community members. Provide general assistance to students with disabilities as needed. Answer inquiries and provide information and referrals.
3. Maintain accurate and timely records of tutoring activities through the SARS program.
4. Conduct test review sessions, as well as Academic Skills Workshops in accordance with CRLA certification requirements.
5. Create, select, and develop instructional support materials that recognize and address individual student needs.
6. Meet with instructors to provide assistance that meets individual student needs.
7. Promote tutoring services through the distribution of flyers and schedules during class visitations, meetings with instructors, classroom presentations, and participation in other events as needed.
8. Participate in staff meetings, in-services, and trainings as may be required.
9. Assist with the interviewing, selecting, training, and mentoring of peer tutors.
10. Participate in departmental and collegiate goals and objectives.
11. Perform related duties as assigned.
1. Bachelor’s degree in subject to be tutored and/or related area.
2. One (1) year experience in delivering academic support/instruction to individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds or diverse cultural/ethnic groups.
3. Experience in teaching, tutoring, or delivering support at the post-secondary instructional level.
4. Ability to work with minimum supervision and to handle sensitive information with professionalism, discretion, and impartiality.
5. Patience, problem solving abilities, and a willingness to accept responsibility.
6. Strong verbal and written communication skills, and ability and willingness to work cooperatively with a diverse population.
7. LEAP Tutors (working with non-native speakers ONLY): TESOL/ TEFL certification.

1. Master’s degree in subject to be tutored and/or related area.
2. Tutoring experience in a community college environment.
3. Experience in adult education.
4. Training experience.
5. Math Tutors: Knowledge of math software such as Geometry Sketchpad.
1. Normal office physical demands.
2. Ability to travel between campus locations and to and from community events.

1. Duties are performed indoors in the usual office or school environment.

Schedule varies depending on department needs. TLC hours are as follows:
Monday – Thursday: 8:00am-7:00pm
Friday:. 8:00am-2:00pm (Closed on Fridays during the summer)

Typical GED Tutorial Assistant hours are Monday – Thursday: 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Application Procedures: “Apply to this Job at”

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Joliet Junior College is an equal opportunity/ affirmative action college supporting diversity.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Which subject area(s) would you be most comfortable tutoring? (Please list no more than four subject areas.)

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
  4. List of References
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document