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Tutor, Mathematics & Chemistry

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
McHenry County College
Physical Address
8900 Us Highway 14
Crystal Lake, IL 60012
Job Description

Position Requisition

Job Title
Tutor, Mathematics & Chemistry
FLSA Status
Job Type
Employee Type
Part Time
Hiring Range
Grant Funded
Work Year
Work Year-Other Information
Tutoring on campus/In person
Typical Work Schedule
Variable, as needed
Bargaining Unit Eligibility
Work Week
Work Week-Other Information
Tutoring on campus/In person
Application Review Begins

Special Instructions to Applicants

Position Introduction
Tutor students in one-on-one or small group settings.
Position Summary
Hiring tutors for the fall semester for Math and Chemistry! Find the general job description below. * Only considering applications with In-Person Tutoring availability
Reports to
AVP Student Affairs with direction by Coordinator of Tutoring and/or Director of Access and Disability Services
Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Provide synchronous and asynchronous tutoring to students, both in-person and virtually, in group and individual settings
  • Recognize student needs and abilities to engage students’ diverse learning styles.
  • Engage with students to help them understand key concepts, answer student questions, and clarify areas of concern
  • Provide students with resources, study strategies, and skills to encourage independent learning
  • Teaching skills to improve academic performance, including study strategies, note-taking skills and approaches to answering test questions
  • Create and/or curate resources that address frequently-covered topics and questions, including online resources, workshops, videos, etc..
  • Communicate student progress with appropriate student affairs personnel and/or faculty
  • Guide student development and refer students to MCC resources as necessary
  • Attend tutor training and complete observation hours
  • Assist in training new tutors
    Required Education
    High School graduate or equivalent
    Other Required Qualifications
  • Knowledge of course content in tutoring subject area
    Desired Qualifications
  • Associate’s Degree or above from a regionally accredited institution in the content area (or closely related field) being tutored or previous work experience
  • Two or more years of prior tutoring experience
    Skills and Specifications
  • Strong content knowledge in tutoring subject area
  • Proficiency in cultural awareness, information literacy, and serving a diverse group of students (generational, traditional and non-traditional)
  • Good judgment skills
  • Good communication and listening skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to understand and work with students from diverse backgrounds
  • Basic computer skills (MS Office, Google Docs, Canvas, video conferencing)
  • Adaptive to different academic levels and needs
  • Open and encouraging, yet appropriately assertive
  • Ability to create and share examples with students
  • Punctual and dependable
  • Takes directions well, but also offers ideas
  • Willingness to learn new concepts and accept constructive feedback
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Available day and/or evening hours
  • Available to tutor on campus or remotely
  • Commitment and respect for diversity, equity, inclusiveness and the MCC Behaviors of Excellence
  • Commitment to the College mission, vision, values, and goals
  • Ability to perform all of the essential functions, skills, and specifications of the position
    Main Campus

McHenry County College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color sex, national origin, or disability.
See Nondiscrimination Statement for details.

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