at Joliet Junior College in Joliet, Illinois, United States
Position Title:Tutor, Tutoring and Learning Center (Science Tutor)
Job Description:POSITION TITLE: Tutor, Tutoring and Testing Center
DEPARTMENT: Tutoring and Learning Center
DIVISION: Student Development
REPORTS TO: Supervisor of Tutoring and Learning Center
PLACEMENT: Support staff, grade 6
MINIMUM PAY RATE: $18.49 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 leads 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 Supervisor 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 may be adjusted to accommodate TLC needs.
TUTORING AREAS: BIOLOGY, CHEMISTRY, COMPUTER SCIENCE, ENGLISH, MATH, NURSING, PHYSICS, and other subjects as determined by budgetary allocations and student demand.
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
1.Professionally represent Joliet Junior College and uphold the College's core values.
2.Tutor students in all levels of subject area and/or related courses, using both individual and small group tutoring sessions.
3.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.
4.Maintain accurate and timely records of tutoring activities through the appropriate tools to provide data for student demand, site scheduling, and performance evaluations (i.e. Academic Success Tracker, and others).
5.Each semester, conduct Tutoring and Learning Center workshops in accordance with CRLA certification requirements; such workshops may include final exam review sessions, placement test preparation, TEAS preparation, High School Equivalency test preparation, writing a college application essay, writing a scholarship essay, using various pieces of software, etc.
6.Create, select, and develop instructional support materials that recognize and address individual student needs.
7.Meet with instructors to provide assistance that meets individual student needs.
8.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.
9.Participate in staff meetings, in-services, and trainings as may be required.
10.Assist with the interviewing, selecting, training, and mentoring of peer tutors.
11.Participate in departmental and collegiate goals and objectives.
12.Perform related duties as assigned.
1.Bachelor's degree in subject to be tutored and/or related area.
2.Experience in teaching, tutoring, or delivering support at the post-secondary instructional level.
3.Ability to work with minimum supervision and to handle sensitive information with professionalism, discretion, and impartiality.
4.Patience, problem solving abilities, and a willingness to accept responsibility.
5.Strong verbal and written communication skills, and ability and willingness to work cooperatively with a diverse population.
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Joliet Junior College is committed to maintaining an environment that is safe and free from discrimination, harassment, and misconduct on the basis of sex, which includes sexual orientation or gender-related identity. The College prohibits sexual harassment, sexual assault, sexual misconduct, stalking, and relationship/dating violence has put measures in place to ensure a safe and healthy educational and employment environment, and meet legal requirements in accordance with: Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX), which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in the College's programs or activities; relevant sections of the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act; Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex or sexual orientation, including gender-related identity; and the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), which requires timely warning to the community of certain immediate threats.