Part Time ACE Tutor

Location
Statesboro, Georgia
Posted
Apr 26, 2017
Ref
S00211
Institution Type
Community College

Position Title - Part Time ACE Tutor Statesboro

Position Number S00211

Job Description Summary

Under general supervision, tutors assist students in the Academic Center for Excellence (ACE) at EGSC. Tutors provide assistance to students seeking additional instruction in academic courses; primarily math, reading, and English, though assistance in other subjects may need to be provided occasionally. Tutor assistance may include, but is not limited to, the following: reviewing class material, working on solutions to problems, formulating and expanding on ideas for papers, providing assistance and guidance on instructional software programs (such as MyMathLab), creating and working practice test questions, discussing textbook readings, etc. Interaction with professors for clarification on desired learning outcomes or material to be covered may be necessary.

Major Duties

• Provide assistance to students seeking additional instruction in academic courses
• Provide tutoring and supplemental support to students primarily in English composition and/or College Algebra, Pre-Calculus or Statistics
• Ensure students who utilize tutoring services are signing in and out via the ACE computer on the Access software
• Provide feedback to professors whose students are seeking assistance in the ACE

Knowledge Required by the Position

• Basic math concepts, from Learning Support Math through Pre-Calculus and Statistics
• Basic English concepts – grammar, sentence structure, formatting
• Basic Literature concepts – understanding, analyzing
• Reading comprehension in all subject areas
• The ability to discuss textbook readings in all subject areas
• The ability to provide assistance and guidance on software programs, such as MyMathLab
• The ability to create and work through practice test questions and assist students as they work through the solutions to problems
• The ability to help students formulate and expand on ideas for papers
• The ability to divide attention between two or more students
• The ability to be patient with struggling learners
• The ability to interact with instructors for clarification on desired learning outcomes or material to be covered

Supervisory Controls

The Director and/or the Coordinators of the ACE assign work in terms of general instructions. The supervisors spot-check completed work for compliance with procedures, accuracy, and the nature and propriety of the final results. The Administrative Coordinator provides day-to-day supervision of the tutors.

Guidelines

Guidelines include the college catalog, the faculty and staff handbook, and University System of Georgia rules and regulations. These guidelines require judgment, selection and interpretation in application

Complexity/Scope of Work

•The work consists of multiple tasks of varying degrees of complexity.
•The position requires the ability to multi-task.

Contacts

•Contacts are students, faculty, staff, and members of the general public.
•Contacts are typically to provide assistance to the ACE staff and traffic within the ACE.

Physical Demands

•The work is typically performed during standard daytime hours.
•The work involves walking, lifting, bending, stretching, and stooping.
•The work is performed in a climate controlled, classroom-style environment

Supervisory and Management Responsibility

N/A

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or GED required. Must be able to demonstrate an understanding of Math/English skills.

Preferred Qualifications

•Some college or college degree preferred
•One year experience as Math, English or Science tutor is preferred

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AA/EEO Statement

Individuals who need reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the application process should contact the Office of Human Resources at 478-289-2035. Deaf and Hard of Hearing callers may access our campus phone numbers by utilizing your state relay service (such as the Georgia Relay Service) or by utilizing Video Remote Services. East Georgia State College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity and Tobacco-free Institution, Federal law requires ID and employment eligibility verification prior to employment. Georgia is an Open Records state. East Georgia State College (EGSC) is an associate and baccalaureate degree granting, residential, liberal arts state college of the University System of Georgia, providing its students access to both academically transferable programs of study, collaborative programs in occupation-related fields, and targeted baccalaureate level degrees. East Georgia State College is accredited by the University System of Georgia, providing its students access to academically transferable programs of study, collaborative programs in occupation-related fields, and targeted baccalaureate level degrees. East Georgia State College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate and baccalaureate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of East Georgia State College.

Complete College Georgia

East Georgia State College strives to create and maintain a learning environment maximizing the opportunity for each student to succeed. Each individual student’s academic success is important. Accordingly, every employee of the college has a responsibility to carry out his/her position duties in a manner which enhances the learning environment and communicates that message to students each working day.

 


This position description describes the specific duties and responsibilities of this position. In addition, each EGSC staff member has the responsibility to contribute as needed to other projects and initiatives to assure that EGSC carries out its mission and attains its vision. This may, from time to time, require active participation on committees or performance of other duties not specifically described in this position description.

Open Date 03/24/2017 Close Date   Open Until Filled Yes Background Check

An offer of employment is contingent upon completion of a background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with East Georgia State College, as determined by East Georgia State College in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials, and if applicable, a satisfactory credit check, Motor Vehicle Record (MVR), physical and drug screening.