Professional Tutor: Math/Science/IT/Business, Part-Time

Location
Lawrenceville, GA
Posted
May 22, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Position Statement:

Founded in 2005, Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) is the 31st member of the University System of Georgia. GGC is a premier 21st century liberal arts institution accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. With a current enrollment of over 12,000 students, enrollment is projected to exceed 13,000 students in 2017, including both residential and commuter students. GGC’s innovative practices, caring culture, and extremely affordable tuition are changing the game in higher education and changing the future for students at all levels, of all ages, and from all walks of life. Gwinnett County (pop. 850,000+) is home to a variety of businesses, including organizations involved in health care, education and information technology.



Position Title:
Professional Tutor: Math/Science/IT/Business, Part-Time


Job Category:
Staff

Department:
School of Transitional Studies - 4006510220

Division:
Academic Affairs

Required Documents:
Cover Letter, Resume
Description:

The Academic Enhancement Center in the School of Transitional Studies is seeking self-motivated and highly proactive individuals to work as professional tutors for the Math/Science/IT/Business Lab. The ideal candidate must have at least a Bachelor's degree and have a grade of B or better in their desired tutoring area. The candidate must be able to work with a diverse group of people, meet deadlines and work under minimal supervision. The candidate must be knowledgeable of tutoring pedagogy and be able to lead seminars and/or workshops in their desired tutoring discipline for their colleagues and GGC students. He/She must have a strong affinity for helping others, excellent communication and interpersonal skills and a positive disposition.





Minimum and Preferred Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Prior tutoring, teaching, coaching or mentoring experience
  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Must complete and return a detailed background application packet that is subject to verification and a criminal history check
  • Must be flexible to attend and/or present at offsite or on-campus workshops or professional development opportunities to enhance the program's efficiency
  • Must be able to attend the summer tutor training and other required meetings
  • Ability to work well with their peers and/or other students within the GGC community, either in the AEC or at other locations across campus
  • Must be able to handle confidential information
  • Must be able to maintain a regular weekly schedule throughout the semester

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters or Doctorate (PH.D.)
  • Tutoring/teaching experience in higher education
  • Have experience working with underprepared students from diverse backgrounds




Position Disclosure:


Due to the volume of applications, applicants may not receive a reply from the College unless an applicant is selected for an interview. Review of applications will continue until positions are filled. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States and proof of eligibility will be contemporaneously required upon acceptance of an employment offer. Any resulting employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation and credit check if applicable to the position, as determined by Georgia Gwinnett College in its sole discretion. Georgia Gwinnett College, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability or religion. Georgia is an open records state.


Physical Requirements

Position may require local travel. Ability to lift and carry files and materials. Ability to move from one office to another office on campus. Adequate vision, hearing and manual dexterity to interact with people in person, on the phone and in writing. Applicant must be able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodations.





Work Hours:
Position may require non-standard work hours (nights and weekends). This is a part-time position up to 19 hours per week.

Position Status:
Part-Time

FLSA:
Non-exempt

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