Specialist, Tutoring - Mathematics

Austin, TX
Jul 22, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

General Statement of Job

To provide academic support to students through the provision of individual and/or group tutorial services; coordinates with students, lab tutors, and faculty regarding tutorial services.

Position Information
Location Pinnacle Hours 40 hours/week Monday-Friday as assigned Salary Specialist 5/116 ($26,978.00 - $38,540.00) FLSA Status Exempt Reports To Manager, Learning Lab Criminal Background Check Pre-employment criminal background checks are required for all Staff and Faculty positions. Pre-employment urinalyses drug screens are also required for all top candidates considered for positions in ACC's College Police department.

Description of Duties and Tasks

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Tutors individual students or groups in designated areas of specialization, including college study skills; includes students that are deaf or hard of hearing.
  • Organizes and leads study groups for subjects in high demand; organizes textbooks and/or supplemental learning materials as required.
  • Assists in promoting maximum use of the Learning Lab resources and computer lab, including conducting classroom visits and communicating with faculty.
  • Researches resources used for implementing tutorial activities.
  • Provides feedback to faculty, Student Services and Office of Students with Disabilities as appropriate, regarding student performance and progress.
  • Assists in developing and implementing tutor training in area of specialization; coordinates peer tutors in designated subject area.
  • Provides assistance with developing, delivering and evaluating programs and services in area of specialization.
  • Provides assistance with new hourly employee orientation as required.

  • Knowledge

    Must possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

    • Individual and group tutoring techniques and standards.
    • Learning Lab services.
    • Processes for organizing and leading study groups.
    • Supplemental learning materials.


    Must possess required skills and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

    • Maintaining an established work schedule.
    • Maintaining confidentiality of work-related information and materials.
    • Effectively using interpersonal and communications skills including tact and diplomacy.
    • Effectively using organizational and planning skills with attention to detail and follow-through.
    • Providing quality tutorial services to groups and individuals.
    • Leading and organizing study groups.
    • Promoting Learning Lab services.
    • Providing feedback regarding student performance and/or progress.

    Technology Skills

    • Use a variety of spreadsheet, word processing, database, and presentation software.

    Required Work Experience

    • Two years related work experience.

    Required Education

    • Bachelor's degree. Experience cannot be substituted for education.

    Physical Requirements

    • Work is performed in a standard office or similar environment.
    • Subject to standing, walking, sitting, bending, reaching, pushing, and pulling.
    • Occasional lifting of objects up to 10 pounds.

    Other Preferred Qualifications

    • Recent experience or practice working with subject material from area of specialization.


    • Work safely and follow safety rules. Report unsafe working conditions and behavior. Take reasonable and prudent actions to prevent others from engaging in unsafe practices.

    ACC Benefits Overview

    Full-time Faculty and Staffing Table employees who work in full-time and/or part-time positions at the College are eligible for ACC medical benefits effective the first of the month after their first 60 days of employment. Benefits include medical, dental, life insurance, short and long term disability, retirement plans and AD&D.

    ACC does not participate in Social Security. ACC participates in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS) and the Optional Retirement Program (ORP-Faculty Only). Part-time and Hourly employees participate in the ACC Money Purchase Plan (ACCMPP) as a retirement program required by Federal law.


    The above description is an overview of the job. It is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities of the job, nor is it intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Duties and responsibilities may change with business needs. ACC reserves the right to add, change, amend, or delete portions of this job description at any time, with or without notice. Employees may be required to perform other duties as requested, directed, or assigned. In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made by ACC as its discretion to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Austin Community College provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.


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