Senior Tutor - Chemistry

Overland Park, KS
Aug 31, 2017
Position Type
Institution Type
Community College

Job Description

Tutor students in various Chemistry courses taught at Johnson County Community College. Other responsibilities include referring students to appropriate resources, assist students with computer software necessary for the courses, help with the basic math skills to solve problems in chemistry and other duties as requested by the supervisor.
  • Tutor students in chemistry - help students understand concepts in chemistry and solve problems in relating to course material to what they already know, using real life examples and reviewing the math skills required.
  • Help students with proper use of resources and computer software - provide assistance to look up reliable information online as well as in books and assist students with online homework as well as Microsoft Office.
  • Assist in daily activities of the Center - provide assistance in checking out models and books, abide by the policies of the Center, respect diversity among students and other tutors.
  • Follow good work ethics - exhibit good work ethics by being reliable and dedicated.

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Required Skills

  • Bachelor's degree in Chemistry or related field with successful completion of college level chemistry courses through Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry or other related courses.
  • Must be able to help with computer programs.
  • Require good communication skills, including listening with understanding and patience.
  • Ability to explain concepts and solving word problems in Chemistry, both orally and in written form in a one-to-one or small group setting.

Required Experience

  • At least one year of teaching/tutoring experience in a college setting.
  • Must be familiar with laboratory techniques including spectral analysis.

Benefit Information:

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Every employee of the college is expected to treat all members of the college community with dignity and respect demonstrating professional, courteous and respectful behavior and engage in constructive conflict resolution, when needed.


In accordance with the college policy, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. Individual hiring departments at JCCC may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions as part of the applicant selection/hiring process. Many departments require those selected for hire to submit a certified transcript for all degrees obtained. For full consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply prior to the review date listed in posting.

Johnson County Community College welcomes the application of any qualified candidate and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, disability, age, religion, genetic information, marital status, veteran's status, sexual orientation, or other factors that cannot be lawfully considered.

If you are an applicant requesting assistance or a reasonable accommodation in the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 913-469-3877, or email.

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Job Location
Overland Park, Kansas, United States
Position Type

Hours per Week
Work Hours/Days
Saturday and Sunday -10am-4pm
Special Instructions
Please submit resume and cover letter. Please submit unofficial transcript listing completed undergraduate Chemistry classes.


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