SILP Tutor/Activity Guide - Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, and Spanish

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	Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey
	SILP Tutor/Activity Guide - Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, and SpanishPosition Information
Posting Number: S01049
Full-time/Part-time: Part-time
Benefits Eligible?: No
Hourly/Salaried: Hourly
Band/Level: Specialist 1
Hiring Minimum: $17.82/hour
Department: GSTILE-LPP
Location: MIIS at Monterey Main Campus
Hire contingent upon successful completion of the following post-offer screening: Criminal Background check

Position Summary:
Under the direct supervision of Language Program Coordinators, Tutors/Activity Guides assist Summer Intensive Language Program (SILP) students in their academic coursework outside of class (10+ hours/week) and facilitate co-curricular activities (5-10 hours/week). We are looking for qualified candidates to perform the combined role of Tutor/Activity Guide in all five SILP languages: Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, and Spanish.

Essential Functions:
There are two components to the position as follows:
*Become familiar with curriculum and assignments for each of the course sections.
*Create a tutoring schedule based on student input, to include drop-in hours and sign-up sessions.
*Conduct one-on-one and small group tutoring sessions with students.
*Coordinate with faculty and administration to ensure optimum assistance to students.
*Occasionally co-teach classes with faculty.
*Prepare supplementary materials to be used during tutoring sessions.
*Participate in pre-program orientation and other meetings as necessary.
*Attend student orientation meetings and assist with placement testing as necessary.
*Complete and submit an end-of-program feedback sheet.
*Maintain strong communication with faculty and administration.
Activity Guide
*Develop and actively participate in creative and engaging cultural and social activities in the target language.
*Promote enthusiasm and interaction for activities among students and faculty.
*Organize a means of effective communication with students and faculty to promote activities and log information (e.g., Facebook).
*Coordinate with instructors to create relevant activities that are integrated with classroom themes and have clear content and language objectives.
*Participate in pre-program activities workshop/training.
*Arrange with Language Coordinator regarding the tracking of activity costs.
*Complete a few necessary administrative duties.
*Complete and submit an end-of-program feedback sheet.
*Maintain strong communication with faculty and administration.
General Responsibilities:
Schedule to be set in coordination with the administration. Typically, tutoring takes place during afternoons and activities take place during weekday lunchtimes, late afternoons, evenings, or occasionally on weekends.


  • BA with a foreign language major or equivalent
  • MA TFL in progress preferred
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Advanced fluency (at ACTFL Advanced Low level or above) in the target language
  • Familiarity with social media (blogs, Facebook, Twitter) and technology

• One to three years experience tutoring and/or working with foreign language learners
• Experience organizing and facilitating group events

Posting Information
Open Until Filled: Yes

Applicant Document
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  3. Resume/C V
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Job No:
Posted: 4/13/2018
Application Due: 6/13/2018
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