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

Location
Monterey
Posted
Apr 13, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


	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.

Responsibilities
Essential Functions:
There are two components to the position as follows:
Tutor
*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.

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

Experience:
• 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
  2. 	
  3. Resume/C V
Apply now at https://middlebury.peopleadmin.com/postings/17157

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