TRiO Tutor

Employer
Lake Tahoe Community College
Location
South Lake Tahoe, CA

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Community College

Job Details

Position:TRiO Tutor Department:TRiO Upward Bound Description:

Our TRiO programs are looking for people interested in tutoring high school students (ages 14-18) and middle school students (ages 12-14) primarily in the areas of math, lab sciences, literature/composition and foreign languages. We are seeking reliable individuals who must possess good interpersonal communication skills, the ability to work with others, the desire to engage youth, strong organizational skills, and demonstrate sensitivity to the needs of disadvantaged students. Students served in this program are either low income, first generation college students, or show a need for academic support. This is a part-time (up to 10 hrs/wk), temporary position hired on a short-term, temporary contract.

Representative Duties:
  • Provide information, advice, support and encouragement to students.
  • Help students stay motivated.
  • Help students understand course material.
  • Help students prepare and study for quizzes, exams, and projects.
  • Help students identify learning styles and improve study skills.
  • Provide early referral to support services to ensure academic success.
  • Provide early intervention through frequent (weekly) contact with students.
  • Provide problem solving assistance appropriate to the individual student.
  • Help build academic success strategies appropriate to the individual student.
  • Serve as liaison to course instructors, students, and program staff.
  • Maintain and report tutor contact log, timesheet and any other materials, to ETS Support Specialist.
Qualifications:
  • Subject area of tutor/mentor program.
  • Tutoring methods and learning strategies and styles.
  • Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary.
  • The needs and challenges of students with socially and economically disadvantaged backgrounds.
Required Documents:Cover Letter, Resume/CV Job Category:Short-term Temporary

Organization

Opened in 1975, Lake Tahoe Community College is a two-year, public institution offering associate degrees, certificates, career education and continuing education program.  LTCC is focused on providing outstanding educational opportunities for every student in a personal learning environment.

LOCATION

South Lake Tahoe, California is a small community of nearly 30,000 located on the south shore of Lake Tahoe. The beautiful 164-acre, wooded campus less than 2 miles from the lake shore.  At 6,229 feet above sea level, LTCC is the highest altitude college in California.  The campus is near bike trails, ski resorts, Desolation Wilderness, and Emerald Bay State Park with miles of hiking trails, environmental education, and recreation.

ACADEMIC PROGRAMS

With over forty associate degree options in addition to career and technical certificates, students can pursue a wide variety of interests such as a fire academy program and offerings in allied health, business administration, commercial music, criminal justice, digital media, and wilderness education. Transfer degrees prepare students for admission to California State University campuses.

DEGREES AND CERTIFICATES

Undergraduate: Associate in Arts (AA), Associate in Arts for Transfer (AA-T), Associate in Science for Transfer (AS-T), Certificate of Achievement

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