Tutoring and Testing Center Tutor - Economics/Math Tutor

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Posting Number S140606 Position Title Tutoring and Testing Center Tutor - Economics/Math Tutor Department Tutoring and Learning Center Division Student Development Classification Support Staff FLSA Classification Non-Exempt Union/Non Union Union Full Time / Part Time? Part Time Hours per week Up to 28 Temporary? No Posting Detail Information

Posting Date 01/09/2019 Closing Date 02/25/2019 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicants

For full consideration, unofficial transcripts for the required degree (if applicable) must be attached and submitted at the time of application.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the following:

• Post-offer, satisfactory results of pre-employment background check
• Post-offer, satisfactory results of pre-employment Drug Screening for employees that are new to the College
• Post-offer, satisfactory results of pre-employment physical exam in circumstances where the nature of the work renders it appropriate or where Federal law or regulation requires

Advertising Summary

Would you like to work for one of the first choices of employment?

Do you want to be part of a strategic organization?

One that prides itself on educating our future workforce.

Tucked in the middle of a wildlife preserve, bridging the banks of a lake and surrounded by its own Arboretum, Joliet Junior College is an educational community that embraces diversity and promotes personal growth. Each year, more than 35,000 students find the diverse, comprehensive high quality educational experience they are looking for at JJC. We hope that you will take a few minutes to explore the job opportunities we have available and consider becoming a part of this experience.

The recruitment of qualified and diverse faculty and staff is the cornerstone of JJC’s commitment to an innovative, collaborative and inclusive educational community. At JJC, we respect the wealth of knowledge and experience each of our employees brings to the workplace. The college supports this commitment by providing full-time employees with a comprehensive benefits package for our full-time employees including:

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois (employee & family)

•Medical
•Dental
•Vision

Flexible Spending Account

403(b) and 457(b) option for pre-tax retirement savings

Joliet Junior College Tuition Assistance (employee & family)

Long Term Disability

Life Insurance & a comprehensive leave plan including:

•Federal holidays
•Vacation
•Personal
•Sick

Link to Human Resources website

http://www.jjc.edu/about-jjc/college-leadership/administration/human-resources

Job Description

POSITION TITLE:TUTOR, Tutoring and Testing Center (Economics/Math) SPTLCR-TUTR01
STATUS:Part time
DEPARTMENT:Tutoring and Learning Center
DIVISION:Student Development
CLASSIFICATION:Non-exempt
UNION:Support and Technical
REPORTS TO:Director of Academic Intervention and Accommodation Services, and Coordinator of Tutoring and Learning Center
PLACEMENT: Support staff, grade 6
MINIMUM PAY RATE:$18.22 per hour

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The student population at the college is diverse in ethnicity, gender, language, age and background. Joliet Junior College is an AA/EO employer and strongly encourages applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of its staff.

POSITION SUMMARY
Provides tutoring and leads various workshops pertaining to test preparation and other academic skills. Exercises a high level of discretion; provides professional, effective, and efficient customer service assistance to students, faculty, college personnel, and community members. Provides timely updates to the Director and Coordinator(s) to keep them informed about tutoring needs, concerns, student-related issues, and the like. Considerable judgment and initiative in adapting work procedures to new situations are required. Tutoring hours are assessed each month and may be adjusted to accommodate TLC needs.

TUTORING AREAS
Economics or Math

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
1.Professionally represent Joliet Junior College and uphold the College’s core values.
2.Tutor students in all levels of subject area and/or related courses, using both individual and small group tutoring sessions.
3.Provide exceptional customer service to all visitors including students, faculty, staff, and community members. Provide general assistance to students with disabilities as needed. Answer inquiries and provide information and referrals.
4.Maintain accurate and timely records of tutoring activities through the appropriate tools to provide data for student demand, site scheduling, and performance evaluations (i.e. Academic Success Tracker, and others).
5.Each semester, conduct test review sessions, as well as Tutoring and Learning Center workshops in accordance with CRLA certification requirements; such workshops may include final exam review sessions, placement test preparation, TEAS preparation, High School Equivalency test preparation, writing a college application essay, writing a scholarship essay, using various pieces of software, etc.
6.Create, select, and develop instructional support materials that recognize and address individual student needs.
7.Meet with instructors to provide assistance that meets individual student needs.
8.Promote tutoring services through the distribution of flyers and schedules during class visitations, meetings with instructors, classroom presentations, and participation in other events as needed.
9.Participate in staff meetings, in-services, and trainings as may be required.
10.Assist with the interviewing, selecting, training, and mentoring of peer tutors.
11.Participate in departmental and collegiate goals and objectives.
12. Perform related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
1.Bachelor’s degree in subject to be tutored and/or related area.
2.One (1) year experience in delivering academic support/instruction to individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds or diverse cultural/ethnic groups.
3.Experience in teaching, tutoring, or delivering support at the post-secondary instructional level.
4.Ability to work with minimum supervision and to handle sensitive information with professionalism, discretion, and impartiality.
5.Patience, problem solving abilities, and a willingness to accept responsibility.
6.Strong verbal and written communication skills, and ability and willingness to work cooperatively with a diverse population.
7.LEAP Tutors (working with non-native speakers ONLY): TESOL/ TEFL certification.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
1.Master’s degree in subject to be tutored and/or related area.
2.Tutoring experience in a community college environment.
3.Experience in adult education.
4.Training experience.
5.Math Tutors: Knowledge of math software such as Geometry Sketchpad.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
1.Normal office physical demands.
2.Ability to travel between campus locations and to and from community events.

WORKING CONDITIONS
1.Duties are performed indoors in the usual office or school environment.

WORK SCHEDULE:
Schedule varies depending on department needs.

Application Procedures: “Apply to this Job at employment.jjc.edu”

All offers of employment are contingent upon the following:

• Satisfactory results of a background check
• Post-offer, pre-employment Drug Screening for employees that are new to the College
• Post-offer, pre-employment physical exam in circumstances where the nature of the work renders it appropriate or where Federal law or regulation requires

Joliet Junior College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action college supporting diversity.

ANNUAL CLERY SAFETY REPORT (ASR) NOTICE FIRE SAFETY REPORT (FSA) and MISSING PERSON POLICY (MPP) FOR STUDENTS RESIDING IN “ON CAMPUS” STUDENT HOUSING
Joliet Junior College is committed to assisting members of the JJC community in providing for their own safety and security. The annual CLERY security compliance document along with the Fire Safety Report (FSR) and the Missing Person Policy (MPP) for students residing in “on campus” student housing is available at the JJC Police Department website :
www.jjc.edu/cleryreport

If you would like to receive the ASR, FSR or MPP in booklet form, you may stop by the Campus Police Department located on Main Campus in G 1013 or call Campus Police at 815-280-2234. The website and booklet contain information regarding campus security and personal safety such as crime prevention and reporting, police law enforcement authority, disciplinary procedures and other related security policies. They also contain information about crime statistics for the three previous years for all JJC campuses, property owned and controlled by JJC District 525 and on public property immediately adjacent to JJC campuses.
This information is required by law and is made available by the Joliet Junior College Police Department.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a bachelor’s degree (or higher) in subject to be tutored and/or related area?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have at least (1) year experience in delivering academic support/instruction to individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds or diverse cultural/ethnic groups?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * In no more than four sentences, briefly tell us about any experience you possess in teaching, tutoring, or delivering support at the post-secondary instructional level.If you do not have any, type 'none'.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Are you able and willing to work with minimum supervision and to handle sensitive information with professionalism, discretion, and impartiality.
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Are you LEAP Tutor certified (working with non-native speakers only):Meaning: TESOL/TEFL Certified
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Do you have a master’s degree in subject to be tutored and/or related area.
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * Do you have any tutoring experience in a community college environment?
    • Yes
    • No
  8. * Do you have any experience in/with adult education?
    • Yes
    • No
  9. * Do you have any experience giving or conducting training?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document
  2. Certification or License

 

 

 

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