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

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Posted with Limited Access No Limited Access Period Ending Date Title SILP Tutor/Activity Guide - Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, and Spanish Posting Number S01245 Full-Time/Part-Time Temporary Typical Hours Per Week 20-25 Regular, Temporary or Term Temporary If temporary or term, enter anticipated end date 08/07/2019 Benefits Eligible? No Hourly/Salaried Hourly Band/Level SP1 Hiring Minimum $17.82 Department GSTILE-LPP Location Monterey, CA Campus Hire contingent upon successful completion of the following post-offer screening Criminal Background Check Position Summary

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 (approximately 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. This is a temporary staff position beginning 6/10/2019 and ending 8/7/2019.


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 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 related field
- 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


Minimum one year experience preferred:
- Tutoring and/or working with foreign language learners
- Organizing and facilitating group events

Physical Demands

The Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey maintains a smoke-free workplace and complies with the Federal Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act and Drug-Free Workplace Act.

Essential job functions require ability to sit for extended periods of time, walk, bend, climb, push/pull, lift and carry up to 25 pounds occasionally. Also requires fine dexterity and ability to grasp, i.e. for writing and word processing/data entry.

Posting Information

Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants

Please complete an online application and submit all required documents.


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    Posted: 3/21/2019
    Application Due: 3/28/2019
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