Tutor-STEM Subjects, TRIO Student Support Services

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Tutor-STEM Subjects, TRIO Student Support Services

Department: TRIO Student Support Services

Location: Eastern Campus

Reports To: Prog Mgr, Stud Support Srvices

Recruitment Type: External/Internal

Requisition ID: req1119

Employment Type: Part-Time Support Staff

Union Position: Non-Union

Work Schedule: Schedule is determined based on the needs of the department. Candidate must have availability on Wednesdays. This position will work approximately 16-20 hours per week, between the hours of 9:00 am and 6:30 pm, Monday- Friday. Supervisor will work with selected candidate to arrange a schedule designed to support the demands of the department.

Job Description:


Works directly with students, providing academic tutorial assistance in support of the material taught in class.


Supports the department’s goal of providing students with supplemental academic support by:

  • Provides one-to-one and small group tutoring
  • Develops and implements non-credit workshops
  • Conducts “class visits” and assists with publicizing services
  • Assists with the maintenance of records
  • Completes all necessary paperwork accurately and according to stated deadlines
  • Assists with the development and maintenance of departmental instructional materials
  • Performs other duties as assigned




Education consistent with the department needs


Demonstrated knowledge and competence in the subject matter

Ability to explain concepts to others effectively

Ability to effectively communicate study strategies to ensure academic success

Ability to work comfortably with people from diverse backgrounds

Possess patience and positive attitudes in establishing an encouraging learning environment

Ability to maintain a professional atmosphere through:

    Professional decorum and appearance

    Ethical and professional conduct


    Courtesy and tact

Possess strong organizational and time-management skills

Possess excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills

Ability to foster a team environment and work collaboratively

Ability to work accurately with great attention to detail

Possess excellent customer service skills and proven ability to develop and sustain productive customer relationships

Possess working knowledge of administrative and scheduling concepts, practices and procedures with the ability to apply to varied situations

Demonstrated basic proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite

Ability to confidentially and discreetly handle subject matters requiring privacy and sensitivity

Possess sensitivity to appropriately respond to the needs of a diverse population



Service Focus


Quality of Work



Time Utilization



Continuous Improvement


(The demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

The work is performed in a normal, professional office environment;

The work area is adequately lighted, heated and ventilated;

Typically, the employee may sit comfortably to perform the duties of the job and will perform repetitive motions with hands/fingers using a computer mouse and keyboard to type. However, there may be some walking; standing; bending; carrying of light items such as papers, files, pamphlets, books, etc.;

Work may also require walking and standing in conjunction with travel to and attendance at meetings and conferences away from the worksite

Special Note: Experience in Mathematics is required: however it is preferred candidates have experience in additional STEM fields including one or more of the following:

  • Biology
  • (Anatomy & Physiology, Microbiology Chemistry (Inorganic, Organic)
  • Technology

This is a grant funded position

Special Instructions to Applicants: During the application process, you may be required to attach a cover letter and/or resume. It is recommended that you have these documents ready to be attached electronically to the online application. This system accepts only MS Word or PDF attachments. Any employment with the College is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background check and drug screen.

Affirmative Action Statement: Cuyahoga Community College is committed to attaining excellence through the recruitment and retention of a qualified and diverse workforce. Cuyahoga Community College is an equal employment/educational opportunity institution.




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Job No:
Posted: 5/11/2019
Application Due: 7/4/2019
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