Academic Support Specialist

Job description

Working Hours:

Working hours for this position consist of no more than a 25 hour work week, working one or two evenings may be required.  These hours to be agreed upon by both the supervisor and the employee at the onset of employment. 


The Academic Support Specialist will assist the Tutoring Coordinator with the operation of all college learning labs. In addition, the Academic Support Specialist will support the academic success of students by providing academic coaching, group and individual tutoring, and facilitating active learning through workshops, events and collaboration with staff and faculty.   The Specialist is also responsible for assisting with the training and mentoring of tutors, conducting workshops, coordinating and recordkeeping.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:                                              


  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Education or related field required.  Master’s degree preferred.
  2. One year of full-time experience teaching or tutoring, post-baccalaureate in a secondary or post-secondary setting.
  3. Experience utilizing Microsoft Office Products (Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook) to generate reports, create documents and/or manage schedules.


  1. Master’s degree in Education, Higher Education or related field.
  2. Community College experience
  3. Demonstrated experience working with traditional and non-traditional college students and students with disabilities is preferred.
  4. Experience coordinating or managing a tutoring center
  5. Experience utilizing online tutoring systems and other online learning tools
  6. Bilingual applicants preferred. 

Computer Skills:                                            

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have experience with and knowledge of online tutoring services, Canvas LMS, Internet and Microsoft Office Products, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. 

Other Skills and Abilities:                                                     

  1. Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills required. 
  2. Patience and the ability to work collaborate and work well in teams. 
  3. Experience with college student population, non-traditional populations, and tutor program development preferred.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.




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Job No: AR-AS
Posted: 8/12/2019
Application Due: 9/12/2019
Work Type:
Salary: $18.005 per hour