Part-time Tutor

Job description

 Part-time Tutor
Tracking Code19-19
Job LocationCoeur d'Alene, ID
Job Description

Part-time Tutor

Department: Cardinal Learning Commons

Reports To: Academic Support Coordinator

Multiple positions available depending on subject and student needs. Applicants with Bachelor's degrees in Anatomy & Physiology, Math, or the Sciences are strongly encouraged to apply.


This position is responsible for providing academic support to NIC students through one-on-one and small group tutoring sessions in specific subjects. Tutors facilitate learning and serve as a guide and coach to assist the students to become successful independent learners.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

This list includes but is not limited to the following:

  • Provide academic support during assigned hours.
  • Handle confidential information with tact, discretion and in compliance with FERPA regulations.
  • Attend trainings and professional development opportunities as needed.
  • Tutor students in specific course material and integrate study skills and learning strategies to promote independent learning.
  • Discuss skills and strategies such as time management, study strategies, and navigating the college environment.
  • Maintain a consistent weekly work schedule in the Cardinal Learning Commons for walk-ins and scheduled one-on-one appointments.
  • Collaborate with assigned faculty members on how to best support the academic success of individual students. This requires tutors to maintain confidentiality, meet with faculty on a regular basis to review student progress, reach out to students who may require additional support as needed, and attend courses at the request of the instructor to assist with supporting students in the classroom environment.
  • Maintain regular and accurate records of tutoring sessions using the appropriate forms and software.
  • Maintain a positive, helpful, constructive attitude and professional working relationship with supervisors, college staff, students, and the community.

Duties specific to the needs of the department

  • Develop a thorough understanding of college services, support, and resources.
  • Greet visitors, students, faculty, and staff visiting the Cardinal Learning Commons

Marginal Duties

  • Performs other duties as assigned.


The requirements listed below are representative of the minimum knowledge, skill, and/or ability required for an individual to satisfactorily perform each essential duty and be successful in the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Bachelor’s degree is preferred. Experience and/or training in instruction, tutoring, or other education fields preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent customer service, verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to operate standard office equipment including phone, fax, copier
  • Ability to communicate in a concise and effective manner, both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to adjust coaching methods as needed to meet various learning styles of students
  • Ability to work well with staff, students, and faculty at a professional level
  • Be empathetic to students having difficulties
  • Capable of staying on task with minimal supervision
  • Have excellent attendance and time management

Physical Demands & Work Environment

The physical demands & work environment described here are representative of those that must be met or are encountered by an employee in the normal course of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical requirements and environment are typical of those in a general office setting. This job involves regular sitting, standing, walking, typing, moving, lifting objects up to 10 pounds and exposure to office lighting. A wide variety of standard office equipment is continually used, including phone, copier, printer and computer.


It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure they have submitted all required materials, as listed below.
Documents cannot be modified after you apply.

1) Completed online profile, including the following uploaded documents:

UPLOADED – Resume (please do not combine resume with letter)

UPLOADED – Cover letter (please do not combine with resume)

2) Upon request, you may be asked to complete the NIC E-Application Form.
This request (if made) will come to you via e-mail.

3) You must be legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer.

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background check.

Applicants with Bachelor's degrees in Anatomy & Physiology, Math, or the Sciences are strongly encouraged to apply. Multiple positions available depending on subject and student needs.

Location: NIC Campus

Opening Date: July 27, 2019

Closing Date: Ongoing recruitment for fall semester

Anticipated Starting Date: Flexible start dates as needed


  • Bachelor’s degree - $15 per hour.
  • Master’s degree - $20 per hour.
  • No degree - $10 per hour.

This position is not eligible for benefits.

Work Schedule: Hours are flexible, 2-15 hours per week, per semester. Hours may be worked within the following schedule: Monday – Thursday, between 9AM – 4PM, and Friday between 9AM – 12PM

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The safety of all members of the campus community is of vital concern to North Idaho College. Information regarding crime prevention advice, the law enforcement authority of Campus Security, policies concerning the reporting of any crimes which occurred on the campus (and other specified locations), other security and safety-related policies, as well as the crime statistics for the most recent 3-year period may be found in the Campus Safety and Security Guide and Annual Fire Safety Report. A paper copy of the Campus Safety & Security Guide and Annual Fire Safety Report may be obtained by contacting the Campus Security at 208-769-3310.




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Posted: 10/16/2019
Application Due: 11/3/2019
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