About Baltimore City Community College
Founded in 1947, Baltimore City Community College (BCCC) is a comprehensive, urban institution accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. The College’s campus is located in West Baltimore; the institution also has several satellite locations throughout the city. With its broad range of degree and certificate programs, affordable tuition, and extensive outreach, BCCC offers educational opportunities to the citizens of Baltimore City and throughout the state of Maryland. BCCC serves nearly 14,000* students annually, providing credits that transfer to four-year colleges and universities as well as workforce training leading directly to job placement. The College is proud of the fact that nearly 90** nations are represented within the student body.
* Based on annual unduplicated credit and non-credit headcount for FY 2018.
**Based on fall 2018 credit enrollment.
Requisition Number: 2020-062
Posting Start Date: 9/3/2020
Minimum Education: Not Specified
Additional Documentation: OPTIONAL
Compensation: Commensurate with Experience
Writing TutorDescription/Job Summary
The purpose of tutoring is to increase and enhance the student’s mastery of concepts or applications of a specific course of study. An Instructional Tutor assists in providing individual and small group tutoring services to BCCC students. Instructional Tutors provide students with pre-tutoring assessments to identify the student’s weakness and design an individualized learning plan.
Writing tutors help students with the writing process and not with editing papers. Using guiding questions, writing tutors elicit critical thinking in students, aiding the students understanding of his/her writing.Responsibilities/Duties
- Provide individual and small group tutoring to BCCC students in content areas;
- Assist with assessing the academic needs of the students and developing plans for remediation;
- Provide guidance on effective learning strategies to maximize the student’s potential for academic progress and assist them in becoming successful, independent learners;
- Communicate student progress to faculty and to the Tutoring Manager;
- Maintain documentation on student remediation plan, process and success;
- Develop resources and practice materials for use in tutoring sessions;
- Keep regular and accurate records of tutoring sessions using designated software and/or relevant forms;
- Provide evaluations and other reports as requested by the CAA Director;
- Attend tutor training and required meetings;
- Complete and return reports of tutoring sessions in an accurate and timely manner;
- Report any problems or concerns to the CAA Director immediately;
- Follow all BCCC policies; establish credibility with the student and staff; and behave in accordance with the College’s values and expectations;
- Perform related duties as required
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing;
- Ability to understand and respond to oral and written instructions and ideas;
- Ability to interpret, apply and communicate discipline concepts;
- Effective time management and organizational skills;
- Ability to work harmoniously and cooperatively with colleagues, faculty, staff and students;
- Ability to meet deadlines;
- Knowledge of tutoring concepts and their applications;
- Ability to select and implement tutoring strategies, methods, and procedures based on student needs;
- Ability to observe and accurately assess and respond to student needs;
- Must have proficient computer skills, including MS Office suite, ZOOM meetings, advanced information technology skills, and knowledge of instructional technology.
Minimum Education and Training Requirements:
- Experience in tutoring and/or teaching at the college level;
- Equivalent combinations of experience and education may also receive consideration;
- Minimum GPA of 3.0;
- Instructor recommendation;
- Peer tutors must be enrolled in at least six credits;
BCCC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law.
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