Title V Tutor

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Security Sensitive Statement:

This position is security sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.

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Title V Tutor

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Special Instructions To Applicants:

Please Note: A criminal background check will be conducted on candidate finalist prior to the offer of employment. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing an electronic application. The application must be competed in full detail (including work history) for your qualifications to be considered. Failure to complete the application completely may result in you not being considered for the vacant position. Your application for the position will not be complete until you receive an online confirmation number at the end of the process of applying for a position.

The following documents are requested: resume, unofficial copies of official transcripts, and name, phone number, and e-mail addresses of three (3) professional references. Applicants selected for interviews may be asked to provide letters of reference. Official transcripts will be required upon hire. Review of qualified applicants to begin immediately.

NOTE: The grant position is for a four year time period. Title V grant is a five-year grant awarded by the Department of Education.

In compliance with House Bill 558 passed during the 76th Legislative session, Lamar State College – Port Arthur requires that all male U.S. citizens from 18 to 26 years of age provide proof of registration with the Selective System or exemption from such registration, prior to employment.

If you have questions, please contact the Human Resources Office at (409)984-6237.

Lamar State College Port Arthur is an E-Verify Employer.

Job Summary:

The Title V Grant Success Tutor reports to the Director of Excelencia Center. The Title V tutor coordinates, plans and facilitates collaborative tutoring sessions for grant-eligible students. The Success Tutor major duties will include the planning and facilitation of tutoring sessions utilizing collaborative learning methodologies; assist students in development of appropriate study skills; function as liaison to online tutoring resources; maintain consistent communication with supervisor; model appropriate academic attitudes and behaviors to staff, faculty and students. Other duties as assigned.

The grant position is for a four-year time period. Title V grant is a five-year grant, 4 years left of the grant, awarded by the Department of Education.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree is required from an accredited college or university.

At least one year of experience in a high school or higher education setting as a faculty member or in a student services role.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience as an academic tutor in a secondary/post-secondary setting.
Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred.
Knowledge of current technology and basic computer programs
Must be able to demonstrate sensitivity to the needs of students from diverse backgrounds.
Ability to communicate with students, faculty and staff in professional manner.
Ability to establish effective working relationships with others.
Ability to promote a positive campus image.
Ability to follow established college policies and procedures.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, talk, and hear. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must regularly carry up to 25 pounds, and lift up to 25 pounds. Frequent local travel.



Work Hours:

8am - 5 pm

Essential Job Functions:

Prepares for each instructional session; Gathers and prepares materials as appropriate.

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Manages students, tasks and time to create a balanced and robust instructional session.

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Maintains a growth mindset toward student learning and teaching practice.

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Evaluates and records the progress of each student on their program assignment.

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Uses praise and encouragement to ensure students are engaged and inspired to learn.

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Uses best practices when implementing of tutoring sessions.

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Supports procedures to ensure student safety and well-being.

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Meet regularly with the Director of Excelencia Center to inform the Director of grant achievements, challenges, or needed support.

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Perform other appropriate duties, related to Title V grant goals, as the Director of Excelencia Center may authorize or request.




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Posted: 11/11/2020
Application Due: 1/10/2021
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