ACE Student Tutor - Swainsboro

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Type of Student Position:

Student Assistant

Number of Months:

Spring Semester 2021

Work Schedule:

19 hours per week between the hours of 8 AM – 5 PM, Monday through Friday.

Position Title:

ACE Student Tutor - Swainsboro

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Job Description Summary:

Under general supervision, tutors assist students in the Academic Center for Excellence (ACE) at EGSC. Tutors provide assistance to students seeking additional instruction in academic courses; primarily math, reading, and English, though assistance in other subjects may need to be provided occasionally. Tutor assistance may include, but is not limited to, the following: reviewing class material, working on solutions to problems, formulating and expanding on ideas for papers, providing assistance and guidance on instructional software programs (such as MyMathLab), creating and working practice test questions, discussing textbook readings, etc. Interaction with professors for clarification on desired learning outcomes or material to be covered may be necessary.

Major Duties:

•Provide assistance to students seeking additional instruction in academic courses
•Ensure students who utilize tutoring services are signing in and out via the ACE computer on the Access software.
•Provide feedback to professors whose students are seeking assistance in the ACE
•Other duties assigned

Knowledge Required by the Position:

•Basic math concepts, from Learning Support Math through Pre-Calculus and Statistics
•Basic English concepts – grammar, sentence structure, formatting
•Basic Literature concepts – understanding, analyzing
•Reading comprehension in all subject areas
•The ability to discuss textbook readings in all subject areas
•The ability to provide assistance and guidance on software programs, such as MyMathLab
•The ability to create and work through practice test questions and assist students as they work through the solutions to problems
•The ability to help students formulate and expand on ideas for papers
•The ability to divide attention between two or more students
•The ability to be patient with struggling learners
•The ability to interact with instructors for clarification on desired learning outcomes or material to be covered

Supervisory Controls:

The ACE Coordinator assigns work in terms of general instructions. The supervisor spot-checks completed work for compliance with procedures, accuracy, and the nature and propriety of the final results. The ACE Coordinator provides day-to-day supervision of the tutors.


Guidelines include the college catalog, the faculty and staff handbook, and University System of Georgia rules and regulations. These guidelines require judgment, selection and interpretation in application

Complexity/Scope of Work:

•The work consists of multiple tasks of varying degrees of complexity.
•The position requires the ability to multi-task.


•Contacts are students, faculty, staff, and members of the general public.
•Contacts are typically to provide academic instruction.

Physical Demands:

•The work is typically performed during standard daytime hours.
•The work involves walking, lifting, bending, stretching, and stooping.
•The work is performed in a climate controlled, classroom-style environment

Supervisory and Management Responsibility:


Minimum Qualifications:

High school diploma or GED required. Must be an EGSC student enrolled in at least 6 credit hours and be in good academic standing.

Preferred Qualifications:

•Tutoring experience and a 3.0 GPA is preferred.
•Knowledge in Calculus or Accounting, Psychology and/or Sociology, or Foreign Language, or Biology and/or Chemistry, or Physics.

AA/EEO Statement :

Individuals who need reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the application process should contact the Office of Human Resources at 478-289-2035. Deaf and Hard of Hearing callers may access our campus phone numbers by utilizing your state relay service (such as the Georgia Relay Service) or by utilizing Video Remote Services. East Georgia State College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity and Tobacco-free Institution, Federal law requires ID and employment eligibility verification prior to employment. Georgia is an Open Records state. East Georgia State College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award certificates, associate degrees and baccalaureate degrees. Contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of East Georgia State College.

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Posted: 11/13/2020
Application Due: 1/12/2021
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