PT Academic Tutor Math & Science

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Category: Part Time Non-Benefited Positions

Department: TRIO Talent Search Program

Locations: Chelsea, MA

Posted: Sep 17, 2020

Type: PT No Benefits

About Bunker Hill Community College:

Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) is a multi-campus institution with vibrant, urban campuses in Boston, Massachusetts, in nearby Chelsea, Massachusetts, and at several satellites and instructional sites throughout the Greater Boston area. The largest of the 15 community colleges in Massachusetts, BHCC serves some 18,000 students annually, focusing on holistic student services to ensure student retention and persistence. The College offers certificates and associate degrees, early college and dual enrollment, non-credit community and corporate training, and industry-specific training programs. BHCC is the 8th most diverse higher education institution in the United States, and is an Asian American and Pacific Islander Serving Institution. Approximately 1000 international students attend from 100 countries, speaking more than 75 languages.


Five institutional goals guide BHCC and its work: Foster Student Success; Strengthen Career, Transfer and Workforce Readiness; Advance Diversity, Inclusion and Equity; Build Partnerships and Pathways; and Develop the College's Infrastructure. BHCC is recognized nationally for its culturally inclusive learning environments that value the strengths of diverse students and local communities, and, as an Achieving the Dream Leader College, BHCC is focused on data-driven student success.


Boston prides itself on being one of the most livable cities in America with twenty-one diverse neighborhoods offering exceptional medical facilities, vibrant neighborhood business districts, museums, galleries and an extensive network of parks and outdoor recreational areas. Unemployment consistently tracks lower than the national average and job growth in 2018 was higher than the national average. Twenty-nine colleges and universities in Boston serve more than 150,000 college students each year. Suburbs outside of Boston offer affordable housing options with easy access to public transportation.

Job Description:

The Talent Search program identifies and assists individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds who have the potential to succeed in higher education. The program provides academic, career, and financial counseling to its participants and encourages them to graduate from high school and continue on to and complete their postsecondary education. The program publicizes the availability of financial aid and assist participants with the postsecondary application process. Talent Search also encourages persons who have not completed education programs at the secondary or postsecondary level to enter or reenter and complete postsecondary education. The goal of Talent Search is to increase the number of youth from disadvantaged backgrounds who complete high school and enroll in and complete their postsecondary education.


Under the leadership of the TRiO Director, the Academic Tutor will be responsible for assisting students in enhancing their skills in math and science related subject areas that will prepare 9th -12th grade students for their current academic classes, MCAS, and the SAT/ACT exams.


  • Provide tutorial assistance as assigned (in-person or virtually).
  • Maintain accurate and current documentation concerning student contact and progress.
  • Log and input student contacts into the program database and systems (Blumen, Google products etc.)
  • Access school related systems (Aspen) for student schedules and contact information
  • Assist students in the development of study skills necessary for successful completion of courses
  • Maintain contact with staff and High School teachers as required.
  • Refer students to Talent Search staff for information or assistance with issues that may arise related to college planning, career exploration and more.
  • Conduct tutoring sessions in designated areas for scheduled time periods (in-person or virtually).
  • Attend relevant training and webinars (if applicable).
  • Other duties as assigned by Director and TS staff.


  • Bachelor's degree in area of subject matter.
  • Familiarity with Public High School systems, culture, and environment
  • Prior teaching or tutoring experience.
  • Experience working with TRIO students who are first generation, low-income students.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with students from disadvantaged backgrounds.
  • Knowledge of TRiO programs and targeted populations

Additional Information:

Work is normally performed in a general classroom setting in-person or virtually.

Salary: $30.03 per hour (not to exceed 18.50 hours per week,) non-benefited, grant-funded.

Review Date: Open Until Filled

Application Instructions:

To be considered for this position please upload the following documents to your account:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter

Please be sure to address the Required Qualifications in your documents.

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Posted: 11/17/2020
Application Due: 1/16/2021
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