Professional Tutor

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Position Description

Professional tutors facilitate student learning by assisting students in the Academic Resource Center (ARC) in a given subject area between 1-10 hours per week in both one-on-one and small-group settings. Tutors, under the direction of Timberwolf Learning Commons leadership, will coordinate with academic areas and instructors to aid students in meeting learning competencies. In addition, tutors document student progress and session data for grant purposes and market Academic Resource Center in classes and to the college community. Additional duties as assigned.

Note: Hours will be determined by the supervisor and candidate, subject to change as workload and needs of our students and work areas change. This position involves local travel.


Appropriate post-secondary degree in subject area, or equivalent of combination of education, skills, and competency, and knowledge to fulfill the job duties and responsibilities.Strong organizational and written and oral communication skills.Warm, professional, and helpful interpersonal style.Familiarity with Canvas, Starfish, and Zoom.Embrace of NTC's values of Learner Focus, Continuous Learning, Ingenuity, Access, Service to Community, Diversity, Culture of Professionalism, and Advocacy.

Physical Demands

6-8 hours: grasping, performing repetitive movements, sitting, working indoors.
4-5 hours: none.
1-3 hours: standing, walking.
Less than one hour: balancing, bending, climbing, crawling, driving, kneeling, pulling, pushing, reaching, twisting, working at heights, working in temperature extremes, working outdoors.

Safety and Training Programs as an Employee:
Emergency Action Plan, Emergency Procedures, Ergonomics (Office/Workplace).


Working at Northcentral Technical College

NTC is a customer-focused, accessible provider of innovative lifelong learning that builds a globally competitive workforce. The College’s 5,900 square mile, 10-county district includes six convenient campus locations in Wausau, Antigo, Medford, Phillips, Spencer, and Wittenberg, as well as a Public Safety Center of Excellence in Merrill, a Wood Technology Center of Excellence in Antigo, an Apprenticeship Center of Excellence in Wausau and an Agriculture Center of Excellence just north of the Wausau Campus in the Town of Maine. The Wausau Campus also features a Center for Health Sciences, Center for Business & Industry and an Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering Center of Excellence. 

2012 marks the centennial anniversary of Northcentral Technical College, recently named the 21st fastest growing community/technical college in the nation by Community College Week magazine. The College currently offers over 150 associate degree programs, technical diploma programs and short- term certificate options, with many credits transferring to Wisconsin’s four-year public and private colleges, creating a seamless path for lifelong learning. Through a variety of flexible course options (, NTC is providing an additional opportunity for learners to receive a degree or certification through flexible learning opportunities including late starts, a new Virtual College and winterim courses. Additional services include programming in ELL, Adult Basic Education, and HSED/ GED, as well as a learning center and testing center.

NTC is also closely connected to the local business community through the training and development of incumbent workers. The College’s Business & Industry Solutions team works with local businesses to offer customized training, technical assistance and professional development opportunities. NTC’s Continuing Education team provides educational offerings designed to help individuals gain needed education for career advancement or change, meet professional certification and licensing requirements and develop new skills to be successful in today’s competitive workforce.

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