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Professional Tutor (Science)

Employer
Joliet Junior College
Location
Joliet, IL
Closing date
Jun 27, 2021
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Job Details

Posting Number:

S140926

Position Title:

Professional Tutor (Science)

Department:

Tutoring and Learning Center

Division:

Student Development

Location:

Main Campus

Classification:

Support Staff

FLSA Classification:

Non-Exempt

Union/Non Union:

Union

Full Time / Part Time? :

Part Time

Salary Range - Minimum:

$18.22 per hour

Hours per week:

28

Temporary? :

No

Posting Date:

06/14/2021

Closing Date:

06/24/2021

Open Until Filled:

No

Special Instructions to Applicants:

For full consideration, unofficial transcripts for the required degree (if applicable) must be attached and submitted at the time of application.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the following:


  • Post-offer, satisfactory results of pre-employment background check

  • Post-offer, satisfactory results of pre-employment Drug Screening for employees that are new to the College

  • Post-offer, satisfactory results of pre-employment physical exam in circumstances where the nature of the work renders it appropriate or where Federal law or regulation requires

Application Procedures: “Apply to this Job at employment.jjc.edu”

Joliet Junior College provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regards to race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, gender identity, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, religion, age, results of genetic testing, or service in the military. Equal employment opportunity applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leave of absence, compensation, and training.

If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please email [email protected] or call (815) 280-6725.

Advertising Summary:

Founded in 1901 as the nation’s first public community college, JJC’s dedication to student learning, community prosperity, and personal growth has influenced generations of students and community partners. Our six campuses and extension centers ensure accessibility and empower 30,000 students annually to improve their lives through the power of education.

Our commitment to our mission drives the change and innovation necessary to meet the evolving needs of our students, employees, and community. Our continued success is drawn from talented, diverse, and committed employees whose knowledge and passion for education create a thriving culture both in and out of the classroom.

JJC supports an inclusive and collaborative environment where everyone can learn, grow, and perform at their best. We invite you to apply your skills and experience in a way that supports excellence and rewards your contributions. Join our family and make JJC your first choice!

The college supports this commitment by providing full-time employees with a comprehensive benefits package for our full-time employees including:

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois (employee & family)


  • Medical

  • Dental

  • Vision

Flexible Spending Account

403(b) and 457(b) option for pre-tax retirement savings
Joliet Junior College Tuition Assistance (employee & family)
Long Term Disability

Life Insurance & a comprehensive leave plan including:


  • Federal holidays

  • Vacation

  • Personal

  • Sick

Link to Human Resources website:

http://www.jjc.edu/about-jjc/college-leadership/administration/human-resources

Job Details:

POSITION TITLE:TUTOR, Tutoring and Testing Center
STATUS:Part time
DEPARTMENT:Tutoring and Learning Center
DIVISION:Student Development
CLASSIFICATION:Non-exempt
UNION:Support and Technical
REPORTS TO:Supervisor of Tutoring and Learning Center
PLACEMENT: Support staff, grade 6
MINIMUM PAY RATE:$18.22 per hour

Joliet Junior College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action college supporting diversity.

Application Procedures: “Apply to this Job at employment.jjc.edu”

  • Satisfactory results of a background check

  • Post-offer, pre-employment Drug Screening for employees that are new to the College

  • Post-offer, pre-employment physical exam in circumstances where the nature of the work renders it appropriate or where Federal law or regulation requires
  • Position Summary :

    POSITION SUMMARY
    Provides tutoring and leads various workshops pertaining to test preparation and other academic skills. Exercises a high level of discretion; provides professional, effective, and efficient customer service assistance to students, faculty, college personnel, and community members. Provides timely updates to the Director and Supervisor to keep them informed about tutoring needs, concerns, student-related issues, and the like. Considerable judgment and initiative in adapting work procedures to new situations are required. Tutoring hours are assessed each month and may be adjusted to accommodate TLC needs.

    TUTORING AREAS
    BIOLOGY, CHEMISTRY, COMPUTER SCIENCE, ENGLISH, MATH, NURSING, PHYSICS, and other subjects as determined by budgetary allocations and student demand.

    ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
    1.Professionally represent Joliet Junior College and uphold the College’s core values.
    2.Tutor students in all levels of subject area and/or related courses, using both individual and small group tutoring sessions.
    3.Provide exceptional customer service to all visitors including students, faculty, staff, and community members. Provide general assistance to students with disabilities as needed. Answer inquiries and provide information and referrals.
    4.Maintain accurate and timely records of tutoring activities through the appropriate tools to provide data for student demand, site scheduling, and performance evaluations (i.e. Academic Success Tracker, and others).
    5.Each semester, conduct Tutoring and Learning Center workshops in accordance with CRLA certification requirements; such workshops may include final exam review sessions, placement test preparation, TEAS preparation, High School Equivalency test preparation, writing a college application essay, writing a scholarship essay, using various pieces of software, etc.
    6.Create, select, and develop instructional support materials that recognize and address individual student needs.
    7.Meet with instructors to provide assistance that meets individual student needs.
    8.Promote tutoring services through the distribution of flyers and schedules during class visitations, meetings with instructors, classroom presentations, and participation in other events as needed.
    9.Participate in staff meetings, in-services, and trainings as may be required.
    10.Assist with the interviewing, selecting, training, and mentoring of peer tutors.
    11.Participate in departmental and collegiate goals and objectives.
    12. Perform related duties as assigned.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
    1.Bachelor’s degree in subject to be tutored and/or related area.
    2.Experience in teaching, tutoring, or delivering support at the post-secondary instructional level.
    3.Ability to work with minimum supervision and to handle sensitive information with professionalism, discretion, and impartiality.
    4.Patience, problem solving abilities, and a willingness to accept responsibility.
    5.Strong verbal and written communication skills, and ability and willingness to work cooperatively with a diverse population.
    6.LEAP Tutors (working with non-native speakers ONLY): TESOL/ TEFL certification.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
    1.Master’s degree in subject to be tutored and/or related area.
    2.Tutoring experience in a community college environment.
    3.One (1) year experience in delivering academic support/instruction to individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds or diverse cultural/ethnic groups.
    4.Experience in adult education.
    5.Experience in virtual or online tutoring.
    6.Training experience.
    7.Math Tutors: Knowledge of math software such as StatCrunch and MyMathLab

    Physical Demands:

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS
    1.Normal office physical demands.
    2.Ability to travel between campus locations and to and from community events.

    Working Conditions:

    WORKING CONDITIONS
    1.Duties are performed indoors in the usual office or school environment.

    WORK SCHEDULE
    Schedule varies depending on department needs. Willingness to travel to all JJC campus locations.

    Compliance Announcement:

    ANNUAL CLERY SAFETY REPORT (ASR) NOTICE FIRE SAFETY REPORT (FSA) and MISSING PERSON POLICY (MPP) FOR STUDENTS RESIDING IN “ON CAMPUS” STUDENT HOUSING


    Joliet Junior College is committed to assisting members of the JJC community in providing for their own safety and security. The annual CLERY security compliance document along with the Fire Safety Report (FSR) and the Missing Person Policy (MPP) for students residing in “on campus” student housing is available at the JJC Police Department website : https://jjc.edu/about-jjc/police-and-safety


    If you would like to receive the ASR, FSR or MPP in booklet form, you may stop by the Campus Police Department located on Main Campus in G 1013 or call Campus Police at 815-280-2234. The website and booklet contain information regarding campus security and personal safety such as crime prevention and reporting, police law enforcement authority, disciplinary procedures and other related security policies. They also contain information about crime statistics for the three previous years for all JJC campuses, property owned and controlled by JJC District 525 and on public property immediately adjacent to JJC campuses.


    This information is required by law and is made available by the Joliet Junior College Police Department.

    Organization

    Working at Joliet Junior College 

    Joliet Junior College, the nation's first public community college, offers pre-baccalaureate programs for students planning to transfer to a four-year university. A comprehensive community college, JJC also provides occupational education leading directly to employment, adult education and literacy programs, workforce development services, and student support services.

    Tucked in the middle of a wildlife preserve, bridging the banks of a lake and surrounded by its own Arboretum, Joliet Junior College is an educational community that embraces diversity and promotes personal growth. Each year, more than 35,000 students find the diverse, comprehensive high quality educational experience they are looking for at JJC. We hope that you will take a few minutes to explore the job opportunities we have available and consider becoming a part of this experience.

    The recruitment of qualified and diverse personnel is the cornerstone of JJC's commitment to an innovative, collaborative and inclusive educational community. At JJC, we respect the wealth of knowledge and experience each of our employees brings to the workplace. The College supports this commitment by providing personnel with excellent terms and conditions of employment, outstanding health and welfare benefits and programs for a secure retirement.

    JJC employees work in a wide variety of roles within the college, including faculty, support staff, and administrative positions. With such a diverse range of professions, JJC ensures that a wealth of development opportunities is available to employees. From personal growth, career advancement, and a dynamic and rewarding work atmosphere, employees have the resources they need to achieve a successful and fulfilling career at JJC.

    Joliet Junior College's open search procedures allow us to find the best available candidates for positions and to provide a balanced workforce to reflect the ethnic composition of the District we serve.

    Find Us
    Website:
    Telephone
    815-280-2266
    Location
    1215 Houbolt Rd
    Joliet
    IL
    60433
    United States
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