Writing Tutor

Employer
Rowan-Cabarrus Community College
Location
Salisbury, NC
Closing date
Oct 16, 2021

Job Details

Posting Number::

Regular_0091183

Position Title::

Writing Tutor

Classification Title:

Instructional Support Technician

FLSA:

NE = Non-Exempt

Position Summary::

Rowan-Cabarrus Community College is seeking writing tutors to work with students on areas such as thesis statements, writing support and development, proofreading/editing, and research citations. Professional tutors must be knowledgeable in their field and have a strong academic background in their subject area. Peer tutors must have taken advanced courses in their field, earning no lower than a B and have an overall GPA of at least 3.0. Peer tutors are also required to supply at least two instructor references. The Tutoring Center is open Monday-Thursday 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Friday 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Hours will vary within this schedule. Tutors could be assigned to South Campus, North Campus, or CBTC, depending upon need and availability.

Staff Required Education/Experience::

High School Diploma or equivalent (G.E. D.) and have the recommendation of an instructor in the class or subject matter.

Faculty Required Education/Experience Skills::

- Professional Tutor: Degree in English/writing or a closely related field
- Peer Tutor: High School Diploma or equivalent, an overall GPA of 3.0 with grades in the tutoring area no lower than a B, a minimum of 12 credit hours and at least two instructor referrals

Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities::

Knowledge of:
- Specific subject matter.
- Various tutoring methods.
- Computers and related software applications.
Skills:
- Ability to organize tutoring environment to promote productivity and learning
- Ability to provide feedback to students to encourage, motivate and build confidence.
- Ability to identify, develop or implement individual education plans for students.
- Ability to work schedule demands as needed.
- Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with subordinates, coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to give and receive work direction.

Department::

Tutoring Center

Work Hours::

Work hours will vary but will fall between the hours of 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Monday – Thursday and 9:00 am -1:00 p.m. Friday.

Posting Date::

07/16/2021

Open Until Filled:

No

Special Instructions to Applicants::

Please include an unofficial copy of your transcripts.

Duty and Responsibility::

Review material with students by discussing text, working solutions to problems, or reviewing worksheets or other assignments and provide feedback to students using positive reinforcement techniques to encourage, motivate, or build confidence in students.

Duty and Responsibility::

Provide supplemental instruction to individual or small groups of students to improve academic performance, improve occupational skills, or prepare for academic or occupational tests.

Duty and Responsibility::

Organize tutoring environment to promote productivity and learning.

Duty and Responsibility::

Participate in training and development sessions to improve tutoring practices or to learn new techniques.

Duty and Responsibility::

Perform other duties of a similar nature or level.

Company

Working at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College

Our 102-acre North Campus is conveniently located in the North Carolina Piedmont, just off Interstate Highway 85 in Rowan County, within an hour's drive of several major cities. RCCC's 24-acre South Campus is conveniently located in Cabarrus County at the junction of I-85, NC 73, and Trinity Church Road.

Modern classrooms, fully equipped laboratories, shops, and learning resources are available at all campus locations. A highly qualified and dedicated faculty and staff stand ready to help students succeed as they are encounraged to learn in stimulating and innovative ways.

At Rowan-Cabarrus Community College, Continuing Education programs support the philosophy that learning is a lifelong activity. This division offers classes and short courses for professional development and community service courses of general interest at convenient times and locations.

Business and Industry Services' staff provide customized support for the community through the Small Business Center, New and Expanding Industry Training and Focused Industrial Training. The Small Business Center is designed to assist small business start-ups and to help existing businesses grow. The college's New and Expanding Industry Training office has earned national recognition for cooperative training efforts with area industries. Focused Industrial Training designs innovative educational programs for the service region's manufacturing sector.

An important function of the college is to provide educational programs on the pre-college level. Literacy Services offer adults the opportunity for meaningful social and occupational growth through Adult Basic Education (ABE), Human Resources Development (HRD), and the High School Equivalency Program (GED).

Employment

Rowan-Cabarrus Community College offers you an exciting opportunity to become a part of a community of educators and leaders who open doors for learning and personal growth.   We are committed to our vision of building sustainable futures through the power of learning, and we do this through a team of committed employees.   If you are looking for a career that is engaging, challenging, and rewarding, come join Rowan-Cabarrus.

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