Student Employee, America Reads/America Counts

Joliet Junior College
MC-Main Campus

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Job Details

Job location: MC-Main Campus

Employment Type: Part-time
Posted data: 2021-10-28
Req: REQ-337

Position Title:

Student Employee, America Reads/America Counts

Job Description:

POSITION TITLE: Student Employee, America Reads/Counts
STATUS: Part time
DEPARTMENT: Financial Aid
DIVISION: Student Development
REPORTS TO: Candice Todd
MINIMIUM PAY RATE: $12.00 per hour
(Position is FWS ONLY)


The America Reads/ America Counts program is offered to Federal Work Study eligible students who are interested in tutoring elementary and middle school children in various levels of Reading and Mathematics. Students are tutored at a designated site off campus.


1. Tutor elementary and middle school aged students in Reading and Math.
2. Travel to local elementary schools, local libraries, or other local off campus facility.
3. Perform related duties as assigned.

1. Must be eligible for federal work-study
2. 2.5 GPA, not on academic probation, and in good standing at JJC
3. Enrolled in 6 credit hours toward your declared major at JJC
4. Enjoys working with children
5. Reliable transportation/possess valid driver’s license
6. Must attend a training session

Scheduled Weekly Hours: This is a student employee position that works around your class schedule. May work up to 20 hours per week during the fall and spring semesters. During holiday breaks (Winter/Spring), may work up to 28 hours per week with supervisor approval.

Full Time/Part Time:

Part time

Union (If Applicable):

Scheduled Hours:



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.

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