Western University Campus-Pomona, CADepartment:
1901-College of Dental MedicineType of Position:
Temporary / ContractJob Summary:
Under direction of the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, the Tutor/Facilitator will work regularly with cohort in either large group course-specific reviews or smaller group of 5-8 students through the CDM curriculum. The large group reviews will be presented typically before an exam. The smaller groups are a Tutoring intervention for students in academic difficulty or formal Academic Probation. The Tutor/Facilitator will supply effective facilitation in a manner that will improve students’ academic skills while developing mastery of subject material. Student independence rather than Tutor/Facilitator dependence will be the emphasis of Tutor/Facilitator. This position will also adhere University and CDM guidelines as well as follow University and CDM documentation policies and procedures.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Individuals must possess the knowledge, as well as the following skills and abilities or be able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities. Required Qualifications:
• Good verbal and written communication skills to be able to interact with faculty, staff, students, and any outside contacts.
• Excellent computer skills to use various related software e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Google Docs, and other software programs required by the position. Must have a good working knowledge of the Internet.
• Education: Bachelor’s Degree required Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience: Some doctoral or professional experience required.
Master’s degree preferredList comments regarding work hours:
Hours may vary not to exceed 12 hours per month.Posting Date:
Create and deliver at least one monthly large group reviewPercentage Of Time:
Provide academic intervention for students in difficulty or formal Academic ProbationPercentage Of Time:
Follow all CDM policies and procedures. Percentage Of Time:
Communicate review plans with LEAD Associate Dean for Academic Affairs.
Organize and maintain attendance log for academic intervention sessions.
Organize and communicate academic intervention session meeting time and location. Collaborate with CDM to handle any issues (academic or personal).
Other duties as assigned. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties for this position. The College of Dental Medicine reserves the right to add or change duties at any timePercentage Of Time:
5Do the essential functions of this job require lifting?:
NoIf yes, list maximum weight and duration:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by any employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Describe Work Environment:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to use hands in order to operate a personal computer (PC) in the performance of job duties. The employee is regularly required to sit, and occasionally required to walk, and reach with hands and arms, talk and hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close and color vision in order to view the computer.
WesternU Policy requires persons employed by the University to provide proof of vaccination against the SARS-CoV2 (COVID-19), subject to limited exemptions, regardless of whether the employee is on-site or working authorized to work remotely. Exempted employees, or those whose status of full vaccination is pending, will be required to submit to regular COVID-19 testing for in-person/on-campus work assignments.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Duties for this position are normally performed in a typical office setting. The employee is never exposed to outdoor weather conditions in the performance of his/her duties. The noise level in this setting is usually moderate due to telephone calls, office equipment, and normal faculty/student traffic.