Part-Time Writing Center Lab Tutor

Employer
Miami Dade College
Location
West Campus

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Community College

Job Details

Job Title: Part-Time Writing Center Lab Tutor
Location: West Campus
Regular/Temporary: Temporary
Full/Part Time: Part-Time
Job ID: 1003279
Job Details

Job Family

STAFF - Support Staff

Grade

CS

Salary

$15.00 - $18.00 (Depending on Degree Earned)

Department

Learning Resources

Reports To

Department Chairperson

Closing Date

Open Until Filled

FLSA Status

Non-Exempt

First Review Date

May 11, 2022

Job Summary

The Writing Center Tutor assists students in developing their written communication skills. The tutor diagnoses student writing deficiencies, addresses deficiencies pointed out by the student’s instructor, and assists students in developing their out of class essay assignments. The Tutor neither proofreads the student’s work nor suggests a possible grade for an assignment. The Tutor keeps track of the students he or she works with and the nature of the work done with each student.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Instructs students in the Center on developing their major deficiencies in writing and organizing ideas
  • Assesses students with second language attributed writing difficulties and formulates individualized plans for correcting those difficulties through instructor-student sessions and online tutorials
  • Assists students in progress through a contact database system
  • Reviews and develops skills using tutorial programs and material already in use at the center
  • Keeps work area in the Writing Center presentable and chairs organized at all times
  • Assists with check-in responsibilities
  • Performs other duties as assigned
Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree in English, Journalism, Communication, ESL, or related field from a regionally accredited institution
  • Knowledge and understanding of College organization, goals and objectives, and policies and procedures
  • Possess superior organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with a diverse population
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule that may include evening and weekend assignments
  • Ability to work well in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment with students, faculty and staff
Additional Requirements

The final candidate is to successfully complete a background screening and reference check process.

Organization

Since we opened our doors in 1960, the educators at Miami Dade College have focused on providing quality and innovative educational opportunities to every member of our community desiring a higher education. Our goal is a simple one, to ensure the success of our students and increase the strength of our communities.

Today, Miami Dade College is the largest, most diverse and highly regarded college in the nation. We operate eight campuses with over 6,000 employees who educate over 170,000 students from around the world. The College offers over 300 programs of study and several degree options, including vocational, associate, and baccalaureate degrees. We also offer numerous Community Education classes as well as online credit classes through the Virtual College.  Specialized and advanced educational opportunities include the prestigious New World School of the Arts, The Honors College and our Dual Enrollment Program.

With such a large organization, our employment needs are very diverse. From full-time professional faculty to part-time adjunct faculty and support staff, the people who comprise the MDC workforce are the innovators who help the College maintain our reputation as one of the most highly regarded colleges in the country.

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