Tutor, Mathematics & Chemistry

  • McHenry County College
  • Crystal Lake, IL 60012
  • Apr 08, 2022
Part time / Adjunct Mathematics & Statistics Work Study, Student Jobs on Campus

Job Description



Position Requisition Information


Job Title Tutor, Mathematics & Chemistry
Department Mathematics
FLSA Status Non-Exempt
Job Type Contingent/Seasonal/Temporary
Employee Type Part Time
Hiring Range $16.00
Grant Funded No
Work Year Temporary
Work Year-Other Information Tutoring on campus/In person
Typical Work Schedule
Variable, as needed
Bargaining Unit Eligibility No
Work Week Other
Work Week-Other Information Tutoring on campus/In person
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Position Information for Posting


Position Introduction
Tutor students in one-on-one or small group settings. 
Position Summary
Hiring tutors for the fall semester for Math and Chemistry! Find the general job description below. -         Only considering applications with In-Person Tutoring availability
Reports to AVP Student Affairs with direction by Coordinator of Tutoring and/or Director of Access and Disability Services
Essential Functions and Responsibilities
-         Provide synchronous and asynchronous tutoring to students, both in-person and virtually, in group and individual settings
-         Recognize student needs and abilities to engage students' diverse learning styles.
-         Engage with students to help them understand key concepts, answer student questions, and clarify areas of concern
-         Provide students with resources, study strategies, and skills to encourage independent learning
-         Teaching skills to improve academic performance, including study strategies, note-taking skills and approaches to answering test questions
-         Create and/or curate resources that address frequently-covered topics and questions, including online resources, workshops, videos, etc.. 
-         Communicate student progress with appropriate student affairs personnel and/or faculty
-         Guide student development and refer students to MCC resources as necessary
-         Attend tutor training and complete observation hours 
-         Assist in training new tutors
Required Education High School graduate or equivalent
Other Required Qualifications
-         Knowledge of course content in tutoring subject area
Desired Qualifications
-         Associate's Degree or above from a regionally accredited institution in the content area (or closely related field) being tutored or previous work experience
-         Two or more years of prior tutoring experience
Skills and Specifications
-         Strong content knowledge in tutoring subject area
-         Proficiency in cultural awareness, information literacy, and serving a diverse group of students (generational, traditional and non-traditional)
-         Good judgment skills
-         Good communication and listening skills 
-         Strong interpersonal skills
-         Ability to understand and work with students from diverse backgrounds
-         Basic computer skills (MS Office, Google Docs, Canvas, video conferencing)
-         Adaptive to different academic levels and needs
-         Open and encouraging, yet appropriately assertive
-         Ability to create and share examples with students
-         Punctual and dependable
-         Takes directions well, but also offers ideas
-         Willingness to learn new concepts and accept constructive feedback
-         Strong organizational skills
-         Available day and/or evening hours
-         Available to tutor on campus or remotely 
-         Commitment and respect for diversity, equity, inclusiveness and the MCC Behaviors of Excellence
-         Commitment to the College mission, vision, values, and goals
-         Ability to perform all of the essential functions, skills, and specifications of the position
Location Main Campus

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