Job Title Code
Salary Range (Full-Time)
$3,000.00 mo. - $3,450.00 mo. (dependent on experience and other considerations)
Hourly Rate (Part-Time)
$17.31 per hour
Provides advanced individual and group tutoring services in specific academic area(s) in an open lab and/or one-on-one setting in support of instructional programs. May participate in training and evaluating other tutors and assists in the creation of tutoring resources and materials as required.
Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Ability to provide advanced level tutoring to students in open lab/self-paced settings that facilitates a learning climate that is open and encourages problem solving/critical thinking and ensures that the students' knowledge is challenged and probed. Ability to conduct group and individual tutoring sessions to determine what skill areas require additional assistance. Must be able to motivate and support student(s) through positive feedback and reinforcement. Must be able to explain concepts in a manner that students understand. Ability to perform essential functions utilizing knowledge and skills within the specific subject area(s) of support. Ability to build and maintain collaborative relationships with diverse students, staff, and faculty regarding tutor/student assignment(s). Must be able to maintain strict confidentiality of all student information, material, and discussions shared in the tutoring relationship. Ability to assist students in the development of study skills and techniques to help improve their academic performance by adopting tutoring methods to meet their needs. Ability to provide excellent academic expertise and adapt tutoring methods to meet the student needs. Must be patience, have excellent interpersonal, coaching, oral, and written communication skills to be able to interact with a diverse student population in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment. Must be punctual, begin all sessions promptly, use time for academic tasks, and focus on the student’s needs. Must be able to provide excellent customer service.
Normal physical job functions performed within a standard office environment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to individuals with physical challenges to perform the essential duties and responsibilities. Occasionally may be required to lift and carry materials weighing up to 30 pounds.
Minimum Knowledge and Experience
Four semesters (or two years) of college level coursework (or equivalent); or any combination of two of the following qualifications: additional specialized training; indirect supervisory duties; experience in a related field. Official transcripts will be required. Able to work after school hours, nights, and/or weekends. *** Will be subject to a criminal background check. Some positions may be subject to a fingerprint check. ***
Preferred Skills/Additional Requirements:
THIS IS A GRANT_FUNDED POSITION. Grant-specific requirements and qualifications for the position are an Associate’s degree or higher, one year of student experience or experience in a general office environment in an organization related to underserved populations. This tutor position requires Math tutoring experience, but skills in tutoring Reading and Writing are a plus. The applicant will also need experience working virtually, using online technology.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Provides advanced tutoring to diverse Dallas College students in open lab/self-paced settings through collaborative interactions to assess student’s need, provide constructive and accurate feedback, engage critical thinking, and encourage independence. Assists students individually or in small groups utilizing appropriate resources to clarify concepts and complete assigned material.
Assists students in developing study plans to improve study methods including the selection of appropriate resources. Performs activities that assist students to improve academic achievement including discussion of class material and test questions; offers information about learning strategies. Fosters a positive learning environment and promotes high standards for academic success as students are guided through the learning process as it pertains to understanding and engaging with coursework, assignments, and projects. Serves as a role model to inspire students to achieve their maximum potential. Provides input in developing and maintaining resource materials needed to demonstrate learning objectives for use in tutoring environment. Maintain records as required under department guidelines. Maintains confidentiality of student records. May develop and present tutor training and participate in recruitment activities as assigned. May be assigned to provide indirect supervision to other lower level tutors. Completes required Dallas College Professional Development training hours per academic year. Performs other duties as assigned. The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Incumbents may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Position requires regular and predictable attendance.
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