• Western University of Health Sciences
  • Pomona, CA, USA
  • Oct 02, 2022
Full time Other Administrative Positions

Job Description



Posting Number: TC00370
Position Status:
Department: 4009-Learning Enhancement / Academic Development

Job Summary
Under direction of the Associate Director, the Alumni Tutor will work regularly with cohort in either large group course-specific reviews or smaller group of 5-8 students through the LEAD Tutorial Assistance Program (TAP). The large group reviews will be presented at minimum two times per month, typically before an exam. The smaller groups are a tutoring intervention for students in academic difficulty or formal Academic Probation. Additionally, the Alumni Tutor may work with incoming students through LEAD's Summer Preparedness and Readiness Course (SPaRC) by providing overviews of traditionally difficult courses. The Alumni Tutor will supply effective facilitation in a manner improving at-risk students' academic skills while developing mastery of subject material. Student independence rather than tutor dependence will be the emphasis of the Alumni Tutor. This position will also adhere to LEAD TAP guidelines as well as follow LEAD 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 accommodations, using some other combination of skills and abilities.
1. Good verbal and written communication skills to be able to interact with faculty, staff, students, and any outside contacts.
2. 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.

Required Qualifications
Qualifications Standard
1. Education: Terminal Professional Degree required
2. Some professional experience required.

Preferred Qualifications

Posting Date: 07/25/2022
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled:

Special Instructions to Applicants

Essential Job Duties
Essential Job Duties

Job Duty
- Create and deliver at least two monthly large group reviews.
- Conduct small group tutoring sessions

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Job Duty
- Provide academic intervention for students in academic difficulty or formal Academic Probation.

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Job Duty
- Create and deliver course overviews in SPaRC.

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Job Duty
- Follow all LEAD policies and procedures.
- Communicate review plans with LEAD Director and Associate Director.
- Organize and maintain attendance log for academic intervention sessions.
- Organize and communicate academic intervention session meeting time and location.
- Collaborate with LEAD office to handle any issues (academic or personal).
- Perform additional duties related to supporting TAP operations.

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Describe Work Environment
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.

To apply, visit https://jobs.westernu.edu/postings/22865

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