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Company: Delta College
Location: University Center, MI
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Government, Nonprofit, Education

Description

Position Summary Information

The responsibilities of a tutor include consulting with individual students and facilitating small group sessions under the supervision of the Teaching/Learning Center Manager. Tutors should be content-area specialists in sciences (e.g. physics/chemistry) and college-level math classes (through Calculus) with ability to tutor in other areas across the curriculum as needed. Proficiency in learning/study strategy development and application and test-taking skills is required, as tutors may provide academic coaching consultations, create and/or deliver educational materials or workshops, (under the direction and supervision of the T/LC Manager), or substitute as a class-embedded tutor (e.g. Structured Learning Assistant) at Delta College main campus or at any of its learning centers.


 Position Accountabilities and Essential Functions: 
* Providing individualized and/or group learning support in specific content-areas in a variety of ways (in person, online, by phone, through email, etc.) Guiding students on how to approach homework assignments, presentations/projects, problem-solving, disciplinary thinking, etc. 
* Facilitating academic success coaching consultations and helping students develop the metacognitive and learning/study strategies which contribute to academic/professional success. 
* Participating in College and department meetings as required to discuss policies/procedures, employee expectations, and student retention/success initiatives, among other topics. 
* Engaging in ongoing professional development efforts to improve content-area knowledge, learning/study/metacognitive strategies, and tutoring communication skills. 
* Performing other relevant duties as assigned, including but not limited to: 
* Maintaining accurate and detailed records of student contacts resulting from drop-ins, appointments, phone/email contacts, online sessions, workshops, etc. 
* Contributing to T/LC and/or WRIT Center outreach efforts (through facilitation of orientation sessions, tours, class visits, workshops; assisting with social media posts; maintaining contact with discipline faculty; and participating in outreach events, among other promotional activities) 
* Developing educational handouts, videos, or other learning/study strategy resources as requested/needed (under the direction and supervision of the T/LC Manager) to support student learning and success. 
* Referring students to campus resources and services as needed. 
* Responding to questions about T/LC & WRIT Center services in-person, through email, by telephone, or online. 
* Substituting as a class-embedded tutor (e.g. Structured Learning Assistant) as needed, at Delta's main campus or any of its learning centers. Required Qualifications: 
 
* Associate's degree or equivalent knowledge and skills in science (chemistry/physics) and college-level math 
* Effective oral, written and interpersonal communication skills. 
* Evidence of effective teaching or tutoring experience in science/math.Additional Experiences Considered: 
 
* Bachelor's degree in the content area (chemistry/physics and math). 
* Evidence of two or more years of effective teaching or tutoring experience in science/math.

Special Instructions

In order to receive full consideration please complete/attach: 
* on-line application 
* cover letter 
* resume 
* copies of transcript 
* evidence of successful teaching/tutoring 
* three professional references.Required Documents

  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcript 1
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 1
  2. Letter of Recommendation 2
  3. Letter of Recommendation 3
  4. Transcript 2
  5. Transcript 3


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