To provide positive, enriching, and inspiring academic support and encouragement to students beyond the classroom experience through individual and/or group tutoring
Knowledge & Responsibilities:
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Though each discipline has specific tutoring needs, some basic principles apply to all:
Meet with students individually or in group sessions either through scheduled or nonscheduled appointments
Assess a student's strengths and weaknesses under guidance from the Academic Enrichment Services Director
Recognize success and identify ways to improve
Require students to participate actively in sessions within the guidelines, policies, and procedures endorsed by Johnston Community College
Explain, model, and offer academic assistance related to the subject or assignment
Offer suggestions for more effective studying for or preparing assignments for the course
Use resources available through the Academic Skills Center and online tutoring
Complete all required forms and documentation on time and by deadlines
Follow up with tutees in a timely manner
Communicate with the Academic Enrichment Services Director regarding issues, concerns, and suggestions
Attend training sessions and meetings
Arrive for appointments and scheduled hours on time and as scheduled. If unable to work, the tutor should notify the student and supervisor ahead of time or as soon as possible after the related absence
Maintain confidentiality of all involved in the tutoring experience
Perform and maintain focused tutoring responsibilities in an active, highly productive workplace environment that meets the needs of diverse students, faculty, and staff
Other duties as necessary for effective tutoring
Supervisory Responsibilities This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
Minimum & Preferred Qualifications:
Education Minimum Associate's Degree in a related field
Computer Skills To perform this job successfully, an individual should have attained advanced/intermediate proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Suite
Ability to read and interpret any pertinent course materials such as syllabi, course/homework instructions or any educational information that will assist in the student's learning experience.
Ability to write daily reports and email correspondence.
Ability to speak effectively with students or employees of organization.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form and be able to explain/interpret to students.
Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
Johnston Community College is committed to understanding the educational needs of the area's citizens, businesses, industries and service sectors. The college provides life-long educational opportunities consistent with our students' interests and abilities, prepares graduates capable of acquiring knowledge and succeeding in the regional and global community, and services as a positive, economic, social, and cultural catalyst in our diverse communities.