Academic Tutor, Veterans Upward Bound/TRiO Program

Prince George's Community College
Maryland, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Feb 12, 2019

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Other Academic Affairs, Student Affairs, Academic Advising & Academic Support Services, Disabled Student Services
Employment Type
Part Time
Position Information-Job Vacancy

Position Title

Academic Tutor, Veterans Upward Bound/TRiO Program

Position Type


Full Time or Part Time

Part Time

Fixed Term/Tenure Track (Faculty Only)


Veteran's Upward





Salary Range

Hiring Salary Range

$15.02 - $16.52/Hour

Union/Non Union

Non Union

Job Description Summary

Provide group and/or individual tutoring to veteran participants in the Veterans Upward Bound program to include, first generation, low-income and students with documented disabilities.

Minimum Qualifications

# High school diploma or equivalent. Associates degree or higher preferred.
# 12 to 18 months related experience or required course work/certification.
# Must have successfully passed college course/subject area with an “A” or “B”.
# Experience in tutoring the following courses: Pre-algebra, Introductory Algebra, Intermediate Algebra, College Algebra, Statistics, and English Grammar, and Writing.
# At least 1 year tutoring experience to a diverse population of college students.


CRITERIA : The following criteria, which are not the sole criteria used in the final hiring decision, will be used to review the applications of those persons who meet the stated minimum qualifications and to select those qualified applicants who will be interviewed. Other information and observations made during the interview process may be considered in the selection process. Please ensure that your application and attached documents address the criteria listed below:

# Knowledge of subject area in which tutoring services are being provided.
# Ability to work with students ranging from individual to small group sessions.
# Knowledge of Microsoft Applications.
# Extent of ability to maintain accurate records and files.
# Extent of effective communication skills. Knowledge of producing typewritten materials accurately and in a timely manner through use of work processing.
# Ability to perform detailed work independently, as well as, in a team environment.
# Working knowledge with Microsoft Office.

Job Requirements

# Must be able to work flexible hours.
# Must be available to work some weekend hours.
# Must be responsible and dependable.
# Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written standard English.
# As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.

Is Background Check Required?

Posting Number

PGCC16011/12 GFF4

Open Date


Close Date

Open Until Filled


Background Check Statement

Prince George’s Community College is committed to providing a safe campus community. PGCC conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, education verification, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Prince George’s Community College values the safety of its students, faculty, and staff. As part of that commitment, the College has announced effective October 21, 2021, all students, faculty, and staff must be vaccinated against COVID -19 or tested for the virus weekly. As a prospective or new employee, you will be required to comply with this mandate and all the necessary safety protocols, including wearing a mask. Please direct your questions related to the vaccination, testing, mask mandates, and requirements for exemptions to .

Application Status ; you will receive an email acknowledging receipt of your application, upon which time no further communication occurs unless selected for an interview or the position is filled. If recommended for hire, communication is immediately sent to your references listed on your application. Also, you will receive an email notification from HireRight requesting you to submit authorization to complete a background investigation.
Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Which of the following best describes your level of completed education? (Education details must be included in your application.)
    • Master's Degree or above from an accredited college/university
    • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college/university
    • Associate's Degree from an accredited college/university
    • One to two years of college credit (30 credit hours is equivalent to one year)
    • Less than 30 credits from an accredited college/university
    • High School Diploma or GED
    • None of the above
  2. * Do you have 12 to 18 months of related experience? See minimum qualifications for this position.
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Briefly describe your experience referenced in the previous question. Do not enter 'See Resume'

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Please describe your experience working with individuals and small groups of students in tutoring and/or similar educational activities.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • HERC
    • HigherEd Jobs
    • Hispanic Outlook
    • Indeed
    • Personal Referral
    • PGCC Website
    • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook)
    • The Chronicle of Higher Ed
    • The Washington Post
    • Other: Please indicate below
    • Educause
  6. How did you hear about this employment opportunity? If you selected 'Other' please indicate source:

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Letter of Recommendation 1
  3. Other

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