Senior Tutor - Writing Center

Posting Job Title

Senior Tutor - Writing Center


Academic Affairs

Position Type

Part-time Temporary

Number of openings


Job Summary

Assist writers from all disciplines with grammar, writing, speech, and various self-paced materials in the Writing Center. Tutors may work one-on-one with students who schedule appointments or may work with drop-in students needing immediate assistance. Other duties as assigned may include helping students with basic technology support and occasional work at JCCC off-campus locations. This position should expect to work up to 13 hours per week during service hours (currently daytime, evenings, and/or weekends)

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in English, Education, Liberal Arts, or related field
  • Completion of Composition 1 and Composition 2 with B or better (JCCC Preferred)
  • Two years tutoring or teaching experience, with minimum of one year in a college Writing Center
  • Ability to tutor students at every stage of the writing process, particularly in Composition I and II courses
  • Good communications skills, including listening with patience and understanding.
  • Excellent grammar and writing skills with the ability to explain concepts, provide example in both oral and written form
  • Ability to learn and utilize effective tutoring techniques following best practices
  • Experience with and proficient use of technology, Microsoft Office products, Learning Management Systems, email and educational databases

Preferred Qualifications

  • College Reading and Language Association certification (CRLA), level 1 certified

Required application documents

Please submit a resume with the application.

Hours per Week

Up to 13 hours per week

Work Hours/Days

Days and hours will vary.

Salary Grade Level



$18.81 per hour


Overland Park Main Campus


Every employee of the college is expected to treat all members of the college community with dignity and respect demonstrating professional, courteous and respectful behavior and engage in constructive conflict resolution, when needed.

In accordance with the college policy, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. Individual hiring departments at JCCC may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions as part of the applicant selection/hiring process. Many departments require those selected for hire to submit a certified transcript for all degrees obtained. For full consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply prior to the review date listed in posting.

Johnson County Community College welcomes the application of any qualified candidate and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, sex, religion, marital status, national origin, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or other factors which cannot be lawfully considered, to the extent specified by applicable federal and state laws.

If you are an applicant requesting assistance or a reasonable accommodation in the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 913-469-3877, or email

For a summary of all disclosures (Background check, Clery Act, ADA, EOE, etc.) refer to the links on our Career page.

Advertised: 09 Sep 2020 Central Daylight Time
Applications close: 14 Dec 2020 Central Standard Time

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