Part-Time Tutor, Academic Skills-Master's Degree

Employer
Lone Star College
Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Jan 05, 2021
Employment Type
Part Time


Commitment to Mission

This job carries with it the obligation to uphold the Mission of Lone Star College (LSC) in carrying out the duties of the position. A commitment to positive interpersonal behaviors, professional communication, diversity, integrity, leadership, stewardship, respect and accountability to LSC students and employees is essential.

Cultural Beliefs

  • One LSC


  • Student Focused



  • Own It



  • Advance Equity



  • Cultivate Community


  • Choose Learning



The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For” is designed to recognize colleges that have been successful in creating great workplaces and to further research and understanding of the factors, dynamics and influences that have the most impact on organizational culture at higher education institutions.

Lone Star College was recognized in five areas: Confidence in Senior Leadership; Diversity; Facilities, Workspace & Security; Job Satisfaction; and Work/Life Balance .

Campus Marketing Statement

Lone Star College-Montgomery

Lone Star College offers high-quality, affordable academic transfer and career training education to 99,000 students each semester. LSC is training tomorrow’s workforce today and redefining the community college experience to support student success. Stephen C. Head, Ph.D., serves as chancellor of LSC, the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area with an annual economic impact of nearly $3 billion.

LSC, which consists of seven colleges, ten centers, two university centers, Lone Star Corporate College and LSC-Online, is continuously named Great Colleges to Work For by the Chronicle of Higher Education. To learn more, visit LoneStar.edu.

Lone Star College–Montgomery, the premiere student-centered educational institution in Montgomery County, serves The Woodlands and Conroe communities. LSC–Montgomery provides a relaxing and conducive learning atmosphere while offering leisure learning opportunities, individual classes, and unique programs such as radiologic technology, physical therapy, and biotechnology.

Campus address is 3200 College Park Drive, Conroe, TX 77384.

Job Description

PURPOSE AND SCOPE:
Primary purpose is to provide supplemental support that focuses on learning strategies, life management skills, and enhancing student success. May tutor students and community members who need learning assistance in assigned discipline(s) and study skills. Responsibilities may include providing tutoring and related services and providing an atmosphere that is conducive to and encourages learning. Responsible for the general areas of student academic support, institutional service, and professional development.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  1. Identifies individual skill gaps and provides weekly action plans to ensure academic success. Takes initiative in building authentic relationships and motivating students
  2. Monitors the academic progress of students and collaborates with students to develop a personalized action plan tailored to meet their academic and professional goals
  3. Guides students to develop accountability for their decisions and an understanding of how those decisions impact their success
  4. Helps students identify and eliminate any barriers to academic success
  5. Models effective study strategies and self-advocacy. Works with students to develop effective study habits, learning strategies, organizational and time management skills by providing workshops each semester
  6. Coordinates the tutor and tutee meetings
  7. May deliver tutoring services to students at scheduled times (may be individual or group sessions);
    • Posts and maintains a weekly schedule of available hours for student appointments
    • Keeps regular and accurate records of tutoring sessions
    • Monitors and reviews student work. Modifies and personalizes tutoring strategies to accommodate the different learning styles and needs
    • Interacts with LSC staff and/or faculty to obtain any necessary course syllabi or materials, and to develop tutoring materials in support of the course. Delivers feedback as appropriate to staff and/or faculty regarding student progress
    • Continues professional education through research and review of relevant material relating to the assigned subject matter
  8. Responsible for other reasonable related duties as assigned


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written
  • Commitment to quality service to students
  • Commitment to multi-cultural and multi-generational diversity
  • Ability and commitment to work collaboratively
  • Ability to work independently with little direct or continuous supervision


PHYSICAL ABILITIES:
The work is sedentary. Typically, the employee sits comfortably to do the work. However, there may be some walking; standing; bending; carrying of light items, such as papers, books, or small parts; or driving an automobile. No special physical demands are required to perform the work.

WORK SCHEDULE AND CONDITIONS:

  • Schedule will depend on department needs
  • Equipment used includes, PC workstation running on a LAN in a Microsoft Windows environment, calculator, phone and other general office equipment
  • Interface with internal and external contacts as needed to carry out the functions of the position
  • Work is performed in a climate-controlled office with minimal exposure to safety hazards


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master's degree
  • Transcripts and/or a proficiency test may be required


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Previous tutoring experience
  • Previous academic coaching or mentoring experience


Salary

Hourly Pay Rate is $17.90

Benefits Marketing Statement

By joining our top-notch institution, you will enjoy being a part of an organization that offers a supportive, collegial work environment, excellent work/life balance, tuition waiver, participation in a tax deferred retirement plan and more.

Special Instructions

Go to the Job Search page, click on ‘My Activities’ at the top of the page. Under My Cover Letters and Attachments you will click on ‘Add Attachment.’ Please be sure to put the Job ID# in the title once you name your file for cover letters only, unless you attached your cover letter with your resume.

If you are applying for an Instructional position (i.e. Faculty, Adjunct Faculty, Instructor), please ensure you include the following to be considered: Resume/CV, Cover Letter, Teaching Philosophy, and unofficial transcripts.

You must limit your file name for any attachment to 40 characters or less.

How to Apply

ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ONLINE ONLY

We will not accept application material received via fax, email, mail, or hand delivered.

Postings for part-time and adjunct positions are active for the academic year. By selecting the option to receive notifications on your profile, you will begin receiving electronic communication regarding new opportunities with Lone Star College (LSC).

If selected for an interview, a recruiter will contact you by phone, or email to schedule an interview.

Lone Star College participates in the E-Verify program, under which Lone Star College provides the federal government with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm that the employee is authorized to work in the United States.

More information on the E-Verify program is available at www.dhs.gov/E-Verify .

Lone Star College is an EEO Employer. All positions are subject to a criminal background check.

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