Supplemental Instruction Leader II (Experienced)



Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Under the supervision of the Writing Center Director and the Writing Center Coordinator, Experienced Supplemental Instruction Leaders will be responsible for providing and overseeing individual and group tutoring services for students, specifically the development and improvement of English, reading, and writing skills. Supplemental Instruction Leaders will be responsible for attending assigned courses and guiding study groups for those courses.

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities:
  1. Attend assigned courses and guide study groups for those courses.
  2. Participate in and assist with Writing Center projects such as promotional events, trainings, and special support sessions.
  3. Travel between the main campus and south campus Writing Center locations as needed.
  4. Provide supplemental instruction resources to students.
  5. Assist the director and coordinator with workshops and other presentations as needed.
  6. Assist director and coordinator in operation of the Writing Center as needed.
  7. Consult with students in writing basics during one-on-one sessions
  8. Assist students in reaching proficiency in writing skills.
  9. Serve as a mentor to Regular SI Leaders.
  10. Perform other duties as needed by Writing Center Coordinator/Director.


Qualifications/Certifications/Licenses/Skills

NOTICE: Required Documents
To be considered for this position, you are required to upload your high school diploma or unofficial transcript or GED certificate. If recommended for this position an official transcript(s) will be required. If a license or certificate is required for this position, upload proof of your current license/certificate.

Required:
  • A minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Proficiency with various computer software programs including Microsoft Office suite.
  • One semester as a SI Leader or other related tutoring experience.
  • Proficient writing skills as demonstrated with writing samples and GPA in English courses (3.0 or higher).
Preferred:
  • 30 College Credit Hours
  • Leadership experience
  • 1+ years experience in tutoring writing


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Employee should be skilled in the use of the written word in English.
  • As well as use of a personal computer and basic computer software.
  • As well as knowledge in the use of various office machines.
  • Good conversational skills in person and by telephone.
  • Employee shall have the ability to organize various activities assigned.
  • The ability to work with other personnel in a courteous and professional manner.
  • The ability to meet deadlines with minimal supervision.
  • Employee should have knowledge of tutorial objectives, principles, methods, and techniques, and the ability to plan and organize related activities.
  • Additionally, effective verbal and written communication skills, interpersonal skills, and influence skills are required to effectively collaborate with students, faculty, the Writing Center Coordinator, and the Writing Center Director.


Additional Information

Supervision Exercised
None
Supervision Received
Supervised by Writing Center Director and Writing Center Coordinator.

Physical Requirements
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move items weighing up to 50 pounds. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work Environment
Work is performed in a standard office environment. Work-inside a well-lighted and air-conditioned area most of the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.

Safety
Required to work safely and follow safety rules. Report unsafe working conditions and behavior. Take reasonable and prudent actions to prevent others from engaging in unsafe practices.

Special Conditions
Immediate supervisor may assign other duties. May be required to work outside regular working hours, as needed. May be required to work at a different college work site or campus as needed.

EEO Statement
In compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Executive Order 11246 and Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Laredo College is open to all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, or national origin who are otherwise eligible for admission as students. Furthermore, Laredo College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and no applicant or employee will be discriminated against because of race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability or national origin. This institution will not enter knowingly into any contractual agreement for services or supplies with any firm failing to follow fair employment practices.

Foreign Degrees
Foreign degrees require an evaluation for United States equivalency from an approved stated education agency or having membership with the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES). Transcripts issued outside the United States of America require a course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. This report must be attached to your online application at the time of applying. For your convenience, we have provided the following links to assist you in complying with this requirement. However, you may use any other certified transcript evaluation service. http://tea.texas.gov/Texas_Educators/Certification/Out-of-State_Certification/Foreign_Credential_Evaluation_Services/ http://www.naces.org/members.htm

Disclaimer
The above description is an overview of the job. It is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities of the job, nor is it intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Duties and responsibilities may change with business needs. LC reserves the right to add, change, amend, or delete portions of this job description at any time, with or without notice. Employees may be required to perform other duties as requested, directed, or assigned. In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made by LC as its discretion to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function s .

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