AIM Peer Tutor

Employer
MassBay Community College
Location
Massachusetts, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Jul 27, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Mathematics, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Other Academic Affairs, Student Affairs, Academic Advising & Academic Support Services, Disabled Student Services, Other Student Affairs
Employment Type
Full Time

AIM Peer Tutor
Department: Academic Achievement Center
Location: Wellesley Hills
MassBay fosters educational excellence and academic success to prepare students for local and global citizenship, to meet critical workforce demands of communities, and to contribute to the region’s economic development.
Massachusetts Bay Community College values diversity, inclusion, and collaboration. We strongly encourage members of underrepresented communities to apply to join our community.
Located in Greater Boston, MassBay is a comprehensive, open-access community college offering associate degrees and certificate programs on three campuses in Wellesley Hills, Framingham, and Ashland, Massachusetts.
Position Summary:
The Academic Achievement Center facilitates the Achieve in Math (AIM) Program. This is a free 3 week-long workshop that helps students build their math skills. The purpose of the program is to help MassBay students, who are struggling to understand basic math concepts, make a better transition into college math courses. There are several goals that include the following:
  • Increase the number of students who place into college-level math courses;
  • Provide necessary tools to develop constructive learning behaviors;
  • Promote conceptual thinking and critical analysis skills; and
  • Help students leverage resources and connections at MassBay to enhance their academic experience.

After successfully finishing the 3-week program, students are eligible to enroll in a Quantitative Reasoning, Statistics co-requisite courses or Pre-Calculus co-requisite. Students will be assessed throughout the program to determine their level of readiness to enroll in credit-bearing courses.
The AIM peer tutors provide assistance within the program through high quality one-to-one and group tutoring. They provide structured coaching to program participants. The peer tutor will form a working alliance with program participants to increase their active knowledge in math. This is a part-time contracted position, with services delivered during the summer. Preparation and training will occur before the summer program begins.
Key Responsibilities and Duties:
  • Meet with students on a one-to-one, small-group, or classroom tutoring format(s) to give learning assistance;
  • Exchange contact information with students to contact them directly with tutoring schedule;
  • Inform AIM Facilitator if student misses two appointments in a row or routinely arrives to their session late without notification;
  • Work with facilitator to refine curriculum; and
  • Attend mandatory tutor-training sessions and meetings as required by the Program Director.

This list is not to be considered all-inclusive. A supervisor may assign other duties as required to meet the needs and foster the mission of the College.
All employees of MassBay are expected to work collegially and collaboratively within a community that values and celebrates diversity.
Required Qualifications:
  • Earned at least a grade "B" in the subject(s) they tutor;
  • Overall grade point average of 3.0;
  • Faculty Referral form completed by the instructor or department chairperson; and
  • Good communication skills - able to get along with a wide range of personalities and academic skill levels.

Additional Information:
Salary Range: $15.00 per hour
Classification Type: Temporary Employee
Application Deadline: August 1, 2021, or thereafter until filled.
Staff
This is a grant funded position, and position is contingent on funding.
Final candidates are required to provide sealed transcripts and/or certifications.
Hiring is contingent upon a successful CORI clearance.
Massachusetts Bay Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran or military status, genetic information, gender identity, or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation, or sexual violence shall be referred to the College’s for Affirmative Action and/or Title IX Coordinator, Lisa MacDonald, Director of Equity Compliance, lmacdonald@massbay.edu, (781) 239-3147, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights.

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