Antelope Valley College
Tutoring Specialist -Short Term Hourly
Salary: $23.00 Hourly
Complete job description and application available
online at: http://184.108.40.206/counter.php?id=204267
Under the direction of an assigned supervisor, provides a
variety of specialized learning support services to students in
designated Learning Center programs; trains and provides work
direction to assigned students or volunteer tutors and other
student and hourly employees; performs other related duties as may
E = indicates essential duties of the position
• Performs a variety of specialized learning support services to
students in a designated Learning Center programs; explains and
demonstrates concepts and creates or modifies materials as
necessary; discusses and resolves employee and student problems,
issues, and need. (E)
• Coordinates, schedules and administers tests, drills and other
evaluation tools; determines appropriate skill level and recommends
resources for improvement, including print, audio-visual, computer
and tutorial resources. (E)
• Creates and maintains individual student files; inputs
information into a database; updates student progress according to
established procedures. (E)
• Supervises student or volunteer tutors and other student and
hourly employees; schedules tutoring appointments to tutor
availability; recruits, interviews and screens new tutors; trains
tutors on computer hardware and software applications; maintains
records of tutor work hours, payroll and related personnel files;
evaluates tutors’ performance; schedules training and tutoring;
contacts tutees and tutors regarding absences or rescheduling.
• Operates and maintains computers in the designated lab;
troubleshoot program malfunctions; loads and unloads software;
selects software in conjunction with the Learning Center
Technician, faculty, and other personnel; assists students with
computer operations as necessary. (E)
• Updates and tracks students’ progress; confers with faculty
and staff about how to better serve students. (E)
• Collects, analyzes, and interprets data regarding student
attendance and tutorial programs; conducts database research and
prepares reports to discuss with faculty and staff. (E)
• Develops and modifies flyers, forms, and documents for use in
• Operates a variety of equipment related to the tutor center,
including computers and software applications, web site,
calculators, audio-visual equipment and others. (E)
• Designs program Web pages using established IT standards.
• Maintains current knowledge of tutoring and learning theory,
instructional/software, Internet, video, conferencing, distance
education, and multimedia equipment used in support and tutoring
• Orders, receives and stores supplies, materials and equipment;
maintains inventories to assure adequate levels; prepares and
maintains related records and reports.
• Provides students with a variety of college services and
referrals as appropriate. (E)
• Coordinates with co-workers and faculty a marketing plan for
the programs and the Learning Center.
• Tracks and projects budgets and operates programs accordingly
and assist in seeking other funding sources.
• Assists in conducting professional student tutor training
using established industry standards.
• Conducts programs specific workshops for students and
• Maintains work areas in a clean, safe and orderly
• Performs related duties as assigned.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Any combination
equivalent to: two years of college-level course work in one or
more specific subject area and two years practical experience in
area of specialization.
• Tutoring/learning theory and practice with
• Principles, practices, procedures and equipment of an assigned
instructional support labs.
• Providing care and security of equipment, materials and
• Basic computer operations, maintenance, and repair.
• Principles and practices of providing work direction and
• Record-keeping techniques.
• Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and
• District organization, operations, policies and
• Technical aspects of an assigned subject area.
• Oral and written communication skills.
• Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
• Develop and maintains effective working
• To work effectively with minimal direction or supervision on a
variety of tasks concurrently while meeting established
deadlines and changing priorities.
• Perform specialized and technical duties to assure efficient
• Provide information and assistance to a diverse student and
• Interpret, apply, and explain rules, regulations, policies,
• Assure the care and security of equipment, materials and
• Maintain learning equipment in proper working order.
• Understand and follow oral and written directions.
• Work independently with little direction.
• Exercise judgment in complex matters.
• Foster an environment that is sensitive to the needs of a
• Anticipate and adjust for fluctuations in workload, schedules,
• Work confidentially with discretion.
• Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
• Establish and maintain effective working relationships with
• Meet schedules and time lines and anticipate and adjust for
fluctuations in workload and schedules, etc.
• Organizes and assembles data.
• Maintain records and prepare reports.
• Train and provide work direction to others.
WORK DIRECTION, LEAD AND SUPERVISORY
RESPONSIBILITIES: Provides work direction to student
workers and hourly workers.
For a complete listing and details of all open positions
and how to apply, select the HR & Employment link on the AVC
Web site at https://www.avc.edu/administration/hr/employment
or contact the Human Resources Office at (661) 722-6311;
Voice/Relay, (661) 722-6300 x. 6360, 3041 West Avenue K, Lancaster,