Academic Tutor (Spanish)

Prince George's Community College
Maryland, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Aug 10, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, Foreign Languages & Literatures, Administrative, Student Affairs, Academic Advising & Academic Support Services
Employment Type
Part Time
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Position Information

Position Title

Academic Tutor (Spanish)

Position Type



Library and Learning Resources



Union/Non Union

Non Union

Full Time or Part Time

Part Time



Salary Range

Hiring Salary Range

$15.02 - $16.52 / Hourly

Fixed Term/Tenure Track (Faculty Only)

Regular or Temporary


Job Description Summary

The academic tutor provides individualized instructional services to students enrolled at Prince George’s Community College. The services provided include individual tutoring,
use of computer software, and other forms of individualized small group instruction.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Under 18 with a work permit, high school diploma, or equivalent.
  2. 12 to 18 months related experience or required course work/certification
  3. Must be able to work in both a one-on-one and a small group setting.
  4. Must be able to communicate and explain complex topics effectively in spoken and written standard English
  5. Completion of the courses listed below with a grade of an A or B, or professional experience equivalent to a grade of an A or B in the courses tutored
  6. Must be willing to work with students both in person and virtually while working on-site at the Largo campus

  • Must be able to work flexible hours
  • Must be prompt and follow the guidelines set forth in the Tutoring Center handbook.
  • Must be able to perform detailed work independently, as well as in a team environment.
  • Must have outstanding customer service skills and be able to deal with a variety of personalities.
  • Must have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office and other software associated with the courses tutored.
Classes that need to be tutored
Spanish 1010 – Spanish for Beginners
Spanish 1020 – Spanish for Advanced Beginners
Spanish 2010 – Intermediate Spanish I
Spanish 2020 – Intermediate Spanish II
Spanish 2040- Advanced conversation


CRITERIA : The following criteria, which are not the sole criteria used in the final hiring decision, will be used to review the applications of those persons who meet the stated minimum qualifications and to select those qualified applicants who will be interviewed. Other information and observations made during the interview process may be considered in the selection process. Please ensure that your application and attached documents address the criteria listed below:

  • Schedules and maintains specific hours devoted to Tutoring Center activities, as approved by the Tutoring Center Coordinator.
  • Maintains a high level of proficiency in the subjects tutored by participating in yearly professional development.
  • Attends all Tutoring Center meetings at the beginning of each semester.
  • Tutors individual students as scheduled by the Tutoring Center staff
  • Conducts small group sessions as scheduled by the Tutoring Center staff.
  • Maintains prescribed written records including but not limited to no-show forms, unscheduled tutoring center forms, and student evaluation forms.
  • Develops familiarity with computers, software, and other individualized instructional materials available in the Tutoring Center.
  • Fills out and signs timesheets as directed by the Timekeeper for the Tutoring Center.
Job Requirements

Must be able to effectively use and operate various items of office related equipment, such as, but not limited to a, personal computer, calculator, copier, and fax machine. No significant climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, and repetitive motions are required for a position as an academic tutor

  • Ability to commit to the assigned weekly schedule not to exceed the number of hours of the position or 18 hours per week. Work schedule is subject to change based on department needs. Must be able to work a flexible work schedule including some evening and weekend hours.
  • Must provide transcripts that show the grade you acquired in each of the courses listed under minimum qualifications.
  • Must be able to effectively communicate in spoken and written Standard English with students, faculty, and staff.
  • As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation showing your identity and proof that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work identity and proof that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.
Is Background Check Required?


Is the incumbent responsible for working with minor children or directly engaging with minor children on campus?


Posting Detail Information

Posting Number


Open Date


Close Date

Open Until Filled


Background Check Statement

Prince George’s Community College is committed to providing a safe campus community. PGCC conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, education verification, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Effective August 8, 2022, Prince George’s Community College’s current vaccine mandate will expire for students, faculty, and staff. Select exceptions may apply. Face coverings will be voluntary campus-wide, including in classrooms and instructional spaces. Although the College will no longer require new employees and students to be vaccinated as a condition of employment or instruction based on current public health conditions, COVID -19 vaccines and boosters are strongly recommended.

The COVID -19 vaccine mandate will remain in effect for areas that operate under a designated governing body, including allied health, athletics, and first responders.

Application Status: You will receive an email acknowledging receipt of your application, upon which time no further communication occurs unless selected for an interview or the position is filled. If recommended for hire, communication is immediately sent to your references listed on your application. Also, you will receive an email notification from HireRight requesting you to submit authorization to complete a background investigation.

Please make sure to include your transcripts that show the grade you acquired in each of the courses listed under minimum qualifications
Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Which of the following best describes your level of completed education? (Education details must be included in your application.)
    • Master's Degree or above from an accredited college/university
    • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college/university
    • Associate's Degree from an accredited college/university
    • One to two years of college credit (30 credit hours is equivalent to one year)
    • Less than 30 credits from an accredited college/university
    • High School Diploma or GED
    • None of the above
  2. * Please be advised that as required by the 1986 Immigration Act, candidates must be prepared to present acceptable documentation showing identity and that you are a U.S. Citizen or an alien who is authorized to work. It is the college's policy that PGCC does not provide sponsorship for prospective employees. Are you seeking sponsorship?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • HERC
    • HigherEd Jobs
    • Hispanic Outlook
    • Indeed
    • Personal Referral
    • PGCC Website
    • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook)
    • The Chronicle of Higher Ed
    • The Washington Post
    • Other: Please indicate below
    • Educause
  4. How did you hear about this employment opportunity? If you selected 'Other' please indicate source:

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Transcripts
  2. Letter of Recommendation 1
  3. Letter of Recommendation 2
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Letter of Recommendation 3
  4. Curriculum Vitae
  5. Certifications - See Minimum Qualifications for type

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