Academic Tutor/Biology LE

Linn-Benton Community College
Oregon, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Sep 29, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Communications, Speech & Rhetoric, Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Adult & Continuing Education Programs, Student Affairs, Academic Advising & Academic Support Services, Disabled Student Services
Employment Type
Part Time


Position Information

Posting Number: S034 Position Type: Learn and Earn, Student Employment Special Notes to Applicants:
As a condition of employment, all new employees are required to be compensated via direct deposit.

LBCC is an Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. Position Title: Academic Tutor/Biology LE Employment Requirement Division/Department: Learning Center Location Remote/On-Site Hybrid Job Summary:
This position performs a variety of tutoring duties depending on the department and assignment.

Required Qualifications:
Knowledge and Skills: Requires strong academic competence in the courses tutored, as determined by course instructor. Must have well-developed interpersonal communication skills and study group facilitation skills. Prefer candidates who are knowledgeable about study skills and group communication theory.

Abilities: Requires the ability to independently perform the essential responsibilities of the position. Must have the ability to learn and employ effective tutoring methods to meet tutor program objectives. Requires the ability to respond sensitively to diverse student needs. Requires ability to communicate clearly and effectively in oral and written English.

Education and Experience: Successful completion of the course(S) you wish to tutor, as demonstrated by a grade of A or B earned within the past one to two years. Satisfactory performance on competency test (for math tutors). Recommendation of an LBCC instructor in the subject area tutoring. Preference will be given to candidates who have

Preferred Qualifications:
Prefer candidates who have experience facilitating group learning experiences.

Prefer candidates who are knowledgeable about study skills and group communication theory. Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:
Must be able to operate a computer and/or other office equipment.

Work is performed indoors with no exposure to safety and health hazards. Considerable time is spent working at a computer. Essential Duties:
1. Meets with students during scheduled times to assist them in learning course material.

2. Facilitates student learning by establishing a supportive environment and helping students identify gaps in their understanding of course concepts.

3. Promotes group tutoring session attendance by regularly notifying students of session schedule. Implements group interaction activities to make sessions helpful to all students.

4. Shows students how to learn, along with what to learn.

5. Offers a variety of approaches or methods to help students understand course concepts.

6. Promotes students’ self-reliance by referring them to textbooks, notes, and other course information sources, and demonstrating how to use them.

7. Ask open-ended questions to check for students’ understanding, giving students adequate time to think. Avoids lecturing on course content and doing students’ homework.

8. Works with students to develop effective problem-solving and critical thinking strategies.

9. Completes scheduled tutor training and participates in additional training and meetings as needed.

Applicant Instructions:
Applications are reviewed for minimum qualifications. In order to be considered, your application must clearly show you meet the minimum qualifications for this position.

U.S. Veterans must attach proof of honorable discharge (Form DD-214, Copy 4) to their application to qualify for veteran’s consideration. Proposed Start Date: 09/19/2022 Full-time or Part-time Part-time Number of hours/week: 8-15 Work Schedule: varies Posting Date: 09/29/2022 Closing Date: Open Until Filled: Yes Salary Grade 10 Salary/Rate
$13.50 per hour Supplemental Questions

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Required Documents
Required Documents Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Academic Transcript
  3. Cover Letter
  4. U. S. Veteran Proof of Honorable Discharge DD-214, Copy 4

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