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Position Information

Position Title

Academic Tutor, Accounting

Position Type



Library and Learning Resources



Union/Non Union


Full Time or Part Time

Part Time



Salary Range

Hiring Salary Range

$15.02 - $16.52

Fixed Term/Tenure Track (Faculty Only)

Regular or Temporary


Job Description Summary

Works in conjunction with faculty tutors to provide 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

  • Under 18 with work permit, high school diploma or equivalent. 12 to 18 months experience or required course work/certification as outlined below
  • Completion of the courses tutored with a grade of an A or B, or professional experience equivalent to a grade of an A or B in the courses tutored
  • Must be able to communicate and explain complex topics effectively in spoken and written standard
    • English
  • 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.
  • Must be able to work in both a one-on-one and a small group setting.
Preference will be given to candidates who can cover the following courses:
Accounting 1000 – Fundamentals of Accounting
Accounting 1001 – Principles of Accounting I
Accounting 1002 – Principles of Accounting II
Accounting 2001 – Intermediate Accounting I
Accounting 2002 – - Intermediate Accounting II
Accounting 2210 – Federal Income Tax for Individuals


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.
  • Performs other duties as assigned
Job Requirements

Must have the use of sensory skills in order to effectively communicate and interact with other employees and the public through the use of the telephone and personal contact as normally defined by the ability to see, read, talk, hear, handle, or feel objects and controls. Physical capability 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.

  • Must be able to commit to the assigned weekly schedule not to exceed 18 hours per week. Work schedule subject to change based on department needs. Must be able to work a flexible work schedule including some evening and weekend hours.
  • 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.
  • Please make sure to include transcripts with your application that show the grades you received in the courses mentioned above.
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

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.
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. * Do you meet the requirements listed under the 'education and experience' section?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * 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. Will you require sponsorship to work in the United States?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * 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
  5. How did you hear about this employment opportunity? If you selected 'Other' please indicate source:

    (Open Ended Question)

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

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