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Part-Time Learning Assistance Services (LAS) Tutoring Instructor

Southwestern College (CA)
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jul 25, 2023

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Administrative, Student Affairs, Other Student Affairs
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Employment Type
Part Time

Part-Time Learning Assistance Services (LAS) Tutoring Instructor

Southwestern Community College District

Work Site: 900 Otay Lakes Road, Chula Vista, CA 91910

Department: Learning Assistance Services

District Values
Incumbents in District positions are expected to exhibit an equity-minded focus, responsiveness, and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, and employees, including those with physical or learning disabilities, and successfully foster and support an inclusive educational and employment environment.

Under the direction of the Dean, Instructional Support Services in collaboration with Learning Assistance Services (LAS) faculty coordinator, oversee the face to face and online activities of tutors assigned to Academic Success Center or other designated learning center at the Higher Education Centers.

  • Monitor tutor and tutee interactions. Provide guidance in creating and ensuring productive interaction which leads to successful tutor sessions.
  • Assist LAS tutors in meeting their designated responsibilities. Assist and remind tutors of LAS timelines for tutor diaries, evaluations, and other forms and materials.
  • Assist students in the use of the Pay-For-Print (PFP) system including how to use the card management center to place funds on an individual or guest PFP account
  • Provide tutoring assistance, instruction, and guidance to students and instructors in the use of the Internet including how to search for, evaluate and cite information.
  • Provide instruction, guidance and assistance in the use of the SARS (multi-user scheduling program) system including how to log on, entering and scheduling appointments and selecting the type of tutorial services provided.
  • Serve as a liaison between the designated ITC, the LAS Coordinator, District Tutorial Coordinator, and the HEC deans, promptly informing each of issues or problems that need to be addressed.
  • Assist with LAS presentations and workshops as needed. Prepares written materials for distribution to promote tutorial services.
  • Provide tutoring within subject areas designated in the instructor's B.A, B.S, M.A., or Ph.D. degrees and in concordance with the Minimum Qualifications for Faculty and Administrators in California Community College and Title 5 regulations.
  • Maintain familiarity with and provide instruction, guidance, and assistance to students and instructors on the use of Canvas and/or other college designated course software, used for online and hybrid courses. use of a variety of software applications, including but not limited to those programs used in computer labs across the campus.
  • Demonstrated sensitivity to a diverse population of students and staff in terms of academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic background.

Knowledge and Abilities:

Education and Experience:

Minimum Qualifications: (Faculty and Academic Administrator Positions Only)
A master’s degree level discipline in which learning assistance or tutoring is provided at the college where the coordinator is employed.

Desirable Qualifications:
  • Experience tutoring (individual and/or group) and/or tutoring programs.
  • Complete ED 100: Tutor Training—Level 1 to become familiar with the application of the philosophy and strategies of effective tutoring, particularly the use of The Twelve Step Tutoring Cycle in individual tutoring and a computer lab setting.

$68.76-$75.42 per lecture hour AND $57.08-$62.60 per lab hour (part-time/overload) non-instructional.Finalized Salary Placement is based on units beyond a bachelor’s degree with a master’s degree conferred.

Start Date

As soon as the successful candidate is identified and following the subsequent governing board approval.

Screening Deadline

Work Schedule:
Successful candidate may be assigned to any of the campus sites (Chula Vista, National City, Otay Mesa, and/or San Ysidro).

Additional Information:
We regret we are unable to accept faxed, e-mailed, mailed, or hand delivered application materials. Only complete application materials submitted through SWC online system will be accepted. To complete and submit your application for this position, please visit our online employment website at All required information must be submitted online before the review date and time indicated on the job posting.

A confirmation number will be assigned if your application packet has been successfully submitted. Assistance with the online application process is available through the Human Resources Office at 900 Otay Lakes Road, Chula Vista, CA 91910; telephone: (619) 482-6395 or e-mail to

It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to ensure that all application materials are received by the review deadline date. A separate, complete application packet is required for each position for which you are applying for. All materials included in your application packet become District property, will not be returned, will not be copied, and will be considered for this opening only.

Candidates selected for employment with Southwestern Community College District must be fingerprinted by an electronic fingerprinting service (i.e. LiveScan) within 10 days of employment; provide clearance of tuberculosis (dated within the past 4 years and renewed every four years as a condition of continued employment) within 60 days of employment; provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

In addition to the above, for Faculty/Administrator positions (only), successful candidate must submit official (sealed) college transcripts confirming date degree conferred and/or a valid CA Community College Credential.

Reasonable accommodations will be provided to candidates with verified disabilities. Accommodation requests should be made at the time the interview appointment is scheduled.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer and in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Southwestern Community College District will make reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities.

The Southwestern Community College District shall not discriminate against any person in employment or in any program affiliated with the District on the basis of age, ancestry, color, ethnic group identification, national origin, religion, race, sex, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or on the basis of these perceived characteristics, or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

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If you would like to receive a hard copy of the Annual Security Report, which contains this information, you can stop by the SWC College Police Department or you can request that a copy be mailed to you by calling (619) 482-6390.

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