Academic Tutor

Employer
Prince George's Community College
Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Oct 18, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Mathematics, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Instructional Technology & Design (Campus), Student Affairs, Academic Advising & Academic Support Services, Disabled Student Services
Employment Type
Part Time
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Position Information

Position Title

Academic Tutor

Position Type

Staff

Department

Library Resources

FLSA

Non-Exempt

Union/Non Union

Non Union

Full Time or Part Time

Part Time

Grade

4

Salary Range

Hiring Salary Range

$15.02 to $16.52/hourly

Fixed Term/Tenure Track (Faculty Only)

Regular or Temporary

Temporary

Job Description Summary

Assist students learn mathematics, and learn to use technology that supports the learning of mathematics in the Mathematics Learning Center. Responsible for maintaining an effective mathematics learning and supportive environment within the center.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. High school diploma or equivalent.
  2. 12 to 18 months related experience or course work/certification.
  3. Minimum of two college mathematics courses at an accredited college or university with a grade of “A” or “B” starting at College Algebra or higher. Experience with the use of TI-83/83+/84/84+ graphing calculators, computers, and web-based instructional support materials and software.



Criteria

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. Candidates for this position who are invited for an interview will be asked to demonstrate their tutoring effectiveness in a simulated pedagogical situation. In addition to the criteria listed below, other information gained from and observations made during the interview process, including the review committee’s assessment of a simulated tutoring performance, may be considered in the selection process.
  • Assists and tutors individual and small groups of students learn mathematics in the MLC
  • Assists and tutors individual and small groups of students learn to use graphing calculators, computers and web-based instructional support materials and software to support mathematics learning in the MLC
  • Assists the manager by participating in the delivery of mathematical workshops for students in the MLC
  • Assists the manager in maintaining a safe, secure, and organized learning environment within the MLC during specified hours
  • Assists the manager in maintaining rules, policies, and procedures of the MLC during specified hours
  • Supports an attractive, clean, and functional learning environment in the MLC
  • Responsible for holding keys to the classroom and lab, and opening/closing MLC to students, faculty, and staff
  • Works Collaboratively with students, faculty, and staff of the Division of the Library & Learning Resources, the Division of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, and the Department of Mathematics
  • Sensitive to the needs of a culturally diverse community and student body and sensitive to the needs of students requesting assistance
  • Responsible for for complying with all college required mandated training within the prescribed timeline
  • Performs related duties as assigned
Job Requirements

  1. Must be able to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends.
  2. Ability to effectively communicate in spoken and written Standard English.
  3. Must be responsible and dependable.
  4. As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation showing your identity and that you are a U. S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.


Is Background Check Required?

Yes

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

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number

PGCC167411/12

Open Date

10/18/2021

Close Date

Open Until Filled

Yes

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

Prince George’s Community College values the safety of its students, faculty, and staff. As part of that commitment, the College has announced effective October 21, 2021, all students, faculty, and staff must be vaccinated against COVID -19 or tested for the virus weekly. As a prospective or new employee, you will be required to comply with this mandate and all the necessary safety protocols, including wearing a mask. Please direct your questions related to the vaccination, testing, mask mandates, and requirements for exemptions to VMPO@pgcc.edu .

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 have 12 to 18 months of related experience? See minimum qualifications for this position.
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Briefly describe your experience referenced in the previous question. Do not enter 'See Resume'

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Please describe the extent of your flexibility in approaching students’ instructional needs and creativity in employing a variety of instructional modes.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * 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
  6. 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. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter


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