Professional Tutor - Part-Time



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Professional Tutor - Part-Time

  • 492335
  • Florence
  • Staff
  • Part-time
  • Gateway Community & Technical College

Title: Professional Tutor - Part-Time

Salary Range: $14.00/hour

Contract Term Length: Not Applicable

Standard Hours: 10 hours per week

Work Location: Hybrid

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

College: Gateway Community & Technical College

Campus Location: Gateway - Boone

Department: Student Affairs

Job Summary

Gateway Community and Technical College invites applications for Professional Tutors. Professional Tutors work with students in a variety of formats on course content, including help with homework assignments and preparing for tests and quizzes, with a special concentration on learning the basic skills needed to master course content. It is the goal of the tutor to assist students in developing the learning skills necessary to master the academic subject matter. Tutors may work in a variety of ways, including embedded within a class on campus or online, open walk-in times, and online tutoring. The tutor will work one-on-one or with a small group of students and document their interactions. Tutors will also be asked to create and facilitate success workshops covering topics related to their tutoring field dependent on the courses that relate to their subject area. Professional tutors will be expected to lead the field of professional development, with continuing education and presenting at trainings and meetings.
Work hours (shift) will be: various Number of hours per week: maximum of 15
This position will be 80% online, with 20% of work on campus - safe at work guidelines must be followed.
May work at various campus and center locations

Job Duties:

• Create and maintain relationships with key faculty members per course division
• Seeking out and engaging in professional development opportunities – 4 hours per semester
• Respecting the Gateway Student Code of Conduct at all times
• Act as content liaison, representing the needs of all tutors in specified subject
• Engage in and maintain prompt communication with the coordinator and team
• Maintain a positive and welcoming attitude with students, regardless of their frustrations and/or demeanor
• Be on time, present, and prepared for every scheduled tutoring session
• Exhibit signs of active listening
• Promote success and give positive encouragement to students for objectives reached
• Maintain confidential relationships between tutor and student
• Remain professional at all times, exhibiting professional dress standards and professionalism with technology
• Use resources and refer when necessary
• Consult with the Coordinator on difficult students’ progress and any reportable circumstances
• Participate in all training sessions and required professional development
• Reach out to students referred to tutoring
• Report accurately all hours worked on the appropriate electronic payroll forms and submit by deadlines (15th and 30th of each month)
• Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

• Associate’s degree, or two (2) years or more of full-time college coursework equivalent required
• Tutors must demonstrate competencies in the courses for which they wish to tutor
• Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher required from a previously obtained degree
• 2 recommendations from previous faculty members or supervisors
• Patience, kindness, dependability, and a strong interest in helping others
• Strong interpersonal communication skills
• Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and reiterate course content.
• Prior tutoring experience – at least 1 semester or 5 months of experience from another university or organization
• Understanding of subject matter relevant to students’ need
• Understanding of Gateway student population and needs presented
• Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
• Experience in and understanding of the importance of working with students from diverse populations.
• Excellent organizational skills; high attention to detail; independent; self-motivated; able to work in a fast-paced, changing environment.
• Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to communicate with many individuals at all levels throughout the internal college environment as well as external business and community partners, representing his/her self in a professional and courteous manner.
• Ability to communicate clearly verbally and, in writing.
• Ability to multi-task, work under deadlines, and prioritize projects to meet deadlines with high levels of efficiency and accuracy.
• Must have proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook)

Preferred Qualifications:

• Experience in and understanding of the importance of working with students from diverse populations.
• Experience working at the community college level.

About Us:

Gateway Community and Technical College is located in Northern Kentucky - part of the Greater Cincinnati Region and is Northern Kentucky’s only public, accredited, comprehensive two-year institution. Gateway offers high-quality, targeted education to meet the personal and professional needs of students, and contribute to the economic development of the region.

Gateway is an equal educational and employment opportunity institution and we are committed to creating a campus environment that values the exploration, appreciation, and celebration of diversity while promoting inclusiveness, multiculturalism, and global awareness.

KY law requires state and national pre-employment background checks as a condition of employment.

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