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Academic Support Center Tutoring - Peer Tutor, Tutor I, Tutor II, Tutor III, Tutor IV

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

To be considered for a position at Pellissippi State, you must create an on-line application. Your skills, abilities, qualifications, and years of experience will be evaluated using only what is recorded on your application. Please note: attaching a resume does not substitute for completion of the application form. Part-time work experience is calculated at 50% of full-time experience. Scan and attach required documents (diploma, GED, transcripts, certifications), and resume to the online application in Word or PDF format (less than 2 MB in size). Please note: to scan, upload, or attach documents, a computer and scanner are available at the Hardin Valley Campus Educational Resources Center, if needed.

Posting Details

Posting Text

Title Academic Support Center Tutoring - Peer Tutor, Tutor I, Tutor II, Tutor III, Tutor IV
Position Title Academic Support Center Tutoring - Peer Tutor, Tutor I, Tutor II, Tutor III, Tutor IV
Department PSCC-Academic Services
Position Summary

Tutor students in order to improve their academic performance.

Typical Duties and Responsibilities

90% – Tutor students individually and in groups. Adapt tutoring methods to meet students’ varying needs and interests. Tutor through questioning, discussion, and demonstration.
5% – Complete tutor training activities and required paperwork.
3% – Confer with other tutors and teachers to resolve students’ problems.
2% – Communicate with Academic Support personnel.

Note: the College reserves the right to change or reassign job duties, or combine positions at any time.

Required Qualifications

A. Approval by department dean and/or program coordinator in subject areas is mandatory for all tutors. Referral letters may be requested.
B. Unofficial transcripts must be provided that show minimum qualifications.
C. Applicant must be dependable, professional, and trust worthy.
D. Applicant must have interpersonal skills, tact, patience, and courtesy.

Preferred Qualifications
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Work Characteristics

A. A degree is not required, but the candidate must have successfully completed the class(es) that he/she will be tutoring and received a grade of B or better in the class.
B. A math tutor does not have to have a degree, but the candidate must have successfully completed the next higher class for the subject that will be tutored and received a grade of B or better in that class. For example, in order to tutor Calculus II, a candidate must have completed Calculus III and received a B or better in that class.
C. Skills in both verbal and written communication are required.
D. Ability to adjust to different learning styles is critical.
E. Tutors must be able to utilize some computer applications, including use of the Internet.

NON-ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

A. Greet students entering Academic Support Centers.
B. Knowledge of PSCC coursework and requirements.
C. Enforce rules for behavior.
D. Publicize tutoring by going to classrooms and explaining services in the ASCs.
E. Multi-tasking abilities.
F. Perform related duties as assigned.

Pay Rate Amount of pay per hour according to academic level. Peer Tutor (Student/No Degree) $ 8.50, Tutor I (Associate’s Degree) $10.00, Tutor II (Bachelor’s Degree) $12.00, Tutor III (Master’s Degree) $14.00, Tutor IV (PhD) $16.00
Posting Date 06/26/2017
Closing Date
Open until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

To be considered for a position at Pellissippi State, you must create an on-line application. Your skills, abilities, qualifications, and years of experience will be evaluated using only what is recorded on your application. Please note: attaching a resume does not substitute for completion of the application form. Part-time work experience is calculated at 50% of full-time experience. Scan and attach required documents (diploma, GED, transcripts, certifications), and resume to the online application in Word or PDF format (less than 2 MB in size). Please note: to scan, upload, or attach documents, a computer and scanner are available at the Hardin Valley Campus Educational Resources Center, if needed.

Type of Appointment
FLSA Status
Employment Category Clerical/Support
Location Pellissippi State Community College (Knoxville)
Location of Position Tutors will work from one or more of the five Pellissippi State campuses.
Posting Number 002944

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Unofficial Transcript
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Additional Document (s)