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Part-Time Professional Math Tutor
Summary
Title:Part-Time Professional Math Tutor
ID:1020
Department:Learning Resource Services
Division:Information Services
Location:Main Campus
Closing Date:08/10/2018
Description

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Division: Information Services
Department: Learning Resource Services
Job title: Part-Time Professional Math Tutor
Reports to: Director of the Learning Commons
Supervises: none
Position type: Part-time, under 29 hours per week
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
 

JOB PURSPOSE
This position reports directly to the Director of the Learning Commons and shall provide group and one-on-one math tutoring. The Professional Math Tutor will work morning/early afternoons Monday through Thursday, some Fridays and Saturdays.  The employee will not work more than 29 hours per week. Flexible work hours including some evenings and weekends are a must.
 

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide group and individual math tutoring to drop-in students who are currently enrolled in KCKCC math courses. (90% of functional responsibilities are devoted to tutoring)
  • Provide one-on-one assistance to students who need intensive tutoring in math courses.
  • Recommend software programs and additional technology that will benefit students who require math tutoring.
  • Conduct classroom visits to share services with students and faculty.
  • Develop and facilitate workshops to support student learning.
  • Create and maintain handouts to assist in student learning.
  • Participate in ongoing tutor training.
  • Prepare and submit requested reports detailing services provided. 
  • Inform supervisor of any problems.
  • Consult with Learning Services faculty and staff for assistance with unique student situations.
  • Consult with faculty concerning students’ lack of progress, when appropriate.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. 


REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Ability to make a determination of students’ problems with math, and develop and implement a plan to provide necessary assistance. 
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality in accordance with FERPA required.
  • Ability to work with a variety of individuals, including students, staff and faculty with an understanding and an appreciation for the philosophy and mission of an urban, open-door, comprehensive community college.
  • Must possess strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work with other tutors, staff, and faculty.
  • Ability to work with two or more tutees in a tutoring session.
  • Ability to establish a supportive relationship with tutees.
  • Ability to sufficiently operate computer and office equipment, with or without reasonable accommodation.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Math, Science or related field required, Masters preferred. Consideration will be provided for candidates with secondary teaching certification in math and/or a minimum of 12 credit hours of college credit in math.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • One to three (1-3) years’ experience in teaching, tutoring, or providing support services in an academic setting preferred.
  • Experience in post-secondary setting preferred.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand and talk or hear and sometimes walk and sit.  Occasionally the employee will bend or twist at the neck more than the average person.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee may occasionally push or lift items.  The employee is directly responsible for safety, wellbeing, and work output.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision such as the ability to read handwritten or typed material, and the ability to adjust focus. The position requires the individual to meet multiple demands from several people and interact with the public and other staff.

SALARY  $14.42 per hour.
 

WORK SCHEDULE
Will work mornings/early afternoons: Monday- Thursday, some Fridays and Saturdays.  Varying hours to meet operational needs.

 

To Apply Submit:

  • Kansas City Kansas Community College employment application online found at WWW.KCKCC.EDU, click on Services then select Employment Opportunities for a list of positions applying for.
  • Applicants are to thoroughly complete the online application (do not reference resume) and attach the required transcript (s).  Unofficial transcripts will be accepted for the online application process.  Most unofficial transcripts can be downloaded from college/university websites and must show degree awarded, course work, and conferral date. Official transcripts for all the degree (s) awarded must be submitted to Human Resources within 10 days of offer of employment.
  • Three (3) professional references with phone number and email addresses are required.
  • College screening committee is responsible for application review and interviews. The final candidate (s) selected to be hired will be made by the hiring supervisor.
  • Successful completion of a background check on all persons recommended for employment is required.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: August 10, 2018, then open until filled.

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the essential functions that will be required of position given this title and should not be construed as a declaration of specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees will be assigned specific job related duties through their hiring department. Specific job related duties assigned by hiring department shall be consistent with the representative essential functions listed above and shall not be expanded in role or scope.

 

KCKCC is an Equal Employment Opportunity Institution.

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