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Mathematics & Science Tutor Mentors P/T LEAPS STEM Grant-South (Re-posted)

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Position Information

Job Title Mathematics & Science Tutor Mentors P/T LEAPS STEM Grant-South (Re-posted)
Department Vice President for Resource Development
Position Type Part Time/Temp
Position Grade
Position Level (Faculty Only)
Step Range
Salary Range $9.10
Pay Basis Per Hour
Hours Per Week 19
Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The Tutor reports directly to the LEAPS STEM Articulation grant Project Director. The tutor assists students in the LEAPS STEM project at LCC needing academic support in subject matter or improving skills necessary for effective university-level learning.

This is a temporary position will end on or before September 30, 2021 contingent upon availability of grant funds.

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

1. The mathematics/science tutor will assist students with one-to-one reviews and group explanations of assignments.
2. The tutor will also help students understand instructor and classroom expectations, clarify information presented by the instructor.
3. Provide additional practice problems to reinforce concepts, and guide students to appropriate supplemental material for added explanations.
4. Tutors must complete a daily reflection, hour and activity log due at the end of each day.
5. Maintains logs while keeping students’ confidentiality.
6. Performs other duties as assigned by the LEAPS STEM Project Director, Academic Advisors, and Degree works coordinator.

Position Reports To Project Director
Required Qualifications

Current college or university student with successful completion of courses tutored (A or B).

Preferred Qualifications

Tutoring experience.
Recommendation from an instructor of specific area being tutored.

Certificates/Licenses and Skills

None.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Mathematics/Science Tutors must exhibit:
•Effective, positive, and clear face-to-face communication
•Solid independent and collaborative work ethic
•Professional demeanor at all times in attitude and dress
•Basic computer and AV equipment skills
•Responsibility, dependability, and punctuality

Prerequisite for employment
•Strong academic record with a GPA of 3.0 or better
•Upperclassman or graduate standing
•Ability to keep work schedule of 15-19 hours a week
•Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
•Available for regularly scheduled meetings and trainings when necessary (paid)

Physical Demands

Clear speech for modeling with students.

Supervision Exercised

None.

Work Environment

Inside Work-in a well lighted and air conditioned area.

Safety

Required to work safely and follow safety rules. Report unsafe working conditions and behavior. Take reasonable and prudent actions to prevent others from engaging in unsafe practices.

Special Conditions

Other duties may be assigned by immediate supervisor. May be required to work outside regular working hours. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. May be required to work at a different college work site or campus as needed.

Requesting hiring departments will have access to your application and will contact you directly with specific job details should a position become available.

EEO Statement

In compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Executive Order 11246 and Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Laredo Community College is open to all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, or national origin who are otherwise eligible for admission as students. Furthermore, Laredo Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and no applicant or employee will be discriminated against because of race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability or national origin. This institution will not enter knowingly into any contractual agreement for services or supplies with any firm failing to follow fair employment practices.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number PT00092
Number of Vacancies 6
Open Date 12/16/2016
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
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Foreign Degrees

Foreign degrees require an evaluation for United States equivalency from an approved stated education agency or having membership with the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES). Transcripts issued outside the United States of America require a course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. This report must be attached to your online application at the time of applying. For your convenience, we have provided the following links to assist you in complying with this requirement. However, you may use any other certified transcript evaluation service. http://tea.texas.gov/Texas_Educators/Certification/Out-of-State_Certification/Foreign_Credential_Evaluation_Services/ http://www.naces.org/members.htm

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Laredo Community College requires a background check for all positions which means a Criminal Background Check and references are required. Are you willing to have such checks conducted in order to be considered for employment?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have the required education in the related area as stated in the job posting?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * List the Diploma/Degree(s) related to the position you are applying for.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Do you have the required work experience in the related area as stated in the job posting?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Please describe, your skills and the number of years of experience as they relate to this position.

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Transcripts/Certificates
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Letter of Recommendation 1
  4. Letter of Recommendation 2
  5. Letter of Recommendation 3