Professional Tutor, Biology A & P
Requisition #: 2017  -  1570
Posting Date: 6/29/2017
Appointment Period:
Contracts for regular positions are renewable each June 30th after successful completion of probationary period.(Unless otherwise specified)
The Center for Academic Engagement Professional Tutor provides tutoring to enhance the learning of students in specific subject areas. 
As a provider of learning support, the Professional Tutor responds to the individual needs of students by personalizing tutoring strategies and methodologies.
Essential Duties/Functions:
* Use a variety of instructional techniques in tutoring sessions to meet students’ learning needs.

* Integrate effective study and learning strategies to maximize students’ potential for academic progress.

* Conduct group tutoring sessions and workshops.

* Collaborate with Center for Academic Engagement staff, faculty, student support services staff, and other college constituents to deliver a comprehensive learning support program.

* Maintain a positive, learner-centered, and professional environment. 

* Develop resources for student, faculty, and staff use. 

* Follow and communicate Center for Academic Engagement policies and procedures. 

* Keep accurate records of tutoring sessions. 

* Participate in professional development opportunities to enhance learning support skills. 

* Promote the college’s tutoring program during outreach activities and events. 

* Demonstrate and model the college’s employability skills: adaptability, communication, information processing, problem solving, responsibility, and teamwork.

Educational & Certification Requirements:
Minimum requirements: 

* Associate degree from a regionally accredited postsecondary institution or junior status at a regionally accredited four-year college or university 

* Demonstrated expertise in Anatomy and Physiology 

Preferred requirements: 

* Bachelor’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited postsecondary institution

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Professional Experience:
Minimum requirements: 

* Previous experience providing learning support and/or instruction 

Preferred requirements: 

* Three years of experience providing learning support and/or instruction 

* Previous work experience in an educational institution 

* Experience tutoring and/or instructing English language learners 

* Experience tutoring and/or instructing students with disabilities 

* Proficiency in using learning management systems (e.g., Moodle, Blackboard) 

The Professional Tutor shall possess an understanding of and commitment to the nature and role of the Community College, particularly its “open door” policy.  He/she shall have demonstrated personal and professional competence for the responsibilities assigned.  The Professional Tutor must be able to: 

1.       Multi-task 

2.       Respect diversity and promote an inclusive, culturally responsive environment 

3.       Adapt to changing procedures, protocols, or assignments 

4.       Communicate and promote the Center for Academic Engagement with a wide range of individuals and constituents

Departmental/Job Specific Requirements:

Mandatory GTCC Trainings (upon initial hire) and annual updates as required; other required trainings may be added as needed):  

  1. Reporting Requirements  
  2. Discrimination & Anti-Harassment (within 30 days of hire; annual refresher thereafter)  
  3. Shooter on Campus (within 30 days of hire; annual refresher thereafter)
  4. Personal Information Protection (within 30 days of hire; annual refresher thereafter)
  5. Ethics and Social Responsibility (within 30 days of hire; annual refresher thereafter)
Working Conditions:
1.       Must be able to get to other offices, buildings, campus locations and off-site locations as necessary to complete requirements of the job.

2.       Must be able to work flexible hours.  

3.       Physical requirements include periods of sitting at a computer and standing. 

4.       Must be able to lift, pull/push and carry up to 20 pounds.


  1. Criminal history checks, with acceptable results, are required.
Additional Duties & Responsibilities:
* Participate in job-related workshops and training to enhance job performance.

* Perform all duties as assigned by supervisor. 


**All GTCC job descriptions reflect duties and responsibilities of the particular job and are subject to change with limited notice.

Application Deadline:

  Open until an adequate pool of applicants is received
How to Apply:
A GTCC application must be submitted in order to be considered. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing an application form. When applying for a position that requires a degree, copies of unofficial transcripts must be attached to a completed application.

*If your education credentials are from a country outside of the United States & if you are extended an offer of employment you will be required to submit a translation/evaluation of your transcript.

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As an Equal Opportunity Employer, GTCC is strongly committed to diversity & welcomes applications from all qualified candidates, particularly minorities and faculty under-represented in higher education. EOE

Applicants must be immediately eligible to work legally in the United Sates at the time of application. Guilford Technical Community College does not sponsor any VISAs.
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