Staff Positions

Posting date 04.19.2013

Tutor - Business Courses (part-time)

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Monitor Student Progress
  • Give individual attention and show empathy and genuine concern in order to build rapport and develop mutual respect
  • Assess needs and develop tutoring strategies that include techniques appropriate for student’s learning style and preferred sensory input mode
  • Keep accurate attendance records and turn in weekly attendance reports and time cards and other paperwork as requested
  • Attend tutor meetings and tutor training sessions
  • Communicate with LSS office staff about matters that need to be brought to their attention
  • Break down complex concepts into simpler components, relate material to different situations, give examples, help tutee think through procedures
  • Make learning subject matter interesting
  • Demonstrate flexibility and awareness of individual preferences in order to match tutoring style to student’s needs
  • Listen to what students say without judgment or censure; be tolerant of divergent beliefs and values
  • Support students in managing/organizing their time and space
  • Guide students in dealing with aspects of their college learning experience such as lectures, textbooks, assignments, term papers, etc.
  • Encourage students to set goals and be responsible for their education
  • Provide structure, encouragement, and hope in order to foster success
  • Be patient: ask questions in order to help students discover answers, wait for students to work out solutions
  • Work with faculty by reinforcing and enhancing instructor’s material/methods
  • Offer suggestions for successful study habits
  • Encourage students to get clear on assignments with instructors
  • Discuss tutor and student expectations
  • Maintain student confidentiality

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

  • College degree preferred
  • In-depth knowledge in subject area
  • 5 or more years tutoring experience
  • Flexibility
  • Patience
  • Ability to work without supervision
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work as a team member toward the common goal of serving LSS students

Rate:  $10.00-$11.16/hr

Schreiner University
Human Resources Office
CMB 6233
2100 Memorial Blvd.
Kerrville, Texas 78028
hr@schreiner.edu
 
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