Tutor Non-Certified – Computer Information Systems (Part Time)

Salt Lake Community College

Position Title: Tutor Non-Certified – Computer Information Systems (Part Time)

Open Internally or Externally: External

If faculty, tenure track status: Not Applicable

Reports to (title): Associate Dean

Department: Computer Sciences and Information Sys (School of Business)-2D2

Requisition Number: P24087

Position Type: New position

Job Category: Part-Time Staff – Variable

FT/PT: Part-time

Initial Work Location: Taylorsville Redwood Campus

Starting Salary: $15.00-$15.49

Job Open Date: 09/22/2023

Job Close Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Priority Review Date:

Job Summary: Tutoring students in CSIS 1020: Computer Essentials and CSIS 2010: Business Computer Proficiency. Please review SLCC catalog (link below) for descriptions of these CSIS courses.Catalog Here

Essential Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Tutors will provide individual or group tutoring to students needing help with homework.
  • Tutors should be familiar with the syllabi for each class they cover, and be willing to work with faculty to ensure they are as effective as possible.
  • Tutors may be required to go to workshops, regular tutor meetings, etc.; and will be expected to fill out weekly reports on tutoring activities.
  • Tutors should never do the student’s homework nor give line by line instructions to avoid creating dependency. The ideal tutor will answer specific questions, work on examples with students, and may provide students with resources such as videos/readings/exercises/etc. so that students can build the skills needed to succeed on their own.
  • Tutors are encouraged (but not required) to enroll in the STEP program offered by the SLCC STEM Learning department.
  • Tutors are encouraged (but not required) to complete training with the Disability Resource Center to better assist students.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties Continued:

Minimum Qualifications: Tutors must have received an B- or higher in the course(s) they will be covering, have a 2.5 or better overall GPA, and be able to provide references as needed.

Preferred Qualifications: Preference is given to applicants who have completed advanced SLCC CSIS courses (or equivalent courses from other schools) with an A or A- grade. Applicants with previous tutoring experience will also be given preference.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Tutors need to demonstrate good listening skills. Each tutor needs to be willing to listen carefully to students’ CSIS concerns/issues, and be capable of identifying the cause.Tutors will need to be able to effectively demonstrate and explain CSIS concepts without doing homework for students.The candidate should also be willing to work with faculty as needed.Tutors need to be able to work and communicate effectively with people from a broad range of diverse backgrounds (academic, socioeconomic, cultural, ethnic background, ability, etc.) so as to maintain good working relationships across the college.Ability to work with all groups in a diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic background of community college students, faculty and staff, including those with disabilities.

Non-Essential Responsibilities and Duties: Tutors are encouraged (but not required) to enroll in the STEP program offered by the SLCC STEM Learning department.Tutors are encouraged (but not required) to complete training with the Disability Resource Center to better assist students.

Special Instructions: Please indicate on your resume if your work experience is full-time or part-time.

SLCC Highlights: Salt Lake Community College is Utah’s largest open-access college with the most diverse student body in the state. We proudly educate 45,000+ students pursuing degrees in 100+ programs across 8 areas of study, and Utah’s fastest growing industries and four-year baccalaureate programs consistently welcome SLCC graduates. Every SLCC employee has a hand in transforming students’ lives to strengthen its surrounding communities. SLCC employees work at 11 locations across the valley and capital city of Salt Lake with easy access to the beautiful Wasatch Mountains, world-class outdoor recreation, sporting events, museums, history, and arts and entertainment.Salt Lake Community College seeks and values contributions from eachcommunity member and welcomes new and diverse perspectives. A respectful workenvironment is its top priority; academic excellence and lasting transformationcome about when diverse voices can speak and collaborate freely. As an emergingHSI, SLCC leads the state with the highest enrollment of students from theLatinx/a/o community. SLCC is committed to serving diverse students and being amodel for inclusive and transformative education.

FLSA: Non-Exempt

SLCC Information: Salt Lake Community College (SLCC) is fully committed to policies of equal employment and nondiscrimination. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, religion, protected veteran status, expression of political or personal beliefs outside of the workplace, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.SLCC is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”).This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check.

To apply, please visit: https://jobs.slcc.edu/postings/56937

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We are Utah’s largest open-access college, proudly educating the state’s most diverse student body in 100+ degree programs across 8 areas of study. Together, we transform students’ lives to strengthen our communities since 1948. Our 60,000+ students gain training and education relevant to Utah’s fastest growing industries and four-year baccalaureate programs, with most students transferring to four-year institutions and thousands more launching careers in direct-to-workforce programs. But there’s much more to our story.