Education/Training, Other Staff/Administrative, Staff/Administrative
Position Summary Information
The responsibilities of a tutor include consulting with individual students and facilitating small group sessions under the supervision of the Teaching/Learning Center Manager. Tutors should be content-area specialists in health sciences (e.g. Biology/A&P) and college-level math classes (through Calculus) with ability to tutor in other areas across the curriculum as needed. Proficiency in learning/study strategy development and application and test-taking skills is required, as tutors may provide academic coaching consultations, create and/or deliver educational materials or workshops, (under the direction and supervision of the T/LC Manager), or substitute as a class-embedded tutor (e.g. Structured Learning Assistant) at Delta College main campus or at any of its learning centers.
Position Accountabilities and Essential Functions:
Providing individualized and/or group learning support in specific content-areas in a variety of ways (in person, online, by phone, through email, etc.) Guiding students on how to approach homework assignments, presentations/projects, problem-solving, disciplinary thinking, etc.
Facilitating academic success coaching consultations and helping students develop the metacognitive and learning/study strategies which contribute to academic/professional success.
Participating in College and department meetings as required to discuss policies/procedures, employee expectations, and student retention/success initiatives, among other topics.
Engaging in ongoing professional development efforts to improve content-area knowledge, learning/study/metacognitive strategies, and tutoring communication skills.
Performing other relevant duties as assigned, including but not limited to:
Maintaining accurate and detailed records of student contacts resulting from drop-ins, appointments, phone/email contacts, online sessions, workshops, etc.
Contributing to T/LC and/or WRIT Center outreach efforts (through facilitation of orientation sessions, tours, class visits, workshops; assisting with social media posts; maintaining contact with discipline faculty; and participating in outreach events, among other promotional activities)
Developing educational handouts, videos, or other learning/study strategy resources as requested/needed (under the direction and supervision of the T/LC Manager) to support student learning and success.
Referring students to campus resources and services as needed.
Responding to questions about T/LC & WRIT Center services in-person, through email, by telephone, or online.
Substituting as a class-embedded tutor (e.g. Structured Learning Assistant) as needed, at Delta’s main campus or any of its learning centers.
Associate’s degree or equivalent knowledge and skills in health sciences and college-level math
Effective oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
Evidence of effective teaching or tutoring experience in science/math.
Additional Experiences Considered:
Bachelor’s degree in the content area (health sciences and math).
Evidence of two or more years of effective teaching or tutoring experience in science/math.
About Delta College
Successful candidates must demonstrate experience, skills, and commitment to fostering an environment of diversity in student, faculty and staff.Delta College, established in 1961, offers 150 transfer and career certificate and associate degree programs, and enrolls nearly 11,000 students each semester at its main campus and three learning centers.Delta College enjoys a reputation as one of the nation’s leading community colleges. Contributing factors to this achievement are its enduring commitment to excellence, passion for innovation and focus on people. Those values can be seen in its AQIP Higher Learning Commission accreditation, charter membership in the National League for Innovation, Achieving the Dream participation, environmental stewardship and unique shared governance system.The College’s service area is comprised of Bay, Midland and Saginaw counties, each with its own appealing personality and features, located adjacent to Lake Huron in mid-Michigan. Delta College - one of America's leading community colleges!