Outstanding opportunity to be a part of a diverse, engaged, and student-centered community. Washtenaw Community College (WCC) strives to make a positive difference in people’s lives through accessible and excellent educational programs and services.
Successful candidates will have a master’s degree in education or relevant content area and a minimum of three (3) years of demonstrated teaching and / or tutoring experience in higher education.
Position Summary: The purpose of the Part Time Lead Tutor is to manage and lead a team of peer tutors who proactively deliver academic interventions under the guidance of the Learning Commons Director. The lead tutor will be the primary liaison with faculty in the following academic areas: Math, Business & Technical Foundations.
This position is 50% dedicated to administrative oversight of tutoring program, appropriate intervention development, and faculty outreach and 50% direct student interaction.
Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities: • Serve as primary liaison between faculty and Learning Commons tutoring. • Work with faculty, Success Coaches and Director of Learning Commons to develop academic interventions appropriate for each discipline with a focus on improved student success, improved student retention, and increased associate degree completion rates. Interventions may include tutoring, group study, academic workgroups, and other best practices. • Lead the development and delivery of academic workshops. • Act as a lead for special assignments assigned by Learning Commons Director. • Collaborate with other Lead Tutors to develop a comprehensive and streamlined offering of academic interventions. • Provide leadership to peer tutors. • Recruit, hire, train, evaluate, and supervise peer tutors. • Possess excellent content based knowledge and effectively work with students. • Promote use of appropriate technology applications. • Build and maintain key partnerships with internal stakeholders including, but not limited to: faculty, librarians, success coaches, and academic advisors. • Act as a representative of WCC Learning Commons promoting tutoring and campus resources to students at various college sponsored events and in classrooms to both faculty and students. • Attend WCC trainings and in-service as directed by supervisor. • Develop and deliver training for tutors. • Provide feedback to Learning Commons Director on any student issue. • Be familiar and work with college’s course management system, Target X, and departmental technology platforms. • Oversee tracking and recording of Learning Commons tutoring quality assessments. • Prepare reports for supervisor and other campus stakeholders. • Familiarity with FERPA and student confidentiality. • Follow departmental practices and procedures. • Provide feedback to improve departmental practices and procedures. • Regular attendance on campus is required. • Other duties as assigned.
Hours/Schedule: This position will not exceed 20 hours per week with varying hours. This position will work only 48 weeks per year.
Minimum Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: • Master’s degree in education or relevant content area. • A minimum of three (3) years of demonstrated teaching and / or tutoring experience in higher education. • Computer and technology proficiency. • Willingness to learn and remain current on course requirement as determined by faculty. • Ability to work successfully with diverse students of all ages, ethnicities, and backgrounds. • Ability to assume responsibility and work enthusiastically with minimal supervision. • Strong public service commitment, communication skills, and positive attitude.
About Washtenaw Community College - WCC
For over 50 years, WCC's open-door admissions policy, affordable tuition rates, and high-quality classes have attracted students from local communities and around the world. More than 18,000 register for credit classes each year, and thousands more enroll in non-credit LifeLong Learning classes. WCC's diverse student body includes more than 1,000 students from over 100 foreign countries.WCC's small classes allow for lots of individual attention. The average class size is 22 students. That's a fraction of the size of many basic classes at four-year colleges and universities.WCC also emphasizes convenience. It offers classes seven days a week, at night, and online. And transferring is easy because WCC has agreements with four-year schools throughout Michigan.