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Part Time Science Professional Tutor - Technical Assistant

Company: Niagara County Community College
Location: Sanborn
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Position Title Part Time Science Professional Tutor - Technical Assistant
Position Category Part Time Staff
Position Status 10 Month
FLSA Non-Exempt
Advertised Salary $15 (AA/BA) - $18 (MA and above) per hour
Department Academic Center for Excellence
Working Hours 5 - 28 hours per week (In-Person and/or Online)
General Description
The Academic Center for Excellence ( ACE ) at Niagara County Community College is looking for individuals interested in tutoring our diverse population of students. Tutors will provide small group and individual tutorial assistance for existing course curriculum. The Professional Tutor bridges the gap between the college and the needs of the student. This position also helps students make academic progress, while promoting independent learning and self-reliance. Tutors assist tutees in developing and improving their competency in course work; and help students integrate and apply effective study skills, active reading and note-taking, test-taking strategies, and time management and organizational skills to their specific courses. Tutors also work inside the classroom as embedded tutors; tutor students in specific content areas; and provide online tutoring services to students enrolled in distance learning courses.
Professional Tutors for science are expected to assist students in one or more of the following content areas:
Anatomy & Physiology
Animal Management
Engineering Science
General Biology
Human Biology
Physical Science
In-Person tutoring hours can occur Monday Friday from 8:00am 4:00pm. Online tutoring hours can occur Monday Friday from 8:00am 7:00pm, Saturday 11am 4pm, and Sunday 3pm 7pm. Please provide your availability within your cover letter as well as the available modality (in-person, online, both) for tutoring services.
Typical Work Activities
+ Assisting students with course content and problem-solving
+ Providing individual and group tutoring
+ Facilitating study groups and review sessions
+ Creating academic resources/guides for student use
+ Maintaining records of tutoring appointments
+ Utilizing tutoring management system to create, log, and detail appointments
+ Hosting workshops
+ Referring students to appropriate resources
+ Supporting learning and study skills development
+ Assisting students with general computer troubleshooting necessary for coursework
Providing embedded tutoring services, as assigned
Essential Functions
Tutoring includes, but is not limited to, reviewing class materials, writing assistance, discussing text, or working on solutions to problems within the designated content area. Tutoring is designed as a supplement to regular classroom instruction so Tutors must be knowledgeable about the content of specific subjects to assist students in increasing their academic skills and understanding.
The most important overall responsibility of all ACE employees is to provide service in a pleasant, helpful, and effective manner to our students, members of the college community and the public.
Required Qualifications
Associates degree or higher in a related content area or curriculum.
Desire to help others.
Able to communicate clearly & effectively
Strong active listening skills
Able to maintain confidentiality
Responsible, dependable, honest, & mature
In-depth understanding of the content area(s) the applicant wishes to tutor
Desirable Qualifications
Experience working with students in secondary/higher education. Experience utilizing online conferencing software (ex. ZOOM , Microsoft Teams, etc.).
About NCCC
Established in 1962, NCCC offers a comprehensive and vibrant learning environment with an enrollment of approximately 5,214 students (Fall 2018 semester). The student to faculty ratio is 17:1, providing a high degree of personalized attention for students.
The NCCC campus, located in Sanborn, NY, offers easy access to both Buffalo, NY and Niagara Falls State Park, and is minutes from the Canadian border. The campus is centrally located between the countys three main cities of Lockport, Niagara Falls, and North Tonawanda. NCCC serves the community in two locations within Niagara County, at the Sanborn campus, and at the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute, located in the heart of downtown Niagara Falls.
NCCC continues to actively expand with the recent opening of its Learning Commons Center, a $25 million dollar project on the Sanborn campus. In just a short period of time, it has become the nucleus of the campus; a place for faculty to collaborate and help students develop critical thinking skills while incorporating state-of-the-art technology and innovative student support services.
Our college nurtures and empowers its students in ways that recognize and value our common humanity as well as the richness of our diversity. NCCC offers high-quality academic programs leading to degrees and certificates which are supported by outstanding student services. NCCC provides a variety of cultural, social, and international experiences, as well as community education and workforce development that supports economic development that positively impacts the quality of life. The College operates through a collegial model of shared governance and is accountable to meet the highest standards of professionalism and integrity.
NCCC welcomes applicants who are committed in helping us fulfill our mission and to reach our vision of being a leader in providing a dynamic, high quality, educational environment responsive to current and emerging needs of our students and community. At NCCC we embrace diversity and promote inclusion throughout the institution and seek candidates who share those principles and encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply to our positions.
Background Check Detail
Niagara County Community College is committed to maintaining a safe environment for its faculty, staff, students, volunteers and the general public that use our facilities. Therefore NCCC will conduct an employment criminal background check on all individuals for whom employment is to be tendered. Those candidates who are discovered to have past criminal convictions will be evaluated for employment per Article 23-A of the New York Correction Law.
EEO Statement
NCCC does not discriminate and prohibits harassment or discrimination related to any protected category including creed, ethnicity, citizenship, sexual orientation, national origin, sex, gender, pregnancy, disability, marital status, political or social affiliation, age, race, color, veteran status, military status, religion, sexual orientation, domestic violence status, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression or perceived gender. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Posting Number S130P
Open Date 08/04/2021
Close Date 09/01/2021
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions Summary
Niagara County Community College considers only those applications that clearly demonstrate the applicant meets all required qualifications as indicated on the posting, please review the qualifications before applying. Persons meeting the required qualifications as stated above should submit the following:
cover letter that addresses each of the qualifications
unofficial transcripts
names and contact information for three (3) current, work related references
Incomplete packets will be rejected for lack of information.
Supplemental Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
+ Do you possess an Associates degree or higher in a Science related field of curriculum?
+ Yes
+ No
Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
+ Resume
+ Cover Letter
+ Transcripts
Optional Documents

Keywords: Niagara County Community College, Buffalo , Part Time Science Professional Tutor - Technical Assistant, IT / Software / Systems , Sanborn, New York

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