Under direction of the Associate Director, the Alumni Tutor will work regularly with cohort in either large group course-specific reviews or smaller group of 5-8 students through the LEAD Tutorial Assistance Program (TAP). The large group reviews will be presented at minimum two times per month, typically before an exam. The smaller groups are a tutoring intervention for students in academic difficulty or formal Academic Probation. Additionally, the Alumni Tutor may work with incoming students through LEAD’s Summer Preparedness and Readiness Course (SPaRC) by providing overviews of traditionally difficult courses. The Alumni Tutor will supply effective facilitation in a manner improving at-risk students’ academic skills while developing mastery of subject material. Student independence rather than tutor dependence will be the emphasis of the Alumni Tutor. This position will also adhere to LEAD TAP guidelines as well as follow LEAD documentation policies and procedures.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Individuals must possess the knowledge, as well as the following skills and abilities or be able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodations, using some other combination of skills and abilities.1. Good verbal and written communication skills to be able to interact with faculty, staff, students, and any outside contacts.2. Excellent computer skills to use various related software e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Google Docs, and other software programs required by the position. Must have a good working knowledge of the Internet.
Required Qualifications:1. Education: Terminal Professional Degree required2. Some professional experience required.
List comments regarding work hours:
Hours may vary, not to exceed 2.5 hours biweekly or 5 hours monthly