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STEM Tutor (Grant Funded)

Company: Temple College
Location: Temple
Posted on: July 30, 2022

Job Description:

Position Summary & Essential DutiesThe following duties, responsibilities, physical requirements, and Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA's) are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. The information listed below is not intended to be construed as a complete listing of all duties, responsibilities, physical requirements, and KSA's required of this position since changes to the position may occur at any time or additional requirements may be added over the course of time. SUMMARY:This position involves conducting individual and group tutoring to students in various Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) degree fields and assisting students in improving academic achievement by:

  • Identifying deficiencies and helping them overcome them.
  • Assisting students with instructor-assigned homework problems to reinforce understanding.
  • Guiding students in formulating ideas for becoming a stronger, more independent STEM learner.
  • Participating in staff and professional development activities. Tutors will be selected for specific STEM fields and not expected to provide services across multiple disciplines. Targeted STEM fields include: MathematicsSciencesHealth ProfessionsComputer SciencesEngineeringQualifications (Required and Preferred)MINIMUM EDUCATIONAL AND WORK REQUIREMENTS (MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS):High School Diploma or High School equivalency and completed College Algebra and/or Statistics with a grade of B or higher.PREFERRED:Associate's Degree with six (6) months directly related teaching/tutoring experience. Ability to read, write, and speak Spanish.Job Duties and ResponsibilitiesDUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:The incumbent will:
    • Provide educational supplementation in various STEM fields including assistance with online learning platforms.
    • Support students to develop and meet academic goals.
    • Provide tutoring that leads to educational improvements.
    • Evaluate students to measure skill progression and determine improvement areas.
    • Attend all directed meetings, seminars, workshops, staff development trainings, etc.; overnight travel occasionally required.
    • Report to work regularly and on time.
    • Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.SOCIAL CONSTRUCTS REQUIRED OF POSITION:
      • Display empathy and positive regard for others in written, verbal and non-verbal communications.
      • Work with colleagues and students by practicing punctuality, respect for deadlines, collaborative problem solving, and honest communication.
      • Be friendly and collegial with co-workers, faculty, students, staff, and visitors to the campus.
      • Build trusting relationships by acting with integrity, courtesy, and responsibility, even in the face of stress or demanding workplace conditions.
      • Maintain proficiency as needed and approved by attending trainings, reading job-related materials, and meeting with others in area of responsibility.
      • Dress appropriately for a workplace with frequent positive customer service interaction and community outreach.
      • Meet all required standards of confidentiality. Keep work areas in a clean and orderly manner.Knowledge Skills and Abilities & Physical DemandsKNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:KNOWLEDGE:
        • Knowledge of a variety of computer software applications.
        • Knowledge of the application of various STEM principles.SKILLS:
          • Strong interpersonal, relationship building and conflict resolution skills.
          • Creative problem-solving skills.
          • Excellent oral, written, analytical and technical skills.
          • Strong organizational and planning skills.ABILITIES:
            • Ability to determine priorities, be self-directed and work with minimal supervision.PHYSICAL EFFORT:May be required to sit or stand for long periods of time. May sit at a computer terminal for extended periods of time. Must be able to facilitate data entry and keyboard manipulation.WORKING CONDITIONS:Work is normally performed in an office/computer lab setting which may be located at any of the Temple College locations (TBI, Main Campus, Taylor, or Hutto) and virtually.
              Not a Benefits Eligible Position.

              PAYROLL: Employees are paid by direct deposit through the last working day of the month. Actual deposits are paid on the last working business day of the month. All benefit deductions are taken at that time.

Keywords: Temple College, Temple , STEM Tutor (Grant Funded), Other , Temple, Texas

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