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Writing Tutor - Learning Center (Pocono)

Northampton Community College
United States, Pennsylvania, Tannersville
2411 Pennsylvania 715 (Show on map)
Jun 29, 2024

The staff and faculty of Northampton Community College share a single goal: to help students transform their lives through education. It's a goal that reaps rewards thousands of times over the course of a career. Employees at Northampton receive competitive compensation and an array of benefits while working on campuses located in a region with a very high quality of life.

We invite you to consider to applying for one of our currently available positions. For more information on the College, please visit www.northampton.edu. For more information on life in the Lehigh Valley, please visit https://www.northampton.edu/about/working-at-ncc/life-in-the-area.html.

NCC is strongly committed to increasing the diversity of the college community and the curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to identify their strengths or experiences in this area.

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Writing Tutor - Learning Center (Pocono)

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Please apply here for possible future openings. As specific needs for these types of positions are not always known, applicants who meet the initial review for qualifications will be placed into a pool for future consideration as positions become available. When an opening occurs, the hiring manager(s) will review this pool of applicants. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted.

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Summary:

Part-time (approx. 10 to 25 hours per week), located at our Pocono Camus in Tannersville, PA. Tutors support student success by utilizing a personalized approach to help each student gain a deeper understanding of course material, devise effective learning strategies, engage in critical thinking, and acquire additional academic skills in order to help the student reach educational goals. Tutors may meet with students on an individual or small group basis on campus and/or online. Tutors are provided with College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA) training and are expected to obtain certification within one year of employment. Tutors are also expected to participate in staff meetings and ongoing professional development activities, promptly respond to correspondence from Learning Center staff, and maintain complete and accurate records. Additional responsibilities may be assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Thorough understanding of the subject(s) that they will tutor

  • An Associate degree or above in the discipline or a related field from a regionally accredited institution

  • A grade of B or above in each course the candidate intends to tutor

  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, strong analytical skills, an interest in working with a diverse population of students, patience, and a genuine desire to help others learn and succeed

  • Previous experience as a peer or professional tutor is a plus but not required

Special Instructions:

The number of positions hired varies from semester to semester, depending upon the needs of the department and the College. Please understand that there may not presently be a position available at the time of your application. When an opening becomes available, the hiring manager will look to this pool of candidates for consideration. Application must be completed in one sitting. At the time of completing application, you will need the following documents to upload:

  • Resume/CV

  • Cover Letter

  • References

  • Unofficial Transcript

  • Academic Writing Sample

***The system limits 5 documents to upload. You will need to save multiple documents into one PDF***

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