Position Description

Tutor
Location All Locations
Employment duration Limited Term
Position Status Part-Time
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Position Summary
Mid-State Technical College is establishing a pool of qualified tutors to work closely with the Learning Commons Assistant, instructors, and program counselors to assist students in successfully completing particular courses.  Tutors are hired in specific subject areas and will tutor up to 5 hours per week.

Tutoring opportunities may be available at all four locations - Wisconsin Rapids, Stevens Point, Marshfield, and Adams.

This pool will close in January 2018.


Duties & Responsibilities
Provide academic assistance to currently registered students on-campus in one-on-one, small-group, or open-lab setting for up to 5 hours per week.

Complete paperwork properly and submit in a timely manner which may include bi-weekly paperwork, sign-in sheets, etc.

Report any issues to program counselor and/or Student Life & Tutor coordinator.

Coordinate with program counselors, instructors, and Learning Commons Assistant to assist students in understanding the subject material.

Update program counselors and Learning Commons Assistant on student progress.

Coordinate and prepare for tutoring sessions.

Be present and on-time for all tutoring appointments.

Visit classes, as appropriate, to introduce self.

Attend training for new tutors.

Follow tutor guidelines as provided by the Learning Commons Assistant.

Maintain confidentiality and integrity.

Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications
Student tutors must excel in the specific subject in which they will tutor.  A final grade of “B” or better, and instructor referral is required in any class tutoring will occur

Non-student tutors must be proficient in subject; experience in tutoring or teaching is preferred but not required

Must possess excellent problem resolution, organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills.

Must embrace Mid-State's "core values" of student centeredness, commitment, accountability, respect, integrity, and exceptional service.

Compensation & Benefits
Student Tutors:  $12.00/hour

Non-Student Tutors:  Compensation dependent upon qualifications and experience.

There are no benefits associated with this position.

How To Apply
To be considered tutoring opportunities, you must complete an online application.  You should have the following information available when completing an application:

  • Contact information (addresses, phone numbers)
  • Education

Application materials submitted via mail, fax, email, or in-person will not be considered.

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Equal Opportunity
Mid-State Technical College, an equal opportunity employer and educator, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, disability, sexual orientation, or other applicable legislated categories, in its services, employment programs, and/or its educational programs and activities, including but not limited to admission, treatment, and access. Mid-State Technical College provides reasonable accommodations to assist persons with disabilities to access or participate in its programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies: VP-Human Resources, 32nd Street N, Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494, Phone: 715-422-5325.

Optimize Your Online Application Experience
Below you will find a few technical tips to help ensure a positive and successful online application experience:

  • Be sure to fill in each field in the application.  You will receive an error message at the time of submission and your application will not be submitted if each required field is not filled in.
  • Avoid clicking the back, forward, or refresh buttons while applying.  Doing so will interfere with the submission and may result in data loss.
  • Clear your browser's temporary files/cache and cookies prior to beginning the application.
  • Disable pop-up blockers.
  • Do not bookmark or favorite the application.  Navigate to the careers site each time you wish to access your saved/submitted application.
  • Your application session will remain open for 24 hours assuming you do not close your browser.  To ensure submission, complete the application process within that time frame.
  • The following browsers and operating systems are currently supported:

Internet Explorer 7, 8, 9
Internet Explorer 10, 11 (Only when used with Windows 7 or 8)
Firefox
Google Chrome
Safari 5 for Windows
Supported Operating Systems
Windows XP, 7(32-bit), 7(64-bit)

If you experience issues in submitting your online application, please contact Human Resources at 715.422.5568.