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Tutor III (Supplemental Instruction Leader)-1

Texas A&M International University
Job Location:
Laredo, Texas
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Tutor III (Supplemental Instruction Leader)-1

Job Title
Tutor III (Supplemental Instruction Leader)-1

Texas A&M International University

ACE - Academic Support

Proposed Minimum Salary
$12.50 hourly

Job Location
Laredo, Texas

Job Type
Temporary/Casual Staff (Fixed Term)

Job Description

Job Description

Help students improve their writing skills and become more independent writers. Assist in improving the Academic Center for Excellence and attaining its goals.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Attend all lectures for the designated course. Take lecture notes and become familiar with course content to be assessed on quizzes and exams.
  • Actively schedule students (1:1 and in groups) to sign up for SI sessions throughout the semester to go over assignments and missing work and to prepare for exams.
  • Meet with the instructor regularly to ascertain students' progress and keep the instructor informed of tutorial sessions.
  • Model critical thinking skills relevant to the content, review notes, cover and reinforce course expectations, and address students' questions.
  • Plan SI sessions using a wide variety of interactive learning strategies (without re-teaching, lecturing or completing students' assignments for them).
  • Prepare handouts, informal quizzes, and other learning aids that enhance students' learning or that are directed by the instructor.
  • Model generalizable and effective learning skills and studying strategies for students to emulate in the present and the future.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
  • This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a computer list of all tasks and functions. Other duties may be assigned.
Additional Responsibilities
  • Perform activities related to Supplemental Instruction (SI) in assigned classes. Create student profiles for the course and identify at-risk cases in consultation with the instructor. Collect attendance and learning outcome data for measurable improvement of SI sessions. Create promotional and other related materials for SI. Communicate and meet regularly with SI course faculty and Academic Center for Excellence administrators. Assist in preparing SI course reports and summaries. Lead SI training as assigned by your SI supervisor. Attend relevant professional development workshops offered by the Academic Center of Excellence. Develop and maintain a professional relationship with SI course instructors. Maintain confidential records
  • Tutor undergraduate and graduate students in academic subjects in either face-to-face (individual or small group) sessions or through online sessions. Help students prepare for the TSI, Accuplacer/WritePlacer, and other exams. Develop, update, and facilitate workshops, presentations, writing/peer review sessions, and orientations. Check and respond to email communication
  • Complete on-going tutor and SI training. Attend staff meetings and training sessions throughout the year.
  • Assist with special activities and projects, such as university events, in-house publications, etc.
  • Assist with office duties such as making copies, delivering/picking up correspondence, maintaining office neat/clean/organized, etc.
Minimum Requirements
  • Education - Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Experience - Two years of related experience.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
Preferred Education and Experience
  • Experience as a tutor in writing or other content areas and/or experience as a supplemental instruction leader.
  • Knowledge of current tutoring and supplemental instruction techniques and strategies.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of:
  • Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
Skills in:
  • Strong academic record in writing and/or other content areas.
Ability to:
  • Communicate effectively, orally and in writing.
  • Think critically and problem solve.
  • Interact effectively, professionally, and tactfully with students, faculty, and other University personnel.
  • Motivate students.
Licensing / Professional Certification - None

Physical Requirements - None.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Supervision of Others

This position generally does not supervise employees.

Other Requirements
  • Position requires keeping a work schedule of 19 hours per week.
  • Posting requires working evening and/or weekend hours.
  • Position is contingent upon funding and/or need.
Salary: $12.50/hourly

First Review of applications will be September 9,2022.

INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANT: During the application process you have only one opportunity to enter the requested information, upload documents and Submit the application. You will not be able to make changes or add additional documents once you "Submit" the application materials. The software does not allow you to "Save" your application and return to complete the process at a later time. The page "My Experience" has an area provided under Resume/CV to drop or upload files. Be sure to include:
  • Resume/CV
  • Cover Letter
  • At least 3 references and their full contact information, and
  • Unofficial transcripts (if applicable)
Applications received by Texas A&M International University must have all job application data entered. Failure to provide all job application data could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. "See resume" is not an acceptable entry in the job application.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

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