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The Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR) is Tennessee's largest higher education system, governing 40 post-secondary educational institutions with over 200 teaching locations. The TBR system includes 13 community colleges and 27 colleges of applied technology, providing programs to students across the state, country and world.

Temporary- Tutor/Mentor- TRIO Student Support Services (Pool)

  • Gallatin, Tennessee, United States
  • Student or Temporary Jobs
  • Temporary
  • Closing on: Oct 31 2023

Title: Temporary- Tutor/Mentor- TRIO Student Support Services (Pool)

Institution: Volunteer State Community College

Job Summary:

The Tutor/Mentor will provide mentoring support and tutoring services in the areas of reading, writing, math, natural sciences, and other areas based upon TRIO students' needs. The Tutor/Mentor positions are temporary part-time. Tutoring and Mentoring sessions may be held individually or in groups. Tutors/Mentors will work closely with the TRIO Program Coordinator to outline and follow up on student needs.

Job Duties:

Maintain accurate records of tutoring activities including timesheets. Review course assignments, homework, tests and quizzes. Provide monthly reports on students' progress. Clarify concepts not fully understood by student. Attend required tutor training sessions. Provide assistance with recruitment and retention as needed. Facilitate group mentoring sessions. Other duties as assigned. 

Minimum Qualifications:

Must have received an "A" in course to be tutored.

Preferred Qualifications:

Demonstrated student leadership experience. Ability to tutor in Math and Science. Experience as a mentor.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Must be mature, patient and willing to work with students in the classroom. Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills. Excellent organization and time management skills. Trained in techniques of tutoring, mentoring and study skills. Must be able to exercise confidentiality of student information and records in accordance with the confidentiality agreement.

Pay Rate: $12.00 per hour

Availability/Closing Date: This posting is not a guarantee of an open position. Applications for temporary part-time positions are accepted on a continuous basis and reviewed by the department when openings become available. Postings close yearly on October 31; to maintain your application within the system, you will need to re-apply each year.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Unofficial transcripts are acceptable for the application process. Official transcripts will be required upon hire.

Applicants may be subject to a background check.

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