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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.

TRiO Tutor (Pool)

  • Blountville, Tennessee, United States
  • Student or Temporary Jobs
  • Staff Part-Time
  • Closing on: Oct 31 2023

Title: TRiO Tutor (Pool)

Employee Classification: Part-Time/Temporary

Institution: Northeast State Community College

Salary: $11 - $15 hourly rate dependent on education and experience, up to 27 hours per week

Job Summary

Reporting to the Tutor Coordinator, tutors are responsible for tutoring project participants and for attending tutor meetings, program workshops, seminars, and training sessions.

Job Duties

  • Provide tutorial assistance as assigned.
  • Assist participants in the development of study skills necessary for successful completion of courses so that students are retained, graduated and/or transferred.
  • Maintain accurate and current documentation concerning participant contact and progress.
  • Maintain contact with SSS staff as required.
  • Refer participants to Student Support Services staff for information or assistance with issues such as academic, transfer and career advisement, and problem-solving.
  • Maintain a professional attitude and demeanor at all times.
  • Tutor in designated areas for designated time periods.
  • Keep all information confidential.
  • Initiate contact with appropriate faculty members at least once per semester.
  • Participate in training as required (in the form of sessions, individual study, etc.).
  • Complete other assignments as directed by supervision.
  • See our General Employee Responsibilities here

Minimum Qualifications

Peer Tutors:

  • Completion of at least one semester of college or dual-enrolled at Northeast State or other institution.
  • A minimum GPA of 3.0.
  • A grade of “A” or “B” in each course to be tutored.
  • Recommendations from at least two instructors.

Advanced Tutors:

  • Completion of Associate degree or higher at an accredited institution with a final GPA of at least 3.0 and grade of “A” or “B” in subjects to be tutored if applicable; OR acceptance as adjunct faculty at Northeast State or prior tutoring experience for Student Support Services with all documentation on file.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Technology Skills: MS Office suite; videoconferencing software; digital records management systems; general operating systems and data information systems
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to establish positive working relationships with participants

Additional Notes

  • Tutors must complete initial training sessions once hired.
  • Hours will vary as needed for tutoring sessions.

For assistance regarding the job ad, application process, or application status, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 423-354-5183 or

Special Instructions to Applicants: To be considered for a position at Northeast State, you must create an online application. A resume and unofficial transcripts are required; a cover letter is optional. You will also be required to provide the contact information for a minimum of three (3) professional references. Your skills, abilities, qualifications, and years of experience will be evaluated using only what is recorded on your application. Please note that attaching a resume does not substitute for completion of the application form. Part-time work experience is calculated at 50% of full-time experience.

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