Professional Biology Tutor

Professional Biology Tutor


Johnston Community College
245 College Road
Smithfield, NC 27577
Phone: 919-934-3051

Job Location

Main Campus - Smithfield, North Carolina


$19.00 - $23.00 Hourly



Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Closes: Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Target Start Date

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Expected Work Hours


Employment Type

Part Time

Minimum Qualifications

Required:  Bachelor's degree in Biology or a closely-related field

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred:  Master's degree in Biology or a closely-related field
Preferred:  Two years' experience working in a postsecondary or community college setting or have past tutoring experience or a combination of these

Position Description

To provide positive, enriching, and inspiring academic support and encouragement to students beyond the classroom experience through individual and/or group tutoring

Knowledge & Responsibilities:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Though each discipline has specific tutoring needs, some basic principles apply to all:

  1. Meet with students individually or in group sessions either through scheduled or nonscheduled appointments
  2. Assess a student's strengths and weaknesses under guidance from the Academic Enrichment Services Director and/or the Academic Support Services Coordinator
  3. Recognize successes in the program, in students, and personally by continually striving to improve through formal and informal feedback
  4. Require students to participate actively in sessions within the guidelines, policies, and procedures endorsed by  Johnston Community College
  5. Explain, model, and offer academic assistance related to the subject or assignment
  6. Offer suggestions for more effective studying for or preparing assignments for the course
  7. Assist with the planning, implementation, and presentation of workshops offered through the Academic Skills Center
  8. Use resources available through the Academic Skills Center, online tutoring, and the library
  9. Complete all required forms and documentation accurately and by deadlines 
  10. Follow up with tutees as required by specific tasks and situations in a timely manner
  11. Communicate with the Academic Enrichment Services Director and/or the Academic Support Services Coordinator regarding issues, concerns, and suggestions
  12. Attend training sessions and meetings
  13. Arrive for appointments and scheduled hours on time and as scheduled.  If unable to work, the tutor should notify  the supervisor ahead of time or as soon as possible after the related absence
  14. Maintain confidentiality of all involved in the tutoring experience
  15. Perform and maintain focused tutoring responsibilities in an active, highly productive workplace environment that meets the needs of diverse students, faculty, and staff 
  16. Other duties as necessary for effective tutoring

Supervisory Responsibilities                                                    
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

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