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Tutoring Position Descriptions

Peer Tutor (Student Employee)

Lansing Community College Student and Academic Support Division

Job Title: Peer Tutor

Status: Part-time Student Employment

Job Summary: Provide instructional and academic support to students who are enrolled in a variety of LCC courses and have applied for tutorial assistance. This is accomplished through content area and study skills tutorials, and referrals to other support services on campus.

Relationships: Reports to: Tutorial Services Coordinator Supervises: N/A Works with: LCC employees and students External relationships:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Tutorial Services 1. Provide tutorial assistance to students. - Conduct informal intake and diagnosis. - Assist students with defining academic success and monitor progress. - Meet punctually with students for all scheduled appointments, individually and in small groups for content area tutoring and study skill development. - Encourage student participation in tutoring through reminders of appointments during tutoring sessions, and with phone calls and notes, as needed. - Maintain contacts with instructors in applicable departments as necessary. - Maintain accurate records of student attendance and participation. 2. Refer students to other avenues of support. - Develop and maintain contacts with instructors, counselors, advisors, and other services on campus, e.g. Career Exploration and Development, Women's Resource Center, Counseling and Advising Center. - Refer students to other sources as needed. - Document referrals on attendance form. 3. Participate in Tutorial Services in-services and training. - Attend bi-weekly in-services - Actively participate in presentations and discussions. 4. Participate in committees as necessary. 5. Other tasks as assigned by Tutorial Services Coordinator.


Supplemental Instruction Leader

Lansing Community College Student and Academic Support Division

Job Title: Supplemental Instruction Leader

Status: Part-time

Job Summary: Provides instructional and academic support to students who are enrolled in specified sections of LCC courses through structured study groups. This is accomplished through content area and study skills study groups, and referrals to other support services on campus.

Relationships: Reports to: Tutorial Services Coordinator Supervises: N/A Works with: LCC employees and students External relationships:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 1. Be a positive role model for other students. - Model critical thinking skills. - Model effective note taking strategies. - Model active listening and appropriate, effective questioning. - Demonstrate the process of identifying key concepts of class content. - Demonstrate the use of various strategies in learning class content. - Demonstrate effective use of textbooks, supplementary materials and campus facilities important to class content. - Share helpful hints on test preparation and test taking to increase student skill and reduce anxiety. Demonstrate effective use of post-exam information to improve future test performance. - Encourage student participation in class. - Encourage a positive, active approach to learning and problem-solving. - Encourage and model preparation for class sessions. 2. Facilitate student learning within designated study sessions. - Encourage student participation in study sessions through reminders of appointments during class, distribution of flyers, and with phone calls and notes, as needed. - Conduct SI sessions as agreed upon by instructor and Tutorial Services. - Prepare for each session with supervisor and instructor. - Employ a variety of groups leadership techniques to encourage participation in Supplemental Instruction sessions. - Encourage interaction between students with class materials, rather than re-teach. - Redirect students to the instructor when the group needs additional instruction on class content. - Maintain contacts with instructors in applicable departments as necessary. - Maintain accurate records of student attendance and participation. 3. Refer students to other avenues of support. - Develop and maintain contacts with instructors, counselors, advisors, and other services on campus, e.g. Career Exploration and Development, Women's Resource Center, Counseling and Advising Center. - Refer students to other sources as needed. - Document referrals on attendance form. 4. Participate in in-services and training. - Attend bi-weekly in-services - Attend training sessions - Actively participate in presentations and discussions. 5. Attend class sessions per prearranged agreement with instructor and Tutorial Services. 6. Participate in committees as necessary. 7. Other tasks as assigned by Tutorial Services Coordinator/Supplemental Instruction Supervisor.


Professional Tutor

Lansing Community College Student and Academic Support Division

Job Title: Professional Tutor

Status: Part-time, Faculty Contract

Job Summary: Professional Tutors provide instructional and academic support to students who are enrolled in a variety of LCC courses and have applied for tutorial assistance. This is accomplished through content area and study skills tutorials, and referrals to other support services on campus.

Relationships: Reports to: Tutorial Services Coordinator Supervises: N/A Works with: LCC employees and students External relationships:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 1. Provide tutorial assistance to students. - Conduct informal intake and diagnosis. - Assist students in defining academic success and monitor progress. - Meet with students individually and in small groups for content area tutoring and study skills development. - Encourage student participation in tutoring through reminders of appointments during tutoring sessions, and with phone calls and notes, as needed. - Develop and maintain contacts with instructors in applicable departments. - Maintain accurate records of student attendance and participation. 2. Develop materials related to content area tutoring. - Research materials used on campus and elsewhere. - Design handouts and/or computer generated materials. - Develop a plan for implementation of materials. 3. Refer students to other avenues of support. - Develop and maintain contacts with instructors, counselors, advisors, and other services on campus, e.g. Career Exploration and Development, Women's Resource Center, Counseling and Advising Center. - Refer students to other sources as needed. - Document referrals on application forms. 4. Participate in Tutorial Services in-services and training. - Attend bi-weekly in-services. - Present information related to content area tutoring and study skills. - Participate in professional development activities. 5. Participate in Tutorial Services Work Groups. - Attend work group meetings. - Actively participate in implementing work group's role. 6. Participate in committees as necessary. 7. Other tasks as assigned by Tutorial Services Coordinator.


Tutoring Services at Lansing Community College

The Learning Commons
108 Arts & Sciences
Phone: (517) 483-1206
Fax: (517) 483-1222
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