When you walk through the halls at anyone of our Harrison College campuses, you may find that the Harrison Differencepermeates the walls and the people you come across each day. Harrison Collegeprides itself on truly knowing our students—their lives and families, obstaclesand motivations and their dreams and goals. We also know their potential—thatis why for more than 100 years, our mission has been to provide a supportiveenvironment, empowering students to improve their lives with the expectationthat their success also benefits their families, friends and communities. Thatis the Harrison Difference.
Here are some things you should know about how thisrole contributes to the Harrison Difference:
The English/ESL tutor is a resource for native and non-nativeEnglish-speaking students who need additional assistance in writing andcomposition skills.
The tutorprovides instructional support to students across the curriculum, reviewswritten work with the aim of providing feedback relevant to structural andorganizational improvement, and assist with appointment making to recordactivity data. This position also identifies and provides supplementalexercises targeted to strengthen student success in courses as well as reviewand clarify instructional feedback on completed work.
Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must beable to perform each essential duty satisfactorily, for purposes of this jobdescription each of the Responsibilities, may be amended from time to time, andare considered “essential duties.” The requirements listed below arerepresentative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Must have a Master's degree in English/Communication/Education orBachelor's degree with a minimum of 15 semester hours in the previouslyspecified areas. All degrees must be earned from an institution that isaccredited by an organization recognized by the USDOE. Experience teachingEnglish to Speakers of Other Languages (TSOL) or equivalent certification. 6months of previous teaching/tutoring experience.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals,professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groupsof managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure,using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate,ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concretevariables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability tointerpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, orschedule form.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have workingknowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Internet software(s); prefer previous workingknowledge of CampusVue and/or Canvas.
Individualshould have flexible schedule in order to support online and face to facetutoring sessions.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15-20 pounds.Specific vision abilities required by this job include ability to adjust focus.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required totalk and/or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit and use hands tofinger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand andwalk. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.