Writing Center Tutor
Oct 4, 2020
Remote, US Only
Be positive and support students in helping the Instructor/professor in carrying out their lesson plans
Familiarize yourself with different teaching techniques and learning styles, so that you may appropriately choose methods right for your student
Familiarize yourself with your student's learning materials, and if necessary, work with the instructor
Be prepared. Come with what you need: pens, pencils, paper, dictionary, thesaurus, grammar handbook, etc.
Be familiar with the source texts they are reading
Update the professors/instructors of assigned students on a regular basis to discuss the progress of these students and to request guidance on how to help them better
Keep accurate records of all hours spent tutoring
Keep accurate records of the student’s pre and post evaluations
Keep accurate records of students tutored and who did not show up for their tutoring sessions
Keep accurate records of students called and the discussions held in relation to their class work
Maintain all confidentiality and follow all codes and standards of ethics that apply
Be respectful of the effort and be trustworthy
Be encouraging and generous in praise
Work at the student’s level and with an agenda that serves their needs
Offer help; do not always wait for the student to ask
Stay in contact with students and instructor so all are on the same page with regard to assignments, etc.
Must themselves maintain academic performance as a student (above a 3.5 GPA).
Must be able to lift 15 pounds
Successfully completed the course work for which they will be tutoring.
Ability to communicate field-related knowledge to others.
Basic proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and email plus the ability to use online student database.
Measures of Merit: TBD by supervisor within 90 days of hire.
The Center for Excellence in Higher Education (CEHE) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah. CEHE operates degree-granting career colleges throughout the western United States and online. The college brands include Stevens-Henager Colleges in Utah and Idaho; CollegeAmerica in Arizona; California College San Diego, and Independence University (online platform).
All of the colleges are accredited by ACCSC, a national accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. The colleges offer degree programs from the Associate’s level through the Master’s level in a variety of disciplines including Computer Science, Graphic Arts, Business/Accounting, Nursing, and Healthcare. CEHE is an at-will employer.
We are People-Focused - We respect the intelligence and potential of each staff member. We provide a working environment that permits freedom to think, speak, disagree, innovate, create, and initiate. We value and admire ambitious and productive people, and we protect them, encourage them, and create a climate in which they flourish. We love, recognize, and reward producers and performers. In return, we require our employees to have a strong work ethic and be productive. We recruit broadly and select the highest caliber people available - ambitious, knowledgeable, and talented managers, instructors, admissions consultants, and administrators.
Sound Values and Virtues - The ethical conduct of our employees is of supreme importance. We hold the following as values and virtues: rationality, purpose, innovation, productiveness, profit, honesty, integrity, justice, and pride. These values are the core of our ethical code. To be ethical means to apply, to work by, and to live by these values and virtues.
CREDO - We are dedicated to helping our students graduate and get a much better job sooner. This is our mission. We pledge to provide the finest career education possible and to graduate satisfied students who have greater knowledge, skills, and self-esteem in the shortest possible time. Our education is high value, clear, and interesting and achieves the highest level of learning and achievement for students. We want to deliver twice as much in half the time.
CEHE is a drug-free environment and we perform drug testing.
Equal Opportunity Employer - We are an equal opportunity employer. No employee, or applicant for employment, shall be discriminated against in any term or condition of employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, or sexual orientation. We are constantly striving to make our colleges the best they can be. As an employee, you become part of that mission. We expect a commitment that you will be the best you can be.
I have reviewed the above job description, which sets out the essential job functions of my position, and certify that I can perform all the essential functions with or without an accommodation. If I need an accommodation to perform the essential functions of my job due to a physical or mental impairment, I agree to notify my manager immediately and agree to cooperate with the Company to identify reasonable accommodations that will allow me to perform the essential functions of my job in a satisfactory manner. I further agree to contact Human Resources if I am concerned that the interactive process or the offered accommodations do not adequately address my needs.
Remote, US Only