Paraprofessional Tutor - Academic Support (PT)
Waubonsee Community College

Sugar Grove, Illinois

Posted in Education and Training

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Paraprofessional Tutor - Academic Support (PT)

Varies between campuses
Part-time Support Staff

Waubonsee Community College promotes diversity in faculty, staff, and student recruitment and is committed to hiring and retaining exceptional faculty and staff who are committed to the college's culture of collaboration, professional growth and student success.

Waubonsee Community College is accepting applications for Paraprofessional Tutors (Anatomy and Physiology).

Paraprofessional Tutors are responsible for providing support with the mastery of concepts and applications. They integrate effective study and learning strategies, thereby maximizing the students' potential to become independent learners and achieve academic success during individual walk-in, appointment based, or group tutoring.

Reporting to the Academic Support Coordinator, Tutors provide subject matter expertise and serve as models for students in the techniques, strategies, attitudes, and beliefs of successful learners. Assistance might include reviewing class material, discussing problems, reviewing test questions, or working on solutions to problems.

This position requires a professional with excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills as well as the ability to effectively use technology to enhance tutoring sessions.

Successful Paraprofessional Tutors employ a holistic approach to student success, bring passion and enthusiasm to the Tutoring Centers, and are collaborative with students, faculty and colleagues. They work effectively and constructively with persons of diverse cultures, gender identities, language groups, and abilities.


Facilitate individual and small group tutoring sessions.

Create a welcoming environment and assist faculty/staff, tutors and students.

Conduct classroom visits.

Be punctual, begin all sessions promptly, use time for academic tasks, and focus on the student's needs.

Be courteous and helpful in all interactions including phone and online conversations.

Maintain a nice and clean appearance of workstation.

Maintain confidentiality with any shared information.

Complete and submit all required forms and trainings (e.g. time sheets and evaluations).

Adhere to all tutoring policies.

Assist the Academic Support Coordinator with various projects.

Minimum Qualifications

Associate or Bachelor's degree required with A's or B's in course work for which tutoring will be done.

Transcript is required at the time of interview.

Experience in teaching, tutoring, or delivering academic support at the high school or college level.

Position Qualifications:

Good interpersonal skills and ability to relate to people.

Appreciation for, and sensitivity to, cultural differences.

Demonstrate strong clerical and organizational skills.

Basic Computer skills with knowledge of Microsoft Office, Google Suites, and Canvas.

Please attach the following documents when applying:

  • Cover Letter-Yes
  • Resume-Yes
  • References-Yes (Can be provided at interview)
  • Transcripts-Yes

  • Position Details
    Grant Funded: No
    Minimum Starting Rate: 20.00 - 20.00
    Compensation Type: Hourly
    Work Schedule: Varies
    Work Hours: 25 hours max
    Testing: No
    Targeted Hire Date:

    Special Instructions: Please attach all required documents at the time of application.

    EOE, including disability and veteran

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