Applicant Pool for Tutors, Languages

Owens Community College

Owens Community College

Toledo, OH, USA
Posted on Sunday, June 9, 2024

Advertised Position Title:

Applicant Pool for Tutors, Languages

Job Description:

Language tutors will work one-on-one or in small groups with undergraduate students. The primary function of the tutor is to mentor and assist students in language learning, conversational skills, and language mastery.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Knowledge of student-centered tutoring strategies.
  • Must be knowledgeable in the tutoring discipline. Experience tutoring and/or teaching at the college level is desirable. Strong interpersonal skills and computer skills are necessary.
  • Ability to multi-task, collaborate with others, and work independently. Be able to analyze student’s needs and explain materials in a variety of ways to build confidence and comprehension.

Essential Functions:

  • Candidate will help students understand and apply underlying principles and help them develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Candidate will prepare for tutoring by becoming familiar with textbooks, software, and teaching tools used in courses.
  • Candidate will thoroughly and accurately document tutoring sessions to support reporting requirements.

Other Characteristics:

  • The tutor should be energetic, positive, creative, multi-tasking team player who is able to generate new ideas to better serve students. Mentor students regarding the cultural and social conventions of the community. The candidate will need to be sensitive to the needs of at-risk students as well as maintain confidentiality of personal student and program information.

Minimum Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in American Sign Language or Spanish.
  • Must be fluent in language they will tutor in.
  • Teaching and/or tutoring experience preferred. Must be able to work with students from various socioeconomic backgrounds.

Union Position:

Job Classification:


Duty Days:

Varies Semester to Semester

Work Schedule:

This varies semester to semester.

Grant Funded Position:

No - Not Grant Funded

FLSA Status:

United States of America (Non-Exempt)

Pay Basis:


Hiring Range:


Retirement System:

STRS - STRS (Retirement System Classification)