Academic Tutor

Job Vacancy Announcement

Position Information

Position Title Academic Tutor
Position Type Staff
Department Tutoring & Writing Center
FLSA Non-Exempt
Union/Non Union Non Union
Full Time or Part Time Part Time
Grade 4
Salary Range
Hiring Salary Range $13.82/hourly
Fixed Term/Tenure Track (Faculty Only)
Regular or Temporary Regular
Job Description Summary

The academic tutor works in conjunction with faculty tutors to provide individualized instructional services to students enrolled at Prince George’s Community College. The services provided include individual tutoring,
use of computer software, and other forms of individualized small group instruction.

Minimum Qualifications
  1. High school diploma or equivalent.
  2. 12-18 months related experience such as internships, teaching assistant or employment.
  3. Completion of courses with a grade of an A or B or professional experience equivalent to a grade of a A or B.
  4. Must be able to work in both a one-on-one and a small group setting.
  5. Preference will be given to candidates who can tutor in the following areas: College Level General Biology – Bio 1130/1140 or 2050/2060 and Nursing courses.

CRITERIA: The following criteria, which are not the sole criteria used in the final hiring decision, will be used to review the applications of those persons who meet the stated minimum qualifications and to select those qualified applicants who will be interviewed. Other information and observations made during the interview process may be considered in the selection process. Please ensure that your application and attached documents address the criteria listed below:

  1. Must be able to work flexible hours and at least 10 hours per week.
  2. Must be prompt and follow the guidelines set forth in the Tutoring Center Handbook.
  3. Must be able to perform detailed work independently, as well as in a team environment.
  4. Must have outstanding customer service skills and be able to deal with a variety of personalities.
  5. Must have outstanding customer service skills and be able to deal with a variety of personalities.
  6. Must have a working knowledge of
  7. Microsoft Office and other software associated with the courses tutored.
Job Requirements
  1. Must be able to commit to the assigned weekly schedule not to exceed 18 hours per week.
  2. Work schedule subject to change based on department needs.
  3. Must be able to work a flexible work schedule including some evening and weekend hours.
  4. Must be able to effectively communicate in spoken and written Standard English with students, faculty, and staff.
  5. As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation showing your identity and proof that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.identity and proof that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.
Is Background Check Required?

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number PGCC84011/12
Open Date 10/12/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Background Check Statement
Special Instructions to Applicants
  1. Please make sure to provide college transcripts that show the grades for the courses you can tutor.
  2. Make sure you have your references listed along with current contact information (phone number and email address).

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Which of the following best describes your level of completed education? (Education details must be included in your application.)
    • Master's Degree or above from an accredited college/university
    • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college/university
    • Associate's Degree from an accredited college/university
    • One to two years of college credit (30 credit hours is equivalent to one year)
    • Less than 30 credits from an accredited college/university
    • High School Diploma or GED
    • None of the above
  2. * Do you have 12 to 18 months of related experience? See minimum qualifications for this position.
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Briefly describe your experience referenced in the previous questions. Enter N/A if you do not have experience. Do not enter "See Resume"

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • HERC
    • HigherEd Jobs
    • Hispanic Outlook
    • Indeed
    • Personal Referral
    • PGCC Website
    • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook)
    • The Chronicle of Higher Ed
    • The Washington Post
    • Other: Please indicate below
    • Educause
  5. How did you hear about this employment opportunity? If you selected "Other" please indicate source:

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Letter of Recommendation 1
  3. Letter of Recommendation 2
  4. Documents Submitted to HR (For HR Use Only - Do Not Upload))