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Student Learning Facilitator I - Embedded Tutor (BIO156/181/201)

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Academic Success Center
Flexible: M-Th: 7:00am - 9:45pm; F: 7:00am - 4:00pm; Sat: 9:00am - 2:00pm
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Application Due Date: 
Sunday, December 18, 2022
All applications are due by 11:59PM (Arizona time) on the day listed above.
Job Summary: 

Estrella Mountain Community College is hiring several Biology Student Learning Facilitator I positions to work under the Learning College Philosophy where learning happens anyway, anytime, anyplace. This position provides academic support, including in-class peer tutoring, for BIO156, 181, 201, and closely related subjects in the Academic Success Center.

Essential Functions: 
  • 80% Supports students in assigned section(s) by attending class and conducting in-class tutoring based on direction from faculty/instructor; conducts drop-in tutoring hours, workshops/review sessions, group tutoring sessions, and/or tutoring appointments in the Academic Success Center; works with a diverse population of students, faculty and staff.

  • 10% Provides student status and recommendations to the Learning Technician, Sr.; meets with faculty to stay current with academic content requirements and follow-up on struggling students; assists with course discussion boards, class presentations and other student success activities.

  • 5% Prepares for workshops/review sessions; meets with Learning Technician, Sr. to upgrade skills; attends staff meetings.

  • 5% Maintains accurate records on activities; performs outreach to engage students in tutoring, review sessions. 

Minimum Qualifications: 
  1. Successful completion (grade of "A" OR grade of “B” with instructor recommendation) in BIO156 or BIO181 or BIO201.

  2. Knowledge of instructional methods used at Estrella Mountain Community College to teach Biology.

  3. Good communication skills and the ability to help students understand complex material.

  4. Patient and respectful of varying levels of student content knowledge.

  5. Available access to high-speed internet and technological tools used to perform online tutoring which may include, but not limited to, a computer, webcam, microphone, headset, whiteboard and dry-erase markers.

Desired Qualifications: 
  1. Successful completion (grade of "A" OR grade of “B” with instructor recommendation) in BIO 201. Strongly prefer applicants who have completed BIO202 and BIO205.

  2. Previous tutoring experience.

  3. Willingness to facilitate review sessions, make presentations.

  4. Experience providing quality service in a fast-paced environment.

Special Notes: 
  • Please include a Letter of Interest detailing a summary of qualifications and a philosophy statement explaining how you in this role will support Estrella Mountain's Learning College initiative and student success. For more information about the Learning College Principles, please visit our Learning College site.

  • Applications without transcripts will be classified as incomplete. 

  • Must be available to attend training on the week of January 11, 2021.

  • Must be dependable and available during peak times throughout the semester.

  • Positions open until filled.

  • Incumbents to begin in Spring 2021 semester. 

The Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) is an EEO/AA institution and an equal opportunity employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, or national origin. A lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation in the career and technical education programs of the District.

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