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JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Description Listing

TITLE:

Learning Commons Instructional Assistant

SUPERVISED BY:

Learning Commons Tutoring Coordinator

DEPARTMENT:

Learning Commons

GRADE:

Professional/Technical 

CATEGORY:

Part-time Prof/Tech (Grant Funded)

STATUS:

Non-Exempt 

FUNCTION OF THE JOB:

Aid the supervisor in the day-to-day operations of the learning commons tutoring center and assist students with academic problem solving in a variety of ways.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Tutor students in academic subject areas.
  2. Identify and refer students to appropriate supplementary materials.
  3. Conduct review sessions.
  4. Conduct tours of the learning commons tutoring center for Sauk classes and visiting groups.
  5. Visit classrooms to explain the services of the learning commons tutoring center.
  6. Develop additional instructional materials as appropriate.
  7. Monitor and assist students in using equipment; including use of software and equipment aids for the disabled.
  8. Maintain tight security of records and act as custodian of supplies and equipment.
  9. Supervise student tutors as needed.
  10. Maintain current tutoring records.
  11. Collect and process data for research as requested.
  12. Supervise the learning commons tutoring center in the absence of the supervisor.
  13. Assume all other reasonable duties and responsibilities as assigned by the supervisor.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Must understand and support the mission of the community college
  2. Must have strong skills in customer service and possess excellent verbal and written skills.
  3. Must be able to work with Microsoft Office products.
  4. Must be able to provide oral/verbal responses to student questions, and assist faculty given general guidance.
  5. Must be able to work in a team environment.
  6. Must be able to work flexible hours including some evenings.

PERSONAL INTERACTION:

Frequent contact is made with all levels of College personnel, students, faculty, the general public, and outside organizations in relation to specific departmental duties and services.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:

Functional supervision is exercised over tutors and the learning commons tutoring center in the absence of the supervisor.

REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate field and experience which provides relevant knowledge and skills required. Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with staff and students required.

Revised:

10/1/16

TORT LIABILITY STATEMENT:

Coordinates the College Risk Management Program in a capacity appropriate to this position. This includes, but is not limited to, monitoring conditions, events and circumstances present through daily College operations, and communicating observations to the appropriate supervisor or taking necessary actions to correct, prevent or limit safety problems. May serve as a member of a committee that supports the health, safety and/or legal rights of visitors, students and staff. Such committees may include the AA/EEO, Sexual Harassment, and Safety/Loss Control committees. (Risk Management Categories I, III, IV. See Tort file.)


This description is intended to indicate the kinds and levels of work difficulty that will be required of the position that will be given the title and shall not be construed as declaring what specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be. It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of the supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under supervision. The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of a similar kind or level of difficulty.