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Professional Math/Science Tutor

Company: CIA
Location: Hyde Park
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARYThe Professional Tutor for Math/Science must demonstrate an ability to quickly establish rapport and communicate well with students and instructors. This position is responsible for providing academic support to all CIA students, and assisting the Library Learning Commons (LLC) with accommodating the growing needs of the college, and works specifically to assist students with foundational Math, Culinary Math, College Algebra, Calculus and Chemistry. The Tutor will also be responsible to audit coursework in order to tutor ancillary courses such as Financial Accounting, Managerial Accounting, Finance, Personal Finance, Culinary Chemistry, Microbial Ecology, Science Fundamentals and Biology. The Professional Tutor also helps to prevent students from probation status, by providing support to at-risk students, and providing services in effort to decrease the overall number of students in these academic situations - at-risk, probation and academic suspension.ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIESTutor students in specific course material and integrate study and learning strategies to promote independent learning in order to maximize the student's potential for academic progress.Encourage students to develop a systemic approach to studying that will serve them in many courses.Tutor individual students who come to the center seeking assistance with their math, or science course work.Develop a familiarity with computers, software, and any other individual instructional materials available in the Library Learning Commons.Prepare and update student records, visit notes, after each session via CIA Cares. Participate in data collection and reporting systems.Provide individual and small group tutoring sessions in approved subjects.Integrate effective study and learning strategies. Participate in professional development offerings.Meet with Assistant Manager and instructors to plan appropriate academic support for students.Maintain ongoing communications with the Director Academic Support Services.Any and all other duties as assigned.REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONSEducation:Bachelor's Degree in Math or Science.Experience:Minimum of three (3) years of teaching or tutoring in Math or Science.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONSMaster's Degree.Special training or experience in areas such as working with students with disabilities, also highly desirable.Familiarity with the operation of developmental education programs preferred.Experience working with ESL students.REQUIRED SKILLSStrong analytical, problem-solving and conceptual skills.Work requires continual attention to detail in composing, typing and proofing materials, establishing priorities and meeting deadlines.Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to juggle multiple competing tasks and demands.Must display a high level of energy and self-motivation.Strong computer experience, which must include abilities to work effectively with MS Office suite products, i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint.Ability to work independently or in a team environment and maintain collaborative relationships.WORKING CONDITIONS Must be available to work a flexible work schedule as required due to business needs.Regular work requires the use of a computer, sometimes in excess of eight (8) hours per day.ADDITIONAL INFORMATION At The Culinary Institute of America, it is important to us that we support our employees with a substantial and meaningful package of benefits. We believe in supporting our employees with benefits to assist with work life balance.Benefits are offered based on the position type and status. Benefits offered may include:Paid time off programFlexible schedulingDiscounts on public programsAnd more!The CIA has implemented a policy requiring all employees, students and on-site contractors to receive the COVID-19 vaccination. Reasonable accommodations are available to applicants when legally required.

Keywords: CIA, Danbury , Professional Math/Science Tutor, Other , Hyde Park, Connecticut

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