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Work Study - Outreach Tutor

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Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Work Study - Outreach Tutor
Position Classification Work Study
Job Posting

THIS POSITION IS OFFERED THROUGH THE FEDERAL WORK STUDY PROGRAM. IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THE POSITION YOU MUST MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE PROGRAM. FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE VISIT

https://www.svcc.edu/students/finaid/fws/Work%20Study.pdf

SUPERVISED BY:
Financial Assistance Advisor – MAP

DEPARTMENT:
Financial Assistance

GRADE:
Work Study

CATEGORY:
Work Study

STATUS:
Exempt

FUNCTION OF THE JOB:
To provide direct literacy instruction to school-age children with math or reading skills below their grade level expectations.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Reading tutor or teachers aide for children in elementary school
2. Math tutor or teachers aide for elementary or higher grades
3. Activities in which an Outreach Work-study serves as a mentor for such purposes as tutoring
4. Working as an instructional aide who may occasionally prepare materials for certain activities (performing administrative tasks & office work is to be kept to a minimum.)
5. Other duties as reasonably assigned by Supervisor.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
~Must display professionalism and confidentiality in all matters
~Must be able to communicate by telephone on a daily basis.
~Must be able to use computers.
~Must be able to operate basic office equipment.
~Must be able to provide and understand verbal/visual orders from supervisors.

PERSONAL INTERACTION:
Daily contact with College personnel, faculty, students, and the general public in the routine performance of duties and departmental services.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:
None

REQUIREMENTS:
1. Education major or parent preferred
2. Must have adequate reading & math skills
3. Must have good oral & written communication skills
4. Must have the ability to talk to children, parents, and school personnel
5. Must have a high degree of motivation & creativity
6. Must be punctual & reliable
7. Must have transportation
8. Must attend a VITAL Tutor Training (mandatory)
9. Must familiarize themselves with the VITAL Program

Federal Work-Study provides part-time jobs for undergraduate and graduate students with financial need, allowing them to earn money to help pay education expenses. The program encourages community service work and work related to the student’s course of study. Students participating in the Federal Work Study Program are paid minimum wage and can work up to 20 hours per week. The student is not guaranteed a set number of hours per week. In order to qualify for the Federal Work Study Program the student must:
~ be enrolled half-time (or greater) at the College (half-time is 6cr for fall/spring and 3cr for summer),
~ be enrolled in an eligible degree or certificate program,
~ be in good academic standing; and
~ must have eligibility (financial need) as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Hiring Range $8.25/hr
Position Type Work Study

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies
Posting Open Date 09/18/2014
Posting Close Date
Open Until Filled
Special Instructions Summary
Quick Link for Internal Postings http://jobs.svcc.edu/postings/22
Diversity/EEOC Statement

SVCC is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is interested in receiving applications from individuals who would enhance the diversity of the College. Sauk Valley Community College is an institution of higher education that provides quality learning opportunities to meet the diverse needs of its students and communities.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Have you completed your Free Application for Federal Student Aid?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Have you received an Award Letter from the Office of Financial Assistance at Sauk Valley Community College?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * How many credit hours are you registered in for Fall term?
    • Not registered
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
    • 5
    • 6
    • 7
    • 8
    • 9
    • 10
    • 11
    • 12 or more

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Other