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Laker Learning Commons Job Openings at Southwestern Oregon Community College

Southwestern Oregon Community College


PURPOSE OF POSITION: Provide individual and small group tutoring to students in the Tutoring Center and other various locations around campus as needed. Assist students in improving academic achievement by meeting with them on a regular basis to clarify learning problems and work on study skills. Provide class note to students who qualify for accessibility services. Other assistance might include: reviewing class material, discussing the text, predicting test questions, formulating ideas for papers, or working on solutions to problems. Tutoring is a supplement to classroom teaching. Tutors are not expected to know everything about the subject for which they tutor. The Southwestern tutoring program is internationally certified by the College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA). Tutors may earn up to three certifications (Initial, Advanced, and Master) by completing tutor training and tutoring hours. All tutors who wish to work for Southwestern are required to complete tutor training.


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Tutoring/Supplemental Instruction (90% of Time)Tutor students in approved subjects.Support and encourage independent learning by applying training and following expected procedures. Coordinate meetings and schedules with tutees as appropriate.Serve as a resource for other tutors in same academic subject.Complete required Tutor Training courses (ED 136, 137, and 138) during the first year of tutoring. Training courses are offered at no cost and students will earn one credit for each course completed.Complete and hand in all required paperwork following CRLA guidelines.Be punctual for all scheduled tutoring sessions. Conduct self as a representative of the College in a responsible, dependable, honest, and mature manner.Complete FERPA training within first quarter and adhere to guidelines.If assigned as a note taker: Take complete and accurate notes for assigned classes. Note takers are to observe and make record of the class, but do not participate in class discussion or other activities.Be punctual for all scheduled classes sessions as assigned for notetaking. Maintain confidentiality of student records. Office/Clerical Work (10% of Time)Answer phone calls and emails regarding tutoring program information. Direct and inform walk-in traffic.Maintain a clean workspace including front desk area, lounge spaces, tables, study rooms, and computer stations.Assist students with signing in/out of the Tutoring Center.Stock supplies and maintain supply inventory of the Tutoring Center.


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: High School Diploma or equivalent plus earned college credits. Must have earned an “A” or “B” grade in desired tutoring subject and student must be recommended by an instructor. Additionally, tutors must maintain a cumulative 3.0 GPA.


JOB TITLE: Laker Learning Commons TutorLOCATION: Coos Bay CampusFTE: ORGANIZATION: Southwestern Oregon Community CollegePAY LEVEL: Minimum WageEXEMPTION STATUS: Non-exemptPHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: AttachedREPORTS TO: Director of Adult & Pre-College Education and TutoringCLASSIFICATION: TemporaryREVISION DATE: January 2021SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: Southwestern Oregon Community College only accepts applications through this online application system. We want you to be successful in applying with us. We highly encourage you to complete and submit your application in advance of the deadline. For assistance with this, please email For technical assistance with your application, please call (855) 524-5627. Please note: We recognize that our application process can be lengthy, so before you begin, please read all of the stated requirements to determine if you meet them. Applicants must meet all of the stated minimum/special qualifications and additional requirements to be considered for this position. Based on your responses to the qualifying questions, the system may automatically screen you out from further consideration. Required documents must be provided at the time of application. Please remove any personal information such as photographs, date of birth, gender, social security number, and other protected information from your documents. Documents containing protected information will be considered incomplete. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Positions are subject to budget consideration and approval. For the candidate who is hired into this position, salary placement will be based on guidelines in administrative policies and procedures or collective bargaining agreements (as applicable). For this reason, please be sure to include everything in your application that you want the college to consider towards placement. The college does not sponsor employees in the visa application process if they intend to use this as their means to work in the United States. This means that all required work visas must be in place and supported by appropriate evidence to be employed by Southwestern.Final candidates will be subject to a criminal background check as part of the employment process. ——————————————————————————————————————–REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION STATEMENT: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job. This job description is a general description of essential job functions. It is not intended as an employment contract nor is it intended to describe all responsibilities, skills, effort, or work conditions associated with the job someone in this position would perform. All employees of Southwestern Oregon Community College are expected to perform tasks as assigned by Southwestern Oregon Community College supervisory/management personnel regardless of job title or routine job duties. ——————————————————————————————————————–VETERAN’S PREFERENCE STATEMENT: Applicants are eligible to use Veteran’s Preference when applying with Southwestern Oregon Community College in accordance with ORS 408.225, 408.230 and 408.235; and OAR 105-040-0010 and 105-040-0015. Preference will only be given if the applicant meets the minimum qualifications and any special qualifications for the position and electronically attach the required documentation at the time of application. DOCUMENTS REQUIRED: • MEMBER COPY 4 of the Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD Form 214 or 215) – OR – Letter from the US Dept. of Veterans Affairs indicating a non-service connected pension.• Disabled Veterans must also submit a copy of their Veterans disability preference letter from the Department of Veterans Affairs.o You can request copies of your military service record through the National Archives website at: information regarding Veteran’s Preference qualifications, visit the following website: It is the policy of Southwestern Oregon Community College Board of Education that there will be no discrimination or harassment on the grounds of race, color, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, political affiliation, parental status, veteran status or disability in any educational programs, activities or employment. Persons having questions about equal opportunity and nondiscrimination should contact Vice President of Administrative Services in Tioga 512. Phone 541-888-7206 or TDD 541-888-7368. All other issues, concerns, and complaints should also be directed to the Vice President of Administrative Services for referral to the appropriate Manager.Annual Campus Crime/Annual Fire Safety (Clery Act) ReportThe “Jeanne Clery Disclosure for Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act” (formerly the Campus Security Act) is a federal law that requires institutions of higher education to disclose campus security information, including crime statistics for the campus and surrounding area. As a current or prospective Southwestern student or employee, you have a right to obtain a copy of this information. You may review this information here: Annual Campus Crime/Annual Fire Safety (Clery Act) Report. You may also obtain a hard copy of this information upon request by contacting Administrative Services at 541-888-7206.

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