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Specialist, Tutoring - Part-Time (50%)
Austin Community College District in Austin, Texas
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Date Posted 12/09/2019
Admin-Tutors and Learning Resources
Salary $16,658.00 - $23,796.50  USD Per Year
Employment Type Part Time
Application Deadline 12/20/2019

Specialist, Tutoring - Part-Time (50%)


Closing Date: 12/20/2019
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Position Information


Eastview Campus


20 hour/week as assigned


Specialist 6/118 ($16,658.00 - $23,796.50)

FLSA Status


Reports To

Manager, Learning Lab

Criminal Background Check

Pre-employment criminal background checks are required for all Staff and Faculty positions. Pre-employment urinalyses drug screens are also required for all top candidates considered for positions in ACC's College Police department.

College Profile


Austin Community College is a public two-year institution that serves a diverse population of approximately 41,000 credit students each Fall and Spring semester.  We embrace our identity as a community college as reflected in our mission statement.  We promote student success and community development by providing affordable access, through traditional and distance learning modes, to higher education and workforce training, including appropriate applied baccalaureate degrees, in our service area.
As a community college committed to our mission, we seek to recruit and retain a workforce that:

  • Reflects the diversity of our community

  • Values intellectual curiosity and innovative teaching

  • Is attracted by the college mission to promote equitable access to educational opportunities

  • Cares about student success and collaborates on strategies to facilitate success for under-represented populations

  • Welcomes difference and models respectful interaction with others

  • Engages with the community both within and outside of ACC


Our Mission


The Austin Community College District promotes student success and community development by providing affordable access, through traditional and distance learning modes, to higher education and workforce training in its service area.
For more information, see


Student Profile


Austin Community College District (ACC) is a Hispanic-Serving Institution. ACC's designation as a Hispanic-Serving Institution reflects the commitment the college has to supporting our students' educational goals as well as the economic and social well-being of the surrounding communities we serve.  ACC currently enrolls approximately 41,500 students each Fall semester, over half of whom are non-white. In fall 2019, ACC's students were 42% White, 38% Latinx, 8% African-American, 6% Asian, <1% Pacific Islander, <1% Native-American, and 4% multiracial.

ACC pursues educational excellence by being accountable and committed to achieving diversity in our faculty and staff ranks. ACC seeks to be innovative in all its operations and provides students with guidance and support in achieving success in their educational goals, whether they are seeking a degree, successful transfer, employment or lifelong learning.


Commitment to Equity and Inclusion


ACC is committed to the ongoing systemic changes needed to ensure the increased recruitment, inclusion, retention and completion of historically underserved and under-represented populations. Through continual strategic community engagement and professional development of administrators, faculty, staff and students, the college demonstrates its dedication to fostering a culture and climate for equitable outcomes.
As an open access and low-cost institution, ACC is proud to serve a diverse student body.  Dedicated faculty members are excellent professors who help students achieve their educational goals and are sensitive to the diverse cultures and socio-economic backgrounds of our students.  In 2017 our faculty adopted a Statement of ACC Faculty Values.  This Statement affirms that ACC's faculty members value collaboration, service, agency, scholarship, inclusion, and teaching, all of which attest to our commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion at the heart of our mission.


General Statement of Job


To provide academic support to students through the provision of individual and/or group tutorial services; coordinates with students, lab tutors, and faculty regarding tutorial services.


Description of Duties and Tasks

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.


  1. Tutors individual students or groups in designated areas of specialization, including college study skills; includes students that are deaf or hard of hearing.

  2. Organizes and leads study groups for subjects in high demand; organizes textbooks and/or supplemental learning materials as required.

  3. Assists in promoting maximum use of the Learning Lab resources and computer lab, including conducting classroom visits and communicating with faculty.

  4. Researches resources used for implementing tutorial activities.

  5. Provides feedback to faculty, Student Services and Student Accessibility Services (SAS) as appropriate, regarding student performance and progress.

  6. Assists in developing and implementing tutor training in area of specialization; coordinates peer tutors in designated subject area.

  7. Provides assistance with developing, delivering and evaluating programs and services in area of specialization.

  8. Provides assistance with new hourly employee orientation as required.


Additional Job Specific Duties


  •   Demonstrates clear communication skills and the ability to adapt to student needs

  •  Maintain a professional and proactive presence at work; recognize signs that help is needed, and offer that help

  •  Help students with study skills and time management, as needed

  •  Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with students and faculty, inlcuding distance learners and their faculty



Must possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.


  •  Individual and group tutoring techniques and standards.

  •  Learning Lab services.

  •  Processes for organizing and leading study groups.

  •  Supplemental learning materials.



Must possess required skills and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.


  •  Providing quality tutorial services to groups and individuals.

  •  Maintaining an established work schedule.

  •  Promoting Learning Lab services.

  •  Maintaining confidentiality of work-related information and materials.

  •  Effectively using interpersonal and communications skills including tact and diplomacy.

  •  Effectively using organizational and planning skills with attention to detail and follow-through.

  •  Leading and organizing study groups.

  •  Providing feedback regarding student performance and/or progress.


Technology Skills


  •  Use a variety of spreadsheet, word processing, database, and presentation software.

  •  Becomes familiar with course software and online resources within their discipline(s).


Required Work Experience


  • Two years related work experience.


Preferred Work Experience


  •  Tutoring experience in Math and in one or more of the other STEM areas

  •  Tutoring experience with dual-credit, developmental, distance-learning, and workforce students


Required Education


  • Bachelor's degree. Experience cannot be substituted for education.


Preferred Education


  •  Master's degree and/or 18 graduate hours in one or more STEM disciplines


Other Preferred Qualifications


  •  Recent experience or practice working with subject material from area of specialization.


Physical Requirements


  •  Work is performed in a standard office or similar environment.

  •  Subject to standing, walking, sitting, bending, reaching, pushing, and pulling.

  •  Occasional lifting of objects up to 10 pounds.




  • Work safely and follow safety rules. Report unsafe working conditions and behavior. Take reasonable and prudent actions to prevent others from engaging in unsafe practices.


HR Use Only


  • FLSA - T


Information for This Posting Only


  •  Tutoring Specialist, Math and another STEM area


ACC Benefits Overview

Full-time Faculty and Staffing Table employees who work in full-time and/or part-time positions at the College are eligible for ACC medical benefits effective the first of the month after their first 60 days of employment. Benefits include medical, dental, life insurance, short and long term disability, retirement plans and AD&D.

ACC does not participate in Social Security. ACC participates in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS) and the Optional Retirement Program (ORP-Faculty Only). Part-time and Hourly employees participate in the ACC Money Purchase Plan (ACCMPP) as a retirement program required by Federal law.


The above description is an overview of the job. It is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities of the job, nor is it intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Duties and responsibilities may change with business needs. ACC reserves the right to add, change, amend, or delete portions of this job description at any time, with or without notice. Employees may be required to perform other duties as requested, directed, or assigned. In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made by ACC as its discretion to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Austin Community College provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

As required by the US Department of Education, employees are required to report violations under the Title IX and, under the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), select individuals are required to report crimes. If this position is identified as a Campus Security Authority (Clery Act), you will be notified, trained, and provided resources for reporting.

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