Professional Tutor - Chemistry

Vacancy Notice: Tuesday, September 14, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Position Type: Classified
Hours: Part Time
Reports To: Director, Transitional Programs

Job Summary

This position provides high-quality tutoring services for students. Part-time tutoring hours will be held in the Student Tutoring and Computer Lab and be held on days and evenings. Individuals will plan and guide the learning processes for students toward the achievement of curricular goals and objectives.

Essential Job Functions

Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Tutor students in specific course material and integrate study skills and learning strategies to promote independent learning

  • Supports the Make-Up Testing Center by serving as a reader/scribe for students with accommodations

  • Supports the activities of the STC Lab

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in chemistry or a closely related field.

  • Demonstrated strong organizational skills.

  • Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills to positively interact with students, faculty, and staff.

  • Demonstrated ability to provide excellent customer service, maintain student confidence and protect operational integrity.

  • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations (faculty, staff, students, and general public).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in chemistry or closely related field is preferred.

  • Experience tutoring students

Employment Status

Part-time position of 10 – 20 hours per week with an hourly wage of $15 per hour. Anticipated hours will be flexible including morning, afternoon, and evening hours.

Working Conditions

Requires skills for succeeding in a classroom and clinical environment, using technology. Requires good hand-eye coordination including visual acuity to use a keyboard and read technical information; arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp. Work is performed in a classroom, lab, or clinical setting. Sit, stand, bend, lift and move intermittently during working hours. During course of day, interact with students, faculty and staff in person, by telephone and computer.

Application Procedure

  • Complete online application at including a cover letter, resume and 3 references with a minimum of one from a past/current supervisor.

  • Submit online application and all required materials by the deadline.

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Hawkeye Community College is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, committed to equity and diversity in its educational services and employment practices: The College does not discriminate on the basis of sex; race; age; color; creed; national origin; religion; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity; genetic information; or actual or potential parental, family, or marital status in its programs, activities, or employment practices. Veteran status is also included to the extent covered by law. Any person alleging a violation of equity regulations shall have the right to file a formal complaint. Inquiries concerning application of this statement should be addressed to: Equity Coordinator and Title IX Coordinator for employees, 319-296-4405; or Title IX Coordinator for students, 319-296-4448; Hawkeye Community College, 1501 East Orange Road, P.O. Box 8015, Waterloo, Iowa 50704-8015; or email, or the Director of the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Citigroup Center, 500 W. Madison, Suite 1475, Chicago, IL 60661, phone number 312-730-1560, fax 312-730-1576, email:

If any applicant is in need of a reasonable accommodation in completing the application process, please notify a member of Human Resource Services.

Contact Information

Human Resource Services

Hawkeye Center 101
Jobs Line: 319-296-2329 ext.5000‚Äč
Email Human Resource Services

If you are in need of any special accommodation in completing the application process, please notify a member of Human Resource Services.

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