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Writing Center Senior Tutor

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Work type: Part-time Temporary
Location: Overland Park Main Campus
Categories: Tutors and Lab Aides

Posting Job Title

Writing Center Senior Tutor



Academic Affairs


Position Type

Part-time Temporary


Number of openings



Job Summary

The Senior Tutor in the Writing Center will assist writers from all disciplines with grammar, writing, speech, and various self-paced materials in the Writing Center and will perform special projects. Other tasks might include answering the Grammar Hotline, responding to Online Writing Lab (OWL) submissions, rectifying software issues, filling in at reception desk. This job requires professional development, including attendance at weekly training sessions or other scheduled meetings, written reflections, research, presentation.


Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent
Completion of Composition 1 and Composition 2 with B or better (JCCC Preferred)
Two years tutoring or teaching experience, with minimum of one year in a college Writing Center
Good communication skills, including listening with patience and understanding
Demonstrated excellent grammar and writing skills with the ability to explain concepts and provide examples in both oral and written form.
Ability to learn and utilize effective tutoring techniques following best practices.
Ability to help with computer and standard office equipment
Proficient with technology


Preferred Qualifications

College Reading and Language Association certification (CRLA), level 1 certified


Required application documents


Official transcripts will be required upon hire.


Hours per Week



Work Hours/Days

Varies depending on department need


Salary Grade Level




$18.81 per hour



Overland Park Main Campus



Every employee of the college is expected to treat all members of the college community with dignity and respect demonstrating professional, courteous and respectful behavior and engage in constructive conflict resolution, when needed.

In accordance with the college policy, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. Individual hiring departments at JCCC may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions as part of the applicant selection/hiring process. Many departments require those selected for hire to submit a certified transcript for all degrees obtained. For full consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply prior to the review date listed in posting.

Johnson County Community College welcomes the application of any qualified candidate and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, sex, religion, marital status, national origin, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or other factors which cannot be lawfully considered, to the extent specified by applicable federal and state laws.

If you are an applicant requesting assistance or a reasonable accommodation in the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 913-469-3877, or email

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