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Science Resource Center Senior Tutor-Physics

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

Position Title

Science Resource Center Senior Tutor-Physics



Academic Affairs


Position Type

Part-time Temporary, Non-Exempt


Number of openings



Work Schedule, Hours per week

Varies, 12 hours per week


Position Grade



Pay Range

$19.09-$23.86 per hour (actual pay depends on qualifications)



Overland Park Main Campus


Benefits Category

No benefits

JCCC Benefits Information


Job Summary

Established in 1969, Johnson County Community College is dedicated to transforming lives and strengthening communities through learning. Located in Overland Park, Kansas, JCCC has enjoyed a national reputation for educational excellence and student success for more than 50 years. That's five decades dedicated to smaller class sizes, more resources and a thriving campus culture – not to mention our competitive tuition rates and extracurricular experiences that transcend the norm.

Tutor students in various Physics courses taught at Johnson County Community College. Other responsibilities include referring students to appropriate resources, assist students with computer software necessary for the courses, help with the basic math skills to solve problems in Physics, mentor new tutors, work in outreach programs and other duties as requested by the supervisor.


Job Duties

Job duties include but are not limited to:

  • TUTOR STUDENTS IN PHYSICS - Help students understand concepts in physics and solve problems by relating the course material to what they already know, using real life examples and reviewing the math skills required.
  • REFER & AID STUDENTS IN PROPER USE OF RESOURCES- Provide assistance to look up reliable information online as well as in books for Physics and technical assistance.
  • ASSIST IN THE TRAINING AND MENTORING OF NEW TUTORS- Help new tutors learn the best practices in tutoring, the available resources in the SRC and the policies and procedures of the SRC.
  • PARTICPATE IN SRC OUTREACH & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS- Assist the SRC in outreach programs maintaining a high degree of professional preparation.
  • ASSIST IN DAILY ACTIVITIES OF THE CENTER- Provide assistance in checking out models and books, abide by the policies of the center, respect diversity among students and other tutors.
  • FOLLOW GOOD WORK ETHICS- Exhibit good work ethics by being reliable and dedicated. 

Duties and responsibilities, as required by business necessity, may be added, deleted or changed at any time at the discretion of management, formally or informally, either verbally or in writing. Scheduling, shift assignments and work location may be changed at any time, as required by business necessity.


Required Qualifications

A bachelor's degree with successful completion of a two-semester sequence of calculus based introductory physics as well as a course in mechanics and a course in electricity and magnetism
At least one year of tutoring/teaching experience
Must be familiar with laboratory techniques
Must be able to help with computer programs
Require good communication skills, including listening with understanding and patience
Ability to explain concepts and solving word problems in Physics, both orally and in written form in a one to one or small group setting


Preferred Qualifications

Degree in Physics
Two years of tutoring/teaching experience


Required application documents


Cover Letter

Unofficial Transcripts



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 (JCCC) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. JCCC provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.

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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