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Tutor, Math Resource Center

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

Position, Department: Tutor, Math Resource Center, Academic Affairs

Type of Position: Part-time Temporary, Non-Exempt

Work Schedule, Hours per week: varies, 12 hours per week

Pay Grade/Pay Range: 51.51, $16.50-20.63/hour *Actual pay depends on qualifications

Benefits Category:  Partial benefits

Position Summary: Tutor students in various Mathematics courses taught in Johnson County Community College. Other responsibilities include referring students to appropriate resources, assist students with computer software and calculator skills necessary for the courses, help with problem solving skills required in Mathematics, and other duties as requested by the supervisor.

Required Qualifications:

  • At least one year of college completed
  • Successful completion of college level Calculus 2
  • Must be able to help with computer programs and online homework platforms
  • Good communication skills, including listening with understanding and patience
  • Ability to explain concepts and solving word problems in Mathematics, both orally and in written form in a one to one or small group setting

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior tutoring experience

To be considered for this position we will require an application, resume, and transcripts.

Position Details: Job duties include but are not limited to:

  • TUTOR STUDENTS IN MATHEMATICS- Help students understand concepts in various fields of mathematics and solve problems by relating to course material to what they already know, using real life examples and reviewing the math skills required. Performance is acceptable when tutor is able to a. explain concepts clearly. b. show students different methods of solving problems c. help students use calculators, online tools, and software to enhance learning.
  • REFER STUDENTS TO RESOURCES- Provide assistance to look up reliable information online as well in books Performance is acceptable when tutor is able a. direct students to appropriate resources both online and in the center b. explain to students the proper use of resources.
  • ASSIST STUDENTS WITH COMPUTER SOFTWARE – Assist students using online homework tools as well as basic software such as word, excel. Performance is acceptable when tutor is able to a. provide help with use of online tools to complete assignments b. help students to interpret information from results obtained using computer software.
  • ASSIST IN DAILY ACTIVITIES OF THE CENTER- Provide assistance in checking out resources such as calculators and books, abide by the policies of the center, respect diversity among students and other tutors. Performance is acceptable when tutor is able to a. treat students with respect and exhibit interest in helping them b. step in when need arises to check out resources c. make sure that students follow the policies of the center d. help to keep the center clean and organized. 
  • FOLLOW GOOD WORK ETHICS- Exhibit good work ethics by being reliable and dedicated. Performance is acceptable when tutor is able to a. report on time at the center and stays the whole time according to the schedule b. report absence in advance if possible; if not, in a timely manner so that alternate arrangements can be made.

*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.

Diversity Statement: Here at Johnson County Community College, we seek to inspire positive change for our students, faculty, and staff through promoting growth and development of all individuals. We aim to create a sense of belonging, accepting all values, life experiences, and perspectives on our campus. We are seeking individuals who will bring their true, authentic selves to JCCC so we can broaden perspectives with innovative ideas, interests, and passions, while fostering and promoting our diversity commitments to our community. We believe that engaging all of our unique employees is the key to students’ success. You belong here.

About JCCC: 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.

Equal Employment Opportunity: 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.

Disclosure:  If you need any assistance throughout the search process, please reach out to the HR Generalist for this position. 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.

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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