Job Description Summary: Southwestern Michigan College is seeking a Part-Time Writing Consultant who can work on both the Niles and Dowagiac campuses to start immediately.
Writing Consultants report to the Coordinator of The Teaching and Learning Center. Writing Consultants provide support and guidance to students in a variety of coaching roles. Writing Consultants are active both in the classroom and in Tutoring Services in the Fred L. Mathews Library or the Niles campus, interacting with students in both individual and group situations.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide subject-area tutoring services to students, faculty, and staff in writing-intensive courses.
Develop and implement a plan for tutoring that addresses content area skill development, study skill strategies, and uses best practices in tutor subject area to enable students to become independent learners.
Record and submit detailed documentation of each tutoring session.
Assist the Coordinator in developing and maintaining relationships with key faculty.
Assist students with general computer and printer use.
Attend all tutor trainings, professional development opportunities, and staff meetings required by the Coordinator.
Meet with the Coordinator to establish professional development and position goals/objectives. Designate meeting dates with Coordinator to review and update goals/objectives.
Present a professional demeanor at all times in both personality/dress and provide exceptional customer service.
The duties listed in this job description are not all-inclusive, but a list of the major responsibilities. Additional duties not noted in the job description may be assigned by a supervisor.
Required Qualifications: Associates Degree Knowledge of Basic material presented in college classes. Knowledge of Computer and office applications, particularly Microsoft Office, Google Docs and Drive, and other content platforms. Strong public orientation and ability to work in a team environment as well as independently. Exemplary student service abilities. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to work well with individuals with diverse backgrounds. Attention to detail.
Preferred Qualifications: Bachelors Degree or higher
Southwestern Michigan College has two beautiful campuses to help support the mission of providing Know for All. We are located in the heart of America, in Dowagiac, MI, a community who welcomes all and has a vibrant and alive downtown.