Position InformationPosition Title SLCC Student, Tutor Non-Certified, Russian (Part Time)
Open Internally or Externally External If faculty, tenure track status Not Applicable Reports to (title) Language Center Coordinator Department Humanities Requisition Number P24061 Position Type One Year Temporary Job Category Part-Time Staff - Variable FT/PT Part-time Initial Work Location Taylorsville Redwood Campus Starting Salary $15.00-$15.49 Job Open Date 08/18/2023 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Priority Review Date Job Summary
Tutoring Russian language
Essential Responsibilities and Duties
· Tutor SLCC students taking First and Second Semester Russian (Russian 1010,1020,2010,2020,1900,2900) both in-person at the Center for Languages and on Zoom.
· Assist students with understanding and leveraging their course's instructional materials and assignments, and with on-line language-learning programs as needed.
· Establish and maintain tutoring hours throughout the semester/academic year.
· Attend CfL meetings, complete required trainings, and consistently follow protocols for scheduling, checking in/out, time submission, communicating unavoidable absences, etc. . Help organize and host cultural events along with other tutors and/or language faculty.
· Participate in CfL activities, possibly including occasional brief, informal cultural presentations to other tutors, students and faculty.
· Host weekly or biweekly conversation tables for speakers of the target language in the CfL depending on demand. With the support of the CfL director, identify and reach out to community groups, SLCC's International and ESL students, and SLCC faculty and staff to create awareness of the conversation table and to generate reasonable attendance.
Other duties as assigned. For example, you will be expected to create a 2-3 minute video at the beginning of every semester, to introduce yourself to the students in the language class. It will to be put on the language instructor's Canvas site and will make students more willing to meet with you
Essential Responsibilities and Duties Continued Minimum Qualifications
High school diploma or equivalent Current student of SLCC. Native or near native fluency in Russian as demonstrated through online proficiency testing in the CfL.
Familiarity with Russian cultures.
Good computer skills.
Tutors are expected to observe the SLCC Student Code of Conduct.
Current student of SLCC. Must maintain a 3.0 GPA.
Language teaching or tutoring experience.
Availability to attend the SLCC classes in the target language in conjunction with the approval of the course instructor. Attending classes will increase your familiarity with course materials and teaching methods. The instructor will expect you to work with students during class time, which is also good preparation for tutoring.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
· Reliability, timeliness and attention to detail.
· Increasing knowledge of Russian 1010 and 1020, 2010,2020 and other Spanish language related including teaching methods and the course textbook, materials, and assignments.
· Increasing competence in tutoring, focusing on textbook integration, identifying student level of competence, and tailoring instruction to the student level, needs, and instructor expectations.
· Ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of diverse people, ability, culture, ethnic background, to maintain good working relationships across the College. Ability to work with all groups in a diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic background of community college students, faculty and staff, including those with disabilities.
Non-Essential Responsibilities and Duties
Some front desk work if needed.
Special Instructions SLCC Highlights
Salt Lake Community College is Utah's largest open-access college with the most diverse student body in the state. We proudly educate 45,000+ students pursuing degrees in 100+ programs across 8 areas of study, and Utah's fastest growing industries and four-year baccalaureate programs consistently welcome SLCC graduates. Every SLCC employee has a hand in transforming students' lives to strengthen its surrounding communities. SLCC employees work at 11 locations across the valley and capital city of Salt Lake with easy access to the beautiful Wasatch Mountains, world-class outdoor recreation, sporting events, museums, history, and arts and entertainment.
Salt Lake Community College seeks and values contributions from each community member and welcomes new and diverse perspectives. A respectful work environment is its top priority; academic excellence and lasting transformation come about when diverse voices can speak and collaborate freely. As an emerging HSI, SLCC leads the state with the highest enrollment of students from the Latinx/a/o community. SLCC is committed to serving diverse students and being a model for inclusive and transformative education.
FLSA Non-Exempt SLCC Information
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SLCC is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”).
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