Math Tutor (3 Positions), Virginia Community College, United States (2024)

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Working TitleMath Tutor (3 Positions)
Role TitleEducation Support Assistant
Role Code29141-SW
Pay Band01
Position Number295W5117
AgencyTidewater Community College
DivisionTidewater Community College (Div)
Work LocationVirginia Beach - 810
Hiring Range$17.64 per hour, part-time
Emergency/Essential PersonnelNo
EEO CategoryB-Professional
Full Time or Part TimePart Time
Does this position have telework options? -Telework options are subject to change based on business needs-No
Does this position have a bilingual or multilingual skill requirement or preference?No
Work Schedule
15 hours per week, part time
Monday -Friday between the hours of 9:00 AM and 7:00 PM
Sensitive PositionNo
Job Description

Tidewater Community College has served South Hampton Roads – both students and employers – for 50 years. It has grown from 1 campus into a regional educational and economic force. TCC is the largest provider of higher education and workforce services in Hampton Roads, enrolling nearly 28,000 students in 2019-20. Founded in 1968 as a part of the Virginia Community College System, Tidewater Community College (TCC) services South Hampton Roads with 4 campuses in Chesapeake, Norfolk, Portsmouth, and Virginia Beach, 7 regional centers and 2 important cultural institutions. The college had 3,203 graduates in 2019-2020, 40 percent of whom pursued degrees that would let them transfer to 4-year institutions. Of South Hampton Roads residents enrolled in higher education 36% enrolled at TCC. TCC’s institutional accreditation is affirmed through 2027 by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.
Tutors provide academic support to increase student academic achievement by meeting with students to clarify learning objectives and outcomes and work on study skills. Tutors serve as a supplement to classroom or online teaching. Tutors assist faculty, deans, and the Learning Assistance Supervisor in supporting the student success initiatives of Tidewater Community College.
This Math Tutor Recruitment is to fill 3 positions; 1 Virginia Beach Campus & 1 Chesapeake Campus & 1 Norfolk Campus
Functional Responsibilities:

  • Meet with students in a one-to-one, small-group, drop-in, or online tutoring format(s) to provide learning assistance in mathematics.
  • Tutor students in basic computer literacy to include accessing student email, creating and saving documents and other file types, and navigating Canvas.
  • Help with developing study strategies (textbooks, handbooks, online resources, etc.) for students requesting tutoring services.
  • Participate in team meetings, tutor-training sessions, and professional development training.
  • Partner with instructors to offer outreach-learning opportunities in the classroom and team up to offer course-relevant workshops.
  • Maintain familiarity with campus resources available to students.
  • Maintain a resourceful supply of course-relevant handouts in learning assistance centers.
  • Demonstrate patience, encouragement, and empathy to students having difficulty.
  • Assist with additional duties as assigned.
Special Assignments

May be required to perform other duties as assigned. May be required to assist the agency or state government generally in the event of an emergency declaration by the Governor.

KSA's/Required Qualifications
  • Significant knowledge of the concepts taught in PreCalculus I and II, Statistics I, and higher-level Calculus.
  • Must have obtained an “A” or “B” grade in the course(s) for which tutoring will be performed. Effective oral, written, and technical communication skills.
  • Ability to contextualize transferable academic study techniques and learning strategies into collaborative learning sessions.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and comply with FERPA.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member.
  • Experience providing excellent customer service to people from varying educational, cultural, and social backgrounds.
  • Demonstrated experience with responsibility, reliability, and punctuality.
Additional Considerations
Previous experience working in a tutoring position
Operation of a State VehicleNo
Supervises EmployeesNo
Required Travel

Posting Detail Information

Posting NumberWGE_2026P
Recruitment TypeGeneral Public - G
Number of Vacancies3
Position End Date (if temporary)
Job Open Date06/25/2024
Job Close Date07/25/2024
Open Until Filled
Contact Name
Phone Number
Special Instructions to Applicants
In support of the Commonwealth’s commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth’s Alternative Hiring Process. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their AHP Letter (formerly called a Certificate of Disability) provided by the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS), or the Department for the Blind & Vision Impaired (DBVI). Service-Connected Veterans may also apply via the AHP if they also provide an AHP Letter. To request an AHP Letter, use this link: or call DARS at 800-552-5019, or DBVI at 800-622-2155
Additional Information
Background Check Statement Disclaimer

The selected candidate’s offer is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background investigation, which may include: fingerprint checks, local agency checks, employment verification, verification of education, credit checks (relevant to employment). Additionally, selected candidates may be required to complete the Commonwealth’s Statement of Economic Interest. For more information, please follow this link:

EEO Statement

The Virginia Community College System, anEEOemployer, welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds and recognizes the benefits of a diverse workforce. Therefore, theVCCSis committed to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. Employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications. We prohibit discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, mental or physical disabilities, political affiliation, veteran status, gender identity, or other non-merit factors.

ADA Statement

TheVCCSis anEOEand Affirmative Action Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Acts (ADA and ADAAA), VCCS will provide, if requested, reasonable accommodation to applicants in need of access to the application, interviewing and selection processes.

E-Verify Statement

VCCSuses E-Verify to check employee eligibility to work in the United States. You will be required to complete an I-9 form and provide documentation of your identity for employment purposes.

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