Embedded Tutor - Computer Information Technologies (Temporary Part-time)
Bluegrass Community and Technical College
Location: Lexington, Kentucky
Type: Part Time
Internal Number: 68541
Embedded tutoring places tutors in the class during scheduled class sessions under the instructor's guidance and in one-on-one (and small group) tutoring sessions outside of the scheduled class time. This provides students with individualized assistance and support during and outside of class as well as enhances student engagement.Tutoring may take place on campus or online.
*Posting is open-ended and will be filled according to need.
Establish contact with students early in the semester.
Attend embedded tutor trainings.
Attend planning meetings with course instructor during the first week of classes.
Provide tutoring during class/lab time.
Provide tutoring and other support services as needed outside of class.
Work according to instructor guidance to provide support for students. For example:
Help facilitate small group exercises or discussions such as peer review.
Assist students in learning how to effectively utilize technology such as MS Word, Blackboard, and library databases.
Schedule and facilitate tutoring sessions with students who require additional support.
Serve as a contact between instructor and students.
Serve as a mentor, helping students foster connections with support services, for example, the Tutoring Center.
Other duties as assigned.
Minimum Education/Experience Requirements:
High School Diploma or GED
Successful completion of CIT105 or equivalent course with a grade of A, or a letter of recommendation from a faculty member
Computer & Information Technologies Core and Programming: successful completion of a Level I programming course with an A grade.
Computer & Information Technologies Networking: passed CIT 161, CIT 219, and at least one Level II Networking course such as CIT 167 CISCO II, CIT 213/CIT 261 Microsoft II, CIT 217 UNIX/Linux with grades of at least B.
Computer & Information Technologies Business Software Support: passed CIT 234 with at least a grade of A
Skilled in interpersonal communication and a good understanding of conversational nuances
Flexible in the assistance they provide to students
Ability to navigate online platforms to facilitate virtual tutoring.
Bluegrass Community and Technical College (BCTC) is a member college of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System. As one of the two largest colleges in our system, BCTC transfers more students to four-year universities than any other college in the state. It awards certificates, diplomas, and associate degrees in more than 40 career and technical programs with day, evening, and online classes serving more than 16,000 students annually at seven campuses. Customized workforce training serves more than 500 businesses annually. BCTC provides excellence in learning and service with caring, experienced professors, helpful staff, and excellent facilities and a focus on student success. The college sustains strong partnerships with our communities to improve economic vitality and quality of life in the region.