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Professional Tutor - Science Enrichment Center 

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Professional Tutor - Science Enrichment Center

At Amarillo College, our students are the priority. It is our mission and our responsibility to enrich their lives by helping them identify an educational pathway that will lead to success in life. It is therefore required that every team member, regardless of job title or duties, be responsible, first and foremost, for assisting students in every way.

We are currently seeking a Part Time Professional Tutor for the Science Enrichment Center who will adhere to the aforementioned mission statement, and who will provide non-classroom, academic assistance/instruction to students on an individual or small-group basis for proactive or remedial purposes.



Required: Associate's Degree in Biology/Chemistry or related degree.

Preferred: Bachelor's Degree in Biology/Chemistry or related degree.


Required: Basic College courses with a GPA 3.0 or better.

Preferred: Prior tutoring in a high school or college setting.


Provide feedback to students using positive reinforcement techniques to encourage, motivate, or build confidence in students;

Teach students study skills, note-taking skills, and test-taking strategies;

Review class material with students by discussing text, working solutions to problems, or reviewing worksheets or other assignments;

Provide private instruction to individual or small groups of students to improve academic performance, improve occupational skills, or prepare for academic or occupational tests;

Assess students' progress throughout tutoring sessions;

Monitor student performance or assist students in academic environments, such as classrooms, laboratories, or computing centers;

Prepare lesson plans or learning modules for tutoring sessions according to students' needs and goals;

Participate in and complete performance assessments/evaluations as assigned;

As an Amarillo College employee, seek knowledge of and pledge to actively engage in a culture of caring striving to serve students, peers and the community by embracing the AC Core Values: Wow, Family, Fun, Innovation, and Yes!


Ability to deal with people in a professional manner.

Ability to handle stress and remain calm.


Critical thinking and problem -solving skills.

Time management and organizational skills.

Ability to work independently and as team member.

Excellent communication and presentation skills.

Commitment to create and maintain a warm and welcoming office and campus environment.

Commitment to discretion and confidentiality concerning sensitive information at all times.

Knowledge of college and department policies and procedures, safety rules and regulations.

Required to interact with all levels of Amarillo College personnel, community, and management.

Must maintain a commitment to discretion and confidentiality concerning sensitive information.

Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to to lift, carry, push, pull and/ or maneuver office supplies as needed.

Work Conditions: This is a part time position not to exceed 19 hours/ week.

Work Environment: This position works in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, copy machines and filing cabinets. The employee is frequently required to travel between offices and buildings.

Salary: grade 10

Diversity and Inclusion Statement: Amarillo College is committed to hiring and retaining a racially diverse, culturally competent staff at all levels of the organization who not only reflect the demographics of our clients but also continue to deepen their skills and competencies to serve the full range of our customers.

Promotional Opportunity Policy: Under the Amarillo College Promotional Opportunity Policy, only current appointed or part-time non-appointed employees will be considered for a position during the first five (5) working days from notice or posting.