Announcement of Anticipated Opening

Embedded Tutor for Smart Start Program

Job Posting #EA-190015
First Year and New Student Programs
Student Affairs Division

Part-time Educational Assistant Position

Application must be postmarked by this date.

September 30, 2019 by 5 p.m.

Anticipated Starting Date

October 2019

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in the assigned academic field or a closely allied field in addition to one to two years of related experience; or an equivalent combination of experience and training which would lead to the competencies required to carry out the position’s essential duties.
  • Understanding of principles and concepts of the assigned academic discipline;
  • Skill in tutoring and basic instruction in the assigned academic discipline;
  • Strong information technology literacy skills;
  • Effective communication skills;
  • Experience working with students with learning disabilities preferred;
  • At least one year of tutoring experience preferred.

Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications as stated are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them for the responsibilities of this position.


Under the supervision of the Coordinator of Smart Start, the Tutor provides tutorial services to students and classroom support, one- on-one or in small groups and in Smart Start day and evening writing and mathematics classes.

The Tutor is accountable for providing assistance to faculty and students in assigned academic areas through effective performance in these essential functional areas:

  • Tutoring to students in Basic English and Math Concepts;
  • Attending and supporting writing and mathematics classes;
  • Collecting appropriate grant reporting documentation;
  • Leading small group tutoring.

Minimum Salary/Compensation

$30.47/hour; 15 hours/week (11 fixed hours and 4 flexible hours): Mondays and Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. and Thursdays, 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Application Procedure

Please reference job posting number EA190015 on application materials. Email letter of intent, resume, employment application, all transcripts (unofficial copies acceptable at the application stage), and the names of three professional references to:

Employment application materials must be completed and will not be considered if not submitted in its entirety; references to resume or CV are not acceptable.

Application materials with the incorrect application will not be accepted.

Application Deadline

September 30, 2019 by 5 p.m.

Background Checks

Manchester Community College is committed to providing a safe campus community. MCC conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check and, when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Continuing Notice of Nondiscrimination

Manchester Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of intellectual disability, learning disability or physical disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or criminal record. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Debra Freund, Chief Diversity Officer, Manchester Community College, Great Path, P.O. Box 1046, Manchester, CT 06045-1046, SSC L277.

Manchester Community College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans.