Date Posted: 05/11/2017
The Strategic Content Tutor is a professional mentor responsible for one-on-one tutorial instruction in the Mentor Advantage Program. The Strategic Content Tutor supports student awareness and management of personal learning patterns by utilizing the cyclical model of self-regulated learning. The purpose of strategic content tutoring is to enable the student to develop more effective learning strategies and to reflect on recent performance to self-evaluate academic progress. In addition, the Strategic Content Tutor guides enrolled students in the work of analyzing academic task requirements, expressing academic performance standards, setting specific academic goals, and selecting or adapting strategies related to these goals. This position is a part-time 10-month appointment, which begins mid-August and ends in early May, each year.
Qualifications/Skills Required: Bachelor’s degree with proficiency in one or more of the following areas: Math/Science, the Social Sciences, Business, Writing and the Humanities; willingness to be trained in the model of self-regulated learning and to provide embedded organizational and study strategy instruction within the strategic content tutoring process; and, two years of teaching experience are requirements for candidates applying for the Strategic Content Tutoring positions. Working well in a collaborative environment with other professionals is an important quality for these appointments.
Please send a cover letter, resume, three references with phone contact information, and unofficial transcripts to Dr. Shawn Kuba.
Dr. Shawn Kuba
Director of the Learning Center
West Virginia Wesleyan College
59 College Avenue
Buckhannon, WV 26201
West Virginia Wesleyan College is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of the College to create a favorable work environment in which all employees, regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, or religious affiliation, can enjoy equal opportunities in their employment relationship with the College.