The Office of Community Engagement in the Division of Student Affairs invites applications for a Graduate Assistant who will oversee the Homework Hotline tutoring program. This is a great opportunity for someone who is pursuing a career that involves student services and learning experiences, and is interested in cultivating an inclusive and interactive environment for campus and community members in sharing knowledge, experiences and traditions. The Graduate Assistant directs HMC student tutors during the program’s operational hours from Sunday through Thursday; 5:45 p.m. to 9:15 p.m. over 30 weeks during the academic year. This is a temporary, part-time, grant-funded position that may be extended based on available funds and performance. The starting hourly rate is $15.00.
About Harvey Mudd College:
Located in the heart of Claremont, California, 35 miles east of Los Angeles, Harvey Mudd College is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college offering degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. HMC enrolls about 800 students and is a member of The Claremont Colleges, which is comprised of five undergraduate colleges and two graduate institutions. According to students, professors and alumni, what makes Harvey Mudd distinctive is its collaborative, cross-disciplinary nature. The working environment is built on collaborative relationships between and among all members of the campus community and a deep commitment to the College’s mission to educate students “so that they may assume leadership in their fields with a clear understanding of the impact of their work on society.”
Summary of Job Responsibilities:
The Graduate Assistant for Student Affairs works under the direct supervision of the Associate Director of Community Engagement in coordinating and overseeing the Homework Hotline tutoring program. The program services the community and is designed to help students in local K-12 schools with their homework and have their questions answered by qualified and knowledgeable Harvey Mudd College student tutors. The Graduate Assistant will assist the Associate Director, when needed, who serves as the primary liaison between HMC and school districts. Tutoring is offered through the College’s Office of Community Engagement, Division of Student Affairs. Information about the Office of Community Engagement and the Homework Hotline tutoring program is available at https://www.hmc.edu/community-engagement/.
Summary of Qualifications:
Education: Bachelor’s degree and enrollment in a Master’s degree program in Higher Education Administration, Mathematics, Science, Education, or another related field.
Experience: Experience in tutoring, coaching and/or mentoring; preferably with young adults or K-12 students.
Licenses/Certificates: Valid driver's license and a driving record acceptable to the College's automobile insurance carrier.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Excellent interpersonal, writing and verbal communication skills. Ability to work effectively with HMC students and K-12 students who access the college’s tutoring programs. Ability to work independently and exercise good judgment in decision-making. Ability to prioritize multiple duties/tasks and meet deadlines. Ability to think strategically, plan effectively, and manage projects/events. Personal integrity and demonstrated commitment to high standards and attention to detail. Ability to thrive in a collaborative team environment and interact successfully with individuals with varying abilities, backgrounds, interests and beliefs. Ability to work weekends depending on programmatic needs and to be accessible to student tutors during the college’s tutoring program hours. Adept at using software such as Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Adobe Acrobat. Demonstrated interest in education and assisting students with improving their knowledge and skills in math and science.
Preferred: Experience in an educational environment. Experience in managing a student program and working with students.
Application Procedures: Please visit www.hmc.edu/employment to view a complete job description for this position and obtain information about how to submit an application.
Deadline to apply: Open until filled.
Harvey Mudd College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will be given consideration for employment without regard to age, race, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, protected veteran’s status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.
The Claremont Colleges, a consortium of five undergraduate liberal arts colleges, two graduate institutions, and Claremont University Consortium, which provides shared institutional support services, is reminiscent of the Oxford-Cambridge model. The undergraduate colleges include Pomona College, Scripps College, Claremont McKenna College, Harvey Mudd College, and Pitzer College. The two graduate institutions include Claremont Graduate University and Keck Graduate Institute.