Status:  Non-exempt

Department:  Project EXCEL  

Reports to:  Program Director                          

Review Date:  January, 2017

Purpose:  To provide academic support in the area of accounting for students participating in Project EXCEL.

• Maintain a professional, orderly and relaxed environment for student learning
• Maintain confidentiality
• Participate in departmental meetings
• Prepare instructional sessions for course(s) in keeping with students’ needs
• Maintain student attendance records, individual reports of student/tutor contacts and contribute observations and strategies appropriate to each student’s profile
• Submit a weekly Attendance Log
• Maintain records of course syllabi
• Monitor the maintenance of students’ time management planners
• Maintain lines of communication with the EXCEL Coordinator to review student progress and to address any program concerns
• Contact students that have requested extra time, as sessions become available and work in conjunction with the coordinator in scheduling
• Fulfill other duties as they arise in support of program and students

Primary Contacts:  Students, Director of Project EXCEL, Coordinator of Project EXCEL and other professional tutors working in EXCEL

Supervision Received:  On-going contact with the director and coordinator of Project EXCEL


Education:  Bachelor degree minimum

Experience:  Related work experience to the content and skills areas tutored; experience in the field of education/training an asset

Skills and Attributes

Customer Service: 
• Exhibit a “student/customer first” orientation in providing exceptional service in all responsibilities and interactions demonstrating versatility in handling people and situations
• Adapt willingly and quickly to changing priorities, responsibilities, and students’ and faculty needs and expectations; anticipate and identify students’ needs

• Communicate, cooperate and collaborate with others to achieve common program and College goals
• Willingly assist in various responsibilities as appropriate within Project EXCEL as required during high service demand times

• Develop and nurture an effective, productive and respectful rapport and working relationship with students and members of Project EXCEL
• Maintain appropriate level of professionalism

Accuracy:   Maintain a high level of responsibility and attention to the quality of the task at hand

• Demonstrate an ability to respond with initiative and creativity in problem solving
• Accomplish tasks with follow through to completion

Work Environment, Physical Demands:  Standing or sitting in one position for long periods; computer data input; flexibility in use of time; high level customer contact; strict confidentiality


To apply, please send cover letter, resume, and contact information with three professional references via e-mail to:

Please include "Attn: Accounting Tutor" in your subject line. A review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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