Tutor -TRIO Talent Search

Kirkwood Community College


Wage: $15/hour for up to 10 hours/week during the academic year.

Work Schedule : M-TH: 3:00-4:00pm at their specified schools. F: Must attend team meetings and submit contacts (these can be flexible to fit schedules).

Job Description: 
TRIO Talent Search is a free educational program designed to assist 6th-12th grade participants in their preparation for enrollment into any college of their choice. The goal of TRIO TS is to increase the likelihood that participants graduate from high school and enroll in college. This goal is accomplished by providing participants with academic, financial, career, and pre-college advising.
TRIO Talent Search is looking to hire (2) part-time tutors who are equipped to support 6th-12 grade students in a variety of subjects. This position will be on-site at their specified schools in Cedar Rapids, IA from 3:00pm-4:00pm, one/two days a week.


  • Advocate for Continual Improvement- empowering each other to identify opportunities for excellence.
  • Collaborate with Mutual Accountability- working together with a willingness to take ownership and account for our actions.
  • Champion Service- anticipating needs and create a welcoming, diverse, and inclusive environment.
  • Perseverance- commitment to excellence even in the face of adversity or delay in achieving success.
  • Lead- regardless of title, through positive influence.


  • Provide academic tutoring in Rigorous Secondary School Courses to assigned program participants
  • Document all contacts with participants on Individual and/or Group Service Logs and turn them into the program advisors
  • Participate in team meetings every week (virtual/in-person)
  • Adhere to college and program policies and procedures


Education and Experience: 

  • Upperclassman in college minimum 24 hours completed (juniors and seniors highly preferred)
  • GPA Requirements: 3.0 and above 
  • Preferred fields of study: Education, Human Services, English, Mathematics, Sciences or related STEM field to assist with TS areas
  • Preference given to current/prior TRIO students

Kirkwood Community College shall not engage in nor allow unlawful discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment. This includes all employment practices, hiring practices, and unwelcome harassment of applicants or employees based on race, color, national origin, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information or actual or potential parental, family, marital status or veteran status. If you have questions or complaints related to compliance with the policy please contact the Vice President of Human Resources at Kirkwood Community College, 313 Kirkwood Hall, 6301 Kirkwood Blvd., SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404, Telephone: 319-398-5572,  Email: equity@Kirkwood.edu or the director of the Office for Civil Rights U.S. Department of Education, John C. Kluczynski Federal Building, 230 S. Dearborn Street, 37th Floor, Chicago, IL 60604-7204, Telephone: (312) 730-1560 Facsimile: (312) 730-1576, TDD (800) 877-8339 Email: OCR.Chicago@ed.gov.

Job Benefits:

Kirkwood offers a wide range of employee benefits.  Read more about them here

Job ID: 84218

Posted 19 days ago

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