The Department of Nursing at Kingsborough Community College invites applications for a Medical-Surgical Nursing Tutor to mentor students to facilitate their success in reaching their goals to become a Nurse. The successful candidate will meet with students individually and in groups to support them as they clarify and review concepts taught. This is a part-time position that is anticipated to be funded through May, 2025. The work schedule will be four hours per week: 2 hours in-person and 2 hours via Zoom. This is a grant funded position. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
Assist students with learning the course content and help them think critically utilizing prioritization and clinical judgement.
Provide accurate and timely student-centered feedback.
Collaborate with Faculty to develop educational materials to enhance student learning outcomes.
Respect for the goals and experiences of a diverse group of students, staff, and faculty, including but not limited to age, gender, race, ethnicity, ability, sexual orientation, national origin, or economic status.
Meet with students to reinforce and assist with understanding the course content.
Help students apply nursing concepts and think critically about the course content.
Use available assessments based on student input to help target areas of student need.
Maintain student confidentiality at all times.
Motivate, support, and empower students to expand their subject area confidence and assist them in defining academic success and monitoring progress.
Maintain accurate records of student attendance and participation.
Develop content-related tutoring materials in collaboration with faculty.
Develop rapport and maintain contact with students and faculty.
Bachelor’s degree with three or more years of experience as a Registered Nurse in a clinical and/or educational setting.
Tutoring or teaching experience with excellent written communication skills.
Knowledge and application of test-taking strategies.
Knowledge and application of NCLEX-NextGen test format.
The ability to communicate effectively with diverse groups of students.
The ability to effectively assist and assess student learning.
Willingness to work as a team member with staff, faculty and students.
Excellent organizational skills, professional conduct, and reliability.
Knowledge of and/or commitment to the community college mission.
RFCUNY Employee Benefits and Accruals
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