College Lab Assistant 1 (CLA 1) Nursing Tutor #46722

Northland Community & Technical College   Thief River Falls, MN   Full-time     Education
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Posted on June 28, 2021

NOTICE OF VACANCY: It is the policy of Northland Community and Technical College to ensure that the selection for this position is accessible to all candidates. This document can be made available in alternative formats by calling Becky Sarff, Human Resources Technician, at (218) 793-2407.

College Lab Assistant 1 (CLA 1) Nursing Tutor

Who May Apply: Open to all qualified candidates
PCN: 00751940
Date Posted: 06/24/2021
Closing Date: 07/16/2021
Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Northland Community and Technical College / TRF
Division/Unit: Academic Affairs / Academic Success Center
Appointment Type: Temporary, Intermittent
Work Shift: Day
Days of Work: Monday-Friday / est. 5-10 hours
Travel Required: Occasionally
Salary Range: $17.76 - $24.48 /hourly
Job Class Option: 000865
Classified Status: Classified
Bargaining Unit/Union: 218
FLSA Status: Non Excempt
Work Area: Academic Success Center
Location: Thief River Falls
Re-Posting: No
Connect 700 Program Eligible: No

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES: This position exists to provide learning services to college students, as defined by Minnesota State and the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act. This position provides individual and group instruction to students needing supplemental academic assistance in the primary area of nursing. This position also provides general office support, including responding to service requests, proctoring exams for students receiving disability accommodations or upon instructor request, and representing the office within relevant campus and/or community groups.

1. Provide supplementary academic instruction to students with academic deficiencies
a. Evaluate individual learner progress towards course outcomes to adapt instructional methods.
b. Tutor students in course content and test preparation relevant to primary areas of academic assistance.
c. Coach students in developing independent learning strategies.
d. Demonstrate appropriate study techniques, academic expectations and self-advocacy skills.
e. Develop the independent problem-solving process within each student.
f. Work collaboratively with faculty to determine mutual strategies for developing successful learners.
g. Maintain accurate records of student contact time.
h. Complete other duties as assigned.
2. Provide students with appropriate academic support to achieve vocational goals
a. Provide timely referrals to internal support service contacts, as appropriate.
b. Assist the Director of Academic Success Center and faculty to deliver disability
accommodations as outlined in the student's Accommodation's Letter.
c. Administer exams for students with a registered disability.
d. Complete other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications (expected to have to enter job)
* Associate or higher degree with coursework in Nursing AND 1 academic year of teaching/tutoring experience and/or study skills in relevant areas at the high school level or
above; OR
* An equivalent combination of education and work experience

Preferred Qualifications (desired but not expected to have to enter job)
* Bachelor of Science in Nursing or other bachelor's degree directly related to the primary areas of instruction
* Knowledge of Practical Nursing courses (Nursing Concepts I & II, Invasive Nursing Therapies, Maternal/Newborn, Nursing Foundations), and Associates Degree Nursing courses (Nursing Interventions I & II, Health Assessment and Professional Skills, and Psychosocial Integrity).
* Computer skills to create letters, modify spreadsheets, organize calendaring, and navigate online materials
* Experience with Desire2Learn (D2L) or similar online course platform

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: You are strongly encouraged to submit an attachment of your cover letter and resume online at (or by clicking on the ''apply'' button) as paper applications will not be accepted. Apply for this position online using the following Job ID: 46722.

Application Deadline: July 16, 2021 at 11:59p.m. 

Why Work For Us: At Northland Community and Technical College, we have a great benefits package! Our generous benefits include paid Holidays, Vacation Leave, Sick Leave, Paid Parental Leave, low cost medical and dental insurance with low deductibles, a Pension Plan, 457(b) and 403(b) retirement plans and other retirement investment options, pre-tax medical and dental expense (with roll-over option) and dependent care accounts, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, as
well as professional development and a tuition waiver program for employees and their dependents, etc. We promote the health and well-being of our employees and take work/life balance seriously.

Contact: If you have questions about the position, contact Becky Sarff, Human Resources Technician, at or (218) 793-2407.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Minnesota State Colleges and Universities is an Equal Opportunity employer/educator committed to the principles of diversity. We prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or membership in a local commission as defined by law. As an affirmative action employer, we actively
seek and encourage applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and individuals with protected veteran status.

An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer
Women, minorities, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply