Learning Assistant
***Formerly Tutor***
(Part-time, As-needed)
Starting Hourly Rate Range $9.58 - $15.48


September 4, 2014

TUTORING AT HCC: Learning assistants provide academic support services while promoting good study habits and learning strategies to students enrolled in credit and transitional studies courses at HCC.  Learning assistants are available in the Learning Center during all hours of operation to assist students with course content while promoting independent learning.  Individual and group learning sessions are offered on a limited basis for students demonstrating academic need.  Supplemental Instruction sessions are offered for students enrolled in historically difficult courses.

Learning assistants conduct individualized, group, walk-in, and/or Supplemental Instruction sessions for HCC students.  These sessions are designed to help students develop study skills and become independent learners. 

Learning assistants are hired on an as-needed basis for the following academic areas: 

  • Behavioral and Social Sciences
  • Business, Computing, and Applied Technology
  • English and Communications Studies
  • Nursing and Allied Health
  • Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics


  • Peer Learning Assistant (undergraduate coursework):  $9.58 per hour
  • Master Learning Assistant (associate's degree):  $12.61 per hour
  • Professional Learning Assistant (bachelor's degree or beyond):  $15.48 per hour

These are part-time, hourly, non-exempt staff positions.  Applicants must be willing to work a varied schedule of day, evening, and weekend hours.


REQUIREMENTS: Successful completion of at least six credits of college-level courses; demonstrated mastery of subject area, with at least a B average; and excellent communication skills are required.  Prior  experience as a learning assistant and the ability to work with diverse groups are preferred.   

Any offer of employment at Harford Community College is contingent upon the results of a mandatory background screening.  Employees must submit within 30 days of hire official transcripts of all degrees earned. 

For best consideration
Positions Filled on an As-Needed Basis

Complete our ONLINE EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION and attach a Cover Letter and Resume (Word or PDF format only). 

Incomplete submissions will not be accepted or reviewed.

Applications for Learning Assistant will be active for one year from online submission date.  After one year you must re-apply to be considered for employment. 

Any questions or concerns regarding our online application may be sent to humanresources@harford.edu or call 443-412-2310.


Only candidates receiving further consideration will be contacted.


HCC is a smoke/tobacco-free campus. 

HCC is an AA / EEO / ADA employer committed to diversity in the college community.

Requests for reasonable accommodation of a disability during the application and/or
interview process should be made to the Human Resources Office by calling 443-412-2415.

8  www.harford.edu

    JOB ID# 57-2009