Academic Tutor

UC Blue Ash College
Blue Ash, Ohio
Not Specified
Jun 28, 2021
Jul 28, 2021
Field of specialization
Biochemical, Biological, Organic
Work Function
Job Type
Full time

About UC Blue Ash
The University of Cincinnati Blue Ash College seeks a high performing, well-organized individual to tutor students in the sciences located in the Science Learning Lab. This is a part-time position at 80% FTE. UC Blue Ash College is the largest regional college in Ohio offering primarily associate degrees, with an enrollment of approximately 5,000 students.

Job Overview
The academic tutor will assist students, on an individual or small group basis, with science related coursework questions (for example:  biochemistry, general chemistry, organic chemistry, and biology). The academic tutor will report to the lab manager. This position requires proficiency in English and the ability to communicate difficult content in understandable language for students. This individual will have a commitment to the undergraduate learning of a diverse population at an open-access college. The Science Learning Lab serves over 200 students daily.

The academic tutor will have an ability to work collaboratively with faculty, staff, students and administrators and a willingness to work irregular hours, including late afternoon and evening hours not to exceed 32 hours per week.

Essential Functions

  • Provide one-on-one and small group tutoring.
  • Guide students who need additional help with science-related classwork
  • Collaborate with faculty to provide supplemental instruction to students seeking assistance.
  • Help students develop study plans and strategies.
  • May evaluate academic progress of students.
  • May compile reports on student performance.
  • Perform related duties based on departmental need.

Required Education
Bachelor’s Degree in a scientific field

Required Experience
One (1) year experience in teaching or tutoring in chemistry, biology, or a related field.

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Ideal Qualifications
B.S. or M.S. in Chemistry and experience in teaching and/or tutoring general, organic, and biochemistry, including coursework in biology.  

Application Process
Interested and qualified applicants must apply online at Applications should include a CV or resume, cover letter, the name of three professional references with contact information, and unofficial or copy of official transcript(s). A copy of the official transcript(s) will be required, if hired.  


The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.