Associate Professor/Professor, Learning Centers Coordinator
Closing Date/Time: 2/23/2018
Salary: $51,912.00 - $106,386.00 annually
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Stockton, CA
Department: Languages, Library and Learning Resources
Under the general supervision of the Division Dean of Library, Languages and Learning Resources, the Associate Professor/Professor, Learning Centers Coordinator teaches organized classes primarily in the field of learning assistance and tutoring and coordinates operations in the college's learning centers; the primary responsibility is to teach or provide services equal to 15 units (per term) in the assigned discipline.
Responsibilities and Duties
- Instruct courses in learning assistance and tutoring in accordance with credit course outlines approved by the Board of Trustees.
- Maintain expertise in current teaching methods, discipline knowledge, and discipline specific technologies.
- Assist students in achieving stated course objectives. Evaluate the progress of each student and notify students in need of counseling services and/or tutorial assistance. Track student learning outcomes and maintain records of student learning outcomes.
- Participate in the departmental process of curriculum review, modification, and the assessment of student learning outcomes in order to make the program successful.
- Support the Division Dean in cooperating with campus and community groups to provide programs, courses, and information relevant to the needs of the students and various programs.
- Coordinate with other faculty in the selection of textbooks, audiovisual and other instructional materials.
- Complete various reporting procedures as required for student evaluation, course reporting, equipment and supply purchases and tracking, and budget development.
- Assist the Division Dean in the preparation of required reports by providing requested information.
- Attend various departmental, divisional and campus-wide activities and events as required.
- Plan and complete approved professional development flex activities each semester.
- Supervise short term employees in the positions of Tutor I, Tutor II, or Tutor III. Work with Instructional Support Assistants to recruit, hire, train, and evaluate tutors. Address disciplinary issues as necessary.
- Support the goals of equity and student success by identifying and implementing modalities of learning assistance appropriate for different programs and student groups.
- Maintain compliance with Education Code and Title V regulations pertaining to tutoring and supplemental instruction.
- Meet as needed with administrators and faculty members to identify learning assistance needs. Develop learning resources and, when necessary, identify products and services needed to support specific learning goals.
- Submit positive attendance rosters monthly.
- Set hourly budgets for tutoring labs and monitor payroll expenses.
- Meet regularly with Instructional Support Assistants (ISAs) to discuss lab policies, payroll reporting, and other matters pertaining to learning assistance.
- Cover ISA absences in tutoring labs if no other substitute can be found.
- Teach tutor training courses and provide ongoing tutor training to improve tutoring skills. Periodically update and revise curriculum for tutor training courses.
- Train tutors on how to report work hours on time cards and the Employee Self-Service system.
- Establish and maintain certification with state and national organizations such as the College Reading & Learning Association (CRLA).
- Attend conferences and regional events related to learning assistance. Maintain current knowledge of tutoring best practices and trends in learning assistance.
- Periodically evaluate learning assistance programs. Work with the Office of Research and Institutional Effectiveness on data collection, interpretation, and evaluation design.
- Maintain learning center pages on the district website and promote the learning assistance programs and services to both internal and external stakeholders.
- Perform other necessary duties as assigned by the Division Dean and as outlined in Board Policy.
Any Master's degree level discipline in which learning assistance or tutoring is provided at the college where the coordinator is employed, OR
A master's degree in education, educational psychology, or instructional psychology, or other master's degree with emphasis in adult learning theory.
Sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.
- Experience in teaching postsecondary courses in tutoring or learning assistance.
- Earned doctorate or terminal degree in a discipline in which learning assistance or tutoring is provided at the college.
- Demonstrated ability to adapt teaching strategies and techniques to different levels of students' ability and learning styles.
- Demonstrated ability to adapt teaching strategies and techniques to students from different cultures and ethnic groups.
- Demonstrated ability to use innovative and creative teaching techniques and equipment, including the use of multimedia hardware and software and on-line instructional techniques.
- Demonstrated leadership in developing curriculum for discipline specific courses and/or programs.
- Demonstrated leadership, ability, and desire to stay current in the field.
- Demonstrated leadership and ability to work with business and industry in order to coordinate the educational program with the needs of the community.
- Interest in or knowledge of teaching online and other distance education courses.
- Interest in or knowledge of teaching courses in a large lecture setting.
- Knowledge of laws, regulations, and policies and procedures pertaining to learning assistance.
- Knowledge of best practices in the fields of tutoring and learning assistance.
- Knowledge of program evaluation supported by both quantitative and qualitative data.
- Ability to recruit, hire, train, and manage short term employees.
- Ability to manage time effectively by creating task lists, setting priorities, and using the Zimbra calendar.
- Ability to use Microsoft Office programs (primarily Word and Excel) and various digital tools such as SARS, System 2020, and Canvas.
- Ability to periodically travel to the Mountain House campus.
- Ability to work on a reduced schedule during the summer and at the end of the Winter Break.
- Ability to use a learning management system and a variety of web-based systems and tools.
- Ability to innovate and adapt learning assistance programs to meet student and faculty needs.
Information and Application Process Instructions
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