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The Shasta-Tehama-Trinity Joint Community College District (Shasta College) sits at the northern end of the Sacramento Valley, surrounded by mountains to the north, east, and west. The area provides a wide array of outdoor amenities and activities with miles of hiking and biking trails, national parks, two lakes, and the Sacramento River.
Shasta College is committed to providing its diverse student population with equitable education outcomes, contributing to the social, cultural, intellectual, and economic development of our communities. The college has been recognized as a leader in developing and implementing innovative education programs to increase student success, including accelerated pathways for high school students to achieve a bachelor's degree and for returning students to complete their Associate and Bachelor's degrees. Shasta College enrolls more than 11,000 students annually and provides educational services to students with a wide range of skills and abilities.
Our ideal candidate is motivated to join a campus community prioritizing the success of our racially and socio-economically diverse staff and student population. Providing equitable outcomes so all members of our community may enjoy safe, healthy, and vibrant educational and employment environments is critical to our success.
Classified positions in the California Community College system offer a unique opportunity to contribute to the empowerment of our students seeking to improve their lives and communities. Our classified staff engage with a diverse employee and student populations, facilitating equitable outcomes for all by implementing and supporting our various employment and academic programs. As a classified staff member at Shasta College, you will join a vibrant community of professionals and educators working together to provide a positive, healthy educational environment where our students experience diverse academic and cultural perspectives. A career in classified service at Shasta College offers a highly rewarding and enriching employment experience.
DESCRIPTION OF BASIC FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Learning Center Coordinator position provides instructional and technical support functions involved in the organization, direction, coordination, and supervision of assigned learning/tutorial center(s). Incumbents train, schedule, and oversee the work outcomes of learning assistants and provide direct learning assistance as needed. Employees in this classification are responsible for directing and overseeing the day-to-day activities, operations, and services of assigned center(s). This position exercises a high degree of independence and initiative requiring appropriate knowledge and abilities in assigned academic and/or instructional areas. Specific tasks vary according to the assigned academic/instructional area. Employees in this classification receive general supervision within a framework of standard policies and procedures.
CLASSIFICATION: Range 35 on the current Classified Salary Schedule, 40 hours per week, 12 months per year. Work assignment hours are 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Alternative work schedules may be allowed, including 4-10's or 9-80's.
SUPERVISOR: Director of Tutoring and Learning Centers or designee
BENEFITS: Holiday, vacation and sick time will be provided. Our competitive benefits package includes medical, dental, and vision insurance provided at a share of cost on a pretax basis, CalPERS Retirement and an employee assistance program (EAP).
Employees have the option to contribute to:
- Health Savings Account (HSA)
- 403(b) and 457 Retirement Plans
- Section 125 Plan including Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) and Dependent Day Care Accounts
- Disability Income Insurance
- Cancer Insurance
- Life Insurance
- Accident Only Insurance
- Critical Illness Insurance
Typical Duties, Knowledge and Ability
- Provides responsible learning center assistance in support of Shasta College faculty and general Tutoring and Learning Center goals.
- Organizes, directs, coordinates, and oversees the daily activities, operations, and services of the assigned learning/tutorial center(s).
- Develops and maintains the learning center's program, including learning assistants' schedules, content area tutor training and meetings, embedded tutoring practices, and workshops.
- Reviews and assesses student usage data and budgeting to forecast tutoring needs and develop appropriate service schedules.
- Schedules, trains, directs, and oversees the work of learning assistants.
- Recruits, interviews, and selects learning assistants for hire.
- Monitors the work of learning assistants in the assigned academic subject or instructional area and provides feedback on methods and techniques to improve and maintain effectiveness.
- Uses appropriate judgement to investigate student concerns regarding learning assistance, resolve issues within assigned level of authority, and refer issues to the Director as appropriate.
- Leads orientations and classroom presentations to introduce students to services offered through the center and trains learning assistants to facilitate presentations effectively.
- Confers with instructional staff regarding areas of improvement and tutoring needs for students.
- Coordinates placement of embedded tutors with instructors.
- Trains and instructs students and staff in the proper use and operation of assigned equipment including computers and other technology resources.
- Monitors student usage and hours and provides feedback to instructional staff.
- Maintains a variety of personnel information and records related to assigned staff; verifies time worked, student payroll information, and attendance.
- Establishes and maintains a variety of record keeping and filing systems related to center operations and student attendance.
- Assist the Director in the development and administration of assigned center budget.
- Works with appropriate staff to order supplies, equipment, and materials, including instructional software, and maintains appropriate stock levels and inventory records.
- Prepares a variety of reports and correspondence related to assigned operations.
- Maintains information and announcements on the center website.
- Provides oversight of areas adjacent to assigned area as directed.
- Performs other related duties similar to the above in scope and function as required.
- Fundamental theory, principles, practices, and applications of assigned subject matter(s) and discipline(s).
- Principles, methods, and procedures of providing effective instruction and learning opportunities to students.
- Proper use and operation of assigned tutorial equipment and technologies.
- Effective record keeping methods, techniques, tools, and resources.
- Effective listening, verbal, and written communication skills.
- Diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.
- Learn District policies and procedures relevant to assigned learning/tutorial center.
- Perform various instructional assistance and support functions within specific subject matter area(s) or discipline(s).
- Prepare, operate, maintain, and demonstrate classroom and laboratory equipment and materials related to assigned learning/tutorial activities.
- Establish and maintain accurate record keeping systems, files, and other documentation related to the operations and activities of assigned learning center/lab.
- Operate standard office equipment and technologies related to assignment.
- Perform and appropriately delegate clerical work ranging from basic to highly complex clerical tasks.
- Communicate effectively and tactfully orally and in writing.
- Exercise tact, diplomacy, and good judgement in all interpersonal interactions.
- Understand and carry out oral and written directions accurately.
- Respond to questions and inquiries with tact and courtesy while providing accurate, relevant information.
- Learn classroom and laboratory procedures and train students and staff effectively.
- Work independently with appropriate judgment and decision-making.
- Organize, prioritize, and accomplish work and assigned duties independently.
- Learn from errors, determine appropriate corrective action, and prevent repeated occurrences.
- Train learning assistants and supervise their work outcomes as assigned.
- Establish and maintain cooperative and effective work relationships with others, including those from diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, ethnic, and ability backgrounds.
- Associate's Degree in a field related to the focus of the learning center assigned, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Bachelor's Degree in a field related to the focus of the learning center assigned, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
- One year of increasingly responsible experience as a learning assistant in a college setting.
Online Application with Additional Preferred Materials to be attached to application:
- Cover letter addressing criteria listed in the position announcement
- Current resume
- College transcripts (unofficial will be accepted at the time of application)
- After application has been submitted, all application materials will be screened.
- Internal candidates must also submit all required materials to be considered.
- Candidate evaluations will not be considered.
- Reference letters from any member of the Hiring Committee or Board Members will not be considered.
- Interviews will be by invitation only.
- The District does not provide expense reimbursement for those invited to initial interviews.
- The District does not reimburse for new hire moving expenses.
New Classified Appointments will be placed at Step 1 on the Classified Salary Schedule and will graduate to the next step on July 1st if the hire date is on or before January 1, with subsequent steps annually thereafter to a maximum fifth step.
Longevity pay in accordance with Section 8.8 of the Classified Employee Collective Bargaining Agreement.
The Shasta-Tehama-Trinity Joint Community College District ("Shasta College") does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religious preference, age, disability (physical and mental), pregnancy (including pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth), gender identity, sexual orientation, genetics, military or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law in admission and access to, or treatment in employment, educational programs or activities at any of its campuses. Shasta College also prohibits harassment on any of these bases, including sexual harassment, as well as sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking.
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