Computer Lab Tutor Program Coordinator (Coffee Creek Correctional Facility)

Location
97280
Posted
Apr 26, 2017
Institution Type
Community College


Computer Lab Tutor Program Coordinator (Coffee Creek Correctional Facility)
Portland Community College

Job Summary

The Computer Lab and Tutoring Coordinator collaborates closely with the ABE/GED Instructor to evaluate the instructional needs of students, assign appropriate subject areas using education software (i.e Aztec, MS Office), work with students individually and in groups, and monitors student progress, assigning new subject areas as needed.

Another important component to the position is the recruiting, training, supervising, and mentoring of inmate peer-tutors assigned to ABE/GED students. There is ongoing collaboration with tutors and the ABE/GED instructor regarding lesson planning, educational strategies, educational resources and the readiness of students to test (both CASAS and GED.)

The position is responsible for the general cleanliness and security of the lab in cooperation with DOC security and security plus staff, providing a safe environment and reporting security and/or maintenance problems as they occur.

Coffee Creek Correctional Facility (CCCF) is a multi-custody prison in Wilsonville accommodating all of the State of Oregon female inmates. Services and features include intake and evaluation of all female and male inmates committed to state custody by the courts, cell and dormitory housing, inmate work programs, skills training, education, treatment programs, health services, religious services, physical plant, warehouse space for on-site storage, a central records unit, and administration areas. Coffee Creek opened in 2001.

This is a medium/maximum correctional facility with restricted access; no cellphones; pagers; or other personal electronic equipment are allowed.

More information on Coffee Creek Correctional Facility

Work Hours are normally:
Monday-Friday, 8:00 am-5:00 pm, some evenings by arrangement


PCC offers a comprehensive benefit package designed to provide employees and their families, including domestic partners, with a access to a broad range of benefit options.

Includes Health, Dental, and Vision options, Group Life, Auto and Home Insurance. Retirement and tax deferred 403B plans.

Paid Leave:
Starts at 6.67 hours of Vacation leave per month (additional vacation hours with years of service)
8 hours of Sick Leave per month
24 hours of additional Personal Leave days per year
11 Paid Holidays

Additionally, PCC provides a tuition waiver for yourself, domestic partner, and children under 24 years of age. Tuition reimbursement for yourself at other accredited institutions.

For a complete list of PCC benefits please copy and paste the following link into another browser http://www.pcc.edu/hr/benefits/

Responsibilities/Duties
Computer Lab:
1. Conduct inmate student program in a correctional facility.
2. Schedule and coordinate student activities in computer lab.
3. Assist students in the use of computer hardware and software
(Aztec, keyboarding, and MS Office Suite applications).
4. Administer education software (Aztec, CIS, and Rosetta Stone).
5. Maintain student attendance and progress records.
6. Coordinate the maintenance of the lab computers and software.
7. Regularly update skills to stay current with the latest technology.
8. Cultivate student persistence in computer lab classes and activities.
9. Record student progress report for the ABE/GED instructor.
10. Produce documents, certificates, fliers, and promotional material for the education department in the correctional facility upon request.

Tutor Program:
1. Recruit, interview, train and manage inmate tutors and clerks.
3. Conduct quarterly reviews of tutor program with inmates and staff.
4. Supervise the scheduling of approximately 75 students and 12 tutors.
5. Review, select, and update curriculum used by tutors.
6. Conduct regular meetings to facilitate efficient communication and coordination of work efforts among inmate tutors and staff.
7. Work closely with ABE/GED instructor and program coordinators to ensure efficient and effective pursuit of organizational objectives.
8. Handle disciplinary issues among inmate workers as well as students.

Minimum Qualifications
The education and/or work history sections of your online application form must demonstrate that you meet all of the following Minimum Qualifications. The information on the resume/cover letter will not substitute for the completed application.

Education:
High school diploma or equivalent and Two years of post-secondary education in computer systems and applications (experience performing the duties of the position may substitute for the post-secondary education requirement on a year-for-year basis).

Experience:
Three years of experience in computers systems and applications.

- Must have proven written oral communications skills adequate to assist students in understanding the work they are to perform.
- Proven ability to lead others and evaluate performance.

SKILLS:
- Must have proven written oral communications skills adequate to assist students and tutors in understanding the work they are to perform.
- Proven ability to lead others and evaluate performance.
- Ability to be self-directed, but also work well with a team, including the education team and the Department of Corrections (DOC) staff.

*Important Notes to Applicants

- This position also requires the ability to work in a correctional facility and have daily contact with inmates who have the potential for becoming hostile.

- The education and/or work history sections of your online application form must demonstrate that you meet all of the following Minimum Qualifications. The information on the resume/cover letter will not substitute for the completed application.

- Satisfactory references and successful completion of the criminal background check are required to meet the minimum qualifications for hire into this position.

Special/Preferred Qualifications
Preferred Qualifications:

- Corrections experience or other experience that demonstrates the ability to maintain healthy boundaries and uphold security practices.
- Demonstrated ability to be successfully self-directed.
- Successful experience coordinating a team and holding them accountable to objectives.
- Experience working with educational computer software programs.

Additional Posting Information
Additional Posting Information:

$3,259 - $5,187 per month (range reflects 17 annual salary steps, and starting wage rarely exceeds steps 1-3, which are $3,259 - $3,429)

"Computer Lab Tutor Program Coordinator" is the working title for this position; the formal title in the PCC job classification system is "Instructional Support Technician IV".

Additional Posting Information:

To apply for this position you must submit:
1. Completed responses to the Required Questions from the Committee - scroll down to see "Required Questions" below - (Attach document)*
2. Completed online application
3. Cover Letter (attach document)*
4. Current Resume (attach document)*

* When you apply for the position, you will be given an opportunity to attach the above documents. They may be attached in either "Microsoft Word" or ".pdf" formats.

- Applicants selected for hire will be required to pass a criminal background check as a condition of employment.

- This position is included in the bargaining agreement between Portland Community College and the Portland Community College Federation of Classified Employees (PCCFCE). Employment in this position will require, as a condition of employment, payment of monthly union dues or a monthly fair share fee in lieu of dues through automatic payroll deduction. Probationary period will be in accordance with Article 13 of the Classified Agreement. Current Classified employees are encouraged to review Article 15 for salary placement guidelines.

- Portland Community College will hire only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. All new employees will be required to complete the designated Immigration Service Employers Verification I-9 form.

- As an Affirmative Action, Equal Employment Opportunity institution, PCC is actively seeking qualified minorities, women, disabled veterans, veterans and individuals with disabilities to enhance its work force and to reflect the diversity of its student body. Applicants with disabilities may request accommodation to complete the application and selection process. Please notify Human Resources at least three (3) working days prior to the date of need.

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