Part-Time STEM Learning Assistant, FITW/CCAT Grant

Location
Miami, FL
Posted
Sep 07, 2017
Institution Type
Community College


Job Title Part-Time STEM Learning Assistant, FITW/CCAT Grant
Job ID 996294
Location Kendall Campus
Full/Part Time Part-Time
Regular/Temporary Temporary


Job Details



Job Family
STAFF - Support Staff
Grade
CS
Salary
$8.68 - $11.60
Department
Academic Affairs
Reports To
Academic Dean
Closing Date
Open Until Filled
FLSA Status
Non-Exempt


Job Summary


A STEM Learning Assistant works closely with faculty and staff to provide supplemental guidance inside and outside the classroom for STEM students. The Learning Assistant leads group discussions and problem solving sessions designed to improve student learning of course material. This is a temporary grant funded position.


Duties & Responsibilities


•Provides academic support to students and/or additional support to faculty and staff
•Facilitates active learning activities in the classroom
•Serves as a role model and motivator for students to achieve and assists with their academic needs
•Engages in weekly planning sessions with lead faculty member for assigned course
•Receives training in course content, pedagogy and activities
•Completes status reports
•Maintains a time and activity log of Learning Assistant activities
•Monitors student progress or laboratory conditions and needs
•Guides students through the use of educational software and equipment in labs
•Provide extra assistance to students with special needs
•Attends all class sessions for the course section assigned
•Performs other duties as assigned


Minimum Requirements


•High School Diploma or G.E.D. equivalent and completion of one (1) specified college disciplined course
•Must be enrolled in MDC and in good academic standing
•Must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 average
•Must have completed the assigned course (or a more advanced course in the same sequence) with a grade of 3.0 or higher
•Knowledge and understanding of College organization, goals and objectives, and policies and procedures
•Possess the ability to engage students in course activities and materials
•Possess excellent oral and written communication skills
•Be detail-oriented and highly organized
•Possess strong interpersonal skills
•Proficiency in Microsoft applications
•Ability to demonstrate genuine motivation in dealing with people
•Ability to effectively speak and present information in front of a group
•Ability to work flexible schedule including evening and weekend assignments
•Ability to work well in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment with students, faculty and staff

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