Adjunct Pool for Professor of Basic Skills (Writing Center)



Adjunct Pool for Professor of Basic Skills (Writing Center)

Mt. San Antonio College


Job Category: Adjunct Faculty

Employee Group:

Time (Percent Time):

Term (months/year):

Current Work Schedule (days, hours): 21 hours per week, variable by semester, must be available evening and Sunday hours

Salary Range: $53.64 PER HOUR based on lecture hour equivalent taught (Adjunct are placed on salary schedule)

Salary: $53.64 PER HOUR

Shift Differential:

Health & Welfare: N/A

Department: The Writing Center

Open Date: 02/11/2018

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Basic Function/Overview:
THIS IS A TEMPORARY, HOURLY AS NEEDED POSITION WITHOUT PERMANENT STATUS.

Essential Duties/Major Responsibilities:

Supports the Writing Center’s Director and Assistant Director. Works with Director, Assistant Director and other adjunct and classified staff to address student and faculty writing support needs. Serves as instructor of record for evening and weekend hours. Collaborates with administrators, head of departments, instructors, tutorial staff, and students to maintain and improve quality of service. Oversees and trains tutors and lab assistants. Keeps track of training progress of all new tutors. Reports to the director concerning tutors’ progress. Occasionally, tutors clients in the Center. Delivers workshops on rhetoric, grammar, and general academic research methods. Collaborates with faculty to address the academic support needs of students working on writing in English and across the curriculum. Promotes Writing Center usage through publicity campaigns, orientations, outreach sessions, and campus presentations. Registers students for tutoring hours and troubleshoots registration recordkeeping. Fields student questions and assists at the front desk. Prepares computerized classrooms for instructor use. Helps director and assistant director with development of handouts, directed learning activities, online materials, and other relevant interventions. Assists in developing and tracking student learning outcomes. Compiles, records, and disseminates tutoring hour reports (student attendance) for instructors. Develops and delivers faculty workshops on issues of writing pedagogy. Fields instructor questions regarding the Center’s policies and procedures. Assists director in record-keeping and office management duties. Maintains database of software. Troubleshoots minor computer problems. Collaborates with IET personnel.

Other Duties:


Knowledge Of:


Skills and Abilities:


Minimum Qualifications/Education & Experience:

A. The minimum of one of the following awarded/conferred from a regionally accredited institution:
1. A bachelor’s in any social science, humanities, mathematics, or natural science discipline or in liberal studies, as appropriate for the course; OR
Equivalency:
A) A bachelor’s in business administration or related business majors (accounting, marketing, management, international business, and finance), computer science, or education and at least two years of professional experience related to area of assignment; OR
B) A full-time, clear California Designated Subjects Adult Education Teaching Credential authorizing instruction in basic skills, literacy, science, social science, reading, and mathematics; OR
C) A clear K-12 California Teaching Credential authorizing instruction in the area appropriate for the course; OR
D) A preliminary California Teaching Credential authorizing instruction in the area appropriate for the course and at least two years of professional experience related to area of assignment
B. Commitment to the community college goals/objectives of providing quality programs and services for students with diverse abilities and interests; personal qualities to work effectively and sensitively in a multicultural environment; awareness and commitment to the special needs of non-traditional students; AND
C. Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written English

Equivalencies:
Equivalency: A) A bachelor’s in business administration or related business majors (accounting, marketing, management, international business, and finance), computer science, or education and at least two years of professional experience related to area of assignment; OR B) A full-time, clear California Designated Subjects Adult Education Teaching Credential authorizing instruction in basic skills, literacy, science, social science, reading, and mathematics; OR C) A clear K-12 California Teaching Credential authorizing instruction in the area appropriate for the course; OR D) A preliminary California Teaching Credential authorizing instruction in the area appropriate for the course and at least two years of professional experience related to area of assignment

Preferred Qualifications:

1. a. Master’s degree in the Humanities or Social Sciences (including, but not limited to,
English, Communications, or Composition); TESL, TESOL, Applied Linguistics with a
TESL emphasis, Linguistics with a TESL emphasis, English with a TESL emphasis or
Education with a TESL emphasis; OR
b. Possession of a California credential authorizing service as an instructor in the
appropriate discipline at the community college level

2. a. Experience teaching in a college-level academic English or other writing intensive program; OR
b. Experience teaching in a college-level academic English or other writing intensive program for non-native speakers

3. Commitment to working with students in developmental writing classes

4. Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written English

5. Experience tutoring in a writing center

6. Experience in the use of instructional technologies for writing

7. Experience working with databases, word processing programs, computers, and an understanding of basic networking

8. Experience supervising people from diverse backgrounds

License(s) & Other Requirements:
LICENSES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Employees may periodically be required to operate a vehicle that necessitates possession of a valid California driver’s license. Such employees must have the ability to secure and maintain a valid California driver’s license. Official offers of employment are made by the Mt. San Antonio College Office of Human Resources and are made contingent upon Board approval. It is also required that a final offer of employment will only be made after the candidate has successfully been fingerprinted and clearance for employment is authorized by Human Resources. Costs for fingerprinting services shall be borne by the candidate.

Working Environment:


Physical Demands:


Hazards:


Instructions re: Confidential Letter of Recommendation:

Conditions of Employment:

Official offers of employment are made by Mt. San Antonio College Human Resources and are made contingent upon Board approval. It is also required that a final offer of employment will only be made after the candidate has successfully been fingerprinted and clearance for employment is authorized by Human Resources. Costs for fingerprinting services shall be borne by the candidate.

Notice to all prospective employees - The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in Administrative Procedure 3518, titled Child Abuse Reporting, as a condition of employment.

The person holding this position is considered a ‘Responsible Employee’ under Title IX of the Educational Amendments Act of 1972 and is required to report to the College’s Title IX Coordinator all relevant details reported to him or her about an incident of alleged sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating and domestic violence and stalking.

As required by the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the Mt. San Antonio Community College Annual Security Report is available here: http://www.mtsac.edu/safety/pdf/2014ASRFinal.pdf

Examination Requirements:


Typing Certificate Requirements:


Application Procedure:

Apply between February 26, 2018 and March 19, 2018, by 11:59 p.m. Applicants must submit all of the following materials online to be considered for this position:
• A Mt. San Antonio College online application (http://hrjobs.mtsac.edu)
• College and/or university transcripts showing the awarded/conferred degree are required and must be submitted with the online application by all applicants, including current or former employees of the college, to demonstrate that the required educational qualifications are met. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable at the time of application; however, copies of diplomas are not accepted in lieu of transcripts.
• A cover letter indicating how qualifications and required experience are met and addressing the applicant’s philosophy of teaching
• A detailed résumé that summarizes educational preparation and professional experience for the position
• A minimum of two letters of recommendation that reflect relevant experience (do not use social media or professional networks as a means to provide letters of recommendation or any of the required documents)
Foreign Transcripts: Transcripts issued outside the United States require a course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. This report must be attached with the application and submitted by the filing deadline.

Special Notes:

Please note: A confirmation number will be assigned when your application packet indicates the supplemental questions have been answered and a document has been attached to each required link. Assistance with the online application process is available through Human Resources at 1100 N. Grand Avenue, Walnut, CA 91789-1399. Human Resources: (909) 274-4225. E-mail: employment@mtsac.edu.

Foreign Transcripts:

Foreign Transcripts: Transcripts issued outside the United States require a course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. This report must be attached with the application and submitted by the filing deadline.

Inquiries/Contact:

David Charbonneau, Director of the Writing Center,
1100 N. Grand Ave., Walnut, CA 91789.
dcharbonneau@mtsac.edu.

Selection Procedure:


Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please do not submit Confidential letters of recommendation.

EEO Policy:
The College is an equal opportunity employer. The policy of the College is to encourage applications from ethnic and racial minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and veterans. No person shall be denied employment because of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex (gender), age, sexual orientation, or the perception that a person has one or more of these characteristics.

Conflict of Interest:
Conflict of Interest

Cancel RTF Policy:
We reserve the right to re-open, re-advertise, delay or cancel filling this position. This recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies.

To apply, visit: https://hrjobs.mtsac.edu/



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