Instructional Aide II - Math (Learning Center) (Grant Funded)

Location
San Mateo
Posted
Mar 08, 2018
Institution Type
Community College


Instructional Aide II - Math (Learning Center) (Grant Funded)

San Mateo County Community College District


Posting Number: 2014558S

Department: Academic Support & Learning Technologies CAÑ (DEPT)

Location: Cañada College

Position Number: 3CC015

Percentage of Full Time: 100%

Months per Year: 11

Salary Range: $48,851 (annual) - $62,667 (annual)

Position Type: Staff & Admin

General Statement:

San Mateo County Community College District values the principles of diversity and equity. We provide our students with a rich and dynamic learning community that embraces differences, emphasizing collaboration and engaging students in and out of the classroom, encouraging them to realize their goals, and to become critical thinkers and socially responsible leaders.

This is paraprofessional work at the action level that involves assisting students in the Learning Center as well as mathematics faculty in the delivery of math based instruction and support. Under direction, the employee performs a variety of preparatory work and planning, including coordinating programs, organizing embedded/study groups (primarily in math courses), coordinating student tutors in the areas of statistics, math, and science and working as a member of a collaborative team of tutoring coordinators, retention specialists, and staff. The primary duty for the person in this position is academic preparation program support for Canada's various JAM Programs. Public contact is extensive and primarily includes students, college faculty and staff, but can also include vendors and staff in other educational institutions and agencies, for the purpose of exchanging subject matter and procedural information. A high degree of independent judgment and creativity are required to resolve a wide variety of minor and occasional major problems that may arise. Consequences of errors in judgment can be moderately costly in public relations and employee time; however, supervisory controls are available to limit the risk of serious error. The Instructional Aide II can direct the work of tutors and student assistants in mathematics and STEM courses as assigned.

This is a temporary position funded by the HSI-STEM grant and may be eliminated once the funding has been exhausted.

Minimum Qualifications:

• A combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in mathematics, engineering, computer science, or a related area
• Completion of coursework in mathematics up to differential equations
• Successful work experience of increasing responsibility that has included tutoring others
• Experience using a variety of computer software to prepare correspondence, memoranda and reports
• Demonstrated skills in respectful, sensitive communication with people from diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds
• Oral and written communication skills, including public speaking
• Experience researching, compiling data for and preparing statistical, narrative and other reports
• Experience setting up and maintaining online and manual files

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

1. Knowledge of subject matter in lower-division mathematics courses, including statistics courses
2. Skill in working with diverse adult learning styles
3. Skill in oral communication, including public speaking
4. Skill in overseeing the work of others
5. Skill in written communication
6. Skill in establishing and maintaining respectful and sensitive working relationships with people who are diverse in their academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds

Preferred Qualifications:

Benefits: Benefits include paid holidays, vacation and sick leave. The District pays all or a portion of monthly medical plan premiums (depending on the coverage) and pays all of the monthly dental and vision plan premiums for employees and eligible dependents. Additional paid benefits include life insurance, salary continuance insurance, and an Employee Assistance Program. Classified employees participate in the Public Employees’ Retirement System, a defined-benefit retirement plan through the State of California. Optional tax-deferred 403(b) and 457 retirement plans are also available.

First Review Date: 03/28/2018

Open Until Filled: Yes

To apply, visit: https://jobs.smccd.edu/

The San Mateo County Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer that seeks to employ individuals who represent the rich diversity of cultures, language groups, and abilities of its surrounding communities.




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