Math Laboratory Coordinator, Senior

San Ramon, CA
Jun 14, 2018
Institution Type
Community College

Position Definition

To plan and organize the day-to-day operations of multiple or large math laboratories; to organize, schedule and assist in evaluating a variety of laboratory activities; to assist in department budget preparation and administration; to provide tutoring services to students in mathematics; and to provide a wide range of technical, clerical, and other assistance to students, faculty, and tutors.

Position Title
Math Laboratory Coordinator, Senior

San Ramon Campus

Posting Number

$4,923 per month (first step)

Distinguishing Characteristics

Positions in this classification are responsible for the planning, organization and preparation of multiple or larger and more complex laboratory operations.

Examples of Duties/Essential Functions

Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Plans and coordinates laboratory operations for multiple or large math laboratories.
Monitors and tutors students in the areas of mathematics for which the students need assistance.
Provides students, faculty, and tutors with assistance and training in the operation of computers and other laboratory equipment.
Identifies student needs and determines remediation plans for students with weaknesses in mathematics; advises students on study methods, learning strategies and monitors student progress.
Coordinates tutoring services activities for assigned department(s); approves time cards.
Assists in developing and monitoring department budgets in coordination with management and faculty; prepares cost estimates for budget recommendations; submits justifications for budget items; maintains student billing records.
Develops and maintains a reference library and files of resource material for faculty and student use.
Assists in the administration of laboratory assignments, exercises, and tests under the direction of an instructor.
Develops and implements new or modified laboratory policies and procedures, as required.
Meets with faculty to become familiar with their lesson plans and expectations for student competencies.
Monitors computer software and hardware to ensure proper working order, performs minor maintenance when necessary; reports and documents equipment problems or failures.
Coordinates workload of multiple department laboratories; monitors assignments of assigned staff.
Assists in the preparation of instructional aids used by students and faculty in the laboratory.
Conducts statistical review to analyze and assess the service effectiveness in assigned laboratory.
Promotes and advertises tutoring services to faculty, staff, and students via web pages, emails and class visits.
Assists in the selection of student assistants and/or tutors; provides training, functional and technical supervision, and evaluation of student assistants and/or tutors; reviews and approves student assistant and/or tutor timecards for accuracy and submits to a departmental supervisor or manager.
Performs related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualification-Education/Experience
Three (3) years of responsible experience in the operation and maintenance of a laboratory, or assisting a college instructor in mathematics.
Possession of a Bachelor€™s degree from an accredited college or university in mathematics, or the equivalent.

Minimum Qualification-Knowledge Of
Laboratory equipment, software, materials, supplies and procedures as used in a math laboratory.
Basic teaching and learning theories, principles and practices of tutoring.
Principles, practices, and applications of mathematics material at the level of the courses taught in the District.
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Systems and/or other student tracking software.
Educational and standard business software (Microsoft Office Suite, etc.).
Methods of gathering and presenting general statistical data.

Minimum Qualification-Ability To
Perform a variety of instructional assistance, tutoring, and related support functions in mathematics.
Assist students in understanding the basic fundamentals of mathematics.
Operate, set up, troubleshoot, and demonstrate the use of computer and other equipment in the laboratory.
Analyze laboratory procedures and make constructive suggestions for improvement.
Develop and maintain record keeping systems for the laboratory.
Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Organize, coordinate, supervise and schedule a variety of laboratory activities.
Establish and maintain effective work relationships with those contacted in the course of required duties.
Prepare clear, concise, and complete reports using standardized practices.
Demonstrate understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse academic, socio-economic, race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, mental or physical disability, and religious background of all students, faculty and staff, and with all individuals encountered in the performance of required duties.

Desirable Qualifications
Demonstrated experience managing/overseeing tutors
Demonstrated experience coordinating a tutoring center
Demonstrated experience training tutors in Math & Science subject matter on a collegial level
Demonstrated experience working with students at the Community College or four-year university level

Special Instructions to Applicants
At the San Ramon Campus, the Math & Science tutoring centers are combined under one operation. The successful candidate will have education in one or more of Math & Science disciplines taught at the San Ramon Campus. Depending on the candidate€™s academic training, this position will also assist with providing tutoring, as needed. The primary responsibilities for this position are to oversee the tutorial center budget, hire, train and oversee student tutors and to work with faculty to provide tutorial service to their students.

Note: New employees will be placed at the first step which is $4,923 per month. Based on current salary placement guidelines, all step increases for which an employee becomes eligible shall take place on July 1st of each fiscal year. These increases will occur, on an annual basis, until the maximum step of $5,997 per month is reached on the salary schedule.

Job Close Date:

Open Until Filled

The Contra Costa Community College District does not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, age, sex, or sexual orientation. This prohibition against unlawful discrimination extends to any person who is perceived to have any of the above characteristics or who is associated with someone who has, or who is perceived to have, any of those characteristics.


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