Tutors for GEAR UP Grant

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Posting Details Posting Number: 0000167 Job Title: Tutors for GEAR UP Grant Discipline or Department: GEAR UP Position Type: Staff/Classified Working Title: Tutors for GEAR UP Grant Hourly Rate or Monthly Salary: Starting at $11 per hour Type of Benefits: Full Time or Part Time? Part-Time Months Per Year Working Hours: MiraCosta College is accepting applications for temporary, hourly tutor assignments for the GEAR UP grant. Tutors will initially work with 6th and 7th grade students in math, reading, and writing at Chavez, King, Lincoln and Jefferson Middle Schools in Oceanside and will eventually follow the student cohorts into the high schools. Assignments will be approximately 15 - 20 hours per week in the after-school programs, during lunch periods, and/or during class times (mornings and/or afternoons). Work days will be in alignment with the Oceanside Unified School District's calendar, with occasional hours on Saturday.

ABOUT THE GEAR UP GRANT: GEAR UP is a federally funded Title III Grant. MiraCosta College, in partnership with Oceanside Unified School District, will work with 6th and 7th grade students from four middle schools to prepare them for college. The Federal Department of Education website for GEAR UP is http://www2.ed.gov/programs/gearup/index.html.

This discretionary grant program is designed to increase the number of low-income students who are prepared to enter and succeed in postsecondary education. GEAR UP provides seven-year grants to states and partnerships to provide services at high-poverty middle and high schools. GEAR UP grantees serve an entire cohort of students beginning no later than the seventh grade and follow the cohort through high school. Contract Days
(Faculty Positions Only) Special Instructions to Applicants: We strongly advise you to read the FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) and the information on "How to Apply" before starting the application process.

In order to be considered, you must submit the following:

1) online Application for Classified Employment;

2) cover letter;

3) current resume.

If you are selected to interview, you will be required to submit proof of high school graduation (diploma, transcripts, or GED equivalent) or completion of a college degree (diploma or transcripts).

Applicants selected for interview will be contacted by phone; those not selected for interview will be notified by e-mail. Offer of employment to the persons selected for these positions is contingent upon 1) submission of a current tuberculosis test clearance; 2) proof of eligibility to work in the United States; 3) fingerprint clearance; and 4) proof of high school graduation or equivalent.

MiraCosta College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and seeks to enhance its staff diversity by specifically inviting and encouraging qualified persons from underrepresented groups to apply. If you are a person with a disability and require accommodation with the application and/or interview process, please contact the Human Resources office as soon as possible.

Retired STRS members are not eligible for these positions. Special Instructions to Applicants: Continued Basic Function and Other Details: Under the direction of the school principals and school site coordinators, perform a variety of academic and clerical support duties for the GEAR UP program. Work directly with students and faculty to carry out programs and projects related to GEAR UP objectives. Work as tutors, classroom assistants, or mentors at both school locations. Basic Function and Other Details Continued: Representative Duties:
(E) = Essential Job Function) 1) Collaborate with and provide support for teachers, instructional assistants, and administrators at school sites. (E)

2) Work directly with students to provide various academic support services (i.e., tutoring; assisting with the completion of forms; assisting with workshops). (E)

3) Assist in the planning, organization, and implementation of GEAR UP grant activities. (E)

4) Perform related duties as assigned. Representative Duties Continued: Knowledge and Abilities KNOWLEDGE OF:
1) Oral and written communication skills.
2) Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary.
3) Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
4) Methods and practices of recordkeeping.
5) District organization, operations, policies and objectives.

ABILITY TO:
1) Maintain records and prepare reports.
2) Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
3) Establish priorities and schedule and perform work to meet timelines.
4) Work independently with little direction.
5) Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
6) Work confidentially with discretion.
7) Operate a variety of office equipment including a computer terminal.
8) Demonstrate sensitivity to and understanding of diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, ethnic and disability issues. Minimum Qualifications: 1) Education equivalent to high school graduation.

2) Be 18 years of age or older. Minimum Qualifications Continued: Desirable Qualifications: 1) Experience working as a tutor.

2) Experience working with middle/high school age students.

3) Experience conducting student assessments. Licenses and Other Requirements: Physical Effort: Primarily sedentary with intermittent to frequent standing, walking, bending and stooping; occasional light lifting and carrying of objects weighing 25 pounds or less; ability to work at a computer, including repetitive use of computer keyboard, mouse or other control devices; ability to travel to a variety of locations on and off campus as needed to conduct district business. Emotional Effort: Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships involving interactions and communications personally, by phone and in writing with a variety of individuals and/or groups of individuals from diverse backgrounds on a regular, on-going basis; ability to concentrate on detailed tasks for extended periods of time and/or intermittently while attending to other responsibilities; ability to work effectively under pressure on multiple tasks concurrently while meeting established deadlines and changing priorities. Working Conditions: Work in an office/classroom or outdoors in a school environment. Subject to frequent interruptions by individuals in person or by telephone, intermittent exposure to individuals acting in a disagreeable fashion. May work at any district location or authorized facility during day and/or evening hours with occasional evenings, and/or weekends on an as-needed basis. Occasional local travel may be requested. Posting Date: 10-15-2018 Closing Date: Open Until Filled First Screening Date: Human Resources Contact Information [email protected] or 760.795.6854 EEO Statement: MiraCosta College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing an educational environment which affirms and supports diversity in its faculty, staff, and administration, and promoting an environment of inclusion. The college's commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion is expressed in the policy found at http://www.miracosta.edu/officeofthepresident/board/downloads/3400BP-Diversity-Equity-Inclusion-Adopted4-6-16.pdf About MiraCosta: MISSION STATEMENT AND INSTITUTIONAL GOALS:

The MiraCosta Community College District mission is to provide superior educational opportunities and student-support services to a diverse population of learners with a focus on their success. MiraCosta offers undergraduate degrees, university-transfer courses, career- and-technical education, certificate programs, basic-skills education, and lifelong-learning opportunities that strengthen the economic, cultural, social, and educational well-being of the communities it serves.

Goal I. MiraCosta Community College District will become a vanguard educational institution committed to innovation and researched best practices, broad access to higher education, and environmental sustainability.

Goal II. MiraCosta Community College District will become the institution where each student has a high probability of achieving academic success.

Goal III. MiraCosta Community College District will institutionalize effective planning processes through the systematic use of data to make decisions.

Goal IV. MiraCosta Community College District will demonstrate high standards of stewardship and fiscal prudence.

Goal V. MiraCosta Community College District will be a conscientious community partner.

THE DISTRICT, STAFF AND STUDENTS:

The MiraCosta Community College District is one of California's 114 public community colleges. The district includes the communities of Oceanside, Carlsbad, Encinitas, Cardiff, Olivenhain, Leucadia, Solana Beach, Rancho Santa Fe, Del Mar, Carmel Valley, and parts of Camp Pendleton. The single college district is governed by a seven-member Board of Trustees who are elected from each of the district's seven communities. About MiraCosta: (contd) MiraCosta offers undergraduate degrees, university-transfer courses, career-and-technical education, certificate programs, basic-skills education, and lifelong-learning opportunities, as well as a Bachelor of Science degree in Biomanufacturing.

The college's fee-based Community Education program provides a wide variety of classes, workshops, and excursions. Tuition-free, noncredit classes also present a variety of learning opportunities at the Community Learning Center and throughout the community. In addition, the college partners with the North San Diego Small Business Development Center and hosts the Veterans Business Outreach Center.

MiraCosta College employs 209 full-time faculty, 388 regular classified staff, 14 classified administrators and 16 academic administrators. An additional 605 associate faculty work in the credit and noncredit programs, and about 101 educators or contract staff provide community education and workforce development activities.

THE SITES:

The district operates two campuses and two centers.

The Oceanside Campus (OC) moved to its 121.5-acre site in 1964 and houses a comprehensive public community college offering credit, fee-based, and noncredit courses. In the 2016-17 academic year, the college offered general education credit courses that applied toward 66 associate degrees, 50 Certificates of Proficiency, and 61 Certificates of Achievement. Some noncredit classes and community services courses are also offered on this campus. Approximately 10,500 students, the majority of the district's students, attend the Oceanside Campus.

The San Elijo Campus (SAN) in Cardiff is positioned as the district's transfer-focused site and offers a wide range of credit courses leading to transfer and almost 40 associate degrees and career certificates. Each semester, more than 200 sections are offered on this campus to a student body of more than 3,000 students, with support networks in tutoring, counseling, library, wellbeing, and student activities. A rich variety of community events and workshops are also offered year-round at the San Elijo Campus. The Sites: The Community Learning Center (CLC) opened in fall 2000, serves approximately 2,500 students, and is located on 7.6 acres in downtown Oceanside. The CLC hosts a wide variety of noncredit programs, including English as a Second Language, the Adult High School Diploma Program, classes for older adults, health classes, parenting classes, and classes for those who are physically and mentally challenged. The center also houses the Cisco Networking Academy, which prepares students for computer industry certifications. Credit courses that fulfill general education requirements are also offered at this site and are intended to support students' transition from noncredit to credit enrollment.

MiraCosta College's Technology Career Institute (TCI) in Carlsbad is part of MiraCosta College's Career Education Department. It offers our local community members the opportunity to enhance their lives and their careers with low-cost, hassle-free classes, workshops, and programs. From enrichment classes to job training programs, the TCI provides the types of classes that make it easy for students to reach their goals, no matter what age. All of the programs and classes at the TCI are fee-based and not-for-credit. The TCI offers classes and certificate programs to skilled workers in industries such as high-tech manufacturing, maritime technology, and emerging technologies.

The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) provides resources, workshops, and leadership programs for small businesses and serves all of North San Diego and Imperial Counties. The Veterans Business Outreach Center (VBOC) provides entrepreneurial development services such as business training, counseling, and mentoring, as well as referrals for eligible veterans and military spouses owning or considering starting a small business enterprise in Santa Barbara, Ventura, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego and Imperial Counties.

MiraCosta College began offering online courses in 1995. The district typically offers approximately 275 fully online class sections each semester, with another 170 sections offered partially online. Accreditation: ACCREDITATION:

MiraCosta College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, 10 Commercial Boulevard, Suite 204, Novato, CA 94949, 415.506.0234, an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education and approved by the California State Department of Education Office of Private Post-Secondary Education for training veterans and other eligible persons under the provisions of the GI Bill of Regulations. The University of California, California State Universities, and private universities of high rank give credit for transfer courses completed at MiraCosta College.

Specific MiraCosta College programs have additional accreditation through their respective agencies: California State Board of Registered Nursing, Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, State Board of Vocational Nurse and Psychiatric Technicians, California Department of Public Health Aide and Technician Certification Section, Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training, National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork, and Accrediting Commission for Schools, Western Association of Schools and Colleges (Adult High School). The Area THE AREA:

Situated between San Diego and Los Angeles, MiraCosta College benefits from multicultural influences and cultural opportunities. Interstate 5, Amtrak, and Carlsbad regional airport provide easy access to either metropolis and to Mexico. The district, which extends 25 miles along the Pacific Ocean from Camp Pendleton Marine Corps Base to the city of San Diego, attracts diverse ethnic and socioeconomic populations who live in urban and suburban communities. The intellectual environment is enhanced by the college's proximity to the University of California San Diego, California State University San Marcos, and other institutions of higher education. Along with numerous theaters, galleries, and museums, residents enjoy a moderate, year-round climate, which provides many opportunities for outdoor activities. Clery Act: As per the Clery Act of 1998, the campus security report can be found at http://www.miracosta.edu/studentservices/police/index.html Required Applicant Documents: Resume/Curriculum Vitae
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