Instructional Aide II - Learning Center (Part-time) (Grant Funded)
Posting DetailsPosition Information Posting Number2014803SPosition TitleInstructional Aide II - Learning Center (Part-time) (Grant Funded)LocationSkyline CollegeDepartmentAcademic Support & LT SKY (DEPT)Position Number2CC021Percentage of Full Time48%FLSANon-Exempt (accrues overtime)Months per Year10If other, please specifyMin Salary$22,204.80 (part-time annual)Max Salary$28,488.00 (part-time annual)Position TypeClassified Positions Posting Text Who We Are
The San Mateo County Community District is committed to achieving educational equity for all students. As outlined in the District’s Strategic Plan, “success, equity, and social justice for our students are longstanding goals.” The District’s “Students First” Strategic Plan is focused on “Student Success, Equity and Social Justice.” We provide students with a rich and dynamic learning experience that embraces differences — emphasizing collaboration and engaging students in and out of the classroom, encouraging them to realize their goals, and to become global citizens and socially responsible leaders. When you join our team at San Mateo County Community College District, you can expect to be part of an inclusive, innovative and equity-focused community that approaches higher education as a matter of social justice that requires broad collaboration among faculty, classified staff, administration, students and community partners.The College and the District
Skyline College is part of the San Mateo County Community College District and is designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI), enrolling approximately 16,000 students each academic year. Skyline College has a diverse student population that is a reflection of the communities that it serves. Detailed information about the student population, including data related to student success, can be found on Skyline College’s Office of Planning, Research and Institutional Effectiveness (PRIE) website.Who We Want
We value the ability to serve students from a broad range of cultural heritages, socioeconomic backgrounds, genders, abilities and orientations. Therefore, we prioritize applicants who demonstrate they understand the benefits diversity brings to a professional educational community. The successful candidate will be an equity-minded individual committed to collaborating with faculty, classified staff, administration, students and community partners who are also committed to closing equity gaps. The San Mateo County Community College District seeks employees who value mentorship and working in a collegial, collaborative environment, guided by a commitment to helping all students achieve their educational goals.The Position
The Instructional Aide II (Grant Funded) position provides tutoring in Basic Skills course sections and also tutors students individually and in small groups. Under direction, the employee performs a variety of preparatory work and planning, and at faculty direction, prepares materials for use in support of the classroom. In addition, the position assists the Learning Center Manager with the daily operations of the Writing, Reading, and ESOL labs in the Learning Center. Public contact is extensive and primarily includes students, faculty, and staff, but can also include vendors and staff from other educational institutions and agencies for the purpose of exchanging subject matter and procedural information. The work schedule for this position may include some evening hours.This is a temporary position funded by the Basic Skills Initiative (BSI) Categorical Funds and may be eliminated once the funding has been exhausted.Duties and Responsibilities
The duties below are representative of the duties of the classification and are not intended to cover all of the duties performed by the incumbent(s) of any particular position. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the scope of work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to this classification.
1. Exchanges information with students, faculty, and staff regarding subject matter, resources, materials, policies and procedures associated with the classroom or laboratory setting
2. Tutors students on topics related to one or more of the four tutoring assistance labs; directs students in the completion of assignments in the Learning Center; confers with students, faculty, and staff about student progress; provides information and assistance to students, faculty, and college staff regarding Learning Center procedures
3. Confers with faculty regarding curriculum, student materials for use in the classroom or laboratory, computer hardware, software, other learning tools, equipment and supplies, student assignments and progress, tests and student test scores, proctoring and scoring tests, student attendance, purchase or modification, inventory and storage of equipment, and other technical information related to the services and programs offered
4. Assists with the training and supervision of student assistants and student tutors
5. Attends meetings, conferences, and workshops to obtain current procedural and other information and participates in division and department planning activities as needed
6. Makes presentations to small and large groups to publicize services and programs as assigned
7. Troubleshoots operational problems with Learning Center equipment
8. Researches background of subject matter to maintain current information and compiles and organizes lesson plans and materials for presentation
9. Maintains a library of teaching and learning materials
10. Uses a variety of computer software to organize and maintain learning resources and related data, faculty materials, tests and related data, prepares routine correspondence, reports, publicity and other materials
11. Sets up and maintains online and manual files
12. Enters, modifies and retrieves a variety of statistical and other data for special and regular reports as assigned
13. Performs other duties as assignedMinimum Qualifications
• A combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree, preferably in one of the disciplines tutored within the Writing and Reading Tutorial Lab and English for Speakers of Other Languages Tutorial Lab in The Learning Center
• Successful work experience of increasing responsibility, preferably in a classroom or laboratory setting, that has included tutoring students
• Demonstrated cultural competence, sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff
• Experience with directing the work of others and training new staff
• Skill in written and oral communication, including public speaking
• Experience with research, compiling data for and preparation of statistical, narrative, and other reports
• Skill in multitasking, prioritizing workloads, and working independently
• Skill in the use of a variety of computer software to prepare correspondence and reports from rough draft
• Skill in setting up and maintaining online and manual filesKnowledge, Skills and Abilities
1. Working knowledge of the specific subject matter(s) tutored in the Learning Center
2. Skill in working with diverse adult learning styles
3. Skill in clear and direct oral communication, including public speaking
4. Skill in respectful, tactful and sensitive interaction with people who are diverse in their academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds
5. Skill in directing the work of others
6. Skill in written communication
7. Skill in performing routine research within a designated subject matter area
8. Skill designing lesson plans using original research and subject matter knowledge and materials
9. Skill in using a variety of computer software to prepare a variety of correspondence, reports, publicity, and other materialsPhysical Requirements
This classification requires manual dexterity; use of a keyboard, mouse and computer for extended periods of time; pulling, pushing, reaching; and moving items of light to moderate weight in order to perform the essential functions.Preferred QualificationsBenefits
Benefits include paid holidays, vacation and sick leave. Optional tax deferred flexible benefit 403(b) and 457 plans are available. If eligible, Classified employees participate in the Public Employees’ Retirement System, a defined-benefit retirement plan through the State of California.Posting Detail Information Open Date08/08/2019First Review Date09/06/2019Close DateOpen Until FilledYesSpecial Instructions Summary
Required Application Materials
All applicants are required to submit:
1. A completed online District application form (go to https://jobs.smccd.edu to complete the application and to apply for this position).
2. A resume that details all relevant education, training, and other work experience.
3. A cover letter of no more than 3 pages that addresses the applicant’s cultural competence, sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff as well as the applicant’s qualifications as they relate to the requirements, knowledge, skills, and abilities listed in this announcement.
Candidates for interview will be selected from among those who most closely meet the requirements and knowledge, skills and abilities. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview. As part of the interview process, candidates may be asked to demonstrate job-related knowledge and skills.
For questions related to this posting, please contact:
SMCCCD Office of Human Resources
3401 CSM Drive, San Mateo, CA 94402
Tel.: (650) 574-6555
Web Page: www.smccd.edu/hr
Prior to employment, the selected candidate will be required to complete the following:
1. Submit official transcripts (applies to all faculty or educational administrative positions)
2. Submit verifications of prior employment
3. Satisfactory references
4. Successfully being cleared for employment through the background checking process
5. Present original documents for proof of eligibility to work in the United States
6. Approval of your employment by the SMCCCD Board of Trustees
7. Provide a certificate of Tuberculosis exam for initial employment.
8. Have fingerprints taken by a Live Scan computer (Clearance must be received prior to first day of employment). Please note that the California Education Code requires, in part, that community college districts shall not employ or retain in employment persons in public school service who have been convicted of certain felonies, a misdemeanor drug charge (including alcohol offenses) or misdemeanor moral turpitude (sexual offense) crime. However, consideration may be given to those whose drug convictions occurred more than five years ago. A conviction for other crimes may not necessarily disqualify you from the job for which you may be applying.
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.Accomodations
Applicants who have disabilities may request that special accommodations be made in order to complete the selection process. Accommodation request forms and a copy of the Americans with Disabilities Act applicant procedures are available in the Office of Human Resources.Annual Security Report
San Mateo County Community College District’s (SMCCCD) 2018 Annual Security Report (ASR), required by the Clery Act, includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings owned or controlled by SMCCCD; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from SMCCCD. Our 2018 Annual Security Report also outlines various campus safety and security policies, such as those concerning crime reporting, prevention and response to sexual and gender violence, alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, emergency response and evacuation procedures, and other matters. The 2018 Annual Security Report is now available. The Annual Security Report also includes important tips to help every member of the community remain safe and avoid becoming a victim of crime. You can obtain a copy of this report by contacting the Department of Public Safety at the District Office or any of the three Campuses (650) 738-7000.Supplemental Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
- District Employee
- District Employment Site
- CCC Registry
- Chronicle of Higher Education
- Facebook or Twitter
- * Do you possess a combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree, preferably in one of the disciplines tutored within the Writing and Reading Tutorial Lab and English for Speakers of Other Languages Tutorial Lab in The Learning Center?
- * Can you demonstrate successful work experience of increasing responsibility, preferably in a classroom or laboratory setting, that has included tutoring students?
- * Can you demonstrate cultural competence, a sensitivity to and an understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff?
- * Do you have experience with directing the work of others and training new staff?
- * Can you demonstrate skill in oral and written communication, including public speaking?
- * Do you have experience in research, compiling data for and preparation of statistical, narrative and other reports?
- * Can you demonstrate skill in multitasking, prioritizing workloads, and working independently?
- * Can you demonstrate skill in the use of a variety of computer software to prepare correspondence and reports from rough draft?
- * Do you have experience setting up and maintaining online and manual files?
- Cover Letter
- Resume/Curriculum Vitae
- Other Document 1
- Other Document 2
- Other Document 3