Learning Skills Coordinator, Athletics (Part-Time) Reedley College

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Learning Skills Coordinator, Athletics (Part-Time) Reedley College

Campus Location:

Reedley College

Essential Functions of Position:

The ideal candidate will share Reedley College’s commitment to educating its racially and socioeconomically diverse student population. As of the 2018-2019 academic year, we currently enroll over 18,000 students of which 71% are Latinx, 6% are Asian/Pacific Islander, 2% are Black/African American, 17% are White, 1% American Indian/Alaska Native, and 2% are multiracial. Reedley College is a Hispanic-Serving Institution, reflecting the great responsibility that the College has to the educational attainment and economic well-being of the surrounding community. The ideal candidate will share Reedley College’s commitment to empowering and motivating students to succeed. The successful candidate will join a program dedicated to excellence in education for a diverse population.

The Learning Skills Coordinator for Athletics works to improve academic success, matriculation, and retention of student athletes at Reedley College. The Learning Skills Coordinator offers support by tracking student progress while working as a liaison between athletic programs and instructors, the Math Center, the Reading & Writing Center, the Learning Center, the Learning Specialist, and the Counseling Department. The Learning Skills Coordinator will provide and coordinate student success workshops and support services, study sessions, tutoring opportunities, and other on-campus services that will be beneficial to the student athlete’s academic success. This Learning Skills Coordinator reports to the Director of Athletics & Student Success. The Learning Skills Cooridnator, Athletics will:

  • Meet regularly with Athletic Director/Athletic Counselor and faculty associated with athletic programs in order to improve coordination of the delivery of retention and support services for student athletes;
  • Assist the Athletic Counselor with coordinating tutorial services and serve as a liaison with instructors regarding support needed for student-athletes;
  • Assist the Athletic Counselor with student tracking through weekly and monthly academic progress reports and assisting with tracking the mandated completion of the Student Education Plan (SEP);
  • Assist the Head Coaches with progress checks, coordinate tutorial services and serve as a liaison with instructors regarding support needed for student-athletes;
  • Assist the Head Coaches with activities including checking and follow-up with the academic progress of all student-athletes;
  • Collaborate with the Learning Center, Reading & Writing, and Math Center to develop practices and workshops that improve student athlete success, retention, and completion;
  • Serve as a liaison with the Business Office Manager, Residence Hall Manager and Director of Financial Aid to support student athlete success;
  • Assist students with assignments, projects, and time management strategies;
  • Meet regularly with student athletes, monitor attendance and usage of academic resources and provide usable reports back to coaches; provide the Athletic Counselor, Director of Athletics & Student Success, and Head Coaches with weekly study-hall/lab attendance reports, end of semester academic success reports, and CVC/CCCAA academic all-conference team nominations;
    • Data will include but is not limited to: Individual and team GPA’s, unit totals, updating CALPASS data, SEP updates, graduation & transfer data, and degree totals;
  • Serve on athletic related committees;
  • Conduct Academic workshops and other forms of academic assistance;
  • Attend mandated CCCAA trainings;
  • Attend and participate in professional conferences and meetings concerned with student success and equity; and
  • Assist in the advancement of the institutional mission and goals.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Any master’s degree level discipline in which learning assistance or tutoring is provided at the college where the coordinator is employed;


  • Master’s in education, educational psychology, or instructional psychology, other master’s degree with emphasis in adult learning theory;


  • A valid California Community College Credential;


  • The equivalent education and/or experience (requires an equivalency).

All candidates must have evidence of responsiveness to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, as these factors relate to the need for equity-minded practice within the classroom.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Experience working with student athletes to maintain and improve academic success;
  • Ability to use organizational skills that enable the performance of duties in a timely fashion with attention to detail;
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills;
  • Experience with word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and presentation software;
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a wide variety of stakeholders;
  • The ability to develop relationships with student athletes and motivate them;
  • Teaching and presentation experience, especially at the community college level;
  • Experience working with at-risk and/or under prepared students;
  • Knowledge of effective practices relevant to academic support or peer assisted learning skills;
  • Familiarity with CCCAA, CVC, NCAA, and NAIA rules and regulations;
  • Ability to quickly respond to changing institutional needs;
  • Experience working with students of various cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds;
  • Recent experience working with African American, Latinx, Native American, and other racially minoritized students in the classroom and an understanding of how historical patterns of exclusions of these groups in higher education shape patterns of participation and outcomes;
  • Willingness to examine and remediate one’s instructional, relational, and classroom practices to more effectively engage and support racially minoritized students;
  • Experience and skill with addressing issues of equity in the classroom;
  • Potential for contribution to institutional vitality and growth; and
  • Knowledge of the community college and its mission and goals.

Salary and Benefits:

Starting rates are $39.45 to $53.61 for non-instructional. Sick leave accrual is based on assignment hours.

Selection Procedure:

The selection and hiring process will be explained by the hiring department if the candidate is extended an opportunity to interview.

Please note: This position does not have a closing date and applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis until the position(s) is/are filled. By applying for this position, you understand that you will be placed in a continuous pool. If at any time you are no longer interested in this position, please withdraw your application.

Additional Information:

This is a part-time position. Open until filled. Start dates may vary.

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Posted: 10/24/2020
Application Due: 12/23/2020
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