Trainer, Career/Workforce Preparation - Part-Time (50%)
To be determined.
Professional 2/121 ($22,322.50 - $31,890.00)
Executive Dean, Career and Transfer Services or designee.
Criminal Background Check:
Pre-employment criminal background checks are required for all Staff and Faculty positions. Pre-employment urinalyses drug screens are also required for all top candidates considered for positions in ACC's College Police department.
General Statement of Job
ACC career services programming encompasses a comprehensive employment preparation, job search, and digital literacy/fluency training approach. It is designed to afford ACC students a competitive edge in successfully navigating today's automated hiring processes while also proactively dismantling employment barriers often encountered by the individuals we serve. Services are offered online and face-to-face, through individual and group instruction, and supplemented with individualized career coaching. Priority populations who face employment barriers are served by trainers with an aim toward increasing equitable employment outcomes and improving career trajectories. The program operates within Career & Transfer Services under ACC's Student Affairs division. This position requires evening and weekend availability as needed to carry out the objectives.
Description of Duties and TasksEssential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Subject matter of related and/or relevant topics and issues in the teaching discipline. Teaching best practices for adult learners. Understanding the mission and philosophy of a community college and lifelong education. Sensitivity of the needs of a diverse student body. Awareness of immediate and long-term assessment strategies, and understanding of growth-mindset philosophy of teaching. Principles and practices associated with Servant-Leadership.SkillsMust possess required skills and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.
Effective teaching techniques adaptable to a variety of learning styles. Experience with active learning methods and educational technology platforms. Outstanding time management, planning, communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills. Ability to achieve consensus among diverse groups of people and interact with students of diverse backgrounds. Punctuality. Maintaining an established work schedule. Effectively using interpersonal and communications skills. Maintaining confidentiality of work-related information and materials. Ability to communicate with students, colleagues, and others.Technology Skills
Knowledge of the digital application process, as well as software and platforms including Indeed, GlassDoor, Jobscan, LinkedIn, Big Interview, HireVue, Soft Chalk, Blackboard Collaborate, Webex, Kahoot, Purple Briefcase/Career Link, and Handshake. Demonstrated proficiency using computer applications, interactive video and online format technology, classroom, clinical, lab, or other current learning technologies for effective teaching at the community college and high school levels. Use a variety of spreadsheet, word processing, database, and presentation software.Required Work Experience
Familiarity with local industry is preferred.Required Education
Instruction takes place in classroom, lab, or online.Safety
ACC does not participate in Social Security. ACC participates in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS) and the Optional Retirement Program (ORP-Faculty Only). Part-time and Hourly employees participate in the ACC Money Purchase Plan (ACCMPP) as a retirement program required by Federal law. DisclaimerThe above description is an overview of the job. It is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities of the job, nor is it intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Duties and responsibilities may change with business needs. ACC reserves the right to add, change, amend, or delete portions of this job description at any time, with or without notice. Employees may be required to perform other duties as requested, directed, or assigned. In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made by ACC as its discretion to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Austin Community College provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.As required by the US Department of Education, employees are required to report violations under the Title IX and, under the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), select individuals are required to report crimes. If this position is identified as a Campus Security Authority (Clery Act), you will be notified, trained, and provided resources for reporting.