Learning Coach - Writing Center (Temporary)

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Learning Coach - Writing Center (Temporary)
MiraCosta College

For full details and to apply, go to https://jobs.miracosta.edu/postings/2442

Type of Assignment: Full Time
Assignment Category: Temporary Assignment

Position Details:
The Writing Center is building a pool of applicants to support the department in the coming academic year. These short-term assignments will be for approximately 10 months, from August - May. These are part-time assignments with hours ranging from 12-24 hours per week. The work schedule is flexible.

The individuals selected for this position will be subject to assignment to any district facility during any hours of operation.

Salary Range: 22
Compensation: Starting at $30.99 per hour (range 22, step 1).

Employees must make arrangements for the direct deposit of paychecks into the financial institution of their choice, via electronic fund transfer.

Short-term, temporary employees may be eligible for Healthy Families Sick Leave, and enrollment in a retirement system.

Position Term in Months: $Term

Application Procedure:
In order to be considered for this position, you must submit the following documents directly in the online system and finish applying and receive a confirmation number. Applications will be reviewed as they are submitted. Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled:

1. Application on which you list all relevant experience.

2. A current resume or curriculum vitae summarizing your educational background and experience.

4. Transcripts of college coursework which provide evidence of meeting the minimum qualifications as stated in this job posting. Unofficial or legible photocopies are acceptable. If a degree(s) was earned, the transcripts must state that the degree was awarded. Any degree/coursework used to satisfy the minimum qualifications must be from a postsecondary institution accredited by an accreditation agency recognized by either the U.S. Department of Education or the Council on Postsecondary Accreditation.

If your degree(s) is from a college or university outside of the United States, you must submit a detailed evaluation from a professional evaluation agency. To view a list of agencies approved by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing, go to https://www.ctc.ca.gov/docs/default-source/leaflets/cl635.pdf?sfvrsn=6. Transcripts or translations in English still require the evaluation to show the U.S. equivalence of your degree.

Applicants selected for interview will be contacted by phone; those not selected for interview will be notified by e-mail once interview candidates have been scheduled.

Offer of employment to the person selected for this position 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) approval by the Board of Trustees.

Retired STRS members are not eligible for this position.

Basic Function:
Under general supervision, provide routine-to-advanced equity-minded coaching and academic tutoring services and lead-level work direction to student workers and assigned temporary/hourly staff; assist students in achieving learning outcomes.

Distinguishing Characteristics:

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this class.

1. Provide equity-minded coaching and tutoring services and develop study skills for diverse learners.

2. Focus on assessing writing and communication skills; evaluate writing samples, prioritize feedback issues, and create feedback utilizing video and software.

3. Create learning objectives, formulate strategies, diagnose student needs, and make recommendations.

4. Direct students to available resources including accommodations as needed.

5. Work with others to develop and provide support services.

6. Contribute to planning, administrative, continuous improvement, and logistical support.

7. Participate in selecting, training, and providing day-to-day lead work direction and mentorship to student workers and assigned temporary/hourly staff.

8. Monitor interpersonal interactions within the centers and assist in interpersonal conflict resolution.

9. Assist in the development and implementation of data monitoring systems; gather, validate, and summarize statistical information; create analytical reports and make recommendations.

10. Organize and participate in meetings, events and activities; chaperone travel.

Other Duties:
1. Maintain supplies and equipment.

2. Engage in ongoing professional development, attend and present at conferences.

3. Perform related duties as assigned.

Knowledge Of:
• Thorough understanding of subjects and skills being taught, learning strategies, instructional and tutorial techniques, academic support resources, and methods applicable to a diverse range of learners.

• Modern office practices, procedures, equipment, and applicable software/programs.

• Applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules, and regulations.

Ability To:
• Demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills with a proven ability to communicate effectively and professionally.

• Train and provide work direction to others.

• Use strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

• Demonstrate a sensitivity to and understanding of diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students..

Education & Experience:
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor’s degree in a related field, and one year (2,080 hours) of tutoring experience in an educational setting; or an equivalent combination of training and experience

Desirable Qualifications:
• Previous work with noncredit students and/or nonnative speakers.

Licenses & Other Requirements:

Physical Effort:
The physical efforts described here are representative of those that must be met by employees to successfully perform the essential functions of this class. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Primarily standing, walking, sitting, bending, stooping or crouching; occasional light lifting, carrying, pulling and/or pushing of objects weighing up to 25 pounds; ability to travel and/or drive to a variety of locations on and off campus as needed to conduct district business; ability to work at computer stations for extended periods on an as-needed basis, involving light repetitive use of hands, wrists and forearms; ability to view small-font words/ symbols on a computer monitor for extended periods.

Emotional Effort:
Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships involving appropriate interactions and communications personally, by phone and in writing with a variety of individuals and/or groups from diverse backgrounds on an ongoing basis; ability to work effectively under pressure on a variety of tasks concurrently while meeting established deadlines and changing priorities.

Working Conditions:
Primarily indoor office learning center or classroom environments; subject to frequent contact and interruptions by individuals in person or by phone; intermittent exposure to angry and/or verbally aggressive individuals; may be required to work during weekend and/or evening hours on a regular basis; may work at any district location.

Posting Number: S_20/21_050_P
Human Resources Contact Information: [email protected] or 760.795.6854
Job Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes
First Screening Date: Applications will be reviewed as they submitted. Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

About MiraCosta College
MiraCosta College is one of California's 115 public community colleges. The district operates two campus sites and two centers, and offers a robust online education program. Situated between San Diego and Los Angeles, MiraCosta College benefits from multicultural influences and cultural opportunities. Both students and staff enjoy a friendly atmosphere and the feeling that we are all here to help one another. MiraCosta College is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. For more details, please visit our website at https://www.miracosta.edu/office-of-the-president/board-of-trustees/_docs/3400BP-Diversity-Equity-Inclusion.pdf

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Job No:
Posted: 6/3/2021
Application Due: 6/3/2033
Work Type: Full Time