YouthBuild Instructor - Grant Funded (PT)

Mohawk Valley Community College
Utica, NY

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YouthBuild Instructor - Grant Funded (PT)

Salary: $20.00 - $25.00 per hour DOE

This is a grant-funded position. Grant-funded positions expire either at the end of the stated term or whenever funding for the position ceases.

The part-time YouthBuild Instructor will develop individuals’ skills and competencies by delivering acurriculum in preparation of taking and passing the High School Equivalency.The intended learning outcomes are that students show an increase in contentknowledge by increasing TABE scores and eventually pass all five required areasof High School Equivalency (TASC). The instructor would work with thegrant-funded Mohawk Valley YouthBuild program to assist students in obtainingacademic outcomes. Thisproject is designed to provide opportunity youth of diverse backgrounds withrigorous academic instruction, occupational skills training and viable pathwaysto post-secondary education and careers.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Delivers curriculum using different learning modalities ensuring learners are managed, motivated, coached and supported to achieve the intended learning outcomes;
  • Fosters and maintains a safe, inclusive and effective learning environment to enable learners’ engagement and participation;
  • Conducts learner assessments (TABE), analyze and make plans to adjust for greater outcomes;
  • Manages diverse and inclusive classroom, both in-person and on-line;
  • Skilled in using questioning, listening and non-verbal communication techniques to give, elicit and receive feedback and to overcome communication barriers;
  • Works with the YouthBuild team to meet objectives of the YouthBuild grant (i.e. working with vocational staff to reinforce topics);
  • Participates in weekly team meetings to support student needs;
  • Otherduties as assigned by Director of EOC.


Required Qualifications:

  • Associate's degree in Education or related field
  • Teaching experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree

Special Instructions to Applicants: Official academic transcripts required upon hire.

Review Start Date: 10/18/2021

Mohawk Valley Community College is an Affirmative Action,Equal Opportunity Employer deeply committed to a community of excellence,equity, and diversity. MVCC maintains an inclusive learning environment inwhich students, faculty, administrators, staff, curriculum, social activities,governance, and all other aspects of campus life reflect a diverse,multi-cultural, and global worldview. We value the many similarities anddifferences among individuals and groups. We are committed to preparingstudents to understand, live among, appreciate, and work in a world made up ofpeople with different ethnic and racial backgrounds, military backgrounds,religious beliefs, socio-economic status, cultural traditions, differentabilities, sexual orientations and gender identities. All qualified applicantswill receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color,religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran statusor on the basis of disability.


Mohawk Valley Community College has more than 800 full-time and part-time employees at our campuses in Utica and Rome, NY. We are located in the Central New York region at the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains between Syracuse and Albany, NY in Oneida County.

Founded in 1946 as one of the first community colleges in New York State, MVCC is one of 64 campuses that are part of the State University of New York.

The College offers about 100 transfer and career technical programs, including liberal arts and sciences, healthcare, engineering technologies, trades, engineering science, business, human services and fine arts. A diverse institution with a global view, MVCC offers career, transfer, and transitional education, programs for personal and cultural enrichment, and supports community and economic development.

Interested candidates will find competitive salaries and outstanding benefits along with an enriched, collaborative work environment that is based on excellence in teaching and student service, employee success with continued contributions, and commitment to our surrounding communities.

Mohawk Valley Community College does not discriminate.  MVCC is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  MVCC is committed to fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students, as well as ensuring equal educational opportunity, employment, and access to services, programs, and activities, without regard to an individual's race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status, or criminal conviction.

Employees, students, applicants, or other members of the College community (including but not limited to vendors, visitors, and guests) may not be subjected to harassment that is prohibited by law, or treated adversely or retaliated against based upon a protected characteristic.

The College's policy is in accordance with federal and state laws and regulations prohibiting discrimination and harassment. These laws include the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as Amended by the Equal Employment Opportunity Act of 1972, and the New York State Human Rights Law. These laws prohibit discrimination and harassment, including sexual harassment and sexual violence.

Inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and other laws, regulations and policies prohibiting discrimination may be directed to the Executive Director of Human Resources.

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