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Academic Support Center Coordinator/Writing (Tenure Track)

Job Details

Category:: Non -Teaching Faculty Positions
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Department:: Division of Learning Resources, Library, Media & Instruction
Locations:: Valhalla, NY
Posted:: Jun 18, 2024
Closes:: Open Until Filled
Type:: Full-time
Ref. No.:: ASCCW061824
Position ID:: 177846

About Westchester Community College:


Westchester Community College was founded in 1946 as the New York State Institute of Applied Arts and Sciences in White Plains. In 1957, the County of Westchester bought the 360-acre John Hartford estate in Valhalla and designated 218 acres for the community college. Westchester Community College is more than just the county's largest educational institution. It is a living, breathing part of Westchester that goes beyond the influence of a typical college and affects the lives of all who enter its doors.



Job Description:


The Academic Support Center Coordinator/Writing (Tenure Track) will participate in the supervision and coordination of tutorial services in the Academic Support Center of Westchester Community College. Responsibilities include the assessment of student skills and the subsequent placement of students in an appropriate academic setting. The incumbent will also:


  • Serve as liaison to various credit and developmental departments such as; English, Reading, ESL, and including writing across the campus community of disciplines.
  • Train tutors in policy and procedures of the unit.
  • Recruit, hire and evaluate tutors.
  • Apply assessment concepts.
  • Attend departmental meetings and other related group meetings.
  • Create scheduling and coordination of tutors.
  • Communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Keep accurate records of academic services provided to students.
  • Provide written reports on the effectiveness of tutorial program review and other college information needs.
  • Research and develop methodologies and processes for tutorial services including Information/Instructional Technology.
  • Become familiar with learning management systems and hyflex learning module development (e.g. Brightspace).
  • Provide supervision on all virtual tutorial components (i.e. askatutor and online tutorial platforms).
  • Promote writing on campus.
  • Contribute to Program Review cycles for the English department.
  • Collaborate with English faculty and Library personnel on maintaining resources related to documentation and citation-MLA and APA styles.
  • Perform other duties as required.


Requirements:


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: The successful candidate must possess a minimum of a Bachelor's degree. Knowledge of developmental programs and grant writing is required. Knowledge and commitment to the goals and mission of the community college and evidence of responsiveness to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students required, as these factors relate to the need for equity-minded practice within the classroom. The demonstrated ability to interact with a diverse staff is also required.


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Three (3) years of experience in coordinating and running a writing tutorial program and a Master's degree in English or Writing preferred.



Additional Information:


WORK SCHEDULE: The work schedule is Monday through Friday, 9:00am - 5:00pm in person. Evening and Weekend Hours may be assigned as needed.


POSITION EFFECTIVE: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


SALARY & BENEFITS: The starting salary is $57,662. Additional compensation with seniority steps maximize at a salary of $68,976. Benefits include comprehensive health coverage, a choice of defined benefit or defined contribution pension plan, generous leave benefits, and access to tax sheltered annuities and a deferred compensation plan.



Application Instructions:


Applicants must apply online by submitting a letter expressing interest in this position, a resume/CV, and contact information for three professional references. You must be legally eligible to work in the United States at the time of hire. Please login to: https://sunywcc.interviewexchange.com/login.jsp in order to check/edit your profile or to upload additional documents. Priority will be given to applications received by July 18, 2024. The review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.


Westchester Community College provides accessible, high quality and affordable education to meet the needs of our diverse community. We are committed to student success, academic excellence, workforce development, economic development and lifelong learning.


The College will provide equal opportunity in all of its employment practices to all persons without unlawful discrimination on the basis of political affiliation, age, race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, parental status, pregnancy, arrest or conviction record, membership in any reserve component of the armed forces, or use or non-use of lawful products off College premises during nonworking hours, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law.


Organization

Working at Westchester Community College

Mission and Goals

Westchester Community College is more than just the county’s largest educational institution. It is a living, breathing part of Westchester that goes beyond the influence of a typical college and affects the lives of all who enter its doors.

History

Westchester Community College was founded in 1946 as the New York State Institute of Applied Arts and Sciences in White Plains. In 1957, the County of Westchester bought the 360-acre John Hartford estate in Valhalla and designated 218 acres for the community college.

Enrollment

There are approximately 12,000 full- and part-time college credit students. Continuing education students bring the total number served by the college each semester to more than 20,000. Precise statistics about the college's enrollment history can be found in the Institutional Research & Planning pages.

Faculty

Westchester Community College’s faculty and professional staff have received more SUNY Chancellors Awards for Excellence than any other community college in the system. More than 98% hold masters or doctorate degrees in their fields. Student/faculty ratio is 16.1:1.

Veteran Friendly Campus

The college, which opened in 1946 in order to train and educate veterans, welcomes those who have served our country. We are considered a "Veteran Friendly Campus" due to our extensive services for those who have spent time in the military.

Degrees

The college offers more than 50 associate and certificate programs. We have three types of associate degrees in 36 subject areas: the Associate in Arts for students transferring to four-year institutions in the liberal arts; the Associate in Science for those transferring to four-year institutions for business, math, science or health careers; and the Associate in Applied Science for those preparing to seek immediate employment, change careers or transfer. In addition, certificate programs typically requiring between 15 to 33 credits are offered in approximately 20 career fields.

Continuing Education

The Continuing Education Division is the largest such unit in the entire SUNY system. It offers courses for people of all ages considering career choices or changes or personal development; customized training for businesses; innovative programming for older adults; an exciting arts and culture series open to the public.

Library

The Harold L. Drimmer Library / Learning Resource Center contains 110,000 volumes and 600 periodical titles, as well as more than 19 million searchable records and entries from 97 electronically-linked libraries.

Career & Transfer Center

The Career & Transfer Center helps students assess career options, plan career and curriculum, take steps toward transfer to a four-year college, prepare for job interviews, and locate and obtain jobs before and after graduation.

Child Care

Virginia Marx Children's Center at Westchester Community College (Valhalla campus) provides year-round, fully licensed and accredited care for children of students, faculty, staff and other working parents. Ages six weeks - five years.

Sports

Intercollegiate teams for men are fielded in soccer, basketball, lacrosse, golf, and baseball. Women's intercollegiate teams include tennis, volleyball, basketball, and softball. The Westchester Community College Fitness Center provides access to cardiovascular equipment, universal, nautilus, and light free weights, pool, and tennis courts. College athletics also include intramural sports.

Locations

Valhalla (main campus); extension sites in New Rochelle, Mount Vernon, Yonkers, Shrub Oak, Mahopac, Ossining, Port Chester and Peekskill (Art Workshop) and White Plains (Art Workshop).

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