Part-time Coach (Tutor), Learning Commons (Ongoing Need)
Opening Date:   10/28/2015
Closing Date Notes: * ONGOING
Bulletin No.:  2015  -  0680

The part-time coach position is a part-time position responsible for assisting students in the Learning Commons with one or more of the following:  Math, Computers, Psychology, Writing/Reading, Computers, Business, Spanish or Biology. Primary duty includes providing assistance designed to promote student success for both pre-curriculum and curriculum students. The coach collaborates with faculty to help increase awareness of services offered by the coaching centers in the Learning Commons and to assist in development of skills and confidence necessary for academic success. This position reports directly to the Coordinator, Academic Support.

Assist in managing the daily operation of the coaching center 

Provide assistance to students both onsite and online

Maintain open, robust, and timely communication with colleagues and supervisor

Maintain appropriate paperwork and documentation including that needed for FTE recording and audit purposes

Assist in monitoring the proper usage of the Learning Commons space

Collaborate with faculty concerning students’ academic progress and needs

Maintain current knowledge of formatting style requirements such as MLA and APA as related to coaching area

Assist in recommending appropriate resources for the coaching center

Assist in promoting awareness of the Learning Commons coaching centers among faculty, staff and students

Assist with assessment and evaluation of the coaching center services and processes

Collaborate with the Learning Commons staff to develop meaningful evaluations of services and use data to inform decision making processes

Assist Learning Commons staff with meeting needs of students, faculty and staff

Perform other duties as assigned that support the College mission and initiatives

Qualifications Required:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution with recent teaching or tutoring experience 

Flexible schedule (able to work morning, afternoon and possibly evenings and weekends)

Flexibility to work at all DCCC locations

Creativity, flexibility and openness to change

Strong oral and written communication skills and demonstrated experience in reading and writing

Strong computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Demonstrated experience with relevant formatting conventions (such as MLA and APA)

Experience involving networking, computer information, and/or web technology (computer coaches).

Ability to work effectively and collaborate with others in a team environment

Openness and willingness to engage in professional development activities

Familiarity with and appreciation for the mission of a comprehensive community college

Effectiveness in the following College organizational competencies:
- Translating College purpose, values, and vision into organizational action
- Collaborating and facilitating
- Creating and innovating
- Anticipating and responding to change
- Providing vision and leadership
- Assessment of student learning
- Engagement and assessment of successful student retention models

Qualifications Preferred:
Master’s degree from an accredited institution 

Experience working with college students in a flexible setting

Experience as a tutor

ADA Summary:
ADA requirements for this position include critical thinking skills with the ability to process information and exercise good judgment in the collection, evaluation and analysis of data and student assessment, curriculum development, and program review; ease of mobility in supervising students in the clinical and classroom settings, carrying equipment, supplies and other instructional materials; travel between campus locations may be required; and effective use of all forms of communication including use of computers.

Salary Range: 
$18.00 - $20.44 per hour based on candidate's experience, education, and the state budget

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