NOTICE OF VACANCY: It is the policy of Northland Community and Technical College to ensure that the selection for this position is accessible to all candidates.
Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers
Date Posted: 06/16/2021
Closing Date: 07/09/2021
Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Northland Community and Technical College / EGF
Division/Unit: Academic Affairs / Academic Success Center
Appointment Type: Part-time, Seasonal Academic Year (75%)
Work Shift/Work Hours: Day / Monday-Thursday 8:00a.m.-4:30p.m.; Friday 8:00a.m.-2:30p.m.
Days of Work: Monday-Friday / est. 30-38 hours
Travel Required: Occasional
Salary Range: $18.61 - $26.01 /hourly
Job Class Option: 002632
Classified Status: Classified
Bargaining Unit/Union: 207 - AFSCME
FLSA Status: Nonexempt
Work Area: Academic Success Center
Location: East Grand Forks
Connect 700 Program Eligible: No
This is a part-time seasonal position that exists to provide learning services to college students, as defined by Minnesota State and the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act. This position provides individual and group instruction to students needing supplemental academic assistance in the primary areas of mathematics, and/or science. This position also provides general office support for the Academic Success Center, including responding to service requests, proctoring exams for students receiving disability accommodations, and representing the office within relevant campus and/or community groups.
1. Provide supplementary academic instruction to students with academic deficiencies
a. Evaluate individual learner progress towards course outcomes to adapt instructional methods.
b. Tutor students in course content and test preparation relevant to primary areas of academic assistance.
c. Coach students in developing independent learning strategies.
d. Demonstrate appropriate study techniques, academic expectations and self-advocacy skills.
e. Develop the independent problem-solving process within each student.
f. Work collaboratively with faculty to determine mutual strategies for developing successful learners.
g. Maintain accurate records of student contact time.
h. Complete other duties as assigned.
2. Provide students with appropriate academic support to achieve vocational goals
a. Provide timely referrals to internal support service contacts, as appropriate.
b. Assist the Director of Academic Success Center, Access Specialist, and faculty to deliver disability accommodations as outlined in the student's Accommodations Letter.
c. Administer exams for students with a registered disability.
d. Assist the Director of Academic Success Center in gathering information and scheduling disability intake appointments.
e. Serve as an alternate proctor for placement testing and support the Assessment Coordinator as needed.
f. Assist with Student Orientation, Assessment, and Registration days as directed.
g. Complete other duties as assigned.
3. Represent the Academic Success Center on relevant campus committees and/or community groups, as directed.
a. Serve on needed college committees to integrate the Academic Success Center with the rest of the college.
b. Participate in professional development opportunities.
c. Complete other duties as assigned.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (expected to have to enter job):
Minimum Qualifications (expected to have to enter job)
* Associate or higher degree with coursework in mathematics and/or science AND one (1) academic year of teaching/tutoring experience in mathematics and/or science at the high school level or above; OR
* An equivalent combination of education and work experience.
Preferred Qualifications (desired but not expected to have to enter job)
* Bachelor of Science in Education or other bachelor's degree directly related to the primary areas of instruction
* Knowledge of mathematics, chemistry, biology, study skills, etc.
* Computer skills to create letters, modify spreadsheets, organize calendaring, and navigate online materials
* Experience with Brightspace by D2L or similar course platform
* Experience with working with students from diverse populations (i.e. ethnicity, culture, disability, income)
* Experience in understanding and utilizing assistive technology and related devices
* Bilingual or language proficiency in multiple languages
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: You are strongly encouraged to submit an attachment of your cover letter and resume online at http://www.mn,gov/careers as paper applications will not be accepted. Apply for this position online using the following Job ID: 46594.
Application Deadline: July 9, 2021 at 11:59 p.m.
Why Work For Us: At Northland Community and Technical College, we have a GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE! Our generous benefits include paid Holidays, Vacation Leave, Sick Leave, Paid Parental Leave, low cost medical and dental insurance with low deductibles, a Pension Plan, 457(b) and 403(b) retirement plans and other retirement investment options, pre-tax medical and dental expense (with roll-over option) and dependent care accounts, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, as
well as professional development and a tuition waiver program for employees and their dependents, etc. We promote the health and well-being of our employees and take work/life balance seriously.
Equal Employment Opportunity: Minnesota State Colleges and Universities is an Equal Opportunity employer/educator committed to the principles of diversity. We prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or membership in a local commission as defined by law. As an affirmative action employer, we actively seek and encourage applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and individuals with protected veteran status.
An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer Women, minorities, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply
Northland Community & Technical CollegeEast Grand Forks, MN