Part-time 20 hours per week; 9 months per year
CSEA Range 17; $1,579.61 per month
Anticipated start date: August 17, 2020
Relocation reimbursement may be authorized. If interested, the successful applicant must request relocation reimbursement at time of job offer.
If you are relocating to the area, housing resources can be found on our Human Resources page.
The Center for Academic Success (CAS) promotes the development of skills and strategies to help students become independent, active learners and achieve academic success. CAS provides students with a supportive and dynamic environment in which to effectively learn and access resources needed to support their academic success. Supervision of this space and the development of a community of learners is a top priority for the CAS team. CAS maintains an open channel of communication with faculty and student services professionals. CAS supplements classroom instruction by providing tutoring, Critical Skills Workshops and associated skills-building courses (EDUC 10, 110, 210), structured content-area support via Instructional Aides and Supplemental Instruction, appropriate resource materials, one-to-one interventions by Learning Resource Specialists, and alternate testing facilities. CAS offers support services at all Butte College locations as well as online.
Work Schedule: These positions are 20 hours a week, 9 month of the year. Reading and Writing Instructional Aides are scheduled in the CAS Reading and Writing Center and provide one-to-one tutoring support. Additionally, Reading and Writing Instructional Aides provide imbedded tutoring support within English courses. Reading and Writing Instructional Aides provide tutoring support at the Main Campus, Chico Center and Glenn County Center locations, therefore; these positions may require work at multiple Butte College campus locations. Specific Instructional Aide schedules are dependent upon course offerings each semester.
The District offers several Comprehensive Medical plans at a shared cost to the employee and their dependents. Dental, Vision and STD/LTD are at a shared cost. Additionally, the District provides access to two Health and Wellness Centers through Butte Schools Self-Funded Programs for little to no cost depending on plan selection. Retirement plans include CalPERS, CalSTRS, 403B and 457B.
ABOUT BUTTE COLLEGE:
Butte College's main campus is located on a 928-acre wildlife refuge and we pride ourselves on being a national college leader in sustainability. Community partnerships matter to us. We work with our K-12 partners to create career pathways for students to seamlessly move from high school to Butte College coursework or credit to transfer to a four-year university. In fact, Butte College has the highest transfer rate of all California community colleges to California State University, Chico. Butte College contributes to economic development through the Training Place, and the Small Business Development Center.
For over 50 years, we have successfully provided a quality educational experience to our students, offering associates degrees and training in career fields including business, medical, law enforcement, welding, automotive, computers, and more.
The ideal candidate will share Butte College's commitment to our mission and values, especially our commitment to educating our racially and socio-economically diverse student population. We currently enroll around 15,300 students annually, many of whom are from racially minoritized populations. 54% of Butte College students are white, 28% are Latinx, 6% are Asian, 2% are African American, 1% are Native American, and 5% are multi-ethnic. As a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI), Butte College understands that it has a great responsibility to the educational attainment and economic well-being of our surrounding communities.
The successful candidate will join a campus community that demonstrates its commitment to student equity by supporting ongoing professional development for students, faculty and staff. These opportunities include a Cultural Awareness Community of Practice, FAIR Classrooms, active Diversity and Student Equity Committees, support for our undocumented and AB 540 students, a robust set of culturally responsive programs and events, and conferences related to equity-mindedness and supporting the success of our diverse students.
Classroom Duties: Under direction of an administrator, assists instructors of courses in the LEAD and English departments with various instructional support tasks, as required by the course or requested by the individual instructor or supervisor. Support tasks include: working with individual students or small groups during class time or in labs, maintaining records, assisting students with the reading and writing process, providing input on assignments, etc.
Center for Academic Success (CAS) Duties: Under the direction of an administrator, this position tutors students one-to-one in the Center for Academic Success as scheduled, refers students to other appropriate CAS services and acts as a liaison with LEAD and English classroom instructors. Performs related work within the scope of responsibility as required. Representative Duties
The duties recorded below are representative of the duties of the class and are not intended to cover all the duties performed by incumbent(s) of any particular position. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the scope of work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this class. The essential duties of the class are indicated with an asterisk *
Assists with the preparation of class materials, including but not limited to assignment sheets, quizzes, materials in the online learning management system, etc.*
Provides direct assistance to instructors and new, continuing or prospective students.*
Tutors individual students or small groups, both in the classroom and in the Center for Academic Success (CAS); provides CAS orientations for groups or entire classes; works in collaboration with the classroom instructor to make appropriate referrals to CAS services and other appropriate campus resources; uses effective techniques to improve students' progress in reading and writing; encourages students as necessary.*
During lectures and/or lab time, assists students and supports students working on reading and writing assignments, in hard copy or online.*
Maintains student records and attendance sheets with accuracy and confidentiality, including tracking student participation in CAS services, if assigned. Actively participates in a collaborative relationship with classroom instructor(s) to enhance students' progress, maintaining appropriate confidentiality and professionalism at all times. Participates in meetings with classroom instructors and other instructional aides as required (with advance notice).*
Collaborates with instructors and CAS faculty to develop and maintain resources that support the success of student readers and writers. As required by the specific course, compiles and organizes documents from the class for easy reference by tutors and faculty in CAS. Shares information specific to resources and student needs with other Reading and Writing Center staff in CAS.*
Participates in trainings, meetings, etc., to maintain consistent support of students in reading and writing courses in alignment with current pedagogical and learning assistance practices (with advance notice).*
Supports an effective learning environment in the classroom; assists CAS management with organization and maintenance of CAS Reading and Writing Center, including assessing needs for new reading and writing resources, organizing instructors' written input specific to writing assignments, general upkeep of free loan reading books, etc.*
May serve on a variety of District committees as requested.
May perform other duties as assigned within the scope of the position.
Graduation from high school or G.E.D. or equivalent*; AND
One (1) year of experience closely related to the duties and responsibilities of this position.
High School education equivalency equals an adult education diploma or four (4) years of full-time paid work experience.
Associate's Degree specific to Language Arts or a related field.
Bachelor's Degree specific to Language Arts or a related field.
Demonstrated ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
May be acquired through education, training and/or experience.
Knowledge of: District policies, procedures, rules and regulations; laws and ordinances pertaining to the specific responsibilities of the position; educational systems; communication skills; proper grammar usage; modern office practices and equipment, including computers, software, copiers and classroom procedures.
Ability to: Learn and interpret the rules, regulations and policies and procedures of the District and those affecting departmental operation; operate a computer to perform position functions, including online research and ethical, responsible use of the Internet; demonstrate clear evidence of sensitivity to, and the understanding of, diverse academic, socio-economic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college staff and students; communicate and cooperate with other departments, staff, faculty, and students; pay attention to detail; prepare and maintain records with accuracy, completeness and confidentiality; demonstrate background knowledge specific to the reading and writing processes and grammar conventions, with the ability to explain/teach them to students or entry level tutors as needed; recognize special instructional needs of students and provide effective student tutoring; utilize keyboarding skills commensurate with the required functions for this position; utilize computer hardware and software; follow oral and written instructions; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted during the course of work; work with diverse populations. Supplemental Information
WORK DIRECTION, LEAD AND SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Not applicable - no assigned permanent staff to supervise. Provides direction and guidance to students and/or student assistants.
Occasional light lifting of office equipment, resource materials, books and boxes; frequent walking and standing; requires dexterity in the use of fingers for the operation of computers and other office equipment.
Faculty, staff, administrators, students and the general public.
Occasional light lifting of office equipment, resource materials, books and boxes; subject to changing priorities while meeting established deadlines; normal classroom/learning center environment.
The successful applicant will be required to complete a medical history questionnaire and must agree to undergo and pass a pre-employment physical examination, based on the physical requirements of the position, prior to employment. The physician will be selected and paid for by the District. Disabilities not related to the essential physical job requirements will not preclude the applicant from being hired.
Education Code 87408.6 states that no person shall be initially employed by a community college district in an academic or classified position unless the person has submitted to an examination within the past sixty (60) days to determine that he or she is free of active tuberculosis.
As a condition of employment the position you are applying for will require that you provide fingerprints to the local police department. The fee charged by the Department of Justice (DOJ) for the fingerprint report is the employee's responsibility. If you should be offered this position you will be asked to sign a payroll deduction form which will authorize the District to deduct the fee charged by the DOJ from your first paycheck.
The District reserves the right to modify, rescind or re-advertise this announcement without notification or to delay indefinitely the employment of a person for the position.
The Butte-Glenn Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
ALL APPLICANTS, INCLUDING CURRENT BUTTE COLLEGE EMPLOYEES, MUST SUBMIT ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS WITH THE ONLINE APPLICATION IN ORDER TO MOVE FORWARD IN THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS.
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RESUME OR VITA:
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Butte-Glenn Community College District