TRIO SSS STEM Academic Specialist
Position Title TRIO SSS STEM Academic Specialist Pay Grade Level E-6 FLSA Exempt Benefits
Health, dental, vision, life, short-term and long-term disability insurance, flexible spending and dependent care accounts, health savings accounts, Michigan Public School Employees Retirement Systems or TIAA 401(a) 12% employer contribution, TIAA 403(b), generous sick and vacation time, paid holidays, modified summer schedule, YMCA membership, Wellness Program, tuition reimbursement and professional development support.
Department TRiO Campus Location Escanaba Min Salary $45,783 Max Salary $57,229 FTE
Full-time/Part-time Full-Time Position Type Staff Job Summary/Basic Function
The TRIO STEM Academic Specialist manages the academic support for TRIO and Bay College, which includes hiring, training, supervision, and mentoring tutors and TRIO STEM students, diagnosing and prescribing for student needs, as well as providing individualized tutoring to TRIO students. This position also provides support for grant data collection and analysis.
• A Bachelor’s degree in a STEM field.
• Two years of STEM work experience
• Tutoring experience
• Demonstrated ability to train and supervise tutors.
• Possess the interpersonal skills necessary for success in working with students, faculty, and administrators.
• Demonstrated knowledge of developmental math and mathematical processes and current methods of mathematics instruction pedagogy.
• The Specialist must have the ability to train and manage tutors and must possess resource skills to assist faculty in working with students with atypical learning styles.
• Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics
• Master’s degree in a STEM or STEM education related field.
• Teaching experience
• Coursework through differential equations.
• Experience in the preparation and presentation of workshops about math and science anxiety, math and science study skills, and other student success topics as needed.
• Experience administering and providing tutoring and developmental educational services.
• Experience with educational computing technology.
• Experience with barriers to postsecondary success similar to those of the program participants including students with disabilities, first generation and low income students.
Months Per Year 12 Hours Worked Per Week 40 Work Schedule Typical hours are 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. with an hour lunch break. Supervision Exercised
Supervises tutors and study group facilitators.
Works under the general supervision of the Director of TRIO SSS
Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, but may be loud in areas of equipment operation.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by personnel assigned into this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by personnel so classified. Job related functions may be performed with or without accommodations.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
May require occasional travel to West Campus or for student events.
Hire, train, schedule, coordinate, approve timecards and evaluate all subject tutors.
Set goals and objectives for self, tutors and TRIO students that align with Bay College’s strategic agenda and Key Performance Indicators
Create a supportive working environment that builds collegiate relationships with and support to other TRIO staff, HUB staff, faculty and peer tutors.
Individually assess the needs of each TRIO - eligible applicant for tutoring, making note of any learning challenges and develop strategies to support and help them succeed in their courses.
Provide (either personally or via peer tutor) individualized mathematics/sciences tutoring from basic skills through differential equations and linear algebra and help students develop critical thinking skills.
Partner with faculty to diagnose particular academic needs of students.
Regularly meet with and/or contact individual faculty members to discuss progress of TRIO tutored students and adjust tutoring plans and/or interventions as needed.
Serve as a resource for faculty and staff regarding mathematical/sciences and other subject content including tutoring methods and TRIO program elements.
Interact with faculty to ensure complete and consistent coverage of all topics and teaching methods used in Bay College classrooms.
Provide consistent training to tutors in teaching methods, learning styles and subject specific theory so they can effectively assist students of all skill levels in their courses.
Work with the Office of Accommodations to provide needed services and tools for these students to insure access to all college course materials.
Remain current in the field by constantly reviewing new materials and delivery methods, so students receive the most effective assistance.
Mentor TRIO STEM participants through First-Year Experience as assigned including academic planning and general college navigating skills.
Share with other TRIO staff, in mentoring and the delivery of Transition Experience activities for second, third, and fourth year students.
Provide normative and summative math, science and general education tutoring data analysis to Executive Director for documentation and reporting.
Provides support for grant data collection and analysis.
Work with staff to develop and propose yearly goals, strategies and tactics to enhance outcomes for TRIO program objectives through analysis of incoming students and returning student metrics.
Develop statistical and narrative reports regarding the success of the tutoring program. Conduct student pre- and post- semester comparative studies to determine effectiveness of tutoring services.
Prepare and present workshops on math anxiety, math study skills, and other topics as needed.
Explain and promote the TRIO program and services.
Attend and participate in Math and Science Division meetings.
Any other duties as assigned.
Beth Berube, Director of Human Resources
Melissa VanBrocklin, Human Resources Specialist
Contact Phone/Extension 906-217-4016 Contact Email firstname.lastname@example.org Contact Fax 906-217-1625
Posting Number S016P Posting Date 05/07/2021 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants
Target application deadline date of May 31, 2021.
Quick Link for Internal Postings https://careers.baycollege.edu/postings/639 Documents Needed to Apply
- Cover Letter
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