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Bilingual Learning Coach

Employer
Empire State University
Location
New York, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Start date
Dec 1, 2023

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Other Education
Employment Level
Adjunct
Employment Type
Part Time

Job Details

Company Description:

Founded in 1971 as the innovative campus of the State University of New York, Empire State University empowers learners from diverse backgrounds to achieve their educational goals. SUNY Empire has decades of experience providing educational access through online teaching and learning, individualized instruction, mentoring, and prior learning assessment. The institution builds on students' experiences to promote their growth and drive upward mobility and economic development in New York state and beyond. SUNY Empire's 97,000 alumni are entrepreneurs, nurses, teachers, businesspeople, and leaders in their communities and their fields. Visit www.sunyempire.edu and follow SUNY Empire on social media @SUNYEmpire.

SUNY Empire is committed to creating a multicultural, inclusive academic and work environment. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. We believe that having diverse faculty and staff is critical to academic excellence and prepares students to live and work in an increasingly global world. 

Job Description:

Empire State University is collecting applicants for bilingual learning coaches (Spanish-English) for our newly established Spanish language program to provide one to one and small group learning assistance and coaching in the following areas:

  • Accounting and Finance
  • Math and Statistics
  • Writing and Research

Responsibilities include:

  • Reviewing course material and clarifying assignments for students.
  • Providing asynchronous assistance.
  • Advising students on study skills, reading strategies and time management.
  • Assisting students with navigation of LMS (Brightspace), MS Teams, Office 365 programs (Word, Excel, etc.) and other university sites and systems.
  • Maintaining accurate records of student meetings (attendance, cancellations, etc.) including writing a session report for each session.
  • Scheduling students for appointments as needed.
  • Completing required training and participating in professional development.
  • Possibility of delivering academic support workshops in area of expertise.

Requirements:

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited US university or comparable non-US university with relevant content expertise. 
  • Bilingual and biliterate in Spanish and English.
  • Prior experience tutoring students at the college level.
  • Experience providing learning assistance in an online environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in a relevant discipline.
  • Experience tutoring adult college students.
  • Prior knowledge of and experience in working with bilingual and emergent bilingual learners, particularly in online settings.
  • Prior experience working effectively with faculty, staff, and students from diverse linguistic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds.

Special Information: 

  • Part-time positions, renewed on a term-to-term basis.  Hours range from 4-12 hours per week during academic terms.
  • Evening and weekend hours may be required.
  • VISA sponsorship is not available for these positions.
  • SUNY Empire provides employees with robust remote and flexible work options to meet the needs of students, faculty, and staff in a dispersed work environment. University locations that may be considered include Saratoga Springs, Rochester, Buffalo and Selden, NY.

Additional Information:

Salary: $25-$30 per hour, dependent upon experience and qualifications.

Empire State University is an EOE employer.

IF YOU NEED A DISABILITY-RELATED ACCOMMODATION, PLEASE CALL THE ADA COORDINATOR AT (518) 587-2100, ext. 2240. IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TITLE II CRIME AWARENESS AND SECURITY ACT, A COPY OF OUR CRIME STATISTICS IS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST BY CALLING (518) 587-2100, ext. 2800. IT CAN ALSO BE VIEWED ON-LINE AT THE SAFETY AND SECURITY WEBSITE AT www.sunyempire.edu/safety-security.

Application Instructions:

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to our Part-time Academic Vacancy form.  

Please be sure to select Spanish Language Program under the Subject Area(s) Interested in Teaching/Evaluating/Tutoring portion of the online portal.

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Company

Empire State University

SUNY'S LEADING ONLINE INSTITUTION

Founded in 1971 as the innovative campus of the State University of New York, Empire State University empowers learners from diverse backgrounds to achieve their educational goals. We have decades of experience providing educational access through online teaching and learning, individualized instruction, mentoring, and prior learning assessment. We are SUNY’s leading online institution and New York state’s only public online institution.

SUNY Empire serves 16,000 students across New York state, the region, and the world. The institution specializes in high-quality, flexible, affordable education for working adults, including parents, veterans, and military-affiliates. Our 95,000 alumni are teachers, nurses, entrepreneurs, and leaders in their communities and their fields.

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