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Part-Time Executive Function Learning Specialist

Employer
MassBay Community College
Location
Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Feb 15, 2024

Job Details



Part-Time Executive Function Learning Specialist


Department: Accessibility Resources


Location: Wellesley Hills

MassBay fosters educational excellence and academic success to prepare students for local and global citizenship, to meet critical workforce demands of communities, and to contribute to the region’s economic development.

Massachusetts Bay Community College values diversity, inclusion, and collaboration. We strongly encourage members of underrepresented communities to apply to join our community.

Located in Greater Boston, MassBay is a comprehensive, open-access community college offering associate degrees and certificate programs on three campuses in Wellesley Hills, Framingham, and Ashland, Massachusetts.

Position Summary:

The ideal candidate will join a vibrant and inclusive educational community and have a desire and ability to work with a diverse population. This is a part-time position with no benefits. Reporting to the Director of Accessibility Resources, the Executive Function Learning Specialist will provide comprehensive executive function support to students with disabilities and students identified by faculty and ARC staff. In alignment with the College’s goals to increase the success and retention of all students, Specialists will identify student needs and goals and create a plan to develop the executive function skills needed for college success. One part-time position, grant-funded position (up to 18 hours per week) at the Wellesley Hills campus.


Key Responsibilities and Duties:
  • Assist students in the development of executive functioning skills to succeed in college, including, but not limited to:
  • Help students navigate the transition from high school to college, including managing college-level workload and expectations;
  • Help students develop an organizational system to complete assignments on time, manage and prioritize daily/monthly assignments, plan ahead for long-term projects and prepare for exams;
  • Establish goals and milestones with students related to their core academic skills, including meeting with tutors, class attendance and consistent check-ins to assess the plan;
  • Develop strategies for success including note-taking, test-taking strategies and study skills, and navigating online platforms;
  • Provide academic success and career-related workshops that focus on skills such as (but not limited to) time management, study skills, college readiness, self-advocacy, goal setting, and success in online courses;
  • Maintain professional knowledge in applicable areas;
  • Various projects as assigned.
  • Help students develop strong communication and self-advocacy skills;
  • Utilize technology to accurately track student progress, maintain student files, and keep student records.
Commitment to Equity:
  • Support MassBay’s commitment to the Equity Agenda; collaborating with faculty, staff, and students on the College’s strategic initiatives dedicated to closing the equity gap related to student outcomes;
  • Support MassBay’s commitment to being anti-racist; embracing a community free of bias and inequality;
  • Contribute to discussion and review of applicable College policies with a critical lens toward diversity, equity, and inclusion;
  • Engage with the Office of Diversity on issues related to underserved student success;
  • Further the examination of pertinent practices that are culturally responsive and reflective of inclusive perspectives; and
  • Engage in conversations with colleagues and students regarding best practices within the discipline or programmatic related to equity and inclusion.
This list is not to be considered all-inclusive. A supervisor may assign other duties as required to meet the needs and foster the mission of the College.

All employees of MassBay are expected to work collegially and collaboratively within a community that values and celebrates diversity.

Required Qualifications:


Master's degree in Education, Counseling, Psychology or closely related field; with three (3) years' experience and/or training involving special education, academic coaching, or executive function coaching; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Sensitivity and commitment to the goals of Affirmative Action and workforce diversity;
  • Experience working in a diverse environment;
  • Demonstrated commitment to working with underserved students;
  • Experience working with individuals with disabilities, preferably in higher education;
  • Strong organizational and communication skills, and the ability to motivate students;
  • Comfortable with video conferencing, online learning platforms and general office applications;
  • Ability to work both on campus and flexible remote hours.
Additional Information:


Salary Range: $32 per hour


Position Type: MCCC Part-Time Grade 5


Application Deadline: February 27, 2024, or thereafter until filled.


To Apply: Please include a letter of interest and resume with your online application.

Staff

This is a grant funded position, and position is contingent on funding.

Final candidates are required to provide sealed transcripts and/or certifications.

Hiring is contingent upon a successful CORI clearance.

Massachusetts Bay Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran or military status, genetic information, gender identity, or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation, or sexual violence shall be referred to the College’s Affirmative Action and/or Title IX Coordinator, Lisa MacDonald, Director of Equity Compliance, lmacdonald@massbay.edu, (781) 239-3147, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights.

Company

MassBay CC

MassBay serves approximately 6,000 full-time and part-time students each year from the greater Boston and MetroWest region on three campuses in Wellesley Hills, Framingham, and Ashland. The College offers more than 70 associate degree and certificate programs, as well as a robust portfolio of non-credit courses. These program offerings provide students with a practical, affordable education to prepare them for transfer to bachelor’s degree programs or for direct entry into high-demand careers.

At Massachusetts Bay Community College, we seek exceptionally talented faculty and staff to join our team.

MassBay is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages applications from minority and bilingual candidates in support of its culturally diverse student community.

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