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Learning Center Coordinator--STEM

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Position Information

Position Information

Career Opportunity Number
24-026

Position Title:
Learning Center Coordinator--STEM

Location
Blue River

Position Type:
Full-Time

Class Category
Classified Staff

Job Open Date
02/15/2024

Job Close Date
03/03/2024

Open Until Filled
No

Initial Screen Date:
03/06/2024

Minimal Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in related field (area of specialty)
1 year teaching, learning, or training related experience

Minimum Qualification can be substituted with an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.

Preferred qualifications:

Preference will be given to individuals who possess :
  • Two years experience in STEM education, and providing instructional support in two or more of the following subjects: mathematics, chemistry, physics, computer science, etc. There will be a strong emphasis on math tutoring.
  • Master’s degree in related field preferred
  • Experience with College Reading and Learning Association ( CRLA ) certification
  • Teaching experience or direct experience working with individualized instruction in higher education
  • Knowledge of current basic education theories
  • Knowledge of computer assisted instruction, word processing, and related computer applications/software.
  • Experience with Learning Center operations.
  • Experience supervising and/or taking a leadership role
  • A commitment to providing customer service and assessment of student needs.
Work Hours

Normally scheduled Monday through Friday; however, may be required to work other shifts to include evenings and/or weekends. Schedule subject to change based upon department needs.

Compensation
Starting annual salary is $47,107 to $49,934. Competitive benefit package is included.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please Note
Cover letter, resume, and transcripts are required and must be attached to the online application in order to receive any consideration. Interviews will be conducted by a screening committee.

We offer all full-time employees medical, dental, vision, and life insurance plans, as well as retirement, 403b, employee assistance, flexible spending, health savings account, and wellness programs. We have a generous time-off policy including vacation, sick/personal days, holidays, and paid spring and winter break.

We can’t wait to show you why Metropolitan Community College is a great place to work!

EOE /M/F/Vet/Disabled

Class Summary

Incumbents provide and coordinate instruction-related support to students in assigned learning areas such as reading, writing, mathematics, science, or social science.

Typical Essential Duties

This job description is intended to represent only the key areas of responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary depending on the business needs of the department.

—Screens, interviews, and recruits new tutors; and ensures adequate staffing levels to facilitate center operations.
—Coordinates tutor work schedules and operations of an assigned center, greets people, provides information, maintains the inventory to ensure that resources and other materials are available, and ensures that the center is clean.
—Provides training, information, and guidance to tutors, and monitors tutors’ work to ensure that tutors are competent, and able to meet student goals and objectives.
—Monitors student progress; tutors and provides workshops and presentations to students, instructors, and other groups using established guidelines in the assigned area of operation; provides guidance to students in a one-on-one or group setting; assists students with creating academic improvement plans, using learning technology, and with enrollment and other processes; and provides financial and other information as needed.
—Reviews and maintains learning materials, including textbooks and worksheets; prepares supplemental learning materials; and prepares and maintains records; work may involve utilizing systems and databases to record information, and reviewing information to improve current operations.
—Communicates with faculty, staff, counselors, and/or other relevant personnel/departments to improve learning support services, determine student progress, resolve issues, and provide assistance; ensures that all operations performed are in accordance with applicable guidelines and procedures.
—Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.

Knowledge

• Learning center operations, and computer operations;
• Instructional support in assigned area of operations;
• Customer service principles;
• Basic library practices and procedures;
• Recordkeeping principles;
• Basic mathematical principles.

Skills

• Providing customer service;
• Using computers and related software applications;
• Assessing student needs;
• Preparing and maintaining schedules;
• Operating modern office equipment;
• Monitoring and maintaining inventory and supply levels;
• Keyboarding;
• Performing mathematical calculations;
• Utilizing communication and interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, and others sufficient to exchange or convey information.

Positions Supervised

No staffing table positions.

Physical Requirements

Positions in this class typically require: reaching, standing, walking, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.

Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Walking and standing are required only occasionally.

Licensing Requirements

None.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest level of education, in a related field, you have as conferred through an official transcript?
    • Have not completed High School/GED
    • High School/GED
    • Associate's degree
    • Bachelor's degree
    • Master's degree
    • Doctorate degree
    • No Answer
  2. * How much teaching, learning or training related work experience do you have, as supported by the employment history listed on your application?
    • none
    • less than one year
    • between 1 and 2 years
    • between 2 and 3 years
    • between 3 and 4 years
    • between 4 and 5 years
    • five or more years
  3. How did you learn about this position?
    • Academic Keys
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Craigslist
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Dos Mundos
    • Employee referral
    • Facebook
    • HigherEdJobs
    • Jobs.mo.gov
    • Indeed
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Kansas City Call
    • Kansas City Globe
    • Kansas City Hispanic News
    • LinkedIn
    • MCC Website
    • Monster
    • Other Source
    • Twitter
Optional & Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Transcript 01
Optional Documents
  1. Transcript 02
  2. Transcript 03
  3. Transcript 04
  4. Transcript 05
  5. Other Document 01
  6. Other Document 02
  7. Letter of Recommendation 01
  8. Letter of Recommendation 02
  9. Letter of Recommendation 03
  10. Other Document 03
  11. Curriculum Vitae


Company

Metropolitan Community College Kansas City

Metropolitan Community College, founded in 1915 as the Kansas City Polytechnic Institute, is the oldest public institution of higher learning in Kansas City, MO. We are proud of our history as the first community college established in Missouri and one of the first colleges in the country to award an associate degree.

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