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Executive Function Learning Specialist (Part-Time)

MassBay Community College
Massachusetts, United States
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Posted Date
Oct 29, 2021

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Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Affirmative Action & Equal Opportunity, Student Affairs, Counseling, Disabled Student Services, Minority & Multicultural Affairs, Other Student Affairs
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Executive Function Learning Specialist (Part-Time)
Department: Generic Division
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 demonstrate a passion for teaching and promoting success among a diverse student population. 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 in Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs. In alignment with the College’s goals to increase the success and retention of all CTE 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 (maximum 18 hours per week) at the Wellesley Hills and Framingham campuses. Location and/or remote options for this position may be changed on an as-needed bases based on COVID-19 concerns and governmental guidance.
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 work load and expectations;
  • Assisting to navigate syllabi and expected institutional software and technology;
  • 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;
  • Establishing 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;
  • Help students develop strong communication and self-advocacy skills;
  • Utilize technology to accurately track student progress, maintain student files, and keep student records;
  • 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 professionalism;
  • Outreach to prospective high school students;
  • Various projects as assigned.

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;
  • Engage with the Office of Diversity on issues related to underserved student success.

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.
Additional Information:
Salary Range: $30.03 hourly rate
Position Type: MCCC Professional

Application Deadline: November 12, 2021 or thereafter until filled.
Source of Funding: Grant-Funded/Temporary through August 31, 2022
To Apply: Please include a letter of interest and resume with your online application.
Candidates for employment should be aware that all MassBay Community College students, faculty, and staff are required to be fully vaccinated by January 2022. Accordingly, initial employment is dependent upon receipt and verification of full vaccination status records; details of how to fulfill vaccine record verification requirements will be provided during the hire and onboarding process.
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 for Affirmative Action and/or Title IX Coordinator, Lisa MacDonald, Director of Equity Compliance,, (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.

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