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Writing Center Coordinator

Employer
Central Oregon Community College
Location
Oregon, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Apr 25, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, English & Literature, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Academic Administration, Other Academic Affairs, Student Affairs, Academic Advising & Academic Support Services, Disabled Student Services
Employment Type
Full Time
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Application Instructions

Please read carefully before applying: You must provide all information requested on the application form (resumes will not be considered as a substitute for the application). Initial screening by Human Resources for minimum requirements is based on your APPLICATION ONLY (supporting documents will not be reviewed during initial screening). Incomplete applications will not be considered by hiring committees. You will have an opportunity to upload supporting documents for committee consideration during this online application process. COCC reserves the right to cancel or change recruitment postings based on organizational needs.



Position Information

Posting Number: 06002072 Position Title: Writing Center Coordinator Posting Date: 04/25/2022 Closing Date: Open Until Filled (notes): Length of Position: 11 months per year Anticipated Start Date:
July 1, 2022 Position Type/Employee Class: Administrative FTE: .60 FTE Salary Level: Administrative Salary Level 22 Starting Pay Range $27,380 - $28,600 for 11-month contract plus exceptional benefit package Hours per Week: 24 hr/wk Work Schedule: Typically between 8:00am - 5:00pm Days of the Week: Typically Monday - Friday Job Summary/Purpose:
The Writing Center Coordinator directly supervises writing tutors, provides discipline specific tutoring training, and serves as a liaison to the Humanities faculty (bridging curriculum and tutoring services). The coordinator also provides tutoring services thus modeling expert tutoring practices and work ethics and assures standardization of practice for tutors across a multi-campus college.

Additional Employee Benefits:
  • Comprehensive medical, vision, and dental insurance plans·
  • Tuition Waiver for degree-related and personal enrichment/development courses for Employees, Spouses, Domestic Partners, and children up to 25 years of age
  • Generous monthly vacation and sick leave accruals
  • 10 paid holidays a year, plus a paid full week off during Winter Break.
  • Use of all College recreation facilities in Mazama Gym at no cost
  • A staff wellness program that offers a variety of activities and health resources
  • PERS (Public Employee Retirement System) eligibility
  • 20% Discount at COCC Bookstore
  • Engaging workplace culture with a mission to serve students and our community
  • COCC is a qualifying employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness ( PSLF ) Program
Terms of Employment:
  • This is a 11-month exempt position at pay level 22 in the Administrative salary schedule.
  • Requires flexible work schedule, which may include evenings and/or weekends as well as travel throughout the district.
  • Requires the provision of official transcripts upon hire.
  • COCC employees must work and reside in the state of Oregon at the time their work is being performed.
  • The College is NOT able to support Visa applications for this position. Applicants must already be eligible to work in the United States to be considered for this position.
  • Upon hire, must pass criminal and/or driving history; only information relevant to the position will be considered.
  • Effective Monday, April 18, 2022, COCC implemented a COVID -19 vaccination requirement for all employees, including benefited employees, part-time faculty, and temporary workers such as irregular wage, work study and community education. Upon hire, new employees will receive an email with instructions outlining how to upload proof of full COVID -19 vaccination or request a medical or religious exception
Essential Functions:
Tutoring services:
  1. Continually recruit tutorial staff use various internal and external sources to identify and on-line tutor leads.
  2. Screen, hire, and train tutors throughout the academic year.
  3. Edit and maintain training materials to keep current.
  4. Establish, monitor and verify tutors’ work hours.
  5. Serve as a tutor when no tutors are available and/or extra help is needed.
  6. Market the Writing Center’s tutoring services via websites, e-mails, fliers, class visits, etc.
  7. Collect required student information while following the Family and Educational Rights and Protection Act ( FERPA ) guidelines.


Partnerships and collaboration:
  1. Attend Humanities department and Instructional meetings that pertain to the success of the Writing Center and instructional support in Humanities.
  2. Collaborate with instructors to maximize assistance for their students.
  3. Connect Writing Center outcomes to the Colleges’ mission, values and goals.
  4. Participate in the College Reading and Learning Association ( CRLA ) accreditation.
  5. Support the Writing portion of the Western eTutoring Consortium on-line tutoring program by hiring and assisting with training of writing tutors.
  6. Serve on College committees.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Individuals must possess these knowledge, skills and abilities or be able to explain and demonstrate that the individual can perform the duties and responsibilities of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities. The individual is expected to follow College work rules and policies.
  1. Ability to effectively combine an array of methods to enhance understanding, including teaching methods that best serve the student’s needs, interests, and ability to learn.
  2. Ability to recognize the value of cultural, ethnic, gender and other individual differences in people.
  3. Ability to use basic computer applications including Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
  4. Ability to effectively coordinate activities, services and schedules to ensure smooth and efficient operation of time.
  5. Possess effective communication skills across various educational and cultural levels, with students, faculty, staff, visitors and outside vendors.
  6. Ability to communicate using written, electronic, and verbal methods.
  7. Ability to function as a team member and build constructive working relationships characterized by a high level of acceptance, cooperation and mutual respect.
  8. Ability to use problem solving skills and innovative thinking to prioritize and multitask.
Physical Demands and Other Ergonomic Requirements:
Regular office hours are established between 8 am – 5 pm during the workweek. A flexible work schedule, including nights and weekends, may be necessary due to the nature of the responsibilities.
Incumbent must be able to function effectively indoors in an office environment engaged in work of primarily a sedentary nature. Requires the ability to work at a workstation for extended periods. Requires to write, read written materials and computer screens, and ability to use telephonic conversations. Occasional lifting up to 25lbs. All individuals are required to perform essential functions with or without reasonable accommodation Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Statement
The goal of Central Oregon Community College is to provide an atmosphere that encourages our faculty, staff and students to realize their full potential. In support of this goal, it is the policy of Central Oregon Community College that there will be no discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, disability, sex, marital status, national origin, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, citizenship status, veteran or military status, pregnancy or any other classes protected under federal and state statutes in any education program, activities or employment. Persons with questions about this statement should contact Human Resources at 541.383.7216 or the Vice President for Student Affairs at 541.383.7211.

This policy covers nondiscrimination in both employment and access to educational opportunities. When brought to the attention of the appropriate parties, any such actions will be promptly and equitably responded to according to the process outlined in general procedures sections N-1, N-2, or N-3.

In support of COCC’s EEO statement, bilingual fluency in English and Spanish is considered a plus, along with experience working in a diverse multicultural setting. Minimum Qualifications:
1. Bachelor’s degree in English, Writing or related field.
2. One year of secondary or college-level teaching or tutoring.
3. One year of supervisory experience.
The College recognizes the value of skills and knowledge gained outside of formal higher education and paid employment. Applicants who do not meet minimum qualifications but present other qualifications or experience equivalent to those required will be considered and are encouraged to apply. To qualify under equivalency, applicants must indicate how they qualify by responding to the supplemental question presented during the application process.
All employees are required to successfully complete and pass a background screen, which includes a criminal history check. Preferred Qualifications:
  • Familiarity with managing on-line tutoring programs to support remote delivery of services.
  • Experience working with students with learning disabilities; knowledge of ADA laws and compliance.
  • Experience in secondary or college-level student support services (e.g. registration, orientation activities).
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Finalists selected to interview may be required to provide a candidate presentation to the College campus community or complete a skills demonstration.

Note that you will be required to upload/create the required documents indicated in this posting at the time you apply. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable at application. It is the responsibility of the applicant to upload all required documents, including transcript(s). If you have questions please contact Human Resources at 541-383-7216. Is a Criminal History Check required? Yes Is a Credit History Check Required? No Open Until Filled Yes Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Choose your highest level of education:
    • No High School Diploma or GED
    • High School Diploma or GED
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree in Progress
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree in Progress
    • Masters Degree
    • Ph.D. in Progress
    • Ph.D.
    • J.D.
    • M.D.
    • Other Doctorate Level Degree
  2. * Please describe how you meet the job requirement of one year of secondary or college-level teaching or tutoring.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Please describe how you meet the job requirement of one year of supervisory experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * While it is only a preference for this position, do you have familiarity with managing online tutoring programs to support remote delivery of services?

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * While it is only a preference for this position, do you have experience working with students with learning disabilities; knowledge of ADA laws and compliance?

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Please describe your experience in secondary or college-level student support services (e.g. registration, orientation activities).

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. The College recognizes the value of skills and knowledge gained outside of formal higher education and paid employment. Applicants who do not meet minimum qualifications, but present other qualifications or experience equivalent to those required will be considered and are encouraged to apply. There may be other requirements where an equivalency is acceptable. Please be aware that applicants who do not meet the minimum requirements and do not provide an equivalency statement will not be selected for an interview. Your statement should make clear the requirement you are addressing. Example: The position requires a Master’s degree. You have a Bachelor’s degree and work experience when combined you feel is equivalent to the degree requirement. Please make clear why you feel it is equivalent.

    (Open Ended Question)

  8. * COCC employees must work and reside in the state of Oregon at the time their work is being performed. Are you, or will you be residing in the state of Oregon by the start date of this position?
    • Yes
    • No
  9. * The College is NOT able to support Visa applications for this position. Applicants must already be eligible to work in the United States to be considered for this position. Are you, or will you be eligible to work in the US by the start date of the position?
    • Yes
    • No
  10. * Are you a U.S. military veteran? COCC provides qualifying veterans and disabled veterans with preference in employment. To receive veterans' preference in this recruitment process, you must upload your DD214 and 215 (215 if applicable) or certification that you expect to be honorably discharged from the military within 120 days of certifying veteran status as supporting documentation. You will have the opportunity to upload the document(s) in the next step of this application process.
    • Yes, I am a veteran
    • No, I am not a veteran
  11. If you have identified yourself as a qualified veteran or disabled veteran by submitting your DD214 and DD215 (if applicable) form(s) as proof of veteran status, please describe any transferable skills earned during your military service that you feel relate to the requirements/preferences of this position.

    (Open Ended Question)

  12. * Background checks are required for all employees of COCC. Should an offer of employment be made to you and accepted by you, you will receive an email from COCC / HireRight Screening requesting your consent and basic information to complete the check. The offer of employment will be conditional upon satisfactory completion of the criminal background check. Confirmed findings on a criminal background check will not automatically disqualify you from being hired into a position. Results are evaluated on a case-by-case basis, considering the job responsibilities and other risk factors. Additional information regarding COCC’s criminal history check policy can be found online in the General Procedures Manual, Section HR-2-1. Please indicate here if you will provide consent to the criminal history check when requested by the College:
    • Yes, I will provide my consent when requested
    • No, I will not provide my consent when requested
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume/Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Letter of Recommendation 1
  4. Letter of Recommendation 2
  5. College Transcript 1 (unofficial)
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 3
  2. US Military DD 214
  3. Other Document 1


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