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Campus Director of Tutoring and Academic Support

Employer
Connecticut State Colleges and Universities
Location
Connecticut, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
May 20, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Other Education, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Adult & Continuing Education Programs, Distance Education Programs, Other Academic Affairs, Student Affairs, Academic Advising & Academic Support Services
Employment Type
Full Time
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Details:

Posted: May 19, 2022
Level: Community College Professional 19, 12-month, tenure track position.
Hours: Full-time, 35 hours per week
Closing Date: Applications must be submitted by 5:00pm (EST) on Monday, June 20, 2022

Location:

Norwalk Community College
188 Richards Ave, Norwalk, CT 06854
**This position is not remote**

For more information, please click on the college to be directed to their website.

CT State Community College Mission:

Connecticut State Community College (CT State) provides access to academically rigorous and innovative education and training focused on student success. The College supports excellence in teaching and learning, makes data-informed decisions, promotes equity, advances positive change for the students, communities, and industries it serves, and awards associates degrees and certificates.

CT State Community College Vision:

CT State will be recognized for exceptional student success, educational leadership, and transformative collaboration with business and industry, government, educational, and key stakeholders while advancing diverse opportunities for Connecticut’s citizens and communities.

CT State Community College Equity Statement:

The CSCU system commits to bold and disruptive change by actively identifying, naming, and dismantling structural racism, systemic poverty, and other barriers; establishing equitable and anti-racist policies and practices; and empowering students, faculty, staff, and administrators to advance racial, social, and economic justice. Our core collective responsibility is to continuously assess practices and policies and transform the world we live in by eliminating inequities.

Anticipated Start Date:

Summer 2022

Position Summary:

The Campus Director of Tutoring and Academic Support, manages a comprehensive program of academic support, tutoring, and learning assistance at a CT State Community College campus. The College provides academic opportunities for a broad range of students seeking two- year liberal arts degrees as well as career, technical and occupational certifications, and training. These students include those who may be lacking in basic skills and subject content which inhibits success in higher education.

Incumbents must possess proven ability to effectively work with a culturally, linguistically, and ethnically diverse faculty, staff, and student. They are expected to have excellent oral and written communication skills along with strong Information technology literacy skills such as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams etc.)

Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s degree in Education, Teaching or closely related field with three (3) or more years of related experience and one (1) or more years of supervisory experience; or a combination of education, training and experience which would lead to the competencies required for successful performance of the position’s essential duties.

Successful Candidate must have or must possess:
  • Experience in academic and skills testing and assessment methods
  • Experience with physical and learning disabilities
  • Experience with remedial, developmental, and adult education methods and techniques
  • Experience with supervision of staff
  • Experience in budget management
Substitutions Allowed:

Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications as stated are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them for the responsibilities of this position and by providing appropriate references. Exceptions to the degree requirements may be made for compelling reasons.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in a tutoring/academic support environment
  • Experience supervising student peer tutors
  • Knowledge of higher education requirements and processes for ADA accommodation
  • Bilingual (English and Spanish or English and Creole)
Example of Job Duties:

Under the direction of the Dean of Students and Faculty, the Campus Director of Tutoring and Academic Support directs the full range of academic services needed to assist students to achieve their learning goals including: skill testing and assessment; tutoring and lab assistance; special course examinations; computer-based instruction; learning skills advising; and operation of a learning center to support students’ adaptation to higher education. The incumbent may perform some of those professional services personally. Some essential duties include:
  • Program planning and development
    • Accountable for developing a comprehensive program of learning assistance to contribute to the attainment of the College’s goals of providing higher education to its students including those with disabilities, academic deficiencies, skill improvement, and content enhancement needs.
  • Service delivery
    • Accountable for the effective and efficient delivery of learning assistance services to the College’s students.
  • Training, development, and direction of staff
    • Accountable for providing appropriately qualified staff and for assuring their effective performance.
  • Budget and fiscal management
    • Accountable for management of campus financial resources and for the value of services provided with those resources.
In addition to the accountabilities listed above, the incumbent is required to carry out the essential duties of: Attendance and participation at convocation and commencement ceremonies; Service on assigned committees and task forces; Attendance and participation at committee, staff, informational and professional meetings. These may involve attendance at evening or weekend events.

This posting includes qualifications, experience and skills but is not limited to the full specifications stated in the job description.

Starting Salary:

$73,292 approximate annual* plus excellent State of CT medical insurance, retirement, and related fringe benefits. Salary Range for this level is $73,292-$133,061. (*New hires to State employment start at minimum of salary range).

We offer a comprehensive benefits package to help you stay well, protect yourself and your family, and plan for a secure future. Benefits include generous leave policies; several retirement plans ; and many choices for comprehensive health insurance . You also have access to many additional benefits to save for retirement, protect your family & more with supplemental benefits. Tuition reimbursement may apply if applicable.

Application Instructions:

To apply you must submit a cover letter and resume.

Incomplete applications or those submitted after the closing date will not be considered and links to other sources to view resumes are not acceptable.

Selection Procedure:

Following the closing date, application materials will be evaluated by a selection committee. Candidates selected for further consideration will be limited to those applicants who are best qualified based on the minimum and preferred qualifications and who have submitted all the required documents by the closing date and time listed on the job announcement. Candidates who have been selected and approved to Interview will be contacted, and finalists will be recommended for further consideration by the Hiring Manager for final selection and recommendation for employment. The selection process may also include practical exercises (i.e., teaching demonstration and/or other written, technical, manipulative, or simulation exercises) to evaluate candidates' qualifications.

Background Screening:

All employment, if offered, is contingent upon proof of citizenship or employability under the requirement of the Immigration and Control Act (IRCA) and the successful passing of a background check. CSCU is committed to providing a safe campus community. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check and, when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Continuing Notice of Nondiscrimination

CSCC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or physical disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or criminal record. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Nicholas D'Agostino Manager of Affirmative Action, Diversity, and Inclusion Ndagostino@commnet.edu

CSCC IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, M/F

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