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Tutorial Services Specialist II
Ventura County Community College District
Posting Number: 0602917
Percent Position: NA
Employee Type: Classified
Job Category: Classified
This recruitment is being conducted to establish a list of eligible candidates that will be used to fill current and upcoming vacancies for the duration of the list, not to exceed one year. The current vacancy is a 12 month, 100% assignment at Oxnard College.
Under the direction of the Learning Resources Supervisor or other assigned supervisor, plan, organize, and coordinate the activities of the Supplemental Instruction (SI) and Interdisciplinary Study (IDS) programs and other special tutoring activities as needed. Serve as a liaison between faculty, tutors, and students; conduct data research and analysis to support programs. Provide instructional support services to learning resources as needed.
Collaborate with faculty and/or staff to identify SI needs for each discipline and/or department. E
Develop, coordinate and implement supplemental instruction activities; collaborate with other college retention-related programs on the development of SI program materials. E
Recruit, select, train and provide work direction to SI leaders (Supplemental Instruction tutors) and student assistants; schedule hours, monitor performance, prepare and process payroll and other related records. E
Interview, assess needs, and schedule students requesting services; provide assistance with appointment scheduling and assessment as needed. E
Coordinate program communication among students, tutors, faculty, SI leaders and other departments. E
Conduct outreach activities to disseminate information regarding SI programs and independent study workshops; promote services by attending meetings and creating marketing materials such as brochures, posters, literature, and website content. E
Research and collect pertinent SI and IDS (Interdisciplinary Study) data, including information on course completion rates, student participation and success rates, continued enrollment, student grades, tutor hours, types of learning activities, etc. Survey participants; compile data into meaningful reports for college management needs. E
Monitor budget of assigned area; make budget recommendations as appropriate. E
Participate in a variety of meetings and workshops, including planning and assessment sessions with faculty, SI leaders, and students; attend related staff meetings, tutorial conferences and workshops. E
Serve as the lead staff for the Tutoring Center as needed; schedule individual tutoring appointments and group sessions. Provide instructional support services to learning resources as needed. E
Perform a variety of clerical and technical functions related to programs; maintain program records and files. E
Perform other duties as assigned.
E = Essential duties
Additional Job Duties
Any combination equivalent to: a Bachelor's degree in an academic area with supplemental course work in education or related field and one year of experience administering a supplemental instruction or tutoring program; or one year of full-time teaching experience.
Licenses or other Requirements
Current methods, procedures and materials used in tutorial services
Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation, and vocabulary
Interpersonal skills using tact, patience, and courtesy
Oral and written communication skills
Principles and practices of training and assigning and evaluating work
Modern office practices, procedures and equipment and computer software applications
Plan and organize activities of supplemental instruction program
Incorporate instructional technology with learning strategies
Learn industry trends in tutorial practices and incorporate new techniques and materials into program
Work independently with little direction
Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action
Plan and organize work of self and others
Interpret, apply, and explain program, office, and department policies, rules and regulations
Maintain records of client needs, client progress, and quality assessment of services provided
Collect, compile and analyze information and data
Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
Type at an acceptable rate of speed
Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others
Interact tactfully and effectively with others at all levels of the organization
Hearing and speaking to communicate with others
Seeing to review documents to ensure accurate completion
Reaching to retrieve and file records
Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate computer and instructional equipment
Requested Start Date: TBD
To be determined based on the needs of the department.
Required Applicant Documents
Required Selection Process
EXAMINATION AND SELECTION PROCESS:
This is an examination open to the public and current district employees seeking a promotional opportunity. To ensure consideration, please submit your application materials by May 21, 2015.
The examination process will consist of the following components:
A) Training and Experience Evaluation (T&E) = Qualifying (pass/fail)
B) Technical Interview = 100% weighting on final score
Applicants must meet minimum qualifications stated by the filing deadline in order to move forward in the testing process. Those candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will have their application materials reviewed during a Training and Experience Evaluation (T&E). A T&E is an assessment of training and experience that has prepared the candidate for the position. Those with the highest scores on the T&E will be invited to the technical interview. All communication regarding this process will be delivered via email.
The date range and location of the technical interview are listed below.
Date Range: Monday, June 8, 2015 to Friday, June 12, 2015
Location: Ventura County Community College District
255 W. Stanley Avenue, Suite 150
Ventura, CA 93001
The above date range is subject to change. Applicants will be notified of any scheduling changes via email.
Official transcripts providing confirmation that you meet the minimum educational requirement must be presented to the Human Resources Department prior to beginning employment.
The Ventura County Community College District is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity. It is the District's policy to ensure that all qualified applicants for employment and employees have full and equal access to employment opportunities and are not subjected to discrimination in any program or activity of the District on the basis of ethnic group identification, race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, physical disability, mental disability, ancestry, sexual orientation, language, accent, citizenship status, transgender status, parental status, marital status, economic status, veteran status, medical condition, or on the basis of these perceived characteristics, or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.
$4021.00 - $5546.00
$4021.00 - $5546.00 - Employees shall be placed on the appropriate step of the salary range based on directly related education and experience that exceeds the minimum qualifications for the classification. Salary placement is subject to verification of qualifying education and experience and applicable collective bargaining agreements and/or Personnel Commission rules.
Special Instructions to Applicants
PRELIMINARY SCREENING OF APPLICATIONS & SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE:
In completing the application and the supplemental questionnaire, outline in detail your education, training (such as classes, seminars, workshops) and experience. Evaluation of minimum qualifications will be based solely on the information provided in your application at the time you apply. Therefore, please make sure you include ALL employment you wish to be considered in the Employment Experience section of the application and complete ALL fields.
Please be sure to answer every component of each supplemental question as your responses will be scored and serve as your score on the training and experience evaluation. Appearance before the oral examination (interview) board will be limited to the candidates with the highest T&E scores. For your application to be considered, the supplemental questions must be completed in full. Failure to answer the questions as required will result in disqualification.
Upon completion of the examination, the open / promotional eligibility list will be compiled by combining the final examination score with applicable seniority and veteran's credits, if any. The candidates will be ranked according to their total score on the eligibility list. Certification will be made from the highest three ranks of the eligibility list. This eligibility list will be used to fill the current vacancies up to one year from the date the list is established.
All appointments made from eligibility lists for initial appointment or for promotion shall be probationary for a period of six (6) months or one hundred thirty (130) days of paid service whichever is longer.
Individuals with disabilities requiring reasonable accommodation in the selection process must inform the Ventura County Community College District Human Resources Department in writing no later than the filing date stated on the announcement. Those applicants needing such accommodations should document this request including an explanation as to the type and extent of accommodation needed to participate in the selection process.
To apply, visit: http://apptrkr.com/201519193
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