Job Summary: Under general supervision of the Director of STEM
Learning Resources, this position coordinates all aspects of the STEM
Learning Centers located in multiple campuses of Salt Lake Community
College. Specific responsibilities include recruiting, training and
evaluating tutors and other learning support staff; managing daily
operations of the center/s, participating in site, regional and
departmental program planning, improvement, budgeting, and reporting;
and creating, facilitating and coordinating college success
Develops a team environment, encouraging and building
mutual trust, respect and cooperation among Regional and Departmental
staff. Manages, supervises and coordinates employees' activities by
recruiting and training tutors and other learning support staff.
Provides coaching and development as needed to tutoring/learning support
staff. Monitors and evaluates the effectiveness of the provided
services and manages hardware/software status and repair. Establishes
work priorities and work schedules as well as approves payroll for
employees. Updates and uses relevant knowledge and technology to gather
data, prepare reports and make presentations as needed (even at
regional of national conferences.) Resolves complaints and handles
issues within and across the center(s).
As a service-oriented
department, the STEM Learning Resources department collaborates heavily
with other SLCC departments/programs. In collaboration with other
Learning Center Coordinators this position provides vision and
leadership for the STEM Learning Center while also advocating for
success programming. Develops operational rules and procedures for the
centers, participates in CRLA certifications through designing and
teaching classes and tracking and monitoring tutor progress. Maintains
records and record-keeping materials as well as tracking systems
data. Creates and disseminates promotional materials. In collaboration
with Associate Deans, Faculty and Advisors this position identifies
students who need standard and/or specialized tutoring. Monitors quality
assurance and evaluates the effectiveness of the provided services.
Ensures that tutors meet required qualifications by incorporating the
suggestions of subject-matter experts and collaborates with academic
departments in incorporating learning support into course design.
Finally, this position assists the Director in preparing the center's
budget, requisitions, and any grant writing/reporting. Designs and
implements facilities plans as well as maintains research-supported
programming consistent with institutional learning outcomes.
Essential Responsibilities and Duties: Screen, interview,
recommend, train, schedule, monitor and supervise MSTRC Tutors. Create
and maintain MSTRC records.
Provide assistance to students in courses offered by the School
of SME; Chemistry, Biology, Biotechnology, Physics, Geosciences,
Technology, Engineering, Fit Tech and Mathematics. Provide assistance to
faculty and students in using graphing calculators, computers and
other science and Math technology.
Coordinate, schedule and supervise maintenance of computer
equipment, software library, text books, solution manuals and other
Maintain appropriate atmosphere in the MSTRC to promote group and individual student learning.
with staff about methods of tutoring, instructional and tutorial
strategies, schedules, expectations, individual instructor and
student needs, resources and textbooks.
Assist in the planning and implementation of special events (SME
Symposium). Attend the meetings and assist with technology projects and
other Math, Science & Technology Center projects and innovations.
Undertake professional development in Mathematics and Science.
Other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor
's degree in Science, Mathematics or closely related field from an
accredited college or university.
Two (2) - four (4) years of direct, paid, full-time work experience.
Qualifications: Master's degree in Science, Mathematics or
closely-related field from an accredited college or university.
Six (6) plus (+) years of related full-time experience.
Knowledge of grant writing and administration processes.
Familiarity with Universal Design for teaching and learning.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: - Ability to apply principles of adult learning theory.
- Demonstrated knowledge of learning styles,
study skills and student-centered learning practices.
- Ability to prepare and maintain multiple site budgets and work schedules within
- Competence in standard and college-specific computer applications (e.g., word processing, spreadsheet, database,
TutorTrac, Banner, Cognos, etc.)
- Communicate effectively in Standard English, both orally and in writing.
- Demonstrate sensitivity
to and understanding of diverse student populations.
- Ability to develop and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships
with faculty, students and other staff.
- Knowledge of how to implement customer service principles.
- Ability to make appropriate
decisions as needed.
- Ability to work independently and collaboratively as required by the task or problem at hand.
- Experience in
classroom instruction and curriculum design.
- Demonstrated effective supervisory and leadership skills and developing and leading a
- Knowledge of and experience with training principles.
- Knowledge of current research on student retention and
- Ability to present information to small and large groups.
- Familiarity and experience with academic research,
analytical writing and report composition.
- Ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of diverse people, ability, culture,
ethnic background and to maintain good working relationships across the College.
Ability to work with all groups in a diverse academic,
socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic background of community college
students, faculty and staff, including those with different abilities
Special Instructions: Salt Lake Community College will complete a background check on the final candidate.
Quicklink to apply: http://jobs.slcc.edu/postings/36060