Pierce College is seeking to fill two (2) full-time District Tutoring Center Support Specialist positions. One (1) vacancies are located at our Puyallup campus and one (1) vacancy is located at our Fort Steilacoom campus.
Salary Range: $38,592 - $44,412 Annually
Opening Date: 4/16/21
Closing Date: 4/30/21
Full Details Available at: https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/piercedist/transferjobs?page=2
The Tutoring Center Support Specialist (Program Support Supervisor 1) helps advance the equity-centered mission of Pierce College by
overseeing the daily operations of the Tutoring Center and creating a welcoming, inclusive, and supportive environment for learning. In order to promote equitable student access and success, the Support Specialist fosters empowering academic and social
experiences through active listening, affirmation, and genuine empathy that honors each student’s journey and experience. This is accomplished through a broad scope of responsibilities that focus on keeping marginalized and minoritized students at the
center of our work. Listening, observing, valuing and validating, embracing, and
building meaningful relationships with students in the Tutoring Center is at the heart of this position. General tasks include coaching and supervision of part-time center team members, acting as program liaison and student advocate, and contributing
to the establishment of antiracist program standards, services, and procedures.
This position reports to the Tutoring Center Manager and the successful incumbent will work collaboratively with a dynamic team that provides holistic and culturally sustainable academic support services that normalize the idea of a support network and dismantle deficit conceptions. The peer academic support centers are the lighthouse to several curricular, co-curricular, and extra-curricular programs. The centers partner with numerous instructional and non-instructional student programs across the college creating a community of support. This position requires consistent and regular attendance.
ˇ Associate degree with an area of focus in Education, Administration Business, or related field.
ˇ Commitment to engaging in the advancement of equity, diversity, and inclusion in higher education and to serving marginalized students.
ˇ Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diverse community with a high degree of customer service.
ˇ Experience working with students who have been marginalized including those who may be economically disadvantaged, first-generation, and/or first time in college.
ˇ Ability to effectively juggle competing priorities while maintaining attention to detail.
ˇ Excellent interpersonal communication skills, demonstrating cultural awareness and responsiveness.
ˇ Proficiently in MS Office Suite including the use of spreadsheet software, such as Microsoft Excel, to create, modify (using basic formulas and functions), integrateestablished templates, and properly format forms.
ˇ Meet the required qualifications as outlined in this announcement.
ˇ Complete the online application profile at https://www.pierce.ctc.edu/hr.
ˇ Apply for the specific job opening.
ˇ Upload (attach) a cover letter that addresses how you meet the required qualifications as outlined in this announcement.
ˇ At Pierce College, we value culturally competent and compassionate individuals who bridge diverse backgrounds and perspectives in support of academic equity and excellence. In your cover letter, please address how you will support the mission of Pierce College to create quality educational opportunities for a diverse community of learners to thrive in an evolving world. Please include in your response how your previous education and/or professional experience contribute to your effectiveness in promoting a climate of student success for a diverse community of learners. (Cover Letter)
ˇ Detailed résumé of all educational and professional experience. (Résumé)
Transcripts are not required in order to apply for this position; however, if you are selected for an interview, you will be asked to bring copies of unofficial transcripts showing completion of the required level of education. Please upload current copies of your transcripts, if available. Unofficial copies of all college and university transcripts must include degree received and conferral date. International transcripts must include a foreign transcript evaluation. For a list of approved credential evaluation services visit: www.naces.org/members.htm (Unofficial transcripts acceptable for application process; official transcripts required upon hire).(Transcripts)
Upload (attach) a list of at least two professional references with names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses. Letters of recommendation will not be accepted. (References)
Provide a response to the following question (Supplemental Questions):Briefly describe how you have worked in your previous or current positions to advance equity, diversity, and inclusion in your organizations and how you would do that in this position.
Terms of Employment:
This is a full-time (40 hours per week) classified, overtime-eligible position with Pierce College District. The primary work location will be at either the Puyallup or Fort Steilacoom campuses but frequent travel to Pierce College campuses or sites may occur. Work hours are between 7:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. This position may be subject to reassignment between campuses or sites.
Salary & Benefits:
The starting salary range of this position is $3,216.00 - $3,701.00 a month (dependent upon qualifications), with annual periodic increments up to $4,188.00. However, your paycheck is just part of the total compensation package. There is an outstanding benefits package which is worth an additional value equivalent to about 30% of your salary. A comprehensive health care benefits package for you and your dependents includes medical, dental and vision insurance. Life and long- term disability insurance plans; vacation, sick and personal leave; reduced tuition; and retirement benefits are also provided.
District Program Manager
Peer Academic Support Services
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