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Ohlone College
  • Position Number: 2177670
  • Location: Fremont, CA
  • Position Type: Tutors and Learning Resources

Director of Tutoring

Ohlone College

Ideal Candidate Statement: Ohlone College serves a diverse community including significant Latinx and Asian student populations and is committed to equitable outcomes in student achievement. In addition to a strong background in coordinating tutorial services and providing training for tutors, the ideal candidate will have strong leadership skills and an interest in active participation in college-wide activities such as the work of the Student Equity and Achievement Committee. Ohlone prides itself as a Learning College, and we are looking for people who embrace diversity in serving students of varied backgrounds and learning styles. The Director of Tutoring must possess excellent interpersonal communication, time management, and budgeting skills. The ideal candidate will foster a positive work environment and will be committed to working collaboratively with the faculty, staff, administration and students across the campus community to provide support for students in achieving success in their coursework and towards fulfillment of their educational goals.

Innovative teaching strategies are encouraged at Ohlone, including collaborative learning and the active use of technology. Continuous professional development is highly valued. We are looking for leaders with an enthusiastic interest in serving students from underrepresented backgrounds, through ongoing critical thinking about student learning outcomes in courses and programs. We are looking for leaders who are flexible in their work and adaptable to change. The College is committed to environmental sustainability and looks to all employees to support this important goal.

Must have evidence of responsiveness to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, as these factors relate to the need for equity-minded practices.

Job Description Summary: DEFINITION:
Under general direction of the Academic Dean, Language, Communication and Academic Success this position coordinates tutorial services for the college, working closely and collaboratively with deans, faculty and staff connected with college learning centers on the Fremont and Newark campuses and the eCampus, as well as with student services managers, faculty and staff. The Director of Tutoring will ensure training, oversight, tracking and deployment of tutors. It also oversees the College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA) tutor training program and its

Essential Duties: DUTY STATEMENTS:
1.Manage multiple tutoring locations (on campus and online), programs, and staff, including tutoring-related budgets (which may include categorical funds), as appropriate;
2. Facilitate interdepartmental tutoring dialogues through meetings and regular communication among departments, division deans, faculty, staff, and learning centers;
3. Oversee the use of tutor tracking software in all learning centers for the purposes of data collection and communication among tutors, instructors of those being tutored, instructional assistants, and lab coordinators;
4.Collect, analyze, and disseminate campus-wide tutoring data, including the number of tutees, tutee demographics, hours each tutee is tutored, success rates for tutees in specific courses, funding sources and utilization;
5. Conduct a program review for tutorial services, including the development and assessment of student learning outcomes and program improvement objectives, in collaboration with lab coordinators and staff
6. Coordinate hiring and evaluation of tutors in all learning centers;
7.Identify need for, recruit, and hire embedded tutors;
8.Train both embedded tutors and the faculty who use them in the responsibilities of an embedded tutor;
9.Communicate with learning centers about embedded tutors hired in their areas;
10.Observe or arrange observations and coordinate evaluations of embedded tutors;
11.Oversee the Colleges CRLA tutor training program, including coordination of CRLA training sessions and maintenance of records for students completing CRLA training and certification;
12.Create Level III CRLA certification materials (currently the College is certified only for Levels I and II);
13. Obtain and maintain CRLA membership and certification;
14.Plan and run official CRLA certification ceremony twice annually;
15. Prepare special projects as assigned;
16. Demonstrate cultural sensitivity while engaging with a diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of faculty, staff, and students with physical and learning disabilities;
17. Attend a variety of meetings as assigned;
18. Perform other related duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: KNOWLEDGE OF:
1. CRLA certification process, regulations, and tutor training;
2. Anti-racist pedagogy
3. Equity initiatives including experience in serving on equity-focused committees.
4. Providing tutoring and learning support services to diverse and disproportionately impacted student populations.
5. Standard office procedures, methods, principles and procedures of record keeping and reporting;
6. English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation;
7. Mathematical principles;
8. Telephone and e-mail etiquette;
9. Pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, and codes, including the California Education Code regulations and guidelines for tutoring and learning assistance in Californias community colleges.

1. Operate computer equipment and a variety of computer software programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook (e-mail distribution and calendar);
2. Communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing; exercise professionalism through tact and discretion when conducting business with students;
3. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of daily operations;
4. Exercise patience with those for whom English is not their first language or those that have other difficulties.

1. Learn college programs, classes, and procedures;
2. Perform complex work with speed and accuracy;
3. Maintain accurate records, and prepare clear and concise reports;
4. Respond to requests and inquiries from students, faculty, staff, and the public;
5. Coordinate and train faculty, staff, and students within the scope of the position;
6. Interpret, explain, and ensure compliance with college policies and procedures as well as state regulation and codes;
7. Work independently;

Education and Experience: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Per Title 5, section 53415, the minimum qualification for the Director of Tutoring shall be either (a) or (b):

(a) The minimum qualifications to teach any masters degree level discipline in which learning assistance or tutoring is provided at the college where the coordinator is employed; or
(b) A masters degree in education, educational psychology, or instructional psychology, or other masters degree with emphasis in adult learning theory.

Must have evidence of responsiveness to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, as these factors relate to the need for equity-minded practices.

Preferred Qualifications:

Salary Range:
$104,510 - $133,387 annually

Posting Number:

Close Date:

Foreign Transcripts:
Transcripts issued outside the United States require a course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. This report must be attached with the application and submitted by the filing deadline.

Benefits Statement:
Ohlone offers a competitive benefits package. Employee pays for health benefits from salary. Below is a list of some of our offerings:

1. Medical, dental, vision, life insurance, EAP and LTD
2. Membership in Public Employees Retirement System Candidates hired on or after January 1, 2013 are subject to restrictions imposed by PEPRA)
3. Contribution to O.A.S.D.I. (Social Security)
4. Paid vacation
5. Paid sick leave
6. Paid holidays and district-paid floating personal days
7. Longevity pay step increase based on your years of service
8. IRS Section 125 Flexible Medical Spending Plan
9. 457(b) Deferred Compensation Plan (employee contributes)
10. 403(b) Tax Shelter Annuity Plan (employee contributes)

*Benefits will be prorated for positions less than 100%

Immigration Reform & Control Act of 1986:
Applicants selected for positions will be required to provide identification and employment eligibility as outlined in the federal Immigration Reform & Control Act of 1986.

District Statement:
A multi-campus single community college district, Ohlone College is located in the southern portion of the San Francisco Bay in California; serving 12,000 students per year. The District has a main campus in the City of Fremont and a newly constructed campus in the City of Newark. Ohlone College is an ethnically diverse institution that promotes innovation and continuous improvement in departments and divisions. The College is named for the native population living in the area when Mission San Jose was founded. The Fremont campus is located just south of the historical Mission. The Newark Campus is located near Interstate 880 and emphasizes programs in health, environment, and technology.

EEO Statement Summary:
The District is strongly committed to the principles of equal opportunity and to hiring qualified staff who reflect the diversity of our community. The District encourages a diverse pool of applicants and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, age (40 or over), medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, disability, military and veteran status, pregnancy/childbirth/breastfeeding or related medical condition or any other protected basis in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. The college encourages applications from all qualified applicants.

If you have a disability and are in need of special services, equipment, or facilities in order to apply or interview for this opening, please call the Human Resources office at: (510) 659-6088.

Conditions of Employment: Offers of employment are contingent upon Governing Board approval. Employment with Ohlone Community College is not complete or official until applicants meet all pre-employment requirements. All new employees are required to submit official transcripts and proof of freedom from tuberculosis. In addition you will be required to provide identification and employment eligibility as outlined in the federal Immigration Reform & Control Act of 1986. Pre-employment tests and/or medical examinations may be required. Ohlone Community College does not sponsor H1B visas. Employees must sign the Oath or Affirmation of Allegiance and submit fingerprints for CA Department of Justice clearance.

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