Academic Support Center Coordinator - ESL/English (Tenure-Track)
About Westchester Community College:
Westchester Community College was founded in 1946 as the New York State Institute of Applied Arts and Sciences in White Plains. In 1957, the County of Westchester bought the 360-acre John Hartford estate in Valhalla and designated 218 acres for the community college. Westchester Community College is more than just the county's largest educational institution. It is a living, breathing part of Westchester that goes beyond the influence of a typical college and affects the lives of all who enter its doors.
The Academic Support Center Coordinator-ESL/English will participate in the supervision and coordination of tutors who provide tutorial service in the Academic Support Center to students who visit the Academic Support Center of Westchester Community College. Responsibilities include student assessment and the ideal candidate will offer the following skill sets:
- Serve as a liaison to the Arts and Humanities faculty, particularly the ESL/English Department;
- Train tutors in policies and procedures of the unit, including the College Reading and Learning Association Tutor Training Program;
- Recruit, hire, and evaluate ESL, reading tutors, including collaboration with ESL/English Departments;
- Apply assessment concepts to coordinate student and tutor learning modalities and process;
- Create the scheduling and coordination of ESL/English tutors;
- Keep accurate records of academic services provided to students through STATS, Learning Based Management System;
- Familiarity with learning management systems and hyflex learning module development (e.g. Brightspace);
- Provide written reports to the Chair of the Department on the success of the ESL/English Department tutoring program;
- Continuous research on the tutorial programs for future development of materials for WCC students that help foster new ways for student learning (e.g. voice threads, or video modules that work in a digital domain);
- Perform other duties, as required by the Associate Dean of Center for Learning Resources, Library, Media & Instructional Technology.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: The successful candidate must possess a minimum of a Bachelor's degree. Working knowledge and/or applied teaching methodologies of English as a Second Language and Reading is required. The incumbent must be able to communicate effectively orally and in writing. They must also be able to work as part of a team. All candidates 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 practice within the classroom.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: A Master's degree and three years of experience in academic support services are strongly preferred. Bilingual applicants are strongly desired.
SALARY & BENEFITS: The starting salary is $57,662 plus excellent benefits.
WORK SCHEDULE: The ideal candidate must be willing to work evenings (as assigned) and weekends.
Applicants must apply online by submitting a letter expressing interest in this position, a resume/CV, and contact information for three professional references. You must be legally eligible to work in the United States at the time of hire. Please login to: https://sunywcc.interviewexchange.com/login.jsp in order to check/edit your profile or to upload additional documents. The review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Priority will be given to applications received July 15, 2022.
Westchester Community College provides accessible, high quality and affordable education to meet the needs of our diverse community. We are committed to student success, academic excellence, workforce development, economic development and lifelong learning.
The College will provide equal opportunity in all of its employment practices to all persons without unlawful discrimination on the basis of political affiliation, age, race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, parental status, pregnancy, arrest or conviction record, membership in any reserve component of the armed forces, or use or non-use of lawful products off College premises during nonworking hours, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law.