Posted: December 27, 2021
Level: Educational Assistant
Hours: Part-time up to 17 hours per week
Closing Date: Continuous Recruitment-Filled on an as-needed basis
Location: Multiple Colleges
CT State Community College Mission:
Connecticut State Community College (CT State) provides access to academically rigorous and innovative education and training focused on student success. The College supports excellence in teaching and learning, makes data-informed decisions, promotes equity, advances positive change for the students, communities, and industries it serves, and awards associates degrees and certificates.
CT State Community College Vision:
CT State will be recognized for exceptional student success, educational leadership, and transformative collaboration with business and industry, government, educational, and key stakeholders while advancing diverse opportunities for Connecticut’s citizens and communities.
CT State Community College Equity Statement:
The CSCU system commits to bold and disruptive change by actively identifying, naming, and dismantling structural racism, systemic poverty, and other barriers; establishing equitable and anti-racist policies and practices; and empowering students, faculty, staff, and administrators to advance racial, social, and economic justice. Our core collective responsibility is to continuously assess practices and policies and transform the world we live in by eliminating inequities.
Anticipated Start Date:
Continuous open recruitment
Filled on an as-needed basis, depending on specific college needs. Applications will stay active for 1 year.
The Lead Teacher Advisor will be responsible for the supervision of Teacher Advisors. The Lead Teacher Advisor assists the administrative and instructional staff in implementing and delivering student services to the cohort of students in the grant program to facilitate academic, cultural, and social enrichment activities. This position is designed to provide mentoring services to the Public Schools grant cohort participants during the school day as well as in after-school programs in Math, English, and Science.
Incumbents must possess proven ability to effectively work with a culturally, linguistically, and ethnically diverse faculty, staff, and student. They are expected to have excellent oral and written communication skills along with strong Information technology literacy skills such as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams etc.)
Bachelor’s degree in an appropriately related field with two (2) or more years of experience; or a combination of education, training, and experience which would lead to the competencies required for the successful performance of the position’s essential duties.
Successful Candidate must have or must possess:
- Experience mentoring students
- Experience managing budgets
Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications as stated are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them for the responsibilities of this position and by providing appropriate references. Exceptions to the degree requirements may be made for compelling reasons.
- Four (4) years of related experience
- One (1) or more years of experience with middle and or high school students in a diverse environment:
- Experience with school counseling, community work, or social agencies.
Example of Job Duties:
Under the direction of the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and the Site Coordinator or other administrator, The Lead Teacher Advisor is responsible for the following duties:
- General management of the day-to-day activities of grant operations, including oversight of the development and maintenance of a system for student records and tracking data
- Planning and implementing relevant workshops and field trips
- Collaboration and communication with Public School staff and administrators
- Collaboration and Communication with Site Coordinator and Teacher Advisors
- Collaboration with content area teachers and Guidance Department
- Coordinate/Conduct individual and small group mentoring sessions throughout the day
- Managing and scheduling teacher advisors, tutors, and student assistants
- Oversight of data input, review, and analysis of items such as daily and weekly logs of mentoring sessions with student names and objectives
- Conduct weekly meetings with Teacher Advisors
- Attend weekly meetings with Site Coordinators
- Conduct professional development for Teacher Advisors
- Assist Parent/Community Liaison.
This posting includes qualifications, experience and skills but is not limited to the full specifications stated in the job description. Candidate may perform some or all of the job functions.
To apply you must submit a cover letter and resume.
Incomplete applications or those submitted after the closing date will not be considered and links to other sources to view resumes are not acceptable.
All employment, if offered, is contingent upon proof of citizenship or employability under the requirement of the Immigration and Control Act (IRCA) and the successful passing of a background check. CSCU is committed to providing a safe campus community. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check and, when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.
Continuing Notice of Nondiscrimination
CSCC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or physical disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or criminal record. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Nicholas D'Agostino Manager of Affirmative Action, Diversity, and Inclusion Ndagostino@commnet.edu
Prior to extending an offer of employment, the finalists for state employment must prove that they (1 )are fully vaccinated against COVID-19; (2) have received the first dose and has either received a second dose or has an appointment for the second dose in a two-dose series vaccination, such as Pfizer or Moderna vaccines, or has received a single-dose vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine; or (3) have applied for an exemption from this requirement because a physician, physician’s assistant, or advanced practice registered nurse has determined that the administration of COVID-19 vaccine is likely to be detrimental to their health, or the finalist objects to vaccination on the basis of a sincerely held religious or spiritual belief. Each application for an exemption will be considered on an individualized, case-by-case basis, and any applicant for an exemption must provide appropriate supporting documentation if requested. Executive Order
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