Learning Center Adjunct Temporary
Antelope Valley College invites applications for our adjunct (Temporary, part-time) faculty applicant pool for the following: Learning Center Specialist Instructor.
- REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES
- Instruct students in the assigned discipline
- Assignment may include teaching courses during the day, evening, on-line courses and/or off-campus sites
- Support students across disciplines with learning assistance and academic success resources
- Design and deliver learning support services for students and faculty, including workshops, individual learning plans, and other programs and presentations
- Collaborate with Learning Center staff in the recruitment, hiring, training, and evaluation of tutors
- Provide College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA) certification training and other training opportunities for tutors and Supplemental Instruction leaders
- Participate in promotional activities for the Learning Center, including campus events, classroom visits, and online communications
- Participate in professional development as it relates to pedagogy, curriculum, student equity, and cultural competency
- Participate in regular meetings with other Learning Center faculty and staff
- Participate in departmental and college governance activities through committee service and/or other appropriate activities
- Fulfill the departmental and professional responsibilities of a regular faculty member
- Experience teaching/tutoring in a college learning center within the last five years
- Demonstrated experience teaching at the community college level or equivalent
- Experience conducting tutor training
- Experience using student-centered pedagogies to teach, tutor, and motivate students at all levels of college readiness
- Knowledge and experience in applying an equity-minded framework to create welcoming and engaging learning environments for diverse student populations
- Experience with online/distance education
- Demonstrated awareness and/or implementation of effective program and course assessment techniques
- Demonstrated collaboration, problem solving, and communication skills Self motivation, adaptability, and collegiality
- Membership in local and/or national learning assistance associations
- Participate in faculty professional development and continuing education activities that are designed to maintain and develop currency in the field, pedagogy (for traditional and online teaching and learning), and student support strategies, especially as they relate to student equity initiatives.
- Participate in faculty/division meetings; yearly program review; curricular planning, development, and implementation; student learning outcomes: data collection and writing action plans, program learning outcomes, development, assessment, and implementation; evaluation of educational programs; and college governance to advance the college mission and strategic goals.
- Maintain required records
- Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
- Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with all employees and others encountered in the course of work.
- Demonstrate a sensitivity to, and understanding of, the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.
- Travel between District locations is also expected.
- Performs other non-instructional-related duties as assigned.
- MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
- Any Masterís degree level discipline in which learning assistance or tutoring is provided at the college where the coordinator is employed; OR A master degree in education, educational psychology, or instructional psychology, or other masters degree with emphasis in adult learning theory†OR the equivalent
- Antelope Valley College Equivalency:†No Equivalency per division faculty
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