Position TitleClassroom Tutor II (Hourly)
Special Instructions to Applicants
The LMC English Department is seeking classroom tutors, who will serve as embedded tutors in our developmental English courses, including English 95 and English 100|100S. Tutors will support the reading and writing development of students and demonstrate active learning strategies and study skills. Tutors also have the option of consulting English students in one-on-one sessions and leading larger workshops at the Center for Academic Support.
It is the District’s policy to ensure that all qualified applicants for employment and employees have full and equal access to employment opportunity, and are not subjected to discrimination in any program or activity of the District on the basis of ethnic group identity, race, color, ancestry, religion, marital status, sex, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, parental status, citizenship or because an individual is perceived to have one or more of these characteristics or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.
Recruitment Type:Temporary/Hourly Assignment (Internal and External applicants)
LocationLos Medanos College
# of Openings9
Overtime StatusNon-Exempt (eligible)
# of Hours Scheduled Per Week11-20
Work Schedule By Day and Work Hours
11-20 hours per week based on the class schedule, Tutoring Center schedule, and availability of the candidate.
Shift Differential %n/a
# of Months5
EEO Job CategoryClerical/Secretarial
Employee GroupHourly Classified
To perform a wide variety of responsible instructional assistance and support tasks to students and instructors using a variety of educational methods that enhance and augment learning at locations off and/or on campus.
Classroom Tutor I – Positions in this classification must have specific knowledge in a given subject area, possess general clerical skills and be capable of traveling to off-campus locations to provide tutorial assistance. Employees are assigned to work with an instructor(s) and students in a given subject area. Positions at this level usually exercise less independent discretion and judgement than that of a Classroom Tutor II.
Classroom Tutor II – Employees in this position have experienced knowledge of a subject area and classroom procedures to independently assist students. Positions in this classification also provide training and direction to assigned staff on a regular basis.
Examples of Duties/Essential Functions
Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Assists students in specific classroom assignments.
• Monitors individual progress of students and discusses problems and improvements with instructor.
• Advises students on improved study methods; explains concepts, principles, and terminology to students as needed, some may be job-related.
• Conducts group and individualized tutoring sessions for students; determines what skill areas require additional assistance.
• Suggests appropriate learning materials to be used by students, in accordance with instructor’s approval and business requirements.
• Assists in the administration and scoring of tests, examinations, and practicals.
• Interprets course objectives and procedures for students; assists instructor in interpreting industry/business educational requirements.
• Develops and maintain records, logs, files and statistical information as assigned.
• Assists in the preparation of study aids to be used by students; performs duplicating duties as necessary.
• Conducts workshops for students in area of expertise.
• Participates in the selection, training and direction of student assistants or other assigned staff.
• Assists with tutorial program evaluation.
• Perform related duties as assigned.
EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
• Two (2) years of experience instructing, tutoring or assisting in the instruction or tutoring of students in the subject area or discipline to which assigned, or equivalent to completion of an Associate degree in the subject area or discipline to which assigned.
EDUCATION/LICENSE OR CERTIFICATE
• Possession of a high school diploma/GED or the equivalent plus additional coursework in a field related to the area of assignment.
Minimum Qualification-Knowledge Of
• Principles, practices, and applications of subject matter or discipline to which assigned.
• Principles, methods, and procedures of instructing and providing learning opportunities to students.
• Administration, scoring, and interpretation of exams and practicals in the subject matter area or discipline to which assigned.
• Modern office and laboratory equipment used in an educational setting.
• Methods and procedures used in standard record keeping and statistical compilation.
• Classroom and laboratory procedures and rules of conduct.
• English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary.
• Modern software applications (Microsoft Office Suite, etc.).
Minimum Qualification-Ability To
• Perform a variety of instructional assistance and support functions within specific subject matter area or discipline.
• Prepare and maintain accurate and up-to-date records, files and other documentation.
• Understand and carry out both oral and written directions.
• Learn and impart classroom laboratory procedures to students; when possible relate procedures to job-related tasks.
• Work with a significant degree of independence and good judgment.
• Organize work and set priorities.
• Provide training and direction to other staff as assigned.
• Travel to on-site locations at times/days which will vary.
• Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
• Establish and maintain cooperative work relationships with those contacted in the performance of required duties.
• Demonstrate understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse academic, socio-economic, race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, mental or physical disability, and religious background of all students, faculty and staff, and with all individuals encountered in the performance of required duties.
Job Open Date:08/21/2018
Open Until FilledYes
Foreign Degree and Credit Statement:
In accordance with the Human Resources Procedure 3050.05, all foreign degrees and credits used to meet the minimum qualifications must be evaluated by an approved National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) agency www.naces.org prior to the implementation of the equivalency process. You must upload your evaluation with your application when you apply for this position to be considered. We cannot accept foreign degree evaluations after the closing date. The candidate bears all responsibility and costs associated with obtaining the evaluation.
About the District
The mission of the Contra Costa Community College District is to transform lives by providing outstanding learning opportunities that nurture and empower all students to achieve their educational goals. The dedicated faculty, classified professionals and administrators in the District are committed to core values and action that promote excellence in learning and equitable student success. The District is committed to hiring and developing a diverse staff that understands that cultural diversity in the academic environment promotes academic excellence; fosters cultural, racial and human understanding; provides positive role models for all students; and creates an inclusive and supportive educational work environment for its students, employees, and the community it serves.
Located in Contra Costa County, in the beautiful and diverse San Francisco East Bay area, the District serves the 1 million residents of the County through education, business partnerships and service in the community. The District first opened its doors in 1949 and is the second oldest and eighth largest multi-college community college district in California. The District consists of three colleges and two centers; Contra Costa College in San Pablo; Diablo Valley College in Pleasant Hill; Los Medanos College in Pittsburg; and the centers in Brentwood and San Ramon. The District Office located in downtown Martinez, supports the mission and functions of the colleges.
As evidenced by the rich diversity in Contra Costa County, the District enrolls a highly diverse student population. Serving over 35,000 students a term, in fall 2014 the demographic make-up of the students was 11% Black/African American; 16% Asian/Pacific Islander; 30% Hispanic/Latino; 31% White/Caucasian; and 13% Other.
The District actively encourages a diverse pool of applicants to serve the dynamic student population and work collaboratively with existing colleagues that are equally dynamic and diverse.
Contra Costa College
Contra Costa College is a dynamic, comprehensive community college with a diverse student population. The institution has served the communities of West Contra Costa County for more than 59 years. Most of the 8,500-plus students who attend the college come from local communities, but many also come from neighboring communities and from countries throughout the world. The college offers certificates and degree programs in 70 areas. It prepares students for immediate employment and for transfer to four-year colleges and universities. Faculty and staff are proud to be affiliated with an institution that has a tradition of excellence and a reputation for educating students to live and work in a diverse global environment.
Diablo Valley College
DVC is committed to increasing student success. The college has distinguished itself as one of the nation’s most successful community colleges by offering incomparable transfer opportunities and exceptional career-technical programs. In both Pleasant Hill and San Ramon, a diverse student body engages with high-quality instruction and support services designed for excellence and equity in student learning. DVC’s career-technical programs keep pace with emerging technologies and skill requirements, while unparalleled transfer programs prepare students to be successful in four-year colleges and universities. DVC continuously ranks among the top transfer pathways to UC Berkeley.
Los Medanos College
Los Medanos College, opened in 1974, is the newest campus of the Contra Costa Community College District. The college prepares students to excel and succeed economically, socially and intellectually in an innovative, engaging and supportive learning environment. LMC provides quality programs and state-of-the-art facilities to serve the needs of a rapidly-growing and changing East County while enhancing the quality of life of the diverse communities it serves. Los Medanos College is known for its transferable general education program and career technical programs strongly connected with local business and industry. The college serves approximately 10,000 students.
Insurance: The District offers health, vision, dental and life insurance for monthly classified employees and managers/supervisors and their eligible dependents. Monthly classified employees and managers/supervisors covered by another health medical plan may waive District coverage and receive a monthly cash stipend.
Retirement: Most employees are members of the PERS (Public Employees Retirement System). Faculty employees and Academic Managers are members of the STRS (State Teachers Retirement System). Police Service employers are members of Safety Public Employees Retirement System.
Deferred Compensation: The District offers two optional deferred compensation plans. Eligible employees have a choice of the 457, 403b plans and a selection of savings and investment options.
Leave Allowance: The District offers monthly eligible classified employees and managers/supervisors a generous vacation and sick leave benefits as well as 20 paid holidays annually (which can vary based on length of winter break).
Additional Benefits: The District also offers monthly eligible classified employees and managers/supervisors educational reimbursements, employee assistance programs, a travel assistance plan, longevity compensation, retiree benefits, employee discounts on health memberships and a comprehensive wellness program.
Agency Shop: Local One Classified positions are within a collective bargaining unit. Local One employees are required to join the union or pay an equivalent service fee. This is a one-time initiation fee of $45.00 and monthly contributions of 1% of gross pay + $1. The United Faculty positions are also within a collective bargaining unit. United Faculty employees are required to join the union or pay an equivalent service fee. The monthly contribution is an agency fee of .55 % of gross pay + $2.50.
For further information regarding benefits eligibility and details please refer to the following documents available on the 4CD website:
Classified Employees Local 1 Contract(Article 20-Benefits): http://www.4cd.edu/hr/LocalOneContract/L-1%20Contract%20Extended%202010-2013.pdf
Managers/Supervisors/Confidential Personnel Manual (Section 8-Insurance Benefits): http://www.4cd.edu/gb/policies_procedures/MANUALS/MSC_08.pdf
POST OFFER PRE-PLACEMENT EVALUATION PROGRAM (PEP)
All job offers of employment are conditional upon the applicant’s satisfactory results of the Post Offer Pre-Placement Evaluation Program. This involves a physical strength test to demonstrate a minimum level of strength to perform the essential duties of the job. There is no charge for this service. Please do not make an appointment for testing until you have received notification from the Human Resources Department after a job offer is extended. The positions we currently evaluate are: Building Maintenance Worker, Custodian I and II, Lead Custodian, Cook, Food Services Assistant, Food Services Supervisor, Food Services Supply Clerk, Food Services Coordinator, Grounds Worker/ Gardener I and II, Senior/ Lead Grounds Worker/Gardener, Lead Maintenance Mechanic, Senior Equipment Maintenance Worker. If you are not hired in a listed classification, you may disregard this notification.
In conformance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, requests for reasonable accommodations may be made to (925) 229-1000 ext. 1298 or email@example.com. For administrative purposes, requests must be made at the time of application.