Job Title: Site Specialist-ESL Afterschool Communities
Department: Enrollment Mgmt & Student Svcs
Location: Columbus Campus
Employment Type: Staff
Employment Status: Externally Funded
Bargaining Unit: Non-Bargaining Unit
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Compensation Type: Hourly
Schedule: Monday-Friday 9:30am to 6:30pm--some weekends; No more than 40 hrs per week. Work on campus and off campus at either North Linden Elementary: 1718 E Cooke Rd. or Prairie Norton Elementary: 105 Norton Rd.
Community colleges are uniquely positioned to respond to workforce needs and make higher education an affordable reality. There has never been a better time to join a two-year college, and there's no better place to do it than at Columbus State. A laser focus on student success and a partnership mindset have established Columbus State as a key talent provider in a thriving regional economy, and a premier community college that is changing the nation's education and workforce landscapes. With more than 46,000 students across two campuses, at several regional learning centers, and online, Columbus State is the nation's only institution recognized as an Achieving the Dream (ATD) college, an AACC Guided Pathways institution, and a participant in The Right Signals Initiative through the Lumina Foundation. Columbus State employees at all levels benefit from an engaging, collaborative, and supportive culture that rewards innovation and vision. We provide competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits, and professional development opportunities. We are dedicated to ensuring that the diversity of Columbus State faculty and staff reflects that of our students and region. We are proud to be a central part of a community that embraces differences and celebrates the many cultures, beliefs, and lifestyles that define Central Ohio. The City
Columbus, Ohio is also home to The Ohio State University and more than 30 other colleges and universities as well as the headquarters of multiple Fortune 500 companies. Columbus is one of America's fastest-growing cities, offering a wealth of cultural experiences, dining, entertainment, shopping opportunities, and more. That's why Central Ohio residents find living here so fulfilling, both professionally and personally. Position Summary
The English as a Second Language (ESL) Afterschool Communities (ESLAsC) Site Specialist assists in supporting and monitoring a team of tutors, teachers, parents, community members, and volunteers to run an afterschool program for immigrant and refugee elementary students. This position is tasked with assisting in the development, design, and monitoring of day to day program operations, ensuring an engaging, positive and safe environment for students to experience academic, social and emotional success. This role requires an ability to prioritize tasks and curriculum development. This position will also require data collection, analysis and reporting of grant outcomes and other clerical duties. Individuals in this role with work a portion of their time on campus and off campus at the afterschool program.
PROGRAM COORDINATION SUPPORT Assists in developing, designing and coordinating program components that lead to positive academic and social outcomes for participating students. Provides engaging opportunities through academic, social and physical activities. Develop and maintains a safe, supportive learning environment for participating students. Recruits and retains students to participate in an ESLAsC program. Communicates and resolves issues related to the program in a timely manner. Creates and maintains discussions for program and student improvement. Assists in development and implementation of group lesson plans. Assists with data collection, data analysis, and communication activities.
BUILDING PARTNERSHIPS Assists in developing and supporting a team that involves non-credit instructors, tutors, host-site volunteers, parents, students, teachers, community and corporate leaders. Assist in developing positive and professional relationships with school staff, parents and community. Attends school, community and student events. Assists in classrooms, fieldtrips, and school improvements. Produces quarterly newsletters. Assists in developing and sharing ESLAsC vision and goals with staff and community partners. Assists in positive promotion of ESLAsC throughout the College and community. Assists in leveraging resources and developing partnerships and collaborations. OPERATIONAL LEADERSHIP Effectively monitors site operations, including assisting in timely completion and submission of accurate reports to funder. Organizes and guides instruction implementation and supervision of students. Participates in staff development that contributes to personal and professional growth. Actively participates in all staff support activities and workshops.
OTHER DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Executes multiple assignments of varying complexity, with the ability to adapt to changing needs of the College and business partners. Hours may include working outside of a normal workweek schedule on an as needed basis. Regular, predictable, and punctual attendance is required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of: English word usage, spelling, sentence structure and punctuation; computer software, programs and applications; child development; refugee/immigrant experience; k-12 education systems.
Skill in: excellent verbal and written communication; organization; customer service; conflict resolution; application of job software including word processing and spreadsheets; performing mathematical calculations including addition, subtraction, multiplication, decimals, percentages and fractions; planning & scheduling; collaborating with community and educational agencies.
Ability to: provide understanding, communication, and education that respects all cultures and beliefs; develop and maintain effective working relationships with associates, students, and general public; maintain confidential and sensitive information; use good judgement; excellent listening skills and participant in collaborative work; develop and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues and stakeholders across the College; effectively work with persons of varying cultures and diversity; problem solve effectively; exhibit a pleasant public manner; originate correspondence; work independently demonstrating initiative; maintain accurate and complete work records; apply analytical thinking; maintain good public relations; maintain a flexible schedule.
USUAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
While performing duties of this job, the employee regularly exhibits digital dexterity when entering data into computer. Employee converses verbally with others in person and by telephone. Employee occasionally reaches with hands or arms, climbs or balances and stoops, kneels, crouches or crawls. Vision demands include close, relatively detailed vision when focusing on a computer screen. Employee occasionally lifts or exerts force of up to 10 pounds when moving files, boxes and other materials.
Virtual or typical office and school environment. Regular exposure to moderate noise typical to business offices and school buildings.
Bachelor's degree in related field. Two (2) years' progressively responsible experience in assisting program development and support. Experience working in diverse settings. State Motor Vehicle Operator's License or demonstrable ability to gain access to work site(s).
Internal Number: req3042_1604502505
About Columbus State Community College
Columbus State Community College has been meeting the diverse educational needs of the Central Ohio community for more than 50 years. The college is proud to be an important contributor to the growth and progress of the region and to serve as the front door to higher education in Central Ohio. From the first graduating class in 1965 through this year, 50,000 students have earned associate degrees in 50-plus technical fields and academic transfer programs. Columbus State also offers Associate of Arts and Associate of Science degree programs whose coursework fulfills the freshman and sophomore year requirements for bachelor’s degree programs offered by four-year colleges and universities throughout the state. Specific transfer agreements with more than 40 colleges and universities are in place at Columbus State, and new direct-to degree partnership programs are being developed all the time. Columbus State now has two campuses serving Central Ohio educational needs. The Columbus Campus is located on 85 acres in downtown Columbus. The 108-acre, full-service Delaware Campus welcomed its first students in 2010. Additionally, Columbus State offers classes at nine convenient regional learning centers throughout Central Ohio.
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