[ES_JOBS_NET] STEM Learning Coordinator

Maura Hahnenberger mhahnenb at bruinmail.slcc.edu
Tue Jun 20 11:49:49 MDT 2017

STEM Learning Coordinator: https://jobs.slcc.edu/postings/36063

Salt Lake Community College

Position Title Coordinator 2, STEM Learning Resources Open Internally or
Externally External If faculty, tenure track status Not Applicable Reports
to (title) Director, STEM Learning Resources Department Div of Natural
Sciences Requisition Number 16220 Position Type Replacement Job Category
Staff FT/PT Full-time Initial Work Location Starting Salary $37,353 -
$39,688 Job Open Date 06/14/2017 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes
Priority Review Date 06/28/2017 Job Summary

Under general supervision of the Director of STEM Learning Resources, this
position coordinates all aspects of the STEM Learning Centers located in
multiple campuses of Salt Lake Community College. Specific responsibilities
include recruiting, training and evaluating tutors and other learning
support staff; managing daily operations of the center/s, participating in
site, regional and departmental program planning, improvement, budgeting,
and reporting; and creating, facilitating and coordinating college success
Develops a team environment, encouraging and building mutual trust, respect
and cooperation among Regional and Departmental staff. Manages, supervises
and coordinates employees’ activities by recruiting and training tutors and
other learning support staff. Provides coaching and development as needed
to tutoring/learning support staff. Monitors and evaluates the
effectiveness of the provided services and manages hardware/software status
and repair. Establishes work priorities and work schedules as well as
approves payroll for employees. Updates and uses relevant knowledge and
technology to gather data, prepare reports and make presentations as needed
(even at regional of national conferences.) Resolves complaints and handles
issues within and across the center(s).
As a service-oriented department, the STEM Learning Resources department
collaborates heavily with other SLCC departments/programs. In collaboration
with other Learning Center Coordinators this position provides vision and
leadership for the STEM Learning Center while also advocating for college
success programming. Develops operational rules and procedures for the
centers, participates in CRLA certifications through designing and teaching
classes and tracking and monitoring tutor progress. Maintains records and
record-keeping materials as well as tracking systems data. Creates and
disseminates promotional materials. In collaboration with Associate Deans,
Faculty and Advisors this position identifies students who need standard
and/or specialized tutoring. Monitors quality assurance and evaluates the
effectiveness of the provided services. Ensures that tutors meet required
qualifications by incorporating the suggestions of subject-matter experts
and collaborates with academic departments in incorporating learning
support into course design. Finally, this position assists the Director in
preparing the center’s budget, requisitions, and any grant
writing/reporting. Designs and implements facilities plans as well as
maintains research-supported programming consistent with institutional
learning outcomes.
Essential Responsibilities and Duties

Screen, interview, recommend, train, schedule, monitor and supervise MSTRC
Tutors. Create schedules and maintain MSTRC records.

Provide assistance to students in courses offered by the School of SME;
Chemistry, Biology, Biotechnology, Physics, Geosciences, Engineering
Technology, Engineering, Fit Tech and Mathematics. Provide assistance to
faculty and students in using graphing calculators, computers and other
science and Math technology.

Coordinate, schedule and supervise maintenance of computer equipment,
software library, text books, solution manuals and other learning tools.

Maintain appropriate atmosphere in the MSTRC to promote group and
individual student learning.

Communicate with staff about methods of tutoring, instructional and
tutorial strategies, schedules, expectations, individual instructor and
student needs, resources and textbooks.

Assist in the planning and implementation of special events (SME
Symposium). Attend the meetings and assist with technology projects and
other Math, Science & Technology Center projects and innovations. Undertake
professional development in Mathematics and Science.

Other duties as assigned.
Essential Responsibilities and Duties Continued Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree in Science, Mathematics or closely-related field from an
accredited college or university.

Six (6) plus (+) years of related full-time experience.

Knowledge of grant writing and administration processes.

Familiarity with Universal Design for teaching and learning.
Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor ‘s degree in Science, Mathematics or closely related field from an
accredited college or university.

Two (2) – four (4) years of direct, paid, full-time work experience.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

- Ability to apply principles of adult learning theory.
- Demonstrated knowledge of learning styles, study skills and
student-centered learning practices.
- Ability to prepare and maintain multiple site budgets and work schedules
within budget constraints.
- Competence in standard and college-specific computer applications (e.g.,
word processing, spreadsheet, database, TutorTrac, Banner, Cognos, etc.)
- Communicate effectively in Standard English, both orally and in writing.
- Demonstrate sensitivity to and understanding of diverse student
- Ability to develop and maintain cooperative and effective working
relationships with faculty, students and other staff.
- Knowledge of how to implement customer service principles.
- Ability to make appropriate decisions as needed.
- Ability to work independently and collaboratively as required by the task
or problem at hand.
- Experience in classroom instruction and curriculum design.
- Demonstrated effective supervisory and leadership skills and developing
and leading a team.
- Knowledge of and experience with training principles.
- Knowledge of current research on student retention and completion.
- Ability to present information to small and large groups.
- Familiarity and experience with academic research, analytical writing and
report composition.
- Ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of diverse people,
ability, culture, ethnic background and to maintain good working
relationships across the College.
- Ability to work with all groups in a diverse academic, socioeconomic,
cultural and ethnic background of community college students, faculty and
staff, including those with different abilities and special needs.
Non-Essential Responsibilities and Duties Special Instructions

Salt Lake Community College will complete a background check on the final
FLSA Exempt

Maura Hahnenberger, PhD
Assistant Professor, Geosciences Department
Salt Lake Community College
mhahnenb at bruinmail.slcc.edu
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