Learning Center Manager

6 days left

Location
TP/SS - Resource Center
Posted
May 18, 2018
Closes
Jun 02, 2018
Ref
R1223
Function
Management
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time

Montgomery College is Maryland's premier community college, serving more than 60,000 students each year through credit and noncredit programs. We are dedicated to providing an exceptional education for all of our students, and we recognize that our faculty and staff are integral to our continued success. We give employees the environment, tools, and opportunities they need to make a difference.

Job Title

Learning Center Manager

Job Description Summary

Job Title :\t Learning Center Manager
Position #:\t #S03504
Bargaining Status: Non-Bargaining
FLSA:\t Exempt
Location: \t Takoma Park/Silver Spring


Online applications must be received by Wednesday, May 30, 2018.


Montgomery College, Humanities Department located in Takoma Park/Silver Spring, MD, has need for a full-time Learning Center Manager. The normal work schedule is Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm; may include some weekend and evening hours.

Montgomery College is a public, fully accredited, open admission institution. Led by President DeRionne P. Pollard, Ph.D., MC is dedicated to student success and widely recognized for the quality and scope of its academic programs. Do you want to join us in our mission of providing an exceptional education and fostering student success? The faculty and staff of MC are integral to our continued excellence. We are looking for dedicated professionals for opportunities throughout the College.Job Description

Under supervision and/or direction, the incumbent directs the daily operation of a learning center including, planning of center activities, providing instructional support to students using the center, maintaining and purchasing educational materials and managing the center's budget. Maintain the center's instructional computer system and oversees the center's webpage, collecting and analyzing outcomes assessment data. Supervise center staff. Schedule work, evaluate and provide feedback, and train staff and student assistants engaged in providing instructional support to students in the subject area covered by the center.

May work with faculty to develop new programs or strategies for meeting the academic needs of students. The center manager may perform the duties of the incumbent she/she supervises including working one-on-one with a diverse population of students. Plan and assign work to others within the unit, and provide direction on the methods/

procedures  to be used to carry out work assignments.   Create and maintain schedule for class usage of center. Manage the use of the Center's software and hardware to enhance classroom support. Establish and administer

polices for the center. Prepare center budget. Record requisition orders and budget figures. Maintain and install software and hardware.

Contact generally are with staff for the purpose of monitoring the work, with faculty to collaborate on student support initiatives ,and area Dean to define work and operational

assignments and coordinate the flow of information, and with students to guide, tutor, and provide instructional support.

Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Direct, coordinate, and manage the operations of the learning center.
  • Manage staff and student assistants, including hiring, orienting new employees, scheduling staff and assigning work activities.
  • Evaluate and provide feedback on performance, and mentoring/training staff and student assistants.
  • Collaborate closely with the manager of the Academic Success Center in the scheduling of activities and in staffing the two centers.
  • Coordinate with IT and SIS on planning.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in the subject area to which the position is assigned (English, Reading, and/or English as a Second Language or a closely related field).
  • Minimum of five years of tutoring experience including experience in a computerized learning center involved in supporting the academic program and working within the pedagogy of the subject area.
  • Two years of supervisory experience or four years of lead level experience. This experience includes managing and assigning work and evaluating staff, enforcing policies and procedures to support effective center operations, and training staff.
  • Working knowledge of the subject, content, and curriculum areas addressed in the learning center.
  • Familiarity with instructional technology and educational materials employed in a learning resources center.
  • Knowledge of current tutoring pedagogy, especially as related to the mission of community colleges and the student populations of community colleges.
  • Knowledge of office procedures and practices as applied to the operations of a learning resources center.
  • Skill in using personal computers and instructional technology.
  • Skill in Microsoft Office suite.
  • Eligible applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States and not require employer visa sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in the subject area to which the position is assigned (English, Reading, and/or English as a Second Language or a closely related field).
  • Tutoring and supervisory experience in an academic setting or higher education.

Application Process:

Apply online at http://www.montgomerycollege.edu/employment.

Be sure to complete a set of pre-screening questions and e-sign your application.

Failure to complete the pre-screening questions or to e-sign your application will automatically result in your elimination from consideration for this position.

Our benefits package includes: generous paid vacation, sick, paid holidays, medical, dental, vision, group legal benefits, professional development, retirement plan, educational assistance, tuition waiver for employee and dependents, wellness programming including onsite gyms, pools and classes. 

For disability- related accommodations, please call 240-567-5353

or send an email to: hrstm@montgomerycollege.edu

Montgomery College is an academic institution committed to promoting

equal opportunity and fostering diversity among its student body, faculty, and staff.

Closing DateWednesday, May 30, 2018

Montgomery College is a tobacco-free and smoke-free workplace

For disability-related accommodations, please call 240-567-5353

or send an email to: hrstm@montgomerycollege.edu

Montgomery College is an academic institution committed to promoting

equal opportunity and fostering diversity among its student body, faculty, and staff.

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