Part-time ESL/Developmental English Achievement Coach
Based at theLynn Campus, regular travel to Danvers and area high schools
Monday - Friday, some evening/weekend hours.
Up to 20 hours per week
*Grant funded position with the possibility of continuing beyond the grant cycle.
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:
Working closely with the Dean of Liberal Studies, the Assistant Dean of Liberal Studies, the English as a Second Language Department, the First Year and Foundational Literacy Department (i.e., developmental English), admissions, and advising, the ESL/Developmental English Achievement Coach is responsible for providing a broad range of services in support of students. The Achievement Coach will help with student recruitment; initiate student contact to ensure student success; counsel students on attendance and other issues; research and evaluate available community services in assisting students to remove barriers to successful learning; and, develop and implement recruitment and retention strategies.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assist faculty advising efforts in student recruitment and registration process; serves as liaison between students, deans/assistant deans, faculty, admissions, and advising staff.
Analyze and interpret student data and placement results; maintains confidential database of active case files.
Implement intrusive advising practices to identify and support students at-risk of failing or withdrawing from courses.
Advise students about degree requirements, appropriate academic course loads, and course selection; help students make academic decisions.
Assist in implementing retention activities, such as emailing or making phone calls to current or prospective students, collecting or reviewing data to be compiled (such as retention/attrition reports, recruitment reports, etc.).
Participate in college programs for professional development and advisor training.
Refer students, as necessary, to other College offices and other support services, such as tutoring, accessibility services, and career services.
Provide referrals and support for students experiencing family, personal, or economic crises which may impact school performance;
Support orientation programs; participate in open houses, information sessions, and registration events.
Commute to area high-schools and both the Lynn and Danvers campuses for meetings, programs, and events as needed.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Supervision Received: Reports Interim Dean of Liberal Studies
SALARY: $30.03 per hour. Non-benefited, up to 20 hours per week.
STARTING DATE: ASAP
B.A. degree required. Completion of a Master's degree program in TESOL, linguistics, education, or related field (highly preferred).
Dedicated to community college student success and committed to the values of access, equity, and inclusion.
Strong interpersonal skills and a demonstrated ability to effectively interact with people of diverse socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds.
Strong presentation/instructional skills; excellent verbal and written communication skills; excellent public relations and telephone skills.
Ability to work effectively within a fast-paced, rapidly growing, intense, and multifunctional academic environment.
Fluency in a language in addition to English (highly preferred).
ESL teaching experience (highly preferred).
Ability to work flexible hours; including occasional nights and weekends.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the general public.
Ability to maintain confidentiality and demonstrate good judgment, tact and courtesy.
Ability to follow complex oral and written directions, work independently.
Candidates will be required to pass a CORI/SORI and/or a National background check as a condition of employment.
North Shore Community College is a diverse, caring, inclusive community that inspires our students to become engaged citizens and to achieve their personal, academic, and career goals through accessible, affordable, rigorous educational opportunities that are aligned with our region's workforce needs and will prepare them for life in a changing world. NSCC is one of 15 Massachusetts community colleges, which serves the 26 cities and towns north of Boston. Since its founding in 1965, NSCC has grown from a single leased building to an urban campus in downtown Lynn and a suburban campus in Danvers, and from five to 80 academic programs of study. Nearly 50,000 students have graduated from NSCC. The college is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE).