To provide adult students and instructors with assistance in specific subject areas by using a variety of educational methods that enhance and augment learning at locations off and/or on campus.
Distinguishing Characteristics: Incumbents in positions are assigned to a contract education class(es) that are primarily off-campus at industry/business locations in the area. Contract Class Tutor I 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. Incumbents are assigned to work with an instructor(s) and adult students in a given subject area.
Examples of Duties/Essential Functions: Assist students in specific classroom assignments relating to contract education classes. Clarify instructor, textbook, and industry-specific directions. Assist instructor in developing the abilities of students to recognize and strive for quality work, some which may be job-related. Explains work assignments to students as necessary. Monitors classrooms during examinations and study periods. Provides individual attention for students as needed at locations and times determined to be most convenient by the students. Interprets course objectives and procedures for students; assists instructor in interpreting industry/business educational requirements. Instructs students in the proper care and operation of classroom equipment as needed. Assists instructors by proofreading, correcting, and evaluating assignments. Plans and prepares handouts and supplementary classroom materials. Help to prepare paperwork for supply requisitions. Participate in compiling class statistical and evaluation documentation for Contract Education Office. May perform a variety of general clerical duties, such as, taking attendance, typing, duplicating and assembling tests and tallying class surveys. Perform related duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications: Education/Experience: Experience: One year of experience working with adult students in the general area of tutoring or classroom assistance, preferably in a community college.
Knowledge Of: Principles, methods, and procedures of instructing and providing learning opportunities to students (i.e. adult pedagogy). Fundamentals of economic development and contract education in community colleges. Basic knowledge of the business environment/culture. Principles of the subject matter of the department to which assigned. English usage, vocabulary, grammar, and spelling. Office methods, supplies, and equipment.
Speak and write effectively. Operate a variety of classroom instructional equipment. Perform a variety of general clerical tasks. Understand and carry out oral and written directions. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with instructional and contract education staff, and adult students. Travel to on-site locations at times/days which will vary.
Special Instructions: This position is located on the campus of Contra Costa College, 2600 Mission Bell Dr., San Pablo, CA 94806.
The Contra Costa Community College District does not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, age, sex, or sexual orientation. This prohibition against unlawful discrimination extends to any person who is perceived to have any of the above characteristics or who is associated with someone who has, or who is perceived to have, any of those characteristics.
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About the DistrictThe 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 studen...t 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 CollegeContra 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 CollegeDVC 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 CollegeLos 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.