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Responsibilities 5. Develop and deliver workshops on specific learning success strategies related to math and science skill development. 6. Make appropriate campus referrals to other student support services including Advising, Financial Aid, Career Services, DSS, EOP, the Tutorial Center, and Counseling Services (CAPS) as appropriate. 7. Research and evaluate online and other specialized financial literacy programs designed for college students and develop a series of services appropriate to offer to MAP students. 8. Take the lead in planning how to offer financial literacy services with other TRIO staff, the offices of Financial Aid, EOP, and freshman learning community programs. 9. Facilitate workshops and class presentations that address financial literacy needs of first generation, low-income, disabled, and underrepresented students who are multilingual. 10. Monitor and evaluate the participation levels and effectiveness of the financial literacy program. 11. Attend appropriate TRiO-related conferences to stay abreast of changes and resources available in the field as they relate to serving first-generation, low-income, and/or disabled students who are multilingual. 12. Maintain accurate student records and follow data collection procedures in compliance with the U.S. Department of Education TRiO program regulations. 13. Participate with the Director of MAP and other TRiO project staff in planning the future direction and services offered by each of these grant-funded programs.
Perform other secondary duties as assigned.
The majority of duties are performed in a dynamic, fast-paced office environment in Schulz Library on Sonoma State University campus. Some duties will be performed in a classroom setting. As an exempt employee the incumbent will have some flexibility in their schedule however must be available during the regular campus hours Monday through Friday to meet the operational needs of the campus and department. A specific start time is determined by the Appropriate Administrator. Evening and weekend hours may be required on occasion and will be specified only to meet operational needs. The incumbent must maintain regular and acceptable attendance at such levels as is determined by the Appropriate Administrator. This position may require occasional travel, by automobile or airplane, and overnight stay to travel to trainings and meetings off campus. This position requires the ability to speak and hear, sit and/or stand for extended periods of time, and the ability to use a computer.
Three years of experience providing individualized tutoring and small group instruction to a diverse student population including underrepresented, low-income, first-generation and/or disabled college students is highly preferred. Additional training in group dynamics, tutoring, and conflict resolution skills is desirable. Have experience working with a variety of Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, and Power Point.
Knowledge and Abilities: General knowledge of the principles, practices, and trends of the Student Services field, as well as knowledge of the federal regulations, policies, procedures, and practices of TRiO-funded academic support services programs; knowledge of current trends and the latest technology used in the field of academic assistance, learning support, and tutoring; ability to analyze group behavior and complex student-related matters; ability to assist students individually and know techniques to utilize while engaged with individuals in personal interactions of a sensitive nature; ability to carry out a variety of professionally complex assignments without detailed instructions; ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with a variety of individuals; be able to communicate effectively with people from diverse backgrounds, including people belonging to ethnic minority groups, those possessing various religious beliefs, and differently-abled individuals.
Must be able to manage multiple tasks and assignments independently; exercise a high degree of judgment, persuasiveness, imagination, professional skills, and knowledge in math and financial literacy; identify problems and alternative solutions available without assistance; quickly adjust approaches and techniques in the face of unpredictable responses; analyze complex situations accurately and adopt effective courses of action; interpret and evaluate descriptions and explanations of problems brought forward and draw valid conclusions and project consequences of various alternative courses of action; initiate and implement ideas to better address student learning needs; utilize and develop electronic tools enhance program functions; create an environment which accepts and encourages diversity; the ability to accept constructive feedback and incorporate it into duties; and maintain inclusive working relationships amongst diverse populations including staff, faculty, administration, students, and other internal and external constituents.
Have the ability to analyze qualitative and quantitative research reports describing academic performance of postsecondary students, including math and science fields. Must possess good oral and written communication skills, and must write professional reports as needed. Have the ability to perform written assessments of academic ability and math processing difficulties of postsecondary students.
Qualification Note Application Process Apply Now' to apply to this position. Materials submitted with your application will not be returned. The ADA Coordinator is available, at 707/664-2664, to assist individuals with disabilities in need of accommodation during the hiring process.
Qualified candidates must submit the following to be considered: 1. Cover Letter (attach as first page of resume) 2. Resume 3. Online Employment Application (complete entire application, resume/cover letter will not substitute for any part of the application)
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current employees who apply for this position.
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Located in California's premier wine country one hour north of San Francisco, Sonoma State is a small campus with big ideas. With a tradition of promoting intellectual and personal growth, leadership opportunities and technological proficiency, SSU offers its students a friendly, safe and informal atmosphere on a beautiful campus setting. Currently, campus housing accommodates students in both apa...rtment and residential suite style facilities. While SSU generally accepts all qualified students who apply from high schools in its service area, 80 percent of the freshmen and 55 percent of the junior transfer students come from outside the North Bay region. With almost half of its student body living on campus, it is one of the most residential campuses within the system.