Reports to: Associate Dean, Student Success - Support and Retention
Posting Close Date: Open until filled (Initial Review September 9, 2022)
GRCC is seeking faculty who possess an interest in working with diverse student populations from a wide range of age, ethnicity, national origin and ability; engage in and develop innovative tutoring strategies; effectively assess Department outcomes; demonstrate a commitment to lifelong learning and professional development and provide service to our students, the college, and our community at large.
Faculty members are responsible to GRCC and to each other for the successful completion of departmental work, as well as associated with the School of Student Success & Retention and GRCC as a whole. In addition to the major position responsibilities, it is expected that faculty demonstrate outstanding communication skills, collaborate effectively, use personal initiative to overcome obstacles and work efficiently to meet deadlines. In an environment where innovation is valued, each faculty member will take responsibility to perform their work in a manner consistent with both the letter and the spirit of GRCC values.
Essential Job Functions
Supervise and coordinate all tutoring in the assigned Tutorial areas, the Health Sciences Resource and Tutorial Center
Tutor students both individually and in groups in Allied Health subject areas
Recruit, select, hire, train, supervise, evaluate and serve as mentor to professional and student tutors for individual areas
Stay current with curriculum of GRCC Allied Health Programs
Participate in the development and delivery of tutor training for all GRCC tutors
Stay current with best practices and research in learning theories and practices
Develop content-specific review materials for supported Departments
Work collaboratively with the Academic Support team to ensure continuous improvement of service and support college wide student success initiatives
Build and maintain safe, encouraging, positive, and welcoming environment for students
Promote and develop students' academic success by working effectively with diverse populations and encouraging independent learning
Conduct program assessments and evaluations
Marginal Job Functions
Maintain and update online learning platforms.
Develop and maintain close working relationship with supported academic departments' faculty and staff regarding course materials, procedures and content
Develop and maintain working relationships with other student-supporting Departments to ensure broad, cross-campus support for student success.
Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, to assist students and staff in a professional manner
Coordinate, manage and ensure the security of all Tutorial Lab resources and equipment
Establish and enforce lab policies for specified tutorial and Computer Lab areas
Disseminate information and give presentations about lab services to students, faculty and staff.
Communicate with instructors and staff regarding individual needs of students
Attend Academic Support staff meetings as well as department meetings of supported areas as requested by supervisor, Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Understanding and working knowledge of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and the Americans Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, required.
Bachelor's Degree required in Nursing or Allied Health program (Dental, Occupational Therapy, Radiology Technology), Master's Preferred
Certification or Licensure in field of study may be required
Minimum one year of clinical experience in the professional field of study required. Two plus years preferred
Two years experience teaching/tutoring in Nursing and/or Allied Health strongly preferred
Experience working with computer software systems and electronic health records
Ability to utilize and manage virtual meeting software
Experience and ability to use student/patient/client database software
Ability to lift (up to 20 pounds), bend, twist, ambulate around campus and sit for long periods.
May travel to off campus sites.
Ability to stand or sit for a period of time while observing and assisting with clinical skills learning
Demonstrated content knowledge of courses/department curriculum to be supported
Ability to effectively participate in a collaborative decision-making process
Possession of leadership qualities, including the ability to work under pressure while maintaining mature judgment and flexibility
Ability to learn and maintain up-to-date skills in computer technology
Demonstrated initiative and problem-solving abilities
Demonstrated ability to work with students from diverse educational and demographic backgrounds
Ability to manage labs with minimal supervision
Ability to adapt to demanding work environment and flexible work schedule
Demonstrated ability to build and maintain positive working relationships with faculty, staff and students
Grand Rapids Community College provides an excellent benefits experience for our GRCC family. Our benefit package is designed to enhance employees' health and well-being. Part-time employees have different benefits outlined in the specific collective bargaining agreements and handbooks. Below is an overview of these benefits, additional details are available on the Human Resources/Benefits website:
Six health insurance plan options (includes a high deductible plan with a health savings account option).
A unique dental & vision reimbursement program (includes coverage for adult orthodontia & lasik eye surgery).
Employer sponsored retirement plans as well as voluntary retirement savings plans (403b or 457 plans)
Tuition benefits at GRCC for you, your spouse and your dependents.
Tuition reimbursement at other higher education institutions for you.
Generous time off that includes sick, vacation and personal leave banks.
Paid holidays and holiday shutdown period in late December!
METHOD OF APPLICATION
Grand Rapids Community College is only accepting online applications for this position athttps://www.grcc.edu/jobs. For full consideration, submit a cover letter , resume/ CV, unofficial transcripts, and three letters of recommendation in one document. The opportunity to apply is open until filled. Initial review of applications will occur on September 9, 2022. Individuals with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Grand Rapids Community College is an equal opportunity employer. Visa sponsorship is not available.
Grand Rapids Community College creates an inclusive learning and working environment that recognizes the value and dignity of each person. It is the policy and practice of GRCC to provide equal educational and employment opportunities regardless of age, race, color, religion, marital status, sex/gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, height, weight, national origin, disability, political affiliation, familial status, veteran status or genetics in all programs, activities, services, employment and advancement including admissions to, access to, treatment in, or compensation in employment as required by state and federal law. GRCC is committed to reviewing all aspects of GRCC programs, activities, services and employment, including recruitment, selection, retention and promotion to identify and eliminate barriers in order to prevent discrimination on the basis of the listed protected characteristics. The college will not tolerate any form of retaliation against any person for bringing charges of discrimination or participating in an investigation. Further information may be obtained from the EEO Office or the Office of General Counsel, 143 Bostwick Avenue NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-3295.
The urban campus of Grand Rapids Community College is situated on a six-block area in the heart of Michigan’s second largest metropolitan area with a population approaching one million. GRCC, founded in 1914, is the oldest community college in Michigan, but the atmosphere is exciting and contemporary; its top-notch faculty, commitment to diversity in programming and campus lifestyle, and the strong spirit of community collaboration under the leadership of President Bill Pink, make it a vital and rewarding workplace. Known as “The Community’s College,” GRCC is responsive to the needs of surrounding business, economic, cultural and educational environments. The college offers credit and non-credit, associate degree and certification programs, and workforce training at both on- and off-campus locations so that students of all ages and abilities can pursue personal goals for higher education and/or enhanced job opportunities with success. For more information about GRCC, visit our website at www.grcc.edu