GRCC is seeking to build a candidate pool for on-call or limited duration temporary non-benefited positions. GRCC Adult Education is interested in applicants who meet the qualifications mentioned below and possesses an interest in working with diverse learners from a wide range of age, ethnicity and national origin. They must be able to engage their students through innovative teaching methods and a variety of mediated instructional applications.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Deliver lesson plans and provide ESL instruction in the following areas: Reading, Listening, Writing, Speaking and Math per state curriculum guidelines for the WIOA grant.
Supervise and manage a classroom learning environment.
Administer and score all assessments tests, including but not limited to, CASAS, TABE, and National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC).
Manage projects and meet projected time lines as required.
Implement adult learning and training methods in the classroom such as training manuals, demonstration models, visual aids, tutorials and reference works.
Proctor and document student progress.
Practice Continuous Quality Improvement to modify program delivery to meet existing and future needs of Learning Centers.
Able to adjust pace of curriculum delivery based on the needs of the students within the guidelines defined by the State of Michigan.
Implement technology whenever possible to assist student learning.
Follow established work safety policies and procedures.
Support the diverse needs of minority and underrepresented students.
Generate and maintain quarterly progress records on mandated student assessments and adult learning plans, as required by State Reporting System.
Possess an understanding of how to effectively deal with students with personal issues, and disruptive behaviors both in and out of the classroom.
Attend required meetings.
Other responsibilities as determined by Associate Dean of Academic Outreach.
Regular attendance during normal scheduled hours is required. Being present is essential for serving customers and performing the essential functions of this position.
MARGINAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Project a professional image including punctuality, dependability and good attendance records
Excellent organizational skills, ability to multi-task, prioritize and complete tasks in a timely manner
Willingness and ability to learn the college-wide system.
Demonstrated computer skills, Microsoft Office
Certification to teach English as a Second Language in the following areas Reading, Listening, Writing and Math required.
Master's Degree preferred.
National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) preferred but not required.
Minimum of two (2) years of documented successful professional experience working with Adult Education and underrepresented populations.
Bi-lingual Spanish preferred. Proficient verbal and written communications in English and Spanish
Possess strong interpersonal communications skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
Experience in working with diverse student/learner populations that represent a wide range of age, ethnicity, national origin, and ability.
Demonstrate a commitment to promoting a learning-centered environment
Computer skills using common office software, and Internet.
Knowledge with using as CASAS and WorkKeys.
Excellent organizational skills, ability to prioritize, and complete tasks in a timely manner.
Effective interpersonal communication skills working with diverse populations.
Must be able to use good judgment in handling sensitive or difficult situations.
Ability to work in an environment where students suffer from high rates of poverty, unemployment, and crime in their community.
Must be able to maintain confidentiality.
Demonstrated ability in working in a cross-functional team and a collaborative learning centered environment.
Ability to organize work, handle multiple tasks, and meet timelines in a multi-project environment
Must be self-motivated with the ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
High level of energy, enthusiasm and the ability to be innovative and creative.
Ability to handle pressure situations in a professional manner
Possess mature judgment
Ability to learnand react quickly, make decision and execute them expeditiously
Ability to lift and move up to 25 pounds.
Ability to sit for extended periods of time.
Ability to work in a high traffic, indoor environment
Must be able to work flexible hours as needed
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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