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Job ID: 117204

Manager, English as a Second Language Instructional Support
Mt. San Antonio College


Date Posted Dec. 14, 2018
Title Manager, English as a Second Language Instructional Support
University Mt. San Antonio College
Walnut, CA, United States
Department N/A
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Director/Manager
    Professional Staff
  • Administration - Student Affairs
    Education
    Administration - Other
 
 


Manager, English as a Second Language Instructional Support

Mt. San Antonio College


Job Category: Management

Employee Group:

Time (Percent Time): 100%

Term (months/year): 12 months/year

Current Work Schedule (days, hours): Monday/Thursday/Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Tuesday/Wednesday, 1:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Salary Range: M-10

Salary: Steps 1 - 6, $101,112 - $113,964 annually

Shift Differential:

Health & Welfare: The College contributes $7,930 toward annual premiums for medical, dental, vision, and life insurance coverage. Lifetime retirement benefits provided for eligible retirees. The District participates in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS), State Teachers Retirement System (STRS) retirement programs, and MetLife Social Security Alternative Plan.

Note Salary and Health & Welfare Benefits are subject to change.

Department: ESL

Open Date: 12/13/2018

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Basic Function/Overview:

DEFINITION
Under general direction, plans, directs, administers, supervises, and participates in the daily instruction, operations, and activities of the District's English as a Second Language (ESL) Instructional Support programs; researches and gathers various program data and develops reports; provides complex and responsible support to the Director, ESL and Intercultural Programs in areas of expertise.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED
Receives general direction from the Director, ESL and Intercultural Programs. Exercises general supervision over professional, instructional, technical, and administrative support staff.

CLASS CHARACTERISTICS
This is a management classification that manages all activities of ESL Instructional Support programs. Responsibilities include performing diverse, specialized, and complex work involving significant accountability and decision-making responsibility. The incumbent organizes and oversees day-to-day activities and is responsible for providing professional-level support to the Director, ESL and Intercultural Programs in a variety of areas. Successful performance of the work requires an extensive professional background, as well as, skill in coordinating departmental work with that of other departments. This class is distinguished from the Director, ESL and Intercultural Programs in that the latter oversees the programming and administration of the entire ESL Department, which includes multiple programs and services.

Essential Duties/Major Responsibilities:

1. Plans, manages, and oversees the daily functions, operations, and activities of the Districts ESL Instructional Support programs.
2. Participates in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies, and priorities for the program; recommends within program policy, appropriate service levels and resources; recommends and administers policies and procedures.
3. Facilities faculty instructional resources requests and makes recommendations to the Director, ESL.
4. Develops and standardizes procedures and methods to improve and continuously monitor the efficiency and effectiveness of assigned program, service delivery methods, and procedures; assesses and monitors workload, administrative and support systems, and internal reporting relationships; identifies opportunities for improvement and makes recommendations to the Director, ESL.
5. Participates in the orientation and training of faculty and instructional support personnel; guides day-to-day work and long-term project assignments for ESL teaching and learning processes.
6. Coordinates and participates in the development and writing of course curriculum; works with faculty in developing curriculum assessment and identifying new and revised courses.
7. Oversees ESL Computer Adaptive Placement (CAP) Testing; compiles new test items from faculty for CAP tests; collects and compiles data for test bias, validity, and cut scores on new test items; monitors ESL placement tests for disproportionate impact and consequential validity.
8. Coordinates and works with faculty in developing Student Learning Outcomes (SLO) for the program; monitors ESL placement tests, grant-mandated assessment, and student learning outcomes; coordinates workshops and provides training support for all ESL teaching and learning outcomes; provides Director, ESL with relevant data for program goals and objectives (PIE) input and monitoring of program-level outcomes.
9. Advocates the ESL Instructional Support programs through State and local organizations and publications.
10. Compiles and analyzes data and makes recommendations for the program; prepares comprehensive technical records and reports.
11. Plans, organizes, and implements professional development events and meetings, including new instructor orientation, teaching and learning workshops, and SLO retreats.
12. Attends and participates in professional group meetings and various committees and advisory groups; stays abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of ESL instruction methods, techniques, and adult education programs, and other services as they relate to the area of assignment.
13. Advises, provides guidance, and prepares and delivers presentations on issues pertaining to the ESL Instructional Support programs.
14. Maintains and directs the maintenance of working and official program files and program website.
15. Monitors changes in laws, regulations, and technology that may affect District or departmental operations; implements policy and procedural changes as required;
16. Prepares, reviews, and presents staff reports, various management and information updates, and reports on special projects as assigned by the Director, ESL and Intercultural Programs.
17. Responds to difficult and sensitive public inquiries and complaints and assists with resolutions and alternative recommendations.
18. Provides a working and learning environment that is free from prohibited discrimination, harassment and retaliation (DHR), and provided by applicable law and District policies. Attends District mandated DHR training and participates in DHR investigations as directed. Prevents discrimination and harassment and retaliation against individuals who bring these complaints forward through recognizing and reporting possible incidents to the Director of Equal Employment Opportunity Programs in Human Resources.
19. Learns and applies emerging technologies and, as necessary, to perform duties in an efficient, organized, and timely manner.

Other Duties:

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Knowledge Of:

1. Administrative principles and practices, including goal setting, program development, implementation, and evaluation.
2. Budget monitoring, administrative practices, and program management practices as applied to the analysis and evaluation of projects, programs, policies, procedures, and operational needs.
3. Principles and practices of employee supervision, including work planning, assignment, review and evaluation, and the training of staff in work procedures.
4. Principles and practices of developing, implementing, and evaluating an ESL Instructional Support program.
5. Theories, principles, and practices of Second Language Acquisition (SLA) and their application to effectively provide high quality services to students.
6. Applicable Federal, State, and local laws, regulatory codes, ordinances, and procedures relevant to assigned programs, projects, and operations.
7. Methods and techniques for the development of presentations, business correspondence, and information distribution; research and reporting methods, techniques, and procedures.
8. Principles and procedures of record keeping.
9. Modern office practices, methods, and computer equipment and applications.
10. English usage, spelling, vocabulary, grammar, and punctuation.
11. Techniques for effectively representing the District in contacts with governmental agencies, community groups, and various business, professional, educational, regulatory, and legislative organizations.
12. Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively dealing with the public, vendors, students, and District staff, including individuals of various ages, disabilities, socio-economic and ethnic groups.

Skills and Abilities:

1. Assist in developing and implementing goals, objectives, policies, procedures, work standards, and internal controls for assigned program.
2. Provide administrative and professional leadership and direction for assigned program.
3. Work effectively with faculty to support an instruction and learning environment.
4. Interpret, apply, explain, and ensure compliance with Federal, State, and local policies, procedures, laws, and regulations.
5. Plan, organize, direct, and coordinate the work of professional and technical personnel; delegate authority and responsibility.
6. Select, motivate, and evaluate the work of staff and train staff in work procedures.
7. Research, analyze, and evaluate new service delivery methods, procedures, and techniques.
8. Effectively administer ESL education programs, projects, events, and administrative activities.
9. Effectively represent the District and the department in meetings with various educational, business, professional, regulatory, and legislative organizations.
10. Prepare clear and concise reports, correspondence, policies, procedures, and other written materials.
11. Conduct research projects, evaluate alternatives, make sound recommendations, and prepare effective technical staff reports.
12. Establish and maintain a variety of filing, record keeping, and tracking systems.
13. Organize and prioritize a variety of projects and multiple tasks in an effective and timely manner; organize own work, set priorities, and meet critical time deadlines.
14. Operate modern office equipment including computer equipment and specialized software applications programs.
15. Use English effectively to communicate in person, over the telephone, and in writing.
16. Understand scope of authority in making independent decisions.
17. Review situations accurately and determine appropriate course of action using judgment according to established policies and procedures.
18. Establish, maintain, and foster positive and effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Minimum Qualifications/Education & Experience:

Equivalent to graduation from a regionally accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in ESL education, linguistics, or a related field and five (5) full-time equivalent years increasingly responsible experience in working with an ESL education program within an academic setting, including two (2) full-time equivalent years of supervisory experience.

Equivalencies:

Preferred Qualifications:

License(s) & Other Requirements:

Incumbents may periodically be required to operate a vehicle that necessitates possession of a valid California drivers license. Such employees must have the ability to secure and maintain a valid California drivers license.

Working Environment:

Incumbents work in an office environment with moderate noise levels, controlled temperature conditions, and no direct exposure to hazardous physical substances. Incumbents may interact with upset staff, students, and/or the public in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures.

Physical Demands:

Must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and use standard office equipment, including a computer; to operate a motor vehicle and to visit various District and meeting sites; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. This is primarily a sedentary office classification although standing and walking between work areas may be required. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to operate standard office equipment. Positions in this classification occasionally bend, stoop, kneel, reach, push, and pull drawers open and closed to retrieve and file information. Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects up to 20 pounds.

Hazards:

Instructions re: Confidential Letter of Recommendation:

Conditions of Employment:

Official offers of employment are made by Mt. San Antonio College Human Resources and are made contingent upon Board approval. It is also required that a final offer of employment will only be made after the candidate has successfully been live-scanned and clearance for employment is authorized by Human Resources. Costs for live-scan services shall be borne by the candidate.

Notice to all prospective employees The person holding this position is considered a mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in Administrative Procedure 3518, titled Child Abuse Reporting, as a condition of employment.

As required by the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the Mt. San Antonio Community College Annual Security Report is available here: https://www.mtsac.edu/safety/pdf/asr_2018.pdf

The person holding this position is considered a Responsible Employee under Title IX of the Educational Amendments Act of 1972 and is required to report to the Colleges Title IX Coordinator all relevant details reported to him or her about an incident of alleged sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating and domestic violence and stalking.

Examination Requirements:

Typing Certificate Requirements:

Application Procedure:

Complete application packets will be accepted until the position is filled; however, those submitted by 11:59 p.m. (PST) on January 23, 2019 (Initial Screening Date) are assured consideration.
Applicants must submit all of the following materials online at http://hrjobs.mtsac.edu to be considered for this position:
1. A Mt. San Antonio College online application.
2. A cover letter describing how the applicant meets the required education and experience.
3. A detailed rsum that summarizes educational preparation and professional experience for the position.
4. Three (3) letters of recommendation that reflect relevant experience (do not use social media or professional networks as a means to provide letters of recommendation).
5. College and/or university transcripts showing the awarded/conferred degree are required and must be submitted with the online application by all applicants, including current or former employees of the college, to demonstrate that the required educational qualifications are met. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable at the time of application; however, copies of diplomas are not accepted in lieu of transcripts.

Special Notes:

Please note: A confirmation number will be assigned when your application packet indicates the supplemental questions have been answered and a document has been attached to each required link. Assistance with the online application process is available through Human Resources at 1100 N. Grand Avenue, Walnut, CA 91789-1399. Human Resources: (909) 274-4225. E-mail: employment@mtsac.edu.
DO NOT include photographs or any personal information (e.g. D.O.B, place of birth, etc.) on your application or supporting documents.
TRAVEL POLICY: Costs associated with travel in excess of 150 miles one way from residence for the purpose of an interview will be reimbursed up to a $500 maximum (per position recruitment). Relocation costs will be borne by the successful candidate. Travel reimbursement claims must be submitted no later than 30 days following the interview date.
THE MT. SAN ANTONIO COLLEGE DISTRICT WILL NOT SPONSOR ANY VISA APPLICATIONS.

Foreign Transcripts:

Foreign Transcripts: Transcripts issued outside the United States require a course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. This report must be attached with the application and submitted by the filing deadline.

Inquiries/Contact:

Human Resources at 1100 N. Grand Avenue, Walnut, CA 91789-1399. Human Resources: (909) 274-4225. E-mail: employment@mtsac.edu.

Selection Procedure:

A committee will evaluate applications, taking into account breadth and depth of relevant education, training, experience, skills, knowledge, and abilities. The screening committee reserves the right to limit the number of interviews granted. Meeting the minimum qualifications for a position does not assure the applicant of an interview.

Interviews may include a writing sample, committee presentation, and/or performance test. The committee will recommend finalists to the President/CEO and/or his designee for a second interview. The number of vacancies is dependent on student enrollment, College resources, needs, and Board of Trustees approval. The start date will follow Board approval and receipt of live scan clearance.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To be guaranteed consideration, it is the applicants responsibility to ensure that all required materials are received before the initial screening date and time indicated on the job posting. Incomplete application packets will not be considered. All application materials will become College property, will not be returned, and will not be copied. Please visit our employment website at http://hrjobs.mtsac.edu to complete and submit your application for this position.

Letters of Recommendation

The required letters of recommendation are not required to be confidential but if your reference prefers to send a confidential letter, please follow these instructions and notify your reference directly. To obtain a confidential letter of recommendation, you must enter the references name and email address in the fields provided under the Confidential References section of the application.

NOTICE: In order for your reference to receive an email with a link to attach a confidential reference letter, you must complete your application and reach the status of Under Review by HR. It is recommended that you complete your application and reach this status well in advance of the deadline to provide your reference ample time to attach the letter.

It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to assure that all required and any optional documents are attached by no later than 11:59 PM PST of the initial screening date shown on the job posting.

EEO Policy:

The College is an equal opportunity employer. The policy of the College is to encourage applications from ethnic and racial minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and Vietnam-era veterans. No person shall be denied employment because of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex (gender), age, sexual orientation, or the perception that a person has one or more of these characteristics.

Conflict of Interest:

Conflict of Interest

Cancel RTF Policy:

We reserve the right to reopen, re-advertise, delay, or cancel filling this position.

To apply, visit: https://hrjobs.mtsac.edu/

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