Davidson-Davie Community College (DDCC) is an award-winning institution known for a commitment to excellence and student success. The DDCC community is dedicated to providing a high quality education designed to prepare students to live and work in an increasingly interconnected world. To this end, DDCC celebrates the value of a diverse faculty and staff and encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. DDCC faculty and staff are passionate about equity and our responsibility to work with each unique student to support them in successfully attaining their goals.
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The Part-time Biology Coach position is a part-time position responsible for assisting students with their subject area of expertise. Primary duty includes providing assistance designed to promote student success. The coach collaborates with faculty to help increase awareness of services offered on both campuses by the Learning Commons and to assist in development of skills and confidence necessary for academic success. This position reports directly to the Director, Learning Commons.
Assist in managing the daily operation of the Biology coaching center
Maintain current knowledge of subject area assigned
Maintain open, robust, and timely communication with colleagues and supervisor
Provide assistance to students both onsite and online as requested by the Director, Learning Commons
Cross refer students to other Learning Commons coaching centers, academic support workshops, and other campus resources and services as needed and appropriate
Lead Academic Support Workshops in classes and virtually when appropriate and assigned by the Director, Learning Commons
Assist in other coaching centers as needed and as appropriate
Maintain appropriate paperwork and documentation including that needed for FTE recording and audit purposes
Monitor the proper usage of facilities
Collaborate with faculty concerning students’ academic progress and needs
Assist in recommending appropriate resources for the coaching center
Assist in promoting awareness of the Learning Commons coaching centers among faculty, staff, and students
Collaborate with the Learning Commons staff to develop meaningful evaluations of services and use data to inform decision making processes
Perform other duties as assigned that support the College mission and initiatives
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution with recent teaching or tutoring experience
Flexible schedule to meet student demand for tutoring times
Willingness to work at other locations
Creativity, flexibility and openness to change
Strong oral and written communication skills
Strong computer skills and proficiency in using multiple computer applications and commitment to the use of technology in instruction
Ability to work effectively and collaborate with others in a team environment
Familiarity with and appreciation for the mission of a comprehensive community college
Effectiveness in the following College organizational competencies: - Translating College purpose, values, and vision into organizational action - Collaborating and facilitating - Creating and innovating - Anticipating and responding to change - Providing vision and leadership - Assessment of student learning - Engagement and assessment of successful student retention models
Master’s degree from an accredited institution
Experience working with college students in a flexible setting
Davidson County Community College is a member of the North Carolina Community College system. DCCC serves Davidson/Davie and adjoining counties with the main campus located on the border of Lexington and Thomasville, and the Davie campus located in Mocksville. We also have three satellite education centers in the area for students who find it convenient to study in a smaller environment. Davidson County Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. (See Davidson County Community College website – www.davidsonccc.edu – Street Address: 297 DCCC Road, Thomasville, NC 27360-7385 – Post Office Address: P.O. Box 1287, Lexington, NC 27293-1287)Davidson County Community College’s mission is to develop minds, inspire imaginations, and prepare students for enhanced career and educational opportunities within a changing global environment.