Business Title: High School Equivalency Program Instructor
Location: WSU PULLMAN CAMPUS
Employee Type: Admin. Professional (+) (Fixed Term)
Job Family: Administrative Professional - OT Eligible
Summary of Duties:
Teach migrant and seasonal farmworker students (MSFW) in preparation for the high school equivalency exam with bilingual (English/Spanish) instructional activities in person and online; participate in developing an integrated universally designed curriculum; assess the needs of participants and develop instructional plans to meet those needs and provide academic guidance; participate in the decision-making process pertaining to issues affecting progress; help select participants; help plan, develop, and implement academic assistance and career exploration workshops; administer culturally relevant material and assessments; support and participate in participant initiatives. Under the direction of the Director of HEP, HEP instructors are responsible for teaching in the following subject areas: social studies, science, mathematics, and reasoning through language arts. A successful candidate will share the vision to address changing social, educational demographic, instructional and financial issues that impact service delivery.
Positions require a Bachelor's degree and two (2) years of professional work experience in student services or related education/experience. A Master's degree in a related field may substitute for one (1) year of professional work experience. Any combination of relevant education and professional experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.
Ability to teach migrant and seasonal farmworkers in preparation for the GED exam with bilingual (English/Spanish) in-person and online instructional activities; subject areas included on the exam are social studies, science, math, and reasoning through language arts.
Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
Ability to exercise professional judgment and leadership.
Work independently in multiple roles.
Demonstrated ability to communicate with outside agencies including migrant education programs, migrant councils, referral agents, school districts, Tribal Education offices, and/or parents.
Willingness to work evening and weekend hours on an occasional basis.
Comes from a similar background of the target population.
Experience in teaching, counseling, and advising processes and techniques, higher education, financial aid, and academic and career development practices.
Prior experience with HEP/CAMP programs.
Experience in a higher education setting working with students who are educationally, economically, and otherwise disadvantaged.
Experience with instruction in a classroom setting.
Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of factors impacting the high school equivalency experience of students from migrant/seasonal farm worker families.
Area/College: Student Affairs Department Name: Student Affairs City, State, Zip: Pullman, WA 99164 Department Link: studentaffairs.wsu.edu/ Monthly Salary: $3,750 - $4,574
WSU offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes paid sick and vacation leave; paid holidays; medical, dental, life and disability insurance package for employees and dependents; retirement; deferred compensation and optional supplemental retirement accounts.
For a more detailed summary of benefits offered by WSU for AP staff visit: https://hrs.wsu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/2022-Benefit-Overview-for-Faculty-and-AP.pdf. Find total compensation information here: https://hrs.wsu.edu/managers/recruitment-toolkit/total-compensation/. FTE: 100% Temporary End Date: This is a temporary position expected to end on June 30, 2022. This position is in the first year of a five year budget cycle and is anticipated to be renewed. Posting Close Date: This recruitment has been reposted. Screening of applications has begun and will remain ongoing until the vacancies have been filled. Background Check: This position has been designated by the department to require a background check because it requires access to children or vulnerable adults as defined by RCW 74.34, engages in law enforcement, requires security clearance, interacts with WSU students in a counseling or advising capacity, has access to personal identifying and/or financial information, unsupervised access to university buildings/property, or other business-related need. A background check will not be completed until an initial determination of qualification for employment has been made.
Application Instructions: Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) resume 2) a cover letter and 3) contact information for professional references. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements.
Time Type: Full time
Position Term: 12 Month
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