Department Name: Center-Reading Diagnosis & Instruction
Job Number: MB2019-PA2486
This is a part-time position working 20-hours per week (0.5 FTE). The hours for this position may be increased and/or become full-time based on operational needs and funding.
Powered by an inspiring Founding Vision Statement, California State University, Monterey Bay (WWW.CSUMB.EDU) is a comprehensive, mid-sized four-year university whose staff and faculty help transform student lives by emphasizing project-based learning, requiring service learning, and promoting multicultural and global perspectives on and beyond the campus community. CSUMB is both an MSI and HSI and has a vibrant, diverse student body of nearly 7,000 students and growing. Our faculty and staff, many of whom live in campus housing, appreciate living and working about one mile from the shores of the beautiful Monterey Bay. As one of the 23 campuses in the California State University (CSU) system, we offer excellent benefits, including housing, and competitive salaries for our faculty and staff. During our 25th Silver Anniversary Celebration in 2019-20, we will complete two major building projects: the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences and the Student Union. By 2030, CSUMB’s sustainability initiative is to be carbon neutral.
Under the general supervision of the Director, Center for Reading Diagnosis and Instruction; the Reading Specialist is responsible for independently performing the full range of varied and complex assignments in support of the day-to-day operations of the Center for Reading Diagnosis and Instruction which include the following: assess and provide instruction for a caseload of K-12 students which includes K-12 English language learners to assist in teaching reading skills, train and supervise CSUMB Undergraduate students who will in turn tutor K-12 which may include K-12 English language learners, assist the Director with in-service training for educators in the Tri-county region, interface with parents who bring children for assessment and instruction at the center, coordinate day-to-day activities of the center, and report to the Director as directed.
ESSENTIALDUTIESANDRESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to, the following:
Provides training for CSUMB student tutors in the implementation of best practice strategies and evidence-based reading programs for use with K-12 students at the Reading Center. Monitors CSUMB student tutors and provides on-going training and assistance, as needed.
Manages a caseload of students and provides direct one-to-one or small group instruction. Documents all caseload activities and maintains thorough records on individual students, groups, etc., as prescribed by the Director.
Provides content knowledge and resources about learning and teaching literacy including: teaching strategies; assessment techniques; assessment of reading and writing skills; interpretation of assessment results; classroom routines; and practices that promote literacy, etc.
Provides information and guidance regarding a range of effective and innovative literacy practices through various activities such as: individual discussions (informal and formal); coaching sessions; demonstration lessons with pre- and post-discussion/analysis; study groups.
Acts as link between K-12 school personnel and other literacy professionals and resources.
Administers reading and language assessments and develops individualized learning plans for K-12 students who struggle with reading and literacy.
Performs other job-related duties and special projects as assigned.
Education: Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university in a related field, including or supplemented by upper division or graduate course work in counseling techniques, interviewing, and conflict resolution where such are job-related.
Experience: Possession of these knowledge and abilities is typically demonstrated through the equivalent of three years of progressively responsible professional student services work experience. One year in the program area to which assigned may be preferred but is not required. A master’s degree in Counseling, Clinical Psychology, Social Work, or a directly related field may be substituted for one year of experience. A doctorate degree and the appropriate internship or clinical training in counseling or guidance may be substituted for the three years of experience for positions with a major responsibility for professional career or personal counseling.
Special Conditions of Employment:
All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check (including a criminal records check).
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 CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
This position will have a duty to report to the Campus Title IX Officer information pertaining to victims of sex discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual misconduct, dating/domestic violence, and stalking as required by CSU Executive Order 1095.
This position is required to comply with confidentiality requirements outlined in the Department of Education’s Family Educational Rights and Privacy and California’s Educational Code Chapter 13 regarding sensitive student issues.
This position is designated as a Campus Security Authority, will be required to participate in annual training, and to immediately forward to University Police all reports of Clery Act crimes brought to their attention.
Must possess and maintain a valid license to drive in the State of California, pass the Defensive Training Class, and be insurable under the University’s liability coverage.
Occasional evenings and/or weekend work is required.
Any employee with direct contact with minor children must undergo a background check; CSU policy requires fingerprinting for these individuals.
Office environment with standard equipment and tasks. Position requires working at a computer and desk for extended periods of time. Requires travel between campus offices and off-campus locations.
Compensation and Benefits:
Anticipated hiring salary for a 0.50 FTE is in the mid – $2,000’s per month with great benefits. For salary range info see: CSU Salary Schedule. CSUMB offers an attractive employee benefits package, CSU Benefits R04. The University Corporation at CSU Monterey Bay also provides access to affordable campus housing, Employee Housing.
Campus Interviews: Late February/ early March 2019
How to Apply:
For full consideration, submit the required documents by 5:00 p.m. on the priority screen date listed above. For assistance or if you require an accommodation, please call (831) 582-3389. For computer/online access you may visit the Tanimura and Antle Family Memorial Library (map).
CSU Monterey Bay is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to: Age, Disability, Race or Ethnicity, Gender, Gender Identity or Expression, Nationality, Religion, Sexual Orientation, Genetic Information, Veteran or Military Status.
All employees must be eligible for employment in the U.S.
Quick Link for Job Posting: 4764
Internal Number: 4764
About California State University, Monterey Bay
California State University Monterey Bay (CSUMB), is a comprehensive public university committed to serving the diverse people of California, especially the working class, historically under-served, and low income populations. The university values an educational environment of cultural and linguistic diversity and gender equity; ethical reflection and practice; effective and experimental use of technologies as resources to people and catalysts for learning; and the integration of cross-disciplinary models enabling students, faculty and staff to engage in innovative instruction and coordinated service learning. The curriculum is organized around student learning outcomes. It is global in perspective, and of sufficient breadth and depth to meet local, regional, and statewide needs, specifically those of both isolated rural communities and inner-city populations. The identity of the University is framed by substantive commitment to a multilingual, multicultural, intellectual community which enables students, faculty and staff to cross institutional boundaries for innovative instruction, broadly defined scholarly and creative activity, and coordinated community service. The campus is ...located on Monterey Bay, 100 miles south of San Francisco.
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