Adult Basic Education / High School Completion Instructor (Study Lab Monitor)

Vacancy Notice: Friday, January 20, 2023
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Position Type: Classified
Hours: Part Time
Reports To: High School Completion Coordinator

Job Summary

Do you enjoy sharing your knowledge and expertise in the area of education? Are you passionate about making an impact and empowering others with life changing opportunities? If so, Hawkeye Community College has a great opportunity for you!

The Van G Miller Adult Learning Center is looking for an evening, part-time Adult Basic Education / High School Completion (ABE/HSC) Instructor Study Lab Monitor to join their team. While working at the Adult Learning Center, you are helping make a meaningful impact on the everyday lives of their students. Students are empowered to get the education and skills they need to thrive at work, school, home and in their community all while earning their high school equivalency diploma or learning the English language.

As the ABE/HSC Instructor Study Lab Monitor you would be responsible for assisting and supervising students in the Study-Skills Lab of the High School Completion Program. You would be making real-life impact on our students working to earn their High School Equivalency Diploma by providing individualized instructions and resources to help meet their needs as they prepare for the HiSET test. This includes assisting students with independent study in math, reading, writing, science, and social studies; monitoring and scoring practice tests; as well as providing explanations and individualized assignments for further study and practice. Classes operate on a quarter system under managed enrollment.

Hawkeye Community College is a comprehensive community college focused on meeting the needs of the community by providing quality, affordable learning experiences for a diverse student body through our Adult Learning Center, Business and Community Education Department as well as through more than 50 career and technical programs and liberal arts transfer programs. Hawkeye Community College’s mission is about empowering students, strengthening businesses and enriching communities with a vision to improve the quality of life in the communities we serve.

Essential Job Functions

Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Instructs classes in-person and online. Assists students one-on-one with math, reading, writing, science, and social studies.

  • Monitors and assesses learners’ progress, through unit tests, homework, short writing prompts, discussions and others.

  • Prepares students for postsecondary education and training, employment, and better employment.

  • Monitors and supervises the Study Lab in the morning or evening class sections as assigned.

  • Administers practice tests to help students prepare for Official Practice Tests and HiSET exams.

  • Utilizes classroom technology and assists students with digital literacy.

  • Maintains daily attendance records and paperwork.

  • Learns and applies new strategies, methods, and initiatives.

  • Collaborates with other content area instructors, administrators, and staff for student success.

  • Manages students to have a productive and welcoming learning environment.

  • Identifies areas of student need and differentiates instruction.

  • Collaborates on the development of standards-based curriculum.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Unless otherwise approved under Hawkeye’s remote work policy, regular on campus and/or onsite attendance is considered an essential function of the position.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in education or teaching.

  • Knowledge of general office and classroom procedures and protocols.

  • Demonstrated ability to work with students who have widely varying instructional levels and reading abilities.

  • Demonstrated ability to explain and review elementary through high school level curriculum.

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team.

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and professionally both in writing and in speaking.

  • Demonstrated ability to work with a culturally diverse student population, faculty, staff, and the general public.

  • Ability to demonstrate strong interpersonal communication.

  • Skilled in Microsoft Office Suite, Google applications, and video conferencing technology.

  • Demonstrated ability to execute organization and department policies and procedures.

  • Demonstrated ability to handle confidential/sensitive information with discretion.

Preferred Qualifications

  • K-12 Teaching certification.

  • Endorsements in English, Math, Social Studies, and/or Science.

  • Teaching experience in a study lab environment.

  • Teaching experience in Adult Education and Literacy programs.

Working Conditions

Anticipated schedule is Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Work is performed either in or a combination of an office setting, classroom setting using technology. Requires good hand-eye coordination including visual acuity to use a keyboard and read technical information; arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp. Sit, stand, bend, lift and move frequently during working hours. During course of day, interact with students, faculty and staff in person, by telephone and computers.

Employment Status

Hourly, part time position during fall and spring semesters.

Application Procedure

  • Complete an online application at www.hawkeyecollege.edu/employment

    • Submit/upload a cover letter addressing the following:

      • Describe your experience and skills working with diverse student populations

      • Describe your instructional technology skills

    • Submit/upload a resume.

    • Submit/upload 3 professional references with a minimum of 1 being from a current/past supervisor.

  • Submit an online application and all required materials by Sunday, February 5, 2023.

Apply Online

Hawkeye Community College is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, committed to equity and diversity in its educational services and employment practices: hawkeyecollege.edu/about/diversity-inclusion/equal-opportunity. The College does not discriminate on the basis of sex; race; age; color; creed; national origin; religion; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity; genetic information; or actual or potential parental, family, or marital status in its programs, activities, or employment practices. Veteran status is also included to the extent covered by law. Any person alleging a violation of equity regulations shall have the right to file a formal complaint. Inquiries concerning application of this statement should be addressed to: Equity Coordinator and Title IX Coordinator for employees, 319-296-4405; or Title IX Coordinator for students, 319-296-4448; Hawkeye Community College, 1501 East Orange Road, P.O. Box 8015, Waterloo, Iowa 50704-8015; or email equity-titleIX@hawkeyecollege.edu, or the Director of the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Citigroup Center, 500 W. Madison, Suite 1475, Chicago, IL 60661, phone number 312-730-1560, fax 312-730-1576, email: OCR.Chicago@ed.gov.

If any applicant is in need of a reasonable accommodation in completing the application process, please notify a member of Human Resource Services.

Contact Information

Human Resource Services

Hawkeye Center 101
319-296-4004
Jobs Line: 319-296-2329 ext.5000‚Äč
Email Human Resource Services

If you are in need of any special accommodation in completing the application process, please notify a member of Human Resource Services.

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