Classifed/Wage Positions (part-time)
Part Time Restricted Program Counselor
Position No. W0012
Educational Talent Search, a Federally Funded program at Dabney S. Lancaster Community College is seeking applicants for a part time Program Counselor. The counselor will work in the identified target public schools to increase high school retention, graduation, and postsecondary attendance rates of economically, culturally, and educationally disadvantaged and potential first generation college students. The counselor will provide college and career preparation counseling activities as well as academic support services at target schools as required.
This position requires knowledge of career preparation, high school graduation requirements, study skills, college admissions and testing requirements, financial aid programs and related internet resources. Successful candidates must have the ability to work independently, travel to target schools, plan and conduct activities with individuals and groups, work with students, parents, target school personnel, DSLCC faculty and staff. Experience in working with disadvantaged population and knowledge of obstacles faced by this population are desirable. Master’s preferred (Bachelors required) in Education, Counseling or related area.
Please Note: Continuation of this position is contingent upon federal funding. This is a wage position (hourly), limited to, working no more than 29 hours a week.
Learn more and apply now.
Writing Center Tutor
POSITION NO. W0059-W0064
Two Part-Time Wage positions
JOB DESCRIPTION: The Writing Center Tutor is primarily responsible for assisting DSLCC students in improving their writing drafts prepared for their academic course work. This assistance may involve help with contents of writing assignments, elements of style such as paragraph development and sentence variety, and sentence mechanics such as grammar and spelling. Work is performed under the general supervision of Writing Center Coordinator.
- Attends training sessions
- Schedules appointments for tutorial sessions
- Prepares and conduct writing skills development workshops
- Keeps detailed records of students served
- Keeps the referring instructor informed of the type of tutorial assistance his/her student received
- Submits required reports
- Participates in professional development activities
- Actively participates in staff meetings
- Helps keep reference resources organized and available
- Helps with activities to promote services offered by the WC
- Collects data on student’s performance improvement as part of the assessment of the tutorial program
- Assists the Writing Center Coordinator with other tasks as assigned
QUALIFICATIONS: Successful applicants must meet the following minimum qualifications:
- Bachelor's degree in English, Education, or Reading.
- Strong oral and written communications skills
- Strong problem-solving skills
- Strong critical thinking skills
- Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships
- Ability to work independently and with others
- Ability to utilize computer technology to access data, maintain records and generate reports
- Possess a sincere desire to work with students