Learning Center Coordinator
Learning Center Coordinator Job in Window Rock, AZ
Window Rock Center
Forty (40) hours per week, 8am - 5pm (Flexible), Monday - Friday
Summary/Objective of Position:
The position is responsible for planning, coordinating, and organizing a variety of Learning Center services and activities to assist students and advance their educational goals. Position also serves as support services to student success initiatives, such as student orientation, tutoring services, academic workshop, and organizing career development.
Description of Essential Functions of the Position
This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts, requirements or working conditions associated with the job. While this list is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job,management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed as assigned.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
- Provides information to students about the Learning Center services; assists with scanning documents, printing, scheduling tutoring and study group sessions; coordinates use of computer labs with faculty, staff, and students; assist students with library services.
- Assist faculty with printing, scanning, test proctoring, and minor IT equipment troubleshoot.
- Operates a variety of virtual learning equipment and computers; coordinates with IT to test, adjust, maintain and troubleshoot; maintains the lab in a safe, clean and orderly condition.
- Provide training to students on how to navigate the DC Portal (warrior web, blackboard, on-line distance learning participation, zoom, Webex, MS teams, i.e.)
- Coordinates with the first year coordinator to schedule student orientations for new students.
- Coordinate with student services programs to schedule regular academic workshops targeting academic skill building, time management, study skills, and financial literacy.
- Assist students with their scholarship application (Navajo Nation Scholarship, FAFSA, private scholarship).
- Supervise part-time or full-time college student workers (work-study students, tutors, workforce development or TANF participants, Chapter House student employment programs, etc.); Oversee and maintain timesheets and reporting.
- Assist with community outreach activities; network with other Colleges/Universities, tribal entities (tribal departments), and state organizations to coordinate activities for students (Career Fair, Transfer Day, local K-12 schools, classroom visits, booth set up, etc.).
- Coordinate with other higher educational institutions to schedule campus visitations for students and other field trips.
- Collects and compile data for institutional statistical reports (sign-in sheets, computer lab sign-in, tutoring services, activities/event sign-in, or grant related data reporting).
- Maintain confidentiality of information regarding students, staff, and faculty per FERPA and College personnel policies.
- Attend workshop, seminars, or conferences pertaining to student services, academic services, or career development services. (Student safety, campus safety, CPR, first aid, etc.)
- Assist with promoting Dine College and serve on committees.
- Assist with student organization activities.
- Assist with keeping work place safe.
- Other duties assigned.
Education & Experience
Associate degree in Education, Psychology, or closely related field. 1-2 years of experience working with Native American students.
Bachelor degree in Education, Psychology, or closely related field. 2-3 years of experience working in a college setting. Experience in participating in community outreach activities.
- Knowledgeable about FERPA policies to demonstrate student confidentiality.
- Knowledgeable in using Microsoft Software and student information systems (i.e. EX Jenzabar)
- Knowledgeable in using basic office technology (i.e. desktop computers, Xerox machines, etc.)
- Knowledgeable in College academic policies and procedures in assisting students.
- Knowledgeable of career services for students: resume writing, job shadowing, internship opportunities, etc.
- Knowledgeable in data collection, analyzing it, and reporting it.
- Gather and self-initiate idea for continuous improvement based on best practices in higher education.
- Research and participate in individuals and team professional development opportunities.
- Demonstrate sensitivity to student's needs: ability to encourage and empower students to make their own decisions.
- Good planning, organizational, and administrative skills; demonstrate strong analytical skills, conflicts resolution skills and leadership skills, pay attention to detail; and exemplify strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
- Adaptable and flexible in multiple situations and schedules.
- Ability to identify student's need for support services in order to make referrals.
- Ability to conduct presentations and provide information and services at a short notice.
- Ability to work effectively with a variety of students from various background (i.e. race, socioeconomic, sexual orientation, disability, religion, etc.)
Physical Requirements, Work Environment & Travel:
- The position will require average agility and good physical condition.
- Must be able to lift 25 pounds
- Work requires lifting, stooping, bending, stretching, walking, standing, and other physical exertion at times.
- Travel to other DIne College sites may be required for training or for meetings, when necessary.
- Oral Fluency in Navajo is highly desirable, but not mandatory.
- Must have and maintain a valid state issued driver's license