Technical Expert III, Writing Center (SEAP Supported)

Mt. San Antonio College

Walnut, Califonia

ID: 7134862 (Ref.No. T-017-2022)
Posted: March 17, 2023
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Posting Details

Posting Details

Position Title Technical Expert III, Writing Center (SEAP Supported)
Position & Salary Professional Expert - Technical Expert, Levels I-V: $30.00 - $55.00/hour
Posting Number T-017-2022
Division Humanities & Social Sciences
Department Writing Center, The
Health & Welfare Benefits
Persons employed for temporary employment are not eligible to participate in the College’s Health and Welfare plan or option fringe benefit plan in conjunction with their employment. Human Resources will track the eligibility requirements under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Should a person meet the eligibility requirements, Human Resources will initiate an open enrollment period to enroll an ACA designated medical plan.
Current Work Schedule (days, hours)
Up to 21 hours per week.
Open Date 02/03/2023
Close Date 03/10/2023
Initial Screening Date 03/10/2023
Open Until Filled No
For more details about this position, please contact:

Human Resources
E-mail: [email protected]
Phone: (909) 274-4225
EEO Policy & Equity Statement
The College is an equal opportunity employer. The policy of the College is to encourage applications from ethnic and racial minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and Vietnam-era veterans. No person shall be denied employment because of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex (gender), age, sexual orientation, or the perception that a person has one or more of these characteristics.

This is a CONTINUOUS recruitment for an applicant POOL to fill temporary, hourly assignments on an as-needed basis. Departments or divisions will refer to the POOL of applications on file to fill temporary assignments as the need arises. You will be contacted by the hiring manager should the department/division be interested in scheduling an interview.

Student Health Services provides medical and mental health services to enrolled students. The mental health program, specifically, provides brief psychotherapy and mental health assessment, mental health workshops and online mental health resources for students.
Minimum Qualifications
A. The minimum of one of the following awarded/conferred from a regionally accredited institution:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in any social science, humanities, mathematics, or natural science discipline or in liberal studies, as appropriate for course; OR
  2. Equivalency:
    1. Bachelor’s degree in business administration or related business majors (accounting, marketing, management, international business, and finance), computer sciences, or education AND at least two years of professional experience related to area of assignment; OR
    2. California Designated Subjects Adult Education Teaching Credential authorizing instruction in basic skills, literacy, reading, mathematics, K-12, or an Education Certificate; OR
    3. California Teaching Credential authorizing instruction in the area appropriate for the course AND at least two years of professional experience related to area of assignment; OR
  3. California Community College credential authorizing service as an instructor in the appropriate discipline;

B. Commitment to the community college goals/objectives of providing quality programs and services for students with diverse abilities and interests; personal qualities to work effectively and sensitively in a multicultural environment; awareness and commitment to the special needs of non-traditional students.

C. Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written English.
Application Procedure
Complete application packets will be accepted until the position is filled; however, applications submitted by 11:59 p.m. (PST) on the listed Close Date are assured consideration. Applicants must submit all of the following materials online:

1. Mt. San Antonio College online application.

2. A cover letter describing how the applicant meets the required education and experience.

3. A detailed resume that summarizes educational preparation and professional experience for the position.

4. College and/or university transcripts showing the awarded/conferred degree.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
  1. Assists in the coordination and implementation of the online services of the Writing Center, including Canvas, the Writing Center website, and social media presence; provides information to students and faculty interested in receiving services.
  2. Updates and manages in consultation with the Director and Asst. Director the Writing Center website.
  3. Provides direction, training, orientation, and mentoring to new tutors, via online Canvas modules and direct, real-time consultation via Zoom; assists in the recruitment and selection of staff and provides recommendations.
  4. Assists in keeping Writing Center services ADA-compliant both online and in person
  5. Assists the Director and Asst. Director in ensuring that all Writing Center services, including those online, are equity-minded and anti-racist.
  6. Coordinates the Directed Learning Activities program in consultation with the Director and Asst. Director, including creating new DLAs in response to faculty requests, updating current DLAs to be ADA-compliant and equity-minded, and coordinating with faculty regarding new DLAs and providing information and publicity about current DLAs.
  7. Assists the Director and Assistant Director in arranging tutoring for students in the Community Partnership programs and centers, including scheduling, outreach, and tutor training.
  8. Performs a variety of administrative and clerical duties; prepares, organizes, and maintains records and files in compliance with District policies and procedures.
  9. Attends meetings and training sessions as required.
  10. Learns and applies emerging technologies and, as necessary, performs duties in an efficient, organized, and timely manner.
  11. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Preferred Qualifications
  1. Education and experience:
    1. Master’s degree in Humanities or Social Sciences (including, but not limited to English, Communications, or Composition); TESL, TESOL, Applied Linguistics with a TESL emphasis, Linguistics with a TESL emphasis, English with a TESL emphasis or Education with a TESL emphasis; OR
    2. Possession of a California credential authorizing service as an instructor in the appropriate discipline at the community college level
  2. Experience teaching in a college-level academic English or other writing intensive program
  3. Experience in developing instructional support materials, especially for embedded tutors
  4. Commitment to working with students in developmental writing
  5. Experience tutoring in a Writing Center or Learning Assistance Center
  6. Experience working with non-traditional students
  7. Experience presenting workshops to students and faculty on rhetoric and grammar
  8. Experience in the use of instructional technologies for writing
  9. Experience working with computers and basic software (especially Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and ESL software and websites)
  10. Experience supervising people from diverse backgrounds
  11. Experience working with students with disabilities
  12. Experience developing programs committed to enhancing equity
License(s) & Other Requirements
Working Environment:
Physical Demands
Conditions of Employment
The person holding this position is required to be present on Mt. San Antonio College’s campus to perform all essential duties and responsibilities.

Notice to all prospective employees – 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 Administrative Procedure 3518, titled Child Abuse Reporting, as a condition of employment.

As required by the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the Mt. San Antonio Community College Annual Security Report is available here: Mt. SAC Annual Security Report.

The person holding this position is considered a ‘Responsible Employee’ under Title IX of the Educational Amendments Act of 1972 and is required to report to the College’s Title IX Coordinator all relevant details reported to him or her about an incident of alleged sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating and domestic violence and stalking.
Conflict of Interest
Mt. San Antonio College employees and the Board of Trustees members shall not engage in any employment or activity that is inconsistent with, incompatible with, or in conflict with Mt. San Antonio College’s Administrative Procedures (AP 2710 Conflict of Interest, AP 2712 Conflict of Interest Codes).
Cancellation Policy
We reserve the right to re-open, re-advertise, delay, or cancel filling this position. This recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What does it mean for you to have a commitment to diversity? How have you demonstrated that commitment? How would you see yourself demonstrating it here?

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * What does 'equity' mean to you? How would you enact your definition of equity in this position?

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Incomplete application packets will not be considered. Stating “see resume” on your application will be considered an incomplete response.
    • I understand this statement
  4. * Evidence of minimum qualifications must be established in the online application form. Supporting documents such as cover letter, resume, etc. will not be used for the purpose of determining minimum qualifications.
    • I understand this statement
  5. * Employees must be California residents on their date of hire and for the duration of their employment with Mt. SAC.
    • I understand and agree to abide by this statement
  6. * The District does not provide sponsorship for authorization to work in the United States. Work authorization should be established at the time of application submission.
    • I understand this statement

Required & Optional Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  3. Transcripts to Meet Required Qualifications
Optional Documents
  1. Transcripts - Continued
  2. Foreign Transcripts Evaluation
  3. Letter of Recommendation 1
  4. Letter of Recommendation 2
  5. Letter of Recommendation 3
  6. Other Document 1