Schedule: Up to 29 hours/week. M-F, may work 1-2 weekend days per year for special events.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each essential duty listed below. Reasonable accommodations will be made for persons with disabilities, covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act, in accordance with its requirements. Duties are numbered for convenience, and do not indicate order in terms of importance, frequency that the duty is performed, or the amount of time spent on the duty.
1) Establishes placement sites for teacher internships. Seeks placement sites, visits, and evaluates prospective ECE centers and determines appropriateness for utilization for student placements.
2) Reviews course goals and objectives, provides information and guidance to field instructors and initiates Affiliate Agreements.
3) Distributes placement applications to students and reviews applications. Coordinates practicum placements. Determines student eligibility and matches students with sites.
4) Facilitates orientations and organizes distribution of field packets.
5) Collaborates with ECE centers, faculty, adjunct faculty and serves as advocate for students.
6) Responds to issues and concerns, answers routine questions and provides general guidance in support of students.
7) Provides support to field instructors. Reviews expectations, provides on-site training and group training sessions.
9)Responds to ECE centers' concerns or questions.
10) Provides customer service. Responds to telephone inquiries, meets with potential students, participates in-group information sessions and provides general assistance.
11) Keeps accurate records. Completes and maintains required documentation.
12) Maintains confidentiality of student records and other information.
13) Works assigned schedule, exhibits regular and predictable attendance and works outside of normal hours to meet workload demands.
14) Performs other related duties as required. Usual Physical Demands: The incumbent of this position typically exhibits the physical demands identified in the Functional Job Analysis on file in the College's Human Resources Department and which is periodically reviewed and updated. Physical demands listed in the Functional Job Analysis are not job qualification standards, but are used to help the College assess and determine reasonable accommodations for otherwise qualified individuals covered by the American's with Disabilities Act.While performing duties of this job, the employee regularly exhibits digital dexterity when entering data into computer. The employee frequently sits for extended periods of time, and occasionally stands and walks. Employee converses verbally with others in person and by telephone. Vision demands include close, relatively detailed vision when focusing on a computer screen. The employee occasionally lifts up to 10 pounds.
Working Conditions: Normal office working conditions.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of: early childhood licensing; best practices in early childhood education. Skill in: office administration; curriculum; building relationships with early childhood centers; written communications; operation of general office equipment; maintaining good public relations; customer service; general typing; application of job software programs including word processing and spreadsheets; planning, scheduling and organizing practicums; collaborating with other agencies, business and community resources. Ability to: demonstrate flexibility; work effectively with persons of varying cultures and diversity; work independently demonstrating initiative; develop and maintain effective working relationships with associates, supervisors, job contacts and general public; answer routine inquiries; maintain confidential and sensitive information; maintain accurate and complete work records; identify potential practicum sites and negotiate mentorship and internship contracts.
Associate's Degree in a related field.
One year of experience working or interning in an educational setting.
State Motor Vehicle Operator's License or demonstrable ability to gain access to work site(s).
Preferred Qualifications: Experience training staff and/or conducting orientations. Proficiency creating on-line material and trainings. Experience with event planning. Four-year degree or above in a related field.
Additional Information: This position tends to grant the employee the ability to develop a flexible schedule after the training period. Any schedule would need to be approved by the manager.
Internal Number: req2448_1554923849
About Columbus State Community College
Columbus State Community College has been meeting the diverse educational needs of the Central Ohio community for more than 50 years. The college is proud to be an important contributor to the growth and progress of the region and to serve as the front door to higher education in Central Ohio. From the first graduating class in 1965 through this year, 50,000 students have earned associate degrees in 50-plus technical fields and academic transfer programs. Columbus State also offers Associate of Arts and Associate of Science degree programs whose coursework fulfills the freshman and sophomore year requirements for bachelor’s degree programs offered by four-year colleges and universities throughout the state. Specific transfer agreements with more than 40 colleges and universities are in place at Columbus State, and new direct-to degree partnership programs are being developed all the time. Columbus State now has two campuses serving Central Ohio educational needs. The Columbus Campus is located on 85 acres in downtown Columbus. The 108-acre, full-service Delaware Campus welcomed its first students in 2010. Additionally, Columbus State offers classes at nine convenient regional learning centers throughout Central Ohio.