Part-time - Incumbent would be expected to work, in this capacity, no more than 150 hours per semester, or approximately 10 hours per week over a 15-week semester per section of EDUC 211 offered.
RAMAPO COLLEGE OF NEW JERSEY:
Mission: Ramapo College of New Jersey is New Jersey’s Public Liberal Arts College, dedicated to providing students a strong foundation for a lifetime of achievement. The College is committed to academic excellence through interdisciplinary and experiential learning, and international and intercultural understanding. Ramapo College emphasizes teaching and individual attention to all students. We promote diversity, inclusiveness, sustainability, student engagement, and community involvement.
Established in 1969, Ramapo College offers bachelor’s degrees in the arts, business, humanities, social sciences and the sciences, as well as in professional studies, which include business, elementary education, nursing and social work. The College also offers articulated programs, including dental, optometry, chiropractic and health professions, as well as visual arts therapy and law, with colleges and institutions in New Jersey and New York.
Undergraduate students may choose to concentrate their studies in one of five schools with more than 539 course offerings and more than 36 academic programs. Ramapo College boasts an average student/faculty ratio of 18:1 and an average class size of 23; affording students the opportunity to develop close ties to the College’s exceptional faculty.
The College offers part-time graduate programs leading to degrees in Accounting, Business Administration, Educational Technology, Educational Leadership, Nursing, Social Work and Special Education.
The District Coordinator acts as a partner with Ramapo faculty to arrange and facilitate the partnership between Ramapo College and the Paterson school district that allows for the functioning of Student Literacy Corps, EDUC 211.
Identification and Development of Schools for Field Work Placement
Keeping abreast of structural changes in the district/district schools to identify appropriate partner schools based on availability, need, and college requirements;
Providing Ramapo students a wide range of placement choices within the school, e.g., SAT preparation, K-12 grade levels, non-native speakers ESL/Bi-lingual, athletes, nonreaders, etc.
Plan for Two Orientation Field Trips, one to PS #6 and the Other to Eastside High School, each Semester;
Obtaining funding from College (currently from the Center for Civic Engagement)
Booking bus company and submitting paperwork
Working with school liaisons to develop schedule and format for orientation day to maximize visit
Facilitating tutors’ placement in chosen school and learner population, with school liaisons
Providing tutors with driving directions and work procedures for chosen site
Facilitating car pools for semester
Daily Support and Oversight for Tutors in the Field;
Responding to Ramapo tutors’ email regarding placement issues such as absenteeism of tutees, tutoring schedule needed changes (class may be at lunch)
Working with teachers to observe need to be located for session with missing tutees, dealing with a teacher’s request for photocopying, creating bulletin boards, etc.
Attending periodic class reflection sessions to identify strengths/ needs for field fine-tuning.
Assess Field Effectiveness from the Perspective of Participants
Providing feedback to Tutors/Faculty from constituency
Collaborating on innovative ideas to enhance the workshop each semester.
Plan and Implement Introduction to College Day (Tutees visit Ramapo College for reflection session, tour, and lunch, once per year.);
Soliciting and processing request for trip funding
Planning with Ramapo College Admissions Office for lunch, campus tour, etc.
Securing buses for Paterson visitors and completing/filing appropriate paperwork
Helping Paterson create permission forms from parents that reflects all aspects of trip
Attending Introduction to College Day and oversee all phases of operation.
Works as a district employee.
Ramapo College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Ramapo has a long history of advocating, advising, and supporting diversity, equity, and inclusiveness. Examples can be found in its mission statement, values, strategic plan, degree and course offerings, community outreach programs, and numerous diversity-focused conferences, trainings, and programs. Ramapo’s commitment to diversity and inclusion is infused across all facets of the College; where the environment is welcoming, dedicated to social justice, respectful of freedom of expression, focused on educating and having an ongoing conversation regarding cultural competence and the benefits and importance of diversity.
Internal Number: 114299849
About Ramapo College
"Ranked by U.S. News & World Report as sixth in the Best Regional Universities North category for public institutions, Ramapo College of New Jersey is sometimes mistaken for a private college. This is, in part, due to its unique interdisciplinary academic structure, its size of approximately 6,008 students and its pastoral setting in the foothills of the Ramapo Mountains on the New Jersey/New York border.Established in 1969, Ramapo College offers bachelor's degrees in the arts, business, humanities, social sciences and the sciences, as well as in professional studies, which include nursing and social work. In addition, Ramapo College offers courses leading to teacher certification at the elementary and secondary levels. The College also offers six graduate programs as well as articulated programs with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New York Chiropractic College, New York University College of Dentistry, SUNY State College of Optometry and New York College of Podiatric Medicine."