Location: Haverhill, MA Category: Professional Posted On: Tue Apr 6 2021 Job Description:
POSITION:ESL Placement Specialist: Special Programs Coordinator; Testing Services Department; Division of Student Affairs; MCCC/MTA Unit Professional Position; 37.5 hours per week; Pay grade 4. This is a temporary, Grant Funded (CARES) Position through December 31, 2021.
RESPONSIBILITIES: This position will provide services both remotely and on-campus at either the Lawrence or Haverhill campuses and requires flexibility in scheduling during peak enrollment periods. This position will report directly to the Dean of Enrollment Services and will be required to perform the following:
Work under the day to day supervision of the Coordinator of Student Assessment and close collaboration with the Recruitment and Admission, Enrollment Services and Student Success Hub Advising.
In alignment with the student roadmap, provides direct support to ESL students who are in the early stages of enrollment pipeline.
Works closely with Admissions to engage students in next steps for ESL Testing; obtains lists of new students and provides outreach and Academic Placement information.
Administers diagnostic computerized placement examinations to new and returning students for ESL Placement (i.e. - sets up computerized test stations for daily in-person testing, creates test vouchers and administers remote testing through Zoom).
Provides individualized intake assessment, holistically evaluates scores and oral communication skills, provides course placement recommendation, connects students to next steps.
Provides explanation of testing to students; determines course recommendations based on test scores and conducts advising appointments with students for ESL course placement.
Connects students to next steps for orientation and registration.
Bachelor's in Education, Language or appropriate field of study.
Three (3) years of experience working with English Second Language Learners.
Experience with placement testing.
Experience with academic advising.
Flexibility in scheduling.
Master's Degree in TESOL or related field strongly preferred or a certificate in TESOL.
Banner Student Information Systems experience preferred.
Experience working in community college and/or One-Stop Enrollment Services setting preferred.
Bilingual or Bicultural (Spanish and English).
Experience working with and supporting a culturally diverse, population in a Hispanic-Serving Institution.
GRADE AND SALARY: Anticipated salary range is $50,705.00 to $56,055.00 annually with complete fringe benefit package. Complete fringe benefit package including competitive health insurance, dental insurance, basic life insurance, long-term disability insurance, paid sick, vacation and personal leave, educational benefits for employee/spouse/dependents, and excellent retirement benefits. Actual salary calculated in compliance with MCCC/MTA classification system. Transcripts will be required at the time of hire.
NECC is a public, two-year college that offers comprehensive academic programs of study leading to the Associate in Arts degree, the Associate in Science degree and Certificates of program completion.Our dedicated teaching faculty accept with enthusiasm the challenge of responding properly to the differing backgrounds of their students and, at the same time, directing and leading them toward broader understandings. Our faculty are deeply involved in the planning of each class and in the achievement of each student, and are equally dedicated to personal achievement. As well as the specialized academic opportunities and tutoring that the college provides for our students, our faculty have the time and the commitment to advise as well as instruct students, and to provide support and encouragement.