Title: Reading and Writing in the Content Areas School Liaison
Position Number: 225402
Position Type: Staff - Hourly
Department: Teacher Education
Posted Date: 07/11/2017
FLSA: Fiscal Year Renewal
Position Type and Expected Hours of Work: Hourly/Part-time -Incumbent would be expected to work, in this capacity, no more than 60 hours per semester, or approximately 4 hours per week over a 15-week semester.
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 of New Jersey has an enrollment of 5,000 students and 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 eight graduate programs as well as articulated programs with Rutgers, The State University 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. The College is ranked as fifth in the Best Regional Public Universities North category by U.S. News & World Report.
Undergraduate students choose to concentrate their studies in one of five schools with more than 539 course offerings and 36 academic programs. Ramapo College boasts an average student/faculty ratio of 18:1 and average class size of 23, affording students the opportunity to develop close ties to the College's exceptional faculty.
Coordinate and supervise fieldwork for EDUC 350 Reading and Writing in the Content Areas.
Recruits Participants for the Program Each Semester:
Constructs and sends letters to parents to recruit participants for the program
Constructs/completes individual student intake forms to facilitate matches of tutors and learners
Maintains a waitlist of tutees and notifies those on waitlist, when applicable
Creates calendar of ten tutorial sessions, along with Ramapo College faculty, that meet the needs of Ramapo College students and student participants.
Secures Instructional Space:
Obtains and maintains an instructional space, a classroom, for lecture parts of the class.
Obtains technological equipment to support classroom instruction
Prepares security identification cards for Ramapo College students
Obtains and maintains reserved space for tutorials
Collaborates with Ramapo Faculty and Tutors, and with district administrators, as needed:
Provides daily attendance sheet reflecting attendance during school hours
Collaborates, as needed, regarding such issues as students with special needs, ESL students, etc.
Coordinates changes in calendar for events such as snow, hurricanes, etc.
Sends follow-up letters to tutees, if absent from tutorials
Assess Program Effectiveness from the Perspective of Participants:
Provides feedback to tutors/faculty from constituency
Collaborates in an ongoing manner regarding the program.
Works as an employee in a partner district.
EEO Statement: 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, strategic plans, degree and course offerings, community outreach programs, the Diversity Action Committee offerings, and the other numerous diversity conferences 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.