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Bilingual Clinician [In-Home Therapy]

Community College of Aurora

Bilingual Clinician [In-Home Therapy]

Aurora, CO
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    POSITION TITLE: INCLUSIVE PEDAGOGY INSTRUCTIONAL COACH, SCIENCE DEPARTMENT TITLE V GRANT—HISPANIC SERVING INSTITUTIONS—ASEGURANDO TODO EL POTENCIAL DE NUESTROS ESTUDIANTES

    POSITION NUMBER: 270120

    POSITION STATUS: Exempt

    REPORTS TO: TITLE V PROJECT DIRECTOR

    SUPERVISES: THIS POSITION DOES NOT HAVE SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

    OVERVIEW OF CCA AND TITLE V GRANT:

    The Community College of Aurora (CCA) is a public, two-year community college serving Aurora and east metro Denver. CCA enrolls 11,000 students annually, over 62% of whom are students of color, including nearly 32% Hispanic students. 65% of CCA students receive some type of financial aid, including 52% of whom receive Pell grants, and nearly two-thirds are first-generation college students. CCA was recently awarded a U.S. Department of Education Title V Grant to fund the ASEGURANDO TODO EL POTENCIAL DE NUESTROS ESTUDIANTES: ENSURING OUR STUDENTS’ FULL POTENTIAL project.

    Through the project, CCA will scale and sustain culturally-responsive pedagogy practices and curricular enhancements in targeted associate of science and associate of arts gateway and second-level courses. CCA will develop and scale Guided Pathways communities, as well as imbedded Learning Communities in order to eliminate equity gaps and increase retention, completion and transfer outcomes for Hispanic and other students of color, as well as low-income and first-generation students. CCA will also build the data analysis and evaluation practices needed to effectively monitor leading and lagging outcomes on an ongoing basis and make timely adjustments to programs and strategies where needed. The project design is based on best practice research, including the study by MDRC of Kingsborough Community College’s Freshman Learning Community Program (Sommo, et.al., 2012) from the What Works Clearinghouse.

    POSITION SUMMARY:

    The Community College of Aurora is a dynamic institution that strives to serve its diverse student population through innovations in instruction and student support founded on principles of equity and inclusivity. The Community College of Aurora aspires to be the college where every student succeeds. The English department Inclusive Pedagogy Instructional Coach is a professional educator and expertise in the field of English who engages faculty and instructors in collaboratively developing culturally responsive and inclusive teaching and learning approaches and instructional practices that eliminate equity gaps for underserved student populations. This role facilitates the implementation of evidence-based practices, the integration of new technologies into teaching and learning.

    The coach will work with faculty and instructors to improve retention, completion, and success rates in pathway English courses. This position will provide departmental support, instructional coaching, and trainings while supporting faculty and instructors with best practice research, design and testing of interventions, and data collection and analysis that upholds student-centered and equity-minded teaching and learning.

    Required Skills

    DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Research, design and testing of culturally-responsive pedagogy practices and curricular enhancements in associate of science pathway courses
    • Conduct research, collect and analyze data and engage faculty and instructor expertise to inform the design of culturally inclusive teaching and learning
    • Collaboratively develop research proven instructional methods to meet the individual and collective needs of students taking science courses related to the Title V grant.
    • Develop and facilitate culturally-responsive pedagogy workshops in partnership with the Center’s dean, department chair, faculty, and instructors
    • Secure discipline specific external resources, professional development opportunities and materials to support the science department and individual faculty
    • Lead instructional intervention research, design, implementation and assessment with science design team
    • Analyze and interpret quantitative and qualitative data to assess outcomes related to student success, equity gaps, and intervention effectiveness
    • Collaborate across disciplines and departments to scale instructional interventions
    • Conduct instructor observations and provide support through instructional coaching to strengthen teaching and learning
    • Other duties as assigned

    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Master’s Degree in biology, chemistry or other science related content areas.
    • Higher education and/or P-20 teaching experience in the science field.
    • Strong knowledge of science content area and ability to implement and embed inclusive pedagogy and culturally responsive teaching and learning related to diverse students, course curriculum, and content.
    • Experience coaching science faculty and instructors.
    • Experience in analyzing data and using results to inform decision making.
    • Demonstrate a commitment to engaging in diversity, inclusion and equity practices in prior professional roles.
    • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to collaborate effectively with internal and external partners.

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Expertise in national trends and best practices in science curriculum
    • Experience teaching in a community college setting
    • Extensive instructional knowledge and experience in the areas of culturally-responsive and inclusive pedagogy
    • Experience with utilizing adult learning theory to engage and coach adult learners
    • Proven experience in developing, implementing and assessing high-impact practices and instructional strategies that have led to the dismantling of structures that maintain inequity.

    ADDITIONAL COMPETENCIES/KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

    • Demonstrated student-centered approach to teaching and learning
    • Proven professional development that is inclusive
    • Ability to take innovative and creative approach in the workplace
    • Demonstrates strong skills, knowledge an ability to engage diverse faculty, instructor and student populations
    • Ability to evaluate and elevate learning outcomes for continuous improvement
    • Experience with facilitating groups or teaching in a classroom setting
    • Committed to and focused on:
      • The mission, vision, and values of CCA
      • Developing, implementing and assessing high-impact practices and instructional strategies that have led to dismantling of structures that maintain inequity.

    SALARY RANGE: Anticipated salary range is $48,000.00 to $50,000.00 The specific salary will be determined by the qualifications of the selected candidate balanced with departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information. CCA offers an excellent benefit plan. Leave and holiday benefits are also included.

    DEADLINE TO SUBMIT APPLICATION MATERIAL: An initial review of applications will begin on 11-18-19 and will continue until the position is filled. This position will remain posted until the position is filled.

    APPLICATION PROCESS: When submitting your application material, please include a cover letter, current resume, and professional references. Official transcripts showing the highest degree achieved should be submitted to HR@ccaurora.edu upon offer of employment.

    If you have questions regarding this position, please contact us at HR@ccaurora.edu

    By submitting an application for this announced position, applicants are certifying that all statements, information and documents provided are true, complete and correct to the best of their knowledge and are made in good faith. Further, applicants understand that omissions, misleading, false or untrue information, or any attempt at fraud or deceit in any manner connected with this application and/or subsequent testing may result in them not being considered for jobs with the Community College of Aurora; may constitute grounds for discipline and/or termination after hire; and/or constitute grounds for further actions pursuant to law.

    NOTICE TO ALL APPLICANTS:

    • Proof of eligibility to work in the United States must be produced within three (3) days of hire.
    • Direct deposit of payroll is a condition of employment.
    • Final candidate is subject to a criminal background check prior to final selection process.
    • Final candidate is required to submit official transcripts to Human Resources within fourteen (14) days of hire.
    • CCA is affiliated with the Colorado Public Employees Retirement Association (PERA) and as such, employees contribute to PERA in lieu of Social Security for retirement benefits. For more information, visit the COPERA web page.
    • Former employees of the Colorado Community College System or one of its 13 colleges, who were disciplinarily terminated or resigned in lieu of termination, must disclose this information in your application material.

    COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF AURORA INCLUSIVE EXCELLENCE STATEMENT:

    You matter. You are valued. You belong. CCA is a community that is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion through INCLUSIVE EXCELLENCE. We can only achieve this together.

    CCA embraces INCLUSIVE EXCELLENCE because we want our students, staff, and faculty to learn and contribute within an inclusive environment. This means members of our College community will be active, respectful, and mindful of equity, diversity, and inclusion at all levels of engagement. INCLUSIVE EXCELLENCE will provide a foundation for student and institutional success.

    For more information on CCA’s commitment to Inclusive Excellence please visit the Inclusive Excellence page.

    CCA MISSION: "The Community College of Aurora serves our diverse community by providing high quality instruction and support services to prepare students for transfer and employment."

    VISION: We aspire to be the college where every student succeeds.

    Recognizing our diversity is only the first step toward INCLUSIVE EXCELLENCE. We must also be intentional in valuing cultural differences and experiences, while incorporating them into practices, curricula, and policies. The CCA community will be transformed through the following actions:

    Create an INCLUSIVE EXCELLENCE plan

    Incorporate evidence-based and inclusive teaching strategies and curricula in the classroom

    Provide high quality, inclusive, and responsive programming and services outside the classroom

    Assess and evaluate the practices, policies, and outcomes of the College for inclusiveness

    Provide intentional faculty and staff professional development that focuses on the implementation of INCLUSIVE EXCELLENCE

    Communicate support and direction for INCLUSIVE EXCELLENCE through institutional leaders

    Identify, prioritize, and allocate resources that support Inclusive Excellence

    Foster a climate for open dialogue

    Facilitate Opportunities for cross-cultural interaction

    According to the Association of American Colleges & Universities INCLUSIVE EXCELLENCE is:

    “…an active process through which colleges and universities achieve excellence in learning, teaching, student development, institutional functioning, and engagement in local and global communities” (AACU, 2016, para. 2).

    References: Association of American Colleges & Universities. (2016). Making excellence inclusive. Retrieved from http://aacu.org/making-excellence-inclusive

    THE FEDERAL CLERY ACT (The Student Right to Know and Campus Security Act of 1990) requires all institutions of higher learning to make available to prospective employees our agency's Annual Security Report. A copy of this information is available on the CCA website at the Student Right to Know page. A paper copy of this report can be obtained at the College Security Office upon request. This report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning crimes that occurred on campus or on property controlled or owned by Community College of Aurora, as well as public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, our campuses.

    ADAAA ACCOMMODATIONS: Any person with a disability as defined by the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA) may be provided a reasonable accommodation upon request to enable the person to complete an employment assessment. To request an accommodation, please contact Robert Callaway at 303-360-4733 or Robert.Callaway@CCAurora.edu at least five business days before the assessment date to allow us to evaluate your request and prepare for the accommodation. You may be asked to provide additional information, including medical documentation, regarding functional limitations and type of accommodation needed. Please ensure that you have this information available well in advance of the assessment date.

    PREGNANCY RELATED ACCOMMODATIONS, COLORADO ANTI-DISCRIMINATION ACT (CADA): The Colorado Anti-Discrimination Act (CADA), allows applicants to request a reasonable accommodation for health conditions related to pregnancy or the physical recovery from childbirth. Candidates wishing to request reasonable accommodations must do so as soon as possible, preferably at least three days prior to the exam or interview. If you are an individual who wishes to request reasonable accommodations, please contact us at 303-360-4733 or Robert.Callaway@CCAurora.edu.

    NON-DISCRIMINATION STATEMENT: The Community College of Aurora prohibits all forms of discrimination and harassment including those that violate federal and state law, or the State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education Board Policies 3-120 and 4-120. The College does not discriminate on the basis of sex/gender, race, color, age, creed, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, veteran status, pregnancy status, religion, genetic information, gender identity, or sexual orientation in its employment practices or educational programs and activities. The Community College of Aurora will take appropriate steps to ensure that the lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation in vocational education programs.

    For information regarding civil rights or grievance procedures, contact our Title IX Compliance/Equal Opportunity Officer, Cindy Hesse, Director of Human Resources at 16000 E. CentreTech Parkway, Suite A207, Aurora, Colorado 80011 or by phone at 303-360-4752, or e-mail at Cindy.Hesse@CCAurora.edu.

    Required Experience

  • Qualifications

    DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Research, design and testing of culturally-responsive pedagogy practices and curricular enhancements in associate of science pathway courses
    • Conduct research, collect and analyze data and engage faculty and instructor expertise to inform the design of culturally inclusive teaching and learning
    • Collaboratively develop research proven instructional methods to meet the individual and collective needs of students taking science courses related to the Title V grant.
    • Develop and facilitate culturally-responsive pedagogy workshops in partnership with the Center’s dean, department chair, faculty, and instructors
    • Secure discipline specific external resources, professional development opportunities and materials to support the science department and individual faculty
    • Lead instructional intervention research, design, implementation and assessment with science design team
    • Analyze and interpret quantitative and qualitative data to assess outcomes related to student success, equity gaps, and intervention effectiveness
    • Collaborate across disciplines and departments to scale instructional interventions
    • Conduct instructor observations and provide support through instructional coaching to strengthen teaching and learning
    • Other duties as assigned

    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Master’s Degree in biology, chemistry or other science related content areas.
    • Higher education and/or P-20 teaching experience in the science field.
    • Strong knowledge of science content area and ability to implement and embed inclusive pedagogy and culturally responsive teaching and learning related to diverse students, course curriculum, and content.
    • Experience coaching science faculty and instructors.
    • Experience in analyzing data and using results to inform decision making.
    • Demonstrate a commitment to engaging in diversity, inclusion and equity practices in prior professional roles.
    • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to collaborate effectively with internal and external partners.

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Expertise in national trends and best practices in science curriculum
    • Experience teaching in a community college setting
    • Extensive instructional knowledge and experience in the areas of culturally-responsive and inclusive pedagogy
    • Experience with utilizing adult learning theory to engage and coach adult learners
    • Proven experience in developing, implementing and assessing high-impact practices and instructional strategies that have led to the dismantling of structures that maintain inequity.

    ADDITIONAL COMPETENCIES/KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

    • Demonstrated student-centered approach to teaching and learning
    • Proven professional development that is inclusive
    • Ability to take innovative and creative approach in the workplace
    • Demonstrates strong skills, knowledge an ability to engage diverse faculty, instructor and student populations
    • Ability to evaluate and elevate learning outcomes for continuous improvement
    • Experience with facilitating groups or teaching in a classroom setting
    • Committed to and focused on:
      • The mission, vision, and values of CCA
      • Developing, implementing and assessing high-impact practices and instructional strategies that have led to dismantling of structures that maintain inequity.

    SALARY RANGE: Anticipated salary range is $48,000.00 to $50,000.00 The specific salary will be determined by the qualifications of the selected candidate balanced with departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information. CCA offers an excellent benefit plan. Leave and holiday benefits are also included.

    DEADLINE TO SUBMIT APPLICATION MATERIAL: An initial review of applications will begin on 11-18-19 and will continue until the position is filled. This position will remain posted until the position is filled.

    APPLICATION PROCESS: When submitting your application material, please include a cover letter, current resume, and professional references. Official transcripts showing the highest degree achieved should be submitted to HR@ccaurora.edu upon offer of employment.

    If you have questions regarding this position, please contact us at HR@ccaurora.edu

    By submitting an application for this announced position, applicants are certifying that all statements, information and documents provided are true, complete and correct to the best of their knowledge and are made in good faith. Further, applicants understand that omissions, misleading, false or untrue information, or any attempt at fraud or deceit in any manner connected with this application and/or subsequent testing may result in them not being considered for jobs with the Community College of Aurora; may constitute grounds for discipline and/or termination after hire; and/or constitute grounds for further actions pursuant to law.

    NOTICE TO ALL APPLICANTS:

    • Proof of eligibility to work in the United States must be produced within three (3) days of hire.
    • Direct deposit of payroll is a condition of employment.
    • Final candidate is subject to a criminal background check prior to final selection process.
    • Final candidate is required to submit official transcripts to Human Resources within fourteen (14) days of hire.
    • CCA is affiliated with the Colorado Public Employees Retirement Association (PERA) and as such, employees contribute to PERA in lieu of Social Security for retirement benefits. For more information, visit the COPERA web page.
    • Former employees of the Colorado Community College System or one of its 13 colleges, who were disciplinarily terminated or resigned in lieu of termination, must disclose this information in your application material.

    COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF AURORA INCLUSIVE EXCELLENCE STATEMENT:

    You matter. You are valued. You belong. CCA is a community that is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion through INCLUSIVE EXCELLENCE. We can only achieve this together.

    CCA embraces INCLUSIVE EXCELLENCE because we want our students, staff, and faculty to learn and contribute within an inclusive environment. This means members of our College community will be active, respectful, and mindful of equity, diversity, and inclusion at all levels of engagement. INCLUSIVE EXCELLENCE will provide a foundation for student and institutional success.

    For more information on CCA’s commitment to Inclusive Excellence please visit the Inclusive Excellence page.

    CCA MISSION: "The Community College of Aurora serves our diverse community by providing high quality instruction and support services to prepare students for transfer and employment."

    VISION: We aspire to be the college where every student succeeds.

    Recognizing our diversity is only the first step toward INCLUSIVE EXCELLENCE. We must also be intentional in valuing cultural differences and experiences, while incorporating them into practices, curricula, and policies. The CCA community will be transformed through the following actions:

    Create an INCLUSIVE EXCELLENCE plan

    Incorporate evidence-based and inclusive teaching strategies and curricula in the classroom

    Provide high quality, inclusive, and responsive programming and services outside the classroom

    Assess and evaluate the practices, policies, and outcomes of the College for inclusiveness

    Provide intentional faculty and staff professional development that focuses on the implementation of INCLUSIVE EXCELLENCE

    Communicate support and direction for INCLUSIVE EXCELLENCE through institutional leaders

    Identify, prioritize, and allocate resources that support Inclusive Excellence

    Foster a climate for open dialogue

    Facilitate Opportunities for cross-cultural interaction

    According to the Association of American Colleges & Universities INCLUSIVE EXCELLENCE is:

    “…an active process through which colleges and universities achieve excellence in learning, teaching, student development, institutional functioning, and engagement in local and global communities” (AACU, 2016, para. 2).

    References: Association of American Colleges & Universities. (2016). Making excellence inclusive. Retrieved from http://aacu.org/making-excellence-inclusive

    THE FEDERAL CLERY ACT (The Student Right to Know and Campus Security Act of 1990) requires all institutions of higher learning to make available to prospective employees our agency's Annual Security Report. A copy of this information is available on the CCA website at the Student Right to Know page. A paper copy of this report can be obtained at the College Security Office upon request. This report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning crimes that occurred on campus or on property controlled or owned by Community College of Aurora, as well as public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, our campuses.

    ADAAA ACCOMMODATIONS: Any person with a disability as defined by the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA) may be provided a reasonable accommodation upon request to enable the person to complete an employment assessment. To request an accommodation, please contact Robert Callaway at 303-360-4733 or Robert.Callaway@CCAurora.edu at least five business days before the assessment date to allow us to evaluate your request and prepare for the accommodation. You may be asked to provide additional information, including medical documentation, regarding functional limitations and type of accommodation needed. Please ensure that you have this information available well in advance of the assessment date.

    PREGNANCY RELATED ACCOMMODATIONS, COLORADO ANTI-DISCRIMINATION ACT (CADA): The Colorado Anti-Discrimination Act (CADA), allows applicants to request a reasonable accommodation for health conditions related to pregnancy or the physical recovery from childbirth. Candidates wishing to request reasonable accommodations must do so as soon as possible, preferably at least three days prior to the exam or interview. If you are an individual who wishes to request reasonable accommodations, please contact us at 303-360-4733 or Robert.Callaway@CCAurora.edu.

    NON-DISCRIMINATION STATEMENT: The Community College of Aurora prohibits all forms of discrimination and harassment including those that violate federal and state law, or the State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education Board Policies 3-120 and 4-120. The College does not discriminate on the basis of sex/gender, race, color, age, creed, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, veteran status, pregnancy status, religion, genetic information, gender identity, or sexual orientation in its employment practices or educational programs and activities. The Community College of Aurora will take appropriate steps to ensure that the lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation in vocational education programs.

    For information regarding civil rights or grievance procedures, contact our Title IX Compliance/Equal Opportunity Officer, Cindy Hesse, Director of Human Resources at 16000 E. CentreTech Parkway, Suite A207, Aurora, Colorado 80011 or by phone at 303-360-4752, or e-mail at Cindy.Hesse@CCAurora.edu.