Graduate Assistant of Student Affairs Homework Hotline
Harvey Mudd College
Location: Claremont, California
Higher Education Institution
The Graduate Assistant of Student Affairs will work under the direct supervision of the Associate Director of Community Engagement to help coordinate and oversee the Homework Hotline tutoring program. The program services the community and is designed to help students in local K-12 schools with their homework and have their questions answered by qualified and knowledgeable Harvey Mudd College student tutors. The Graduate Assistant will lead Homework Hotline marketing and outreach efforts to increase awareness of the program. This is a temporary, part-time position that may be extended based on available funds and performance. This is a great opportunity for someone who is pursuing a career that involves student services and learning experiences and is interested in cultivating an inclusive and interactive environment for campus and community members in sharing knowledge, experiences and traditions.
About Harvey Mudd College:
Located in the heart of Claremont, California, 35 miles east of Los Angeles, Harvey Mudd College is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college offering degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. HMC enrolls about 800 students and is a member of The Claremont Colleges, which comprises five undergraduate colleges and two graduate institutions. According to students, professors, and alumni, what makes Harvey Mudd distinctive is its collaborative, cross-disciplinary nature. The working environment is built on collaborative relationships between and among all members of the campus community and a deep commitment to the College’s mission to educate students “so that they may assume leadership in their fields with a clear understanding of the impact of their work on society.”
Job Duties and Responsibilities:
? Assist the Associate Director, when needed, who serves as the primary liaison between HMC and school districts.
? Assist in hiring and training new tutor team to familiarize themselves with the call management system and best practices in over-the-phone tutoring
? Assist with developing assessment tools; and with gathering data to help evaluate, modify and implement strategies that will best meet the needs of student callers and student tutors.
? Provide outreach and education to diverse audiences through presentations, trainings, one-on-one meetings, community events, media outreach and other outreach strategies.
? Maintain the website and social media channels to increase engagement.
? Organize, create and measure creative campaigns to increase community presence of Homework Hotline.
? Maintains community presence by continually updating resources and contacts.
? Establish and maintain relationships with organizations and new partners.
? Perform administrative duties, such as overseeing mailings, marketing materials inventory, call management reporting, & tracks outreach activities
? Performs other duties as assigned by the supervisor
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Excellent interpersonal, writing and verbal communication skills.
Ability to work effectively with HMC students and K-12 students who access the college’s tutoring programs.
Ability to work independently and exercise good judgment in decision-making.
Ability to prioritize multiple duties/tasks and meet deadlines.
Ability to think strategically, plan effectively, and manage projects/events.
Personal integrity and demonstrated commitment to high standards and attention to detail.
Ability to thrive in a collaborative team environment and interact successfully with individuals with varying abilities, backgrounds, interests and beliefs.
Ability to work weekends depending on programmatic needs and to be accessible to student tutors during the college’s tutoring program hours. Adept at using software such as Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Adobe Acrobat.
Demonstrated interest in education and assisting students with improving their knowledge and skills in math and science.
Education: Bachelor’s degree and enrollment in a Master’s degree program in Higher Education Administration, Mathematics, Science, Education, or another related field.
Experience: Experience in developing and maintaining positive and trusting relationships with members of various community organizations, schools and outreach programs.
Experience in an educational environment. Experience in managing a student program and working with students.
While performing the duties of this job, the staff member is regularly required to sit; stand use hands and fingers and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. The individual must regularly lift and/or carry up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Hours may vary due to the needs of the department or College.
This is a temporary, part-time 15 hour per week, non-exempt position.
Associate Director of Community Engagement
Please visit www.hmc.edu/employment to view a complete job description for this position and obtain information on how to submit an application. Information about HMC’s competitive benefits package is available at www.hmc.edu/hrbenefits.
Deadline to apply:
Position will remain open until filled.
All faculty and staff (including contract workers) who are employed at HMC and for whom the COVID-19 vaccine is approved/authorized by the FDA, must be vaccinated against COVID-19, including the COVID-19 vaccine booster and provide proof of vaccination and booster, unless an exemption from this policy has been granted as an accommodation or otherwise.
This job description defines the essential job duties of the position. Harvey Mudd College expects that employees hired for this position can perform the essential functions of the job without imposing risk of substantial harm to the health or safety of themselves or others. It may also include marginal functions, generally defined within Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Regular employment at the College is for no specified period; conditions and status of employment (hours, pay, title, duties, etc.) are subject to change at any time. Employment is at-will and employees, and likewise the College, are free to end the employment relationship at any time, for any reason, with or without notice or cause, unless otherwise prohibited by law.
The Claremont Colleges, a consortium of five undergraduate liberal arts colleges, two graduate institutions, and Claremont University Consortium, which provides shared institutional support services, is reminiscent of the Oxford-Cambridge model. The undergraduate colleges include Pomona College, Scripps College, Claremont McKenna College, Harvey Mudd College, and Pitzer College. The two graduate institutions include Claremont Graduate University and Keck Graduate Institute.