Requisition ID: req2660Job Title: Tutor- ESL Afterschool CommunitiesDepartment: Partnerships and ProgramsLocation: OtherEmployment Type: Externally FundedEmployment Status: Externally FundedBargaining Unit: Non-Bargaining UnitFLSA Status: Non-ExemptCompensation Type: HourlyCompensation: $14.00Schedule: Sites are not on campus. There are 3 differentoptions: North Linden Elementary: 1718 E Cooke Rd. Monday-Friday3:25-6:30pm Prairie Norton Elementary: 105 Norton Rd.Monday-Thursday 2:15-6:15 Stiles Elementary: 470 Stiles Ave.Monday- Thursday 2:15-6:15The College Community colleges are uniquely positioned to respond toworkforce needs and make higher education an affordable reality.There has never been a better time to join a two-year college, andthere’s no better place to do it than at Columbus State. A laserfocus on student success and a partnership mindset have establishedColumbus State as a key talent provider in a thriving regionaleconomy, and a premier community college that is changing thenation’s education and workforce landscapes. With more than 46,000students across two campuses, at several regional learning centers,and online, Columbus State is the nation’s only institutionrecognized as an Achieving the Dream (ATD) college, an AACC GuidedPathways institution, and a participant in The Right SignalsInitiative through the Lumina Foundation. Columbus State employeesat all levels benefit from an engaging, collaborative, andsupportive culture that rewards innovation and vision. We providecompetitive compensation, comprehensive benefits, and professionaldevelopment opportunities. We are dedicated to ensuring that thediversity of Columbus State faculty and staff reflects that of ourstudents and region. We are proud to be a central part of acommunity that embraces differences and celebrates the manycultures, beliefs, and lifestyles that define Central Ohio.The City Columbus, Ohio is also home to The Ohio State Universityand more than 30 other colleges and universities as well as theheadquarters of multiple Fortune 500 companies. Columbus is one ofAmerica’s fastest-growing cities, offering a wealth of culturalexperiences, dining, entertainment, shopping opportunities, andmore. That’s why Central Ohio residents find living here sofulfilling, both professionally and personally.Position SummaryThe English as a Second Language (ESL) Afterschool Communities(ESLAsC) Tutor assists a team of other Tutors and the SiteSpecialist in developing and operating an afterschool program forimmigrant and refugee elementary students. This off-campus positionis tasked with building strong, positive relationships withstudents and their families, managing student behavior duringprogramming, and preparing/delivering academic and enrichmentactivities.Core CompetenciesProfessionalism, Positive Approach, Managing Work, QualityOrientation, Continuous Improvement, Earning Trust,Customer/Student/Employee Focus, Communication, Collaboration,Guiding InteractionsESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONSPROGRAM SUPPORTAssists in developing, designing and leading program componentsthat result in positive academic and social outcomes forparticipating children. Provides engaging, ongoing opportunitiesfor children to experience success through academic, social andphysical activities. Develops and maintains a safe, supportivelearning environment to achieve positive results. Builds strong,positive relationships with students in ESLAsC programs. Providestime and table management while offering homework and tutoringassistance. Creates and maintains discussions for program andstudent improvement.CUSTOMER SERVICEReports to site on time and prepared, as directed. Modelsprofessional behavior with children, staff, and parents. Assists indeveloping positive and professional relationships with schoolstaff, parents and community. Handles disruptive behavior withrespect, following guidelines, processes and procedures, andreports any issues to Program Coordinator, Site Specialist, and/orParent Specialist for follow-up.CLASSROOM & COMMUNITY SUPPORTAssists with meal distribution, clean-up, and walking home. Attendsschool, community, and student events. Assists in classrooms, fieldtrips and school improvements. Contributes to quarterlynewsletters, as required.Usual Physical Requirements: While performing duties of this job, the employeeregularly exhibits digital dexterity when entering data intocomputer. The employee regularly stands and walks for extendedperiods of time, and occasionally sits. Employee converses verballywith others in person and by telephone. Employee occasionallyreaches with hands or arms, climbs or balances and stoops, kneels,crouches or crawls. Vision demands include close, relativelydetailed vision when focusing on a computer screen. Employeeoccasionally lifts or exerts force of up to 20 pounds when movingfiles, boxes and other materials.Working Conditions: Typical office environment. Regular exposure to moderatenoise typical to business offices. Must travel to multiple worksites.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:Knowledge of: English word usage, spelling, sentence structure andpunctuation; computer software, programs and applications; childdevelopment; refugee/immigrant experience; k-12 educationsystems.Skill in: excellent verbal and written communication; organization;customer service; conflict resolution; application of job softwareincluding word processing and spreadsheets; performing mathematicalcalculations including addition, subtraction, multiplication,decimals, percentages and fractions; planning &scheduling.Ability to: develop and maintain effective working relationshipswith associates, students, and general public; maintainconfidential and sensitive information; use good judgement;excellent listening skills and participant in collaborative work;develop and maintain effective working relationships withcolleagues and stakeholders across the College; effectively workwith persons of varying cultures and diversity; problem solveeffectively; exhibit a pleasant public manner; originatecorrespondence; work independently demonstrating initiative;maintain accurate and complete work records; apply analyticalthinking; maintain good public relations; maintain a flexibleschedule.Minimum Qualifications:An appropriate combination of education, training, course work andexperience may qualify an applicant to demonstrate requiredknowledge, skills, and abilities. Minimum qualifications for thisposition are: High school diploma or GED. State Motor VehicleOperator’s License or demonstrable ability to gain access toworksite.Preferred Qualifications: Coursework and/or experience inchild development and second language acquisition.
By Lonnie WheatleyMUSKOGEE, Okla. – Things are definitely on an upward trend at the 3/8-mile Outlaw Motor Speedway clay oval near Muskogee, Okla.Following a successful test ‘n tune and Spring Fling Enduro, the second full season of racing action under the track ownership of Jessie Hoskins officially gets underway with the Friday and Saturday, April 1-2 Azalea Festival Nationals featuring a full slate of championship action on both nights.“It looks like we’re headed into an awesome year of racing here at Outlaw Motor Speedway,” track promoter Chris Smith commented. “The track and facilities are looking great and we’re excited to get the season started.”The season-opening Azalea Festival Nationals on April 1-2 will include two full nights of competition for each of the track’s championship chase divisions of Xtreme Motor Sports IMCA Modifieds, IMCA SportMods, IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars, grand nationals and pure stocks.Racing action goes green at 8 p.m. on Friday with the Saturday card firing off at 7 p.m. All applicable IMCA points will be awarded each night.With the track set to fire up with the official season-opener next weekend, the past weekend’s test test ‘n tune attracted 60 cars with another 47 entries from five different states taking part in the 100-lap, $1,000-to-win enduro.“The Test ‘N Tune and Enduro went really well. It set a great tone for the 2016 season ahead,” Smith said.The complete Outlaw Motor Speedway schedule for 2016 is available at the www.outlawmotorspeedway.net website.General admission tickets are available for $10 each night with senior citizens and military admitted for $8. Children ages 6-12 are admitted for $5 with five and under free. Pit passes are available for $30 with pit passes for children 6-11 $15.Outlaw Motor Speedway is located southwest of Muskogee, OK, on U.S. 69 to the Wainwright exit, then 0.1 mile west. It is approximately 12 miles north of the I-40 and U.S. 69 interchange.The track phone number is 918 625-6200.