Success Center Instructor Emmetsburg Campus
Iowa Lakes Community College - Estherville, IA

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This is a full-time position on the Emmetsburg Campus. Primary responsibilities are to assess students and provide instruction in developmental writing, reading, and mathematics classes. In addition, will provide instruction for ABE/GED, Success Center college credit courses, and high school recovery credit classes. Advise students as needed and assist with registration. Coordinate peer tutoring on Emmetsburg campus. Oversee Developmental Education budget and facilitate communication between Success Center instructors at different sites.

DEPARTMENT: Success Center
REPORT TO: Executive Dean Emmetsburg Campus


Constant (67-100%)
  • Assess students using ASSET or COMPASS instruments. Maintain student assessment records. Update COMPASS as needed.
  • Teach developmental writing and mathematics classes.
  • Administer and correct tests for Success Center college credit classes.
  • Frequent (34-66%)
  • Enroll students in ABE/GED, college credit courses, high school completion classes and developmental education courses.
  • Administer GED pretests and other tests for college credit courses, high school completion classes and developmental education courses.
  • Administer CAAP, HESI A2, and other specialized tests.
  • Evaluate curriculum materials and update as needed.
  • Organize student tutors on Emmetsburg campus and maintain paperwork.
  • Maintain National Association for Developmental Education (NADE) certification.
  • Occasional (10-33%)
  • Assign mid-term and final grades for college credit and developmental courses.
  • Maintain Developmental Education budget.
  • Order supplies as needed for the Success Centers.
  • Facilitate communication between all Success Center instructors.
  • Facilitate semi-annual Success Center instructor meetings.
  • Advise students and assist with registration.
  • Administer CLEP, HESI, and other tests.
  • Administer and process Learning Style Analysis (LSA) profiles.
  • Serve on college committees as assigned.
  • Engage regularly in professional development activities and keep current with developing trends in developmental education.
  • Complete and submit semester and annual reports of Success Center academic activities.
  • Participate in monthly Student Service meetings.
  • Ability to teach developmental writing, mathematics, and reading classes.
  • Ability to effectively communicate, manage and supervise staff and activities.
  • Ability to assume responsibility, deal effectively with problems, and exercise good judgment when making decisions.
  • Ability to interact effectively with students and college personnel to promote student success.
  • Ability to efficiently perform tasks in an environment of frequent interruptions.
  • Thorough knowledge of technology and office procedures as well as correct oral and written communication skills.
  • Enthusiastic and energetic in job performance; maintain high standards of ethics, honesty and integrity in assigned duties and responsibilities.
  • Represent the college in a positive manner to employees, students, visitors, and the general public.
  • Ability to work with academically under-prepared students.
  • Requirements
    Position involves sitting or standing most of the time in an office or classroom/laboratory setting. Constant (67-100%) reaching, standing, walking, lifting, grasping, talking, hearing, repetitive motions and viewing various types of close visual work. Frequent (34-66%) stooping, crouching, pushing, pulling, and carrying. Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally. May be required to travel between sites utilizing personal vehicle.

    Employment with Iowa Lakes Community College is dependent upon successful passage of a criminal background check.

    Master’s degree required, in Education preferred. Possess or ability to obtain Iowa secondary teaching license. Teaching experience and Developmental Education endorsement preferred.

    SALARY: Commensurate with education and related experience for a 219 day contract.

    FRINGE BENEFITS: Paid sick leave and personal leave. Employee health, dental and vision insurance. Employee life and disability insurance. Employee retirement package.

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