Full Stack Web Development Assistant

TITLE: Full-Stack Web Development Assistant
DIVISION:  Academic and Student Affairs
DEPARTMENT:  Workforce Development
STATUS:  Part-time Temporary, up to 25 hours per week
SUPERVISION RECEIVED:  Director of Workforce Development
SUPERVISION EXERCISED:  None

JOB SUMMARY:

Support the mission and strategic direction of the College, specifically Workforce Development, by serving as the Full-Stack Web Development Teaching Assistant in partnership with Bottega, for the on-campus and online Full Stack Web Development coding program. As a teaching assistant, this position may teach, supervisor, mentor students’ projects and hold discussion sessions to review materials.

This position will facilitate marketing, advertising, public relations and web presence to build the College’s image and brand identity to support recruitment efforts and ensure quality and consistency of messaging across all media and target audiences.

This position will provide direction to the Director of Workforce to build partnerships with industry to provide scholarships and employment opportunities.

EMPLOYMENT WITH DAWSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE:

Employees at Dawson Community College are required to demonstrate kindness, respect, integrity, professionalism, and caring regard. We adhere to the highest ethical standards in the fulfillment of our jobs, to honor the College and university policies and procedures and to promote the educational objectives of the institution. Respect creates an atmosphere conducive to learning. Respect, in this sense, is a minimum threshold for our interactions with each other. A higher threshold is a “caring regard” for the people with whom we work.

Professionalism at DCC includes being mindful of our actions when working with students, colleagues, co-workers and our community members. Respect and “caring regard” for those with whom we share the common purpose of serving students is a paramount value. Professionalism and respect for others is an expected part of DCC job performance.

Employees at Dawson Community College support and promote a positive image of Dawson Community College.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Receive support and assistance from Bottega staff on curriculum, teaching, observation and visual aids.
  • Assure the proper setup and cleaning of classroom; enforce rules to maintain a safe and educational environment.
  • Acquire all materials needed for course instruction, including textbooks and various supplies to make sure instruction is up-to-date and to fully proceed.
  • Assist students with course material during office hours, and answer emails from students to ensure proper understanding of the course material
  • Seek and cultivate qualified prospective students and serve as the primary contact.
  • Maintain continuous flow of quality applicants by analyzing trends in enrollment and marketing activities, leading activities to continue the program.
  • Maintain an active prospect list and collect data pertinent to the prospective student database.
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of advertising and recruiting materials.
  • Implement a seamless follow-up on all prospects and develop effective relationships with the area businesses and education community, ensuring high visibility for the programs and DCC at large.
  • Work with community leaders and business owners to foster relationships and scholarship and employment opportunities.
  • Work evenings and weekends as required to promote DCC during community events, business events, and after school events.
  • Possess strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively in writing and public speaking.
  • Work with high school counselors and teachers to foster relationships and recruiting opportunities.
  • Research implementation of afterschool coding clubs.
  • Manage the recruiting budget and assist in the development of the coding program budget.
  • Look at alternative offerings of classes and schedules, if needed (i.e. evening and weekend classes)
  • Performs other related duties as assignedPERFORMANCE STANDARDSCORE COMPETENCIES:

    DCC values professionalism in its employees. The following attributes and behaviors are identified as examples of what is expected of an employee:

  • Adaptability – Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal effectively with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
  • Adheres to and maintains strict confidentiality with all fiscal, human and labor relation information.
  • Attendance – Is consistently at work and on time.
  • Business Acumen – Understands basic business practices.
  • Change Management – Communicates changes effectively.
  • Oral Communication – Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Participates in meetings.
  • Written Communication – Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.
  • Cost Consciousness – Works within approved budget; Develops and implements cost saving measures; Contributes to profits and revenue; Conserves organizational resources.
  • Customer Service – Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs; Meets commitments.
  • Delegation – Delegates work assignments; Matches the responsibility to the person; Sets expectations and monitors delegated activities.
  • Dependability – Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments.
  • Initiative – Seeks increased responsibilities; Takes independent action.
  • Judgment – Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions.
  • Managing People – Includes staff planning, decision-making, facilitating and process improvement; Makes self-available to staff; Provides regular performance feedback; Develops subordinates’ skills and encourages growth; Improves processes, product and services.
  • Organizational Support – Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; supports organization’s goals and values.
  • Planning/Organizing – Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Organizes or schedules other people and their tasks.
  • Problem Solving – Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions.
  • Professionalism – Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.
  • Quality Management – Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
  • Quantity – Meets productivity Standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity; Works effectively.
  • Safety and Security – Observes safety and security procedures; Uses equipment and materials properly.
  • Strategic Thinking – Develops strategies to achieve organizational goals; Adapts strategy to changing conditions.
  • Inclusion – Provides an environment that is inclusive of all students and supports underrepresented students.
  • Assessment – Assesses annual performance and works closely with the enrollment management team.

Reasonable Accommodations Statement

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

JOB SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS

Required Skills 

  • Earned Certificate in the Full-Stack Web Development course
  • One year full-time work experience in recruiting, sales, or marketing
  • Maintain high level of professionalism and confidentiality.
  • Maintain sensitivity, understanding, and respect for a diverse academic environment, inclusive of students, faculty, and staff of varying social, economic, cultural, ideological, and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Ability to travel locally and regionally
  • Must be able to take initiative and work independently as well as part of a team
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Must be enthusiastic about engaging with students about learning.
  • Valid Montana driver’s license
  • Ability to work various hours including evenings and weekends with expansion of the program

Preferred:

  • Computer Science Degree with Full-Stack Web Development Certificate
  • Previous teaching assistant experience.

COMPLETED APPLICATION PACKET MUST INCLUDE:

  • Completed Dawson Community College application
  • Current resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Copies of college transcripts (original transcripts required, if hired)
  • Three professional references (names, email addresses, and phone numbers).

    INQUIRIES MAY BE DIRECTED TO:
    Human Resources Department
    hr@dawson.edu
    (406)377-9430

The College has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is intended to provide guidelines for job expectations and the employee’s ability to perform the position described. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. This document does not represent a contract of employment, and the College reserves the right to change this job description and/or assign tasks for the employee to perform, as the College may deem appropriate.

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