RETENTION SPECIALIST

Institution & Website University of Pittsburgh at Bradford  www.upb.pitt.edu
Job Title: RETENTION SPECIALIST (10 months-August 1 through May 31)
Salary
Duties & Responsibilities: Responsible for delivering direct academic support services, in individual, group and classroom settings, to eligible students. Assist Program Manager with data tracking and entry, program development, grant compliance and student retention activities. Coordinate and supervise the TRIO SSS Peer Mentor Program.
Requirements  Master’s degree in higher education, social work, education or related fields from an accredited college or university. Minimum of two years’ experience working in a TRIO federal program or similar related program/project for under-represented and at-risk college students. Experience effectively maintaining a caseload of project participants and providing them with services and activities as indicated on individual academic plans. Experience advising college students with academic and non-academic matters. An individual with experience related to multiculturalism and/or issues related to campus diversity is of particular interest.Experience providing course instruction, group and workshop facilitation, counseling, and knowledge of the ADA and Section 504 preferred.  Applicants must have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office and data entry software and possess excellent written and oral communication skills.
Starting Date & Posting Dates The position is open until filled with the review of applications beginning Monday, February 8, 2016.
Submit the Following Information:  Candidates must apply directly through PittSource at http://www.pittsource.com/posting/110836.Women and applicants from traditionally underrepresented populations are strongly encouraged to apply.  Individuals with experience in a setting committed to multiculturalism and/or campus diversity are of particular interest.  The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled.

(2) FULL-TIME FACULTY POSITIONS – BIOLOGY

Institution & Website Lone Star College     http://jobs.lonestar.edu
Job Title: (2) FULL-TIME FACULTY POSITIONS – BIOLOGY
Salary
Duties & Responsibilities:
Lone Star College provides an exemplary work environment with six comprehensive campus locations, a collaborative atmosphere, robust professional development opportunities, doctoral/master’s degree support programs, competitive benefits, work/life balance and generous paid time off.
If you believe students matter and that student success is a top priority, LSC is where you want to teach!  LSC faculty:

·         create active learning environments and include service learning, civic engagement, learning communities and technology in the classroom.

·         inspire excellence, are proactive life-long learners and flexible team members.

  • act intentionally & actively participate in the curriculum development process.
  • value the diversity of the LSC student population which is 37% Hispanic, 34% White, 16% Black, 7% Asian, and 6% other.
  • believe we are better together and are highly collaborative working across departments, campuses and the system office with department chairs, deans, administrators and colleagues to achieve our goals.

This job carries with it the obligation to uphold the Mission of Lone Star College (LSC) in carrying out the duties of the position.  A commitment to positive interpersonal behaviors, professional communication, diversity, integrity, leadership, stewardship, respect and accountability to LSC students and employees is essential.

Lone Star College-University Park

Nationally recognized, globally connected and locally focused, Lone Star College is the largest college/University in Houston and one of the fastest growing community colleges in the United States.  With more than 80,000 credit students each semester and a total enrollment of 95,000, Lone Star College is committed to student success and credential completion.  LSC adds $3.1 billion to the local and regional economy by providing educational opportunities across the north Houston region.

Founded in 2010, LSC-University Park is located on a 71-acre campus that includes the comprehensive Lone Star College campus along with Lone Star Corporate College, the LSC-Energy & Manufacturing Center, multiple university partners, a charter high school, several commercial tenants, and much more creating the college of the future. LSC-UP’s vision is to be nationally recognized as the model for the innovative college of the 21st century. LSC-UP’s “Invitation to Innovate” (i2i) has resulted in local, national and international awards and recognitions, including one patent.

The campus address is 20515 SH 249 (SH 249 and Louetta Road) Houston, 77070-2607.

 

 

Job Title:  Faculty, Biology (Job ID#19056) – 2 Positions

Location:  Lone Star College–University Park

Full/Part Time:  Full-Time

Regular/Temporary:  Regular

 

Job Functions:

  • Teaches courses in Biology at a variety of times and locations in response to institutional needs.
  • Makes continuous efforts to improve the quality of instruction by reviewing and utilizing innovative methodologies, techniques, and delivery methods.
  • Develops and uses a syllabus for each course or laboratory within college and departmental guidelines.
  • Plans, develops, and uses a variety of teaching methods and materials that assist students in meeting course objectives and which are appropriate for students with differing educational and experiential backgrounds and learning styles.
  • Evaluates students to measure their progress toward achievement of stated course objectives and informs them in a timely manner of their progress in the course.
  • Submits required college reports and forms.
  • Reviews, evaluates, and recommends student learning materials.
  • Maintains professional relationships with students, colleagues and the community.
  • Provides access to students through posted office hours, electronic communication and other appropriate methods.
  • Responsible for professional development and institutional service as determined in consultation with the Dean.

·         Responsible for other reasonable, related duties, as assigned.

 

Requirements  Required Qualifications:·         Master’s degree or higher in theoretical or applied biology or life sciences; or, a master’s degree or higher with 18 graduate credit hours in theoretical or applied biology or life sciences

·         Preferred:  college teaching experience and lab experience

Starting Date & Posting Dates  ANTICIPATED START DATE: FALL 2016Review of applicants will begin immediately.  
Submit the Following Information:  Priority consideration will be given to applications (including cover letter, teaching philosophy, CV/resume, and unofficial graduate transcripts) submitted by March 20, 2016.

For complete job descriptions, required qualifications, and access to our on-line application, visit: http://jobs.lonestar.edu.  Search by Job Opening ID number or click the “Advanced Search” link to search by keyword or campus.  Cover letter, resume/CV, teaching philosophy, and transcripts are required attachments for full-time faculty applicants.  Everyone must apply on-line, but technical assistance with the application is available by e-mail: employment@lonestar.edu.   Criminal background check required.  EEO

Multiple Full-time Faculty

Institution & Website Lone Star College     http://jobs.lonestar.edu
Job Title: Multiple Full-time Faculty
Salary
Duties & Responsibilities: Lone Star College welcomes Faculty applicants for the following positions:

 

Faculty, Accounting (Job ID#18673) – CyFair campus

Faculty, History (Job ID#18962) – CyFair campus

Faculty, Philosophy – 2 positions – (Job ID#18627) – CyFair campus

Faculty, Mathematics (Job ID#19034) – Cypress Center location

 

Faculty, Biology (Job ID#18863) – Kingwood campus

Faculty, Education/Psychology (Job ID#18859) – Kingwood campus

Faculty, Education/EDUC 1300 (Job #18854) – Kingwood campus

Faculty, English – 2 positions – (Job ID#18862) – Kingwood campus

Faculty, Geology (Job ID#18865) – Kingwood campus

Faculty, Government (Job ID#18860) – Kingwood campus

Faculty, Mathematics (Job ID#18853) – Kingwood campus

Faculty, Physics (Job ID#18864) – Kingwood campus

Faculty, Speech (Job ID#18855) – Kingwood campus

 

Faculty, Accounting (Job ID# 18292) – Montgomery campus

Faculty, Biology (Job ID# 18809) – Montgomery campus

Faculty, English (Job ID# 18811) – Montgomery campus

Faculty, History (Job ID# 18812) – Montgomery campus

 

Faculty, Economics (Job ID# 19038) – North Harris campus

Faculty, Mathematics (Job ID#19037) – North Harris campus

Faculty, Music (Job ID#18911) – North Harris campus

Faculty, Speech (Job ID# 19050) – North Harris campus

Faculty, Mathematics (Job ID# 19039) – Victory Center campus

 

Workforce Faculty Openings:

Faculty, CISCO (Job ID#18868) – Montgomery campus

Faculty, Emergency Medical Services – (Job ID#18929) – CyFair campus

Faculty, Fire Science (Job ID#18861) – Kingwood campus

Faculty, Licensed Vocational Nursing (Job ID# 18616) – CyFair campus

Faculty, Machining (Job ID#18664) – University Park campus

Faculty, Machining (Job ID#18671) – CyFair campus

Faculty, Nursing – Simulation Coordinator (Job ID#18674) CyFair campus

Faculty, Radiologic Technology (Job ID# 18440) – Montgomery campus

Faculty, Veterinary Technology (Job ID#18568) – Tomball campus

Program Director, Process Technology (Job ID#18877) – Kingwood campus

Director, Nursing Program (Job ID#19076) – North Harris campus

Requirements  For complete job descriptions, required qualifications, and access to our on-line application, visit: http://jobs.lonestar.edu.  Search by Job Opening ID number or click the “Advanced Search” link to search by keyword or campus.  Everyone must apply on-line, but technical assistance with the application is available by e-mail: employment@lonestar.edu.Criminal background check required.  EEO
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Academic Support Specialist

 

Institution & Website PHILADELPHIA COLLEGE OF OSTEOPATHIC MEDICINE, GEORGIA CAMPUS
Job Title: Academic Support Specialist
Salary  DOE
Duties & Responsibilities: Georgia Campus – Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM), in the greater Atlanta area, is seeking qualified individuals for a part-time Academic Support Specialist with experience in tutoring college students. The specialist will develop and implement effective mentoring strategies for improving the skills of post-baccalaureate students experiencing difficulty with analytical/scientific writing as well as those students lacking general skills of outlining and note taking. Delivery of workshops to small groups, as well as one-on-one mentoring of students is expected. Strong writing skills is required. Some background in science is preferred. The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree. All inquiries must include salary requirements and should be directed to: Department of Human Resources GA-Campus 625 Old Peachtree Road Suwanee, GA 30024 Call (678) 225-7515 Fax (678) 225-7519 Email: hr@pcom.edu PCOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer Contact Us: hr@pcom.edu
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Associate Director of the Academic Success Center

Institution & Website Southern Connecticut State University http://www.southernct.edu/faculty-staff/hr/jobs/AssociateDirectoroftheAcademicSuccessCenter.html
Job Title: Associate Director of the Academic Success Center
Salary
Duties & Responsibilities: Southern Connecticut State University seeks a dynamic individual and proven team player to serve as the Associate Director of the Academic Success Center. As an intentionally diverse and student-centered university, Southern is committed to academic excellence, access, social justice, and service for the public good. Founded as a teachers college in 1893, Southern has evolved over the past century into a comprehensive university offering 114 graduate and undergraduate programs in the liberal arts and professional disciplines. It is one of four universities in the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities System. The University is located in New Haven, a city rich with arts and culture, and less than 90 miles from New York City and 140 miles from Boston. Reporting to the Director of the Academic Success Center, the Associate Director of the Academic Success Center will assist the Director in the overall management of the Academic Success Center including: helping students to improve their academic performance; providing oversight of the tutoring specific services; delivering academic specific workshops; and serving as a vital resource to students, faculty, and staff in the capacity of an academic success coach. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of and experience with best practices for an Academic Success Center in the following areas: tutoring and writing support; curriculum and instruction design; an understanding of how students learn; academic workshops; and academic success coaching. Additionally, the ideal candidate will understand the mission of a public university in an urban setting, be able to develop innovative academic support programming specific to Southern’s student population and have experience supervising students and/or staff, managing projects independently, and working with diverse student populations. The preferred candidate will be able to articulate a vision for the role of the academic success center in higher education; demonstrate success with partnerships across campus; communicate a strong passion for making a difference in the lives of students through academic support initiatives; have knowledge in cognitive development and learning; and be resourceful and creative. A Master’s degree in counseling, education, student development, or related field and a minimum of four years of experience in academic/learning support including experience in one or more of the following areas: tutoring, writing support, curriculum and instruction design, academic workshops, academic success coaching, or other related areas are required. For full consideration, please submit a letter of application, resume, and contact information for three professional references to Karen Morcaldi at morcaldik1@southernct.edu. Review of applications will begin on November 30th and the position will remain open until filled.
Requirements
Starting Date & Posting Dates  Open Until Filled
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Director of Academic Advising and Career Development

Institution & Website http://www.uaa.alaska.edu
Job Title: Director of Academic Advising and Career Development
Salary
Duties & Responsibilities: Director of Academic Advising and Career Development University of Alaska Anchorage Division of Student Access, Advising, and Transition The University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) offers a world-class education, renowned faculty, undergraduate research, and Division I & II athletics. UAA offers academic programs leading to occupational endorsements; undergraduate and graduate certificates; and associate, baccalaureate, graduate, and doctoral programs. UAA invites applications for the position of Director of Academic Advising and Career Development. The University seeks a director who follows a student-centered philosophy, regularly infuses student development theory into daily practices, and encourages and supports students in their pursuit for academic success through quality academic advisor, major/career exploration and development. The director coordinates academic advising, first year experience courses, UAA’s student internship program, on-campus employer recruitment efforts, a career resource library, and provides career advising for students. Application process: For more information or to apply go to http://www.uakjobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=88669
Requirements  MA Degree
Starting Date & Posting Dates  Opened until filled
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Assistant or Associate Professor, Developmental Education Literacy

Institution & Website Texas State University http://www.txstate.edu
Job Title: Assistant or Associate Professor, Developmental Education Literacy
Salary
Duties & Responsibilities: Assistant or Associate Professor, Developmental Education Literacy Texas State University Job Posting #: 2016-65 Review Date: January 8, 2016 Appointment Date: Fall 2016 Link to Job Posting: http://facultyrecords.provost.txstate.edu/faculty-employment/faculty-employment/2016-65.html Position Description Texas State University is seeking to fill a tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor position in Developmental Education with a focus on literacy education. Developmental education is a field of research, policy, and practice focused on student success at the postsecondary level. The field aims to understand and support all students in postsecondary contexts, but especially students who struggle and students who are identified as academically underprepared. The Graduate Program of Developmental Education is housed within the Department of Curriculum and Instruction in the College of Education. This innovative and rapidly growing program offers Ph.D., Ed.D., and M.A. degrees in developmental education with three specialization areas: literacy, learning support, and mathematics. The search committee is looking for a candidate with the expertise and ability to serve in the literacy specialization area. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply, and especially those who are linguistically or culturally diverse, or who can contribute diverse perspectives to our program and university. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to: • Publishing peer-reviewed research at national and international levels in the areas of literacy and developmental education. • Seeking external funding related to literacy and developmental education. • Presenting on research and practice at local, national, and/or international conferences. • Teaching doctoral- and master’s-level courses. Course topics include but are not limited to: literacy theory, research, and pedagogy with a focus on postsecondary contexts. • Serving on thesis and dissertation committees. • Recruiting, advising, and mentoring graduate students. • Working collaboratively with faculty, students, and staff. • Engaging in service at the departmental, college, university, and professional levels. Qualifications for Associate Professor Rank Required: • Earned doctorate, by hiring date, in education, literacy education, developmental education, or a related area. • Evidence of teaching literacy (reading and/or writing) at the postsecondary level and/or evidence of scholarly activity with a focus on postsecondary contexts commensurate with rank. • Demonstration of excellence in teaching at the university level. • Evidence of the ability to establish and sustain a strong research agenda as evidenced by publications, presentations, grants, etc. commensurate with rank. • To be eligible for hire at the associate professor rank, candidate must meet the requirements for that rank as established by the department. The successful applicant will receive the appropriate rank and title based on University and department established standards. Preferred: • Evidence of research and practice in the areas of developmental education, postsecondary student success, college readiness, transitions to college, and/or transitions from college to work. • Evidence of working with students who are linguistically or culturally diverse. • Evidence of published research and conference presentations in literacy education, developmental education, or a related area commensurate with rank. • Evidence of quantitative, qualitative, and/or mixed-methods research knowledge, skills, and experience. • Evidence of teaching literacy (reading and/or writing) effectively in postsecondary educational settings commensurate with rank. • Evidence of success in advising and mentoring master’s and doctoral students. • Evidence of success in seeking external grants and contracts. • Evidence of successful collaboration with university colleagues, students, and staff within a diverse environment Qualifications for Assistant Professor Rank Required: • Earned doctorate, by hiring date, in education, literacy education, developmental education, or a related area. • Evidence of teaching literacy (reading and/or writing) at the postsecondary level and/or evidence of scholarly activity with a focus on postsecondary contexts commensurate with rank. • Demonstration of the potential for excellence in teaching at the university level commensurate with rank. • Evidence of the ability to establish and sustain a strong research agenda as evidenced by publications, presentations, grants, etc. commensurate with rank. Preferred: • Evidence of commitment to research and practice in the areas of developmental education, postsecondary student success, college readiness, transitions to college, and/or transitions from college to work. • Evidence of commitment to working with students who are linguistically or culturally diverse. • Evidence of published research and conference presentations in literacy education, developmental education, or a related area. • Evidence of quantitative, qualitative, and/or mixed-methods research knowledge, skills, and experience. • Evidence of teaching literacy (reading and/or writing) effectively in postsecondary educational settings commensurate with rank. • Evidence of success or the potential for success in advising and mentoring master’s and doctoral students. • Evidence of success or the potential for success in seeking external grants and contracts. • Evidence of successful collaboration with university colleagues, students, and staff within a diverse environment
Requirements
Starting Date & Posting Dates  To ensure full consideration, complete applications must be received by January 8, 2016.
Submit the Following Information:  Application Procedures To apply, send (1) a letter of interest that addresses your philosophy of teaching effectiveness, your research agenda, and your experiences in relation to the required and preferred qualifications sections of the posting; (2) a relevant scholarly writing sample; (3) official undergraduate and graduate transcripts (note: applicants may submit unofficial copies of transcripts with the application; the individual who is offered the position must submit official transcripts prior to hiring); (4) three letters of reference; and (5) a curriculum vitae that includes all degrees and certifications, all professional experience, list of courses taught, scholarship, and list of three professional references with names, addresses, e-mail addresses, and phone numbers; and (6) the completed Texas State Faculty Employment Application available athttp://facultyrecords.provost.txstate.edu/faculty-employment/application. To ensure full consideration, complete applications must be received by January 8, 2016. Send materials electronically to Naomi Wilson at naomiwilson@txstate.edu. Official transcripts should be mailed to the following address: Ms. Naomi Wilson Texas State University Department of Curriculum & Instruction 601 University Drive San Marcos, TX 78666 Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.

Assistant Professor of Developmental Mathematics – tenure track

Institution & Website University of Central Missouri http://www.ucmo.edu https://jobs.ucmo.edu/
Job Title: Assistant Professor of Developmental Mathematics – tenure track
Salary  per faculty salary scale
Duties & Responsibilities: Full time, 9 month teaching position. Teach developmental mathematics courses including introductory algebra and co-requisite labs for quantitative reasoning; contribute to curriculum development, serve as a mathematics tutor and facilitate open lab environments, establish a record of scholarship and refereed publication; and contribute to departmental, college and university service.
Requirements  Ph.D. or Ed.D in Mathematics Education, Developmental Education or a related field (candidates with ABD status will be considered).
Starting Date & Posting Dates  Posting date: 12/11/15 Starting date: 08/15/16
Submit the Following Information:  Online application Cover Letter Transcript Vitae Teaching Philosophy Statement 3 Letters of Recommendation

Mathematics Instructor

Institution & Website Pasadena City College http://www.pasadena.edu/
Job Title: MATHEMATICS INSTRUCTOR (4 Positions)
Salary
Duties & Responsibilities:
PASADENA CITY COLLEGE Title: MATHEMATICS INSTRUCTOR (4 Positions) MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: • Master’s degree in Mathematics or Applied Mathematics OR •  Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics or Applied Mathematics AND • A Master’s degree in Statistics, Physics or Mathematics Education OR • A Valid California Community College Instructor Credential OR • The equivalent. Degree must be shown as conferred on transcript. Some degrees may require equivalency. It is the applicant’s responsibility to provide documentation to support equivalent qualifications.   DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: • Demonstrated passion for, and experience with, teaching basic skills mathematics • Experience teaching non-traditional mathematics courses, such as accelerated course, or using innovative pedagogy.  To view the Math Instructor job announcement http://apptrkr.com/727190. Please note, once your application is submitted you will not be able to add, change or upload documents.  We advise that you carefully review your application and all the documents you have uploaded to ensure that they are free from errors and complete.  If you cannot finish your application in one seating, you can save the application and return at a later date to continue editing or completing the process.  Give yourself plenty of time to complete and submit your application by the stated closing date.   Additional or missing items will not be accepted after the closing date.
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