Assistant Professor of Academic Strategies

Institution & Website Hillyer College, University of Hartford http://www.hartford.edu
Job Title Assistant Professor of Academic Strategies
Salary
Duties & Responsibilities Applied Professor of Academic Strategies Institution: University of Hartford Category: Faculty- Academic Strategies-Education Application Due: 12/15/2016 Type: Full-time Hillyer College at the University of Hartford invites applications for a Clinical or Applied Assistant Professor of Academic Strategies to begin in August, 2017. The successful candidate must be enthusiastic about teaching freshmen study skills and critical literacies, and education courses, as well as advising and tutoring students. The successful candidate must be able and willing to employ technology in teaching and advising. There will also be opportunities to teach in the University of Hartford’s innovative, interdisciplinary All University Curriculum. A Doctorate in Education or in a closely related field is required, although ABD candidates will be considered at the discretion of the Committee. Recent teaching experience is preferred, especially teaching in a K-12 school system. Candidates willing to pursue a scholarly agenda, and encourage underrepresented minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. Hillyer College is specifically designed for capable under-prepared students whose high school performance does not reflect their academic aspirations or potential. The College offers a two-year liberal arts curriculum that represents the first two years of a Bachelor’s degree program. Hillyer College faculty provide students with a structured and supportive college experience in small classes, a program designed to encourage students to reach their full potential and to pursue their academic and career aspirations. The University of Hartford is located within greater Hartford, an area rich in cultural diversity and recreational activities and with driving distance of metropolitan Boston and New York. We pride ourselves on the diversity of our student body, and our goal is that all students find success in a learning environment that both challenges and mentors them. Our academic mission is to engage students in acquiring the knowledge, skill and values necessary to thrive in, and contribute to a pluralistic, complex world. Our new five-year strategic plan was approved in May 2014 and is being implemented by teams of faculty and staff. More information on the plan and full text of our academic mission can be seen at http://www.hartford.edu, The University of Hartford is an open and welcoming community, which values diversity in all its forms. In addition, the University aspires to have its faculty and staff reflect the rich diversity of student body and Hartford region. Candidates committed to working with diverse populations and conversant in multicultural issues are encouraged to apply. For best consideration, applications should be received no later than December 15, 2016. Interested candidates should submit electronically a current curriculum vitae, a graduate transcript, and names and contact information (including email) of three references and a letter of intent describing their interest and qualifications for the position. a. Applicants are expected to describe in their letter of intent how their teaching and/or scholarship, will advance intercultural competence in all students. b. Applicants are expected to describe in their letter of intent how their scholarship contributes to diverse communities. Information is sent to Dr. Linda Moran, Search Committee Chair, Chair Academic Strategies Department HILLASB@hartford.edu, Hillyer College, University of Hartford, 200 Bloomfield Avenue, West Hartford, CT 06117. The University of Hartford is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, Female/Male/Disabled/Veteran. Women and members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. EEO/AA/MF/D/V. APPLICATION INFORMATION Postal Address: Dr. Linda Moran Academic Strategies Department, Hillyer College University of Hartford 200 Bloomfield Avenue West Hartford, CT 06117-1599 Email Address: HILLASB@hartford.edu The University of Hartford is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, Male/Female/Disabled/Veterans (EEO/AA/M/F/D/V). Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
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Program Advisor (Asst Dir of ACCESS for PAL Tutoring Services )

Institution & Website Northern Illinois University http://www.niu.edu Department: ACCESS http://www.niu.edu/access/
Job Title Program Advisor (Asst Dir of ACCESS for PAL Tutoring Services )
Salary mid to upper $40’s depending on experience and education
Duties & Responsibilities The position is posted on line at: https://jobs.niu.edu/JobDetail.cfm?Job=61688 RESPONSIBILITIES: The Assistant Director of ACCESS for Pal Tutoring Services is a 12-month full-time position. The position independently administers the peer tutoring program for all NIU undergraduate students, targeting sub-populations of students indicated at-risk. Duties include but are not limited to: Selecting, interviewing, hiring and training 80 to 90 peer tutors and 10 to 12 tutoring center peer supervisors each academic year. This individual oversees payroll and monitoring payroll budgets; developing (in collaboration with academic units and other departments) specialized support services as needed; and overseeing all functions of several drop-in tutoring centers and appointment-based tutoring. The program delivers services to approximately 1500 to 2000 students per year. Scheduled work hours are 8-4:30 M-F, Working hours vary to include a few evening and weekend hours to monitor tutoring centers and support programming. Starting Salary commensurate with education and experience plus benefits (Click here for employment benefit information). REQUIRED SKILLS • Master’s degree with an emphasis on education. • Three years prior experience in administration, supervision and training in tutoring, Supplemental Instruction, or another learning assistance type program. • Demonstrated interest in and ability to motivate and enhance development of a large group of student employees. • Strong organizational and management skills to carry out policies and procedures necessary to operate the tutoring program. • Experience in the development and delivery of training for tutors as well as professional development opportunities for the student employees. • Experience and sensitivity in working with a very diverse student population including minority, at-risk and students with disabilities. • Experience with spreadsheet software and payroll management. • Ability to develop basic program assessment model. Familiarity with collecting and analyzing statistics. • Strong writing and general communication skills, ability to compose correspondence and reports. Confident with doing presentations and workshops for student and faculty groups. This is a security-sensitive position. Before any offer of employment is made, the University will conduct a pre-employment criminal background investigation, which includes a criminal background check. PREFERRED SKILLS • Professional development in the area of academic services demonstrated by coursework, experience and/or participation in professional organizations such as the College Reading and Learning Association, National College Learning Center Association, National Association for Developmental Education or the National Tutoring Association. • Experience with PeopleSoft Student System and other institutional data gathering software such as EAB, SSC or GradesFirst. • Experience in writing the CRLA Tutor Training re-application. • Ability to develop retention-based program assessment, use of student learning outcomes for assessment and data collection. Ability to read and write about statistical findings. • Ability and vision to manage growth and change in a program. • Maturity, self-confidence, organizational skills and a good sense of humor.
Requirements REQUIRED SKILLS • Master’s degree with an emphasis on education. • Three years prior experience in administration, supervision and training in tutoring, Supplemental Instruction, or another learning assistance type program. • Demonstrated interest in and ability to motivate and enhance development of a large group of student employees. • Strong organizational and management skills to carry out policies and procedures necessary to operate the tutoring program. • Experience in the development and delivery of training for tutors as well as professional development opportunities for the student employees. • Experience and sensitivity in working with a very diverse student population including minority, at-risk and students with disabilities. • Experience with spreadsheet software and payroll management. • Ability to develop basic program assessment model. Familiarity with collecting and analyzing statistics. • Strong writing and general communication skills, ability to compose correspondence and reports. Confident with doing presentations and workshops for student and faculty groups. This is a security-sensitive position. Before any offer of employment is made, the University will conduct a pre-employment criminal background investigation, which includes a criminal background check.
Starting Date & Posting Dates  Starting Date To Be Determined. Posting October 20 to November 21, 2016
Submit the Following Information:  MATERIALS Application form: http://www.hr.niu.edu/hrs/resources/forms_docs/downloads/3300-CivilServiceApplicationInformation.pdf Applications containing employment information from your first job through your current position, a letter of application, a detailed resume (application letter and resume should speak to the required/preferred qualifications and include your e-mail address), a list of 3 current references, a copy of your college/university transcripts, and DD214 if applicable, must be received in Human Resource Services by 4:30 p.m. on November 21, 2016. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Current NIU employees need to complete a “Civil Service Request to Test” form (click here) and submit it along with the above noted documents to Human Resource Services by 4:30 p.m. on November 21, 2016. NOTE: ANY APPLICANT WHO FAILS TO SUBMIT A DETAILED RESUME OF EXPERIENCE WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. IMPORTANT INFORMATION: If you have previously submitted a Civil Service application and wish to apply for this position, please phone 815-753-6000, otherwise, completed applications and supporting documents should be mailed or delivered to Human Resource Services at 1515 W. Lincoln Highway, DeKalb, IL 60115 or faxed to 815-753-2335. Please note that for security purposes, applications, Civil Service Request to Test forms and supporting documents that are e-mailed are not accepted at this time. NOTE: You will receive a score that is calculated from your education and experience and your name will be placed on the active employment register by the score. After the application deadline, the names of the top three scores will be referred to the department for interviewing. Once this position has been filled, all names will be removed from the employment register in accordance with SUCSS rule 250.60h10. Northern Illinois University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution

Coordinator of Supplemental Instruction

Institution & Website University of West Georgia http://www.westga.edu
Job Title Coordinator of Supplemental Instruction
Salary $33,137 – $46,729.00
Duties & Responsibilities This position coordinates and provides ongoing development for the Center for Academic Success Supplemental Instruction (SI) program. This includes recruiting, selecting, hiring, and training ~75 student SI Leaders. Under the supervision of the Associate Director for Peer Learning Programs, design and deliver training to SI student assistants at multi-day Fall and Spring training as well as biweekly sessions through the semester. Supervise approximately 75 student assistants (SI Leaders) by reviewing weekly lesson plans, conducting observations and providing structured written and oral feedback. Develop and facilitate a meaningful professional development experience for a graduate assistant. Assist Associate Director of Peer Learning Programs in faculty outreach and communications. Ensure that appropriate program records are maintained in SSC-Campus and other departmental data collections. Support the Center for Academic Success by representing department at campus events. Manage assigned case load of academic coaching students.
Requirements Bachelor degree and at least 1 year of experience in higher education is required. Must demonstrate knowledge of student development and learning theory. Strong communication (oral/written) skills; presentation/public speaking skills; and collaboration skills are required; Master’s Degree Preferred
Starting Date & Posting Dates  Open until filled; preferred start date January 2017
Submit the Following Information:  Apply online at jobs.westga.edu with resume and cover letter

Coordinator of Academic Support Programs

Institution & Website University of West Georgia http://www.westga.edu
Job Title Coordinator of Academic Support Programs
Salary $33,137 – $46,729.00
Duties & Responsibilities This position will serve as primary academic coach/learning specialist to provide individualized academic support to students who are assigned to work with a professional staff member. This includes guiding students through the process of setting and attaining individual academic goals and utilizing appropriate campus resources; promoting the development of college success skills; and facilitating holistic student development essential to student success and retention. Coordinate programming and outreach supporting academic success, including the Study Blitz, Open Houses, Academic Success Workshop Series, classroom presentations, and communication with incoming and returning at-risk students. Serve as a committee member for the review of financial aid appeals, and for the Transfer Advocacy Group. Assist in the facilitation of Center for Academic Success Academic Recovery Programs. Support Center at new student orientations, first year seminars, academic classes, and admissions events.
Requirements  Bachelor’s required, At least 1 year of experience working with college students. Knowledge of learning and student development theory. Excellent communication skills, written as well as verbal and nonverbal; Ability to work well in team environment and collaborate well with colleagues; Master’s Degree Preferred
Starting Date & Posting Dates  Open until filled; preferred starting date January 2017.
Submit the Following Information:  Apply online at jobs.westga.edu with resume and cover letter

Director – Center for Academic Success

Institution & Website Berkeley College – Newark Campus http://www.berkeleycollege.edu
Job Title Director – Center for Academic Success
Salary
Duties & Responsibilities Berkeley College seeks a Director for the Center for Academic Success on our Newark Campus. The director is responsible for promoting the learning strategies of all Newark students through programs, initiatives, and tutoring. Full job description and requirements can be found at https://re21.ultipro.com/BER1008/jobboard/JobDetails.aspx?__ID=*5E1F2AE9B17D06BC
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Academic Coach, Statistics

Institution & Website Northcentral University http://www.ncu.edu
Job Title Academic Coach, Statistics
Salary
Duties & Responsibilities Part-time virtual Academic Coaches are responsible for promoting learning among Northcentral University students through engagement in a variety of forms, including synchronous and asynchronous coaching sessions, tutorials, and webinars. Coaches assist students in developing strong quantitative reasoning and written communication skills. Essential Functions • Implement best practices in working with adult online students at the bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral levels • Provide synchronous one-to-one and group academic coaching • Provide asynchronous screencast or written coaching feedback • Assist students in becoming autonomous, self-directed learners • Provide post-coaching session feedback to students • Maintain records of student contact • Engage in the assessment of student learning • Develop academic resources to include video tutorials and lessons on assigned topics • Stay current with organizational, educational, and faculty development policies that affect the ASC • Continually improve coaching skills • Support the mission of the ASC within Northcentral University • Participate in required training, coaching, and other activities that promote high-quality coaching • Attend team meetings • Other duties as assigned by the ASC Manager • Reasonable and consistent attendance to fulfill requirements of the position
Requirements Master’s degree and previous tutoring/coach experience is required.
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Submit the Following Information:  Apply online at https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=NCUEDU&jobId=25120&lang=en_US&source=CC3

Learning Coordinator – Center for Academic Success

Institution & Website Berkeley College http://www.berkeleycollege.edu
Job Title Learning Coordinator – Center for Academic Success
Salary  Commensurate with experience
Duties & Responsibilities The Berkeley College Center for Academic Success is seeking a Learning Coordinator for the Woodbridge, NJ campus. Under the direction of the CAS Director, the Learning Coordinator will create and execute initiatives that promote students’ learning strategies. These initiatives may include outreach to students or faculty, one on one or small group assistance, in-class or public workshops or programs, or resource development. A full job description and requirements is available at https://re21.ultipro.com/BER1008/jobboard/NewCandidateExt.aspx?__JobID=4145
Requirements Master’s Degree in Education, Educational Psychology, Developmental Education, Human Development, or related field; experience developing learning support services; current knowledge of college level learning strategies
Starting Date & Posting Dates  Review of resumes will begin immediately.
Submit the Following Information:  All candidates should apply through the Berkeley College job board at https://re21.ultipro.com/BER1008/jobboard/NewCandidateExt.aspx?__JobID=4145

Assistant Director, EOF (EOF Manager)

Institution & Website Rutgers University-Camden https://jobs.rutgers.edu
Job Title Assistant Director, EOF (EOF Manager)
Salary Competitive
Duties & Responsibilities The Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF) Program is a state-supported student success program that provides New Jersey residents holistic support services including comprehensive academic, personal, and financial advising as well as financial assistance in the form of grants. Under the supervision of the EOF Director, the Assistant Director is responsible for administrative and programmatic support to the Educational Opportunity Fund Program on the Rutgers University– Camden campus. The EOF Assistant Director develops and implements student academic success and retention initiatives; initiates collaborations with high schools and community agencies; develops leadership programming activities to promote student achievement; serves on University committees; and coordinates the EOF recruitment plan delivered in conjunction with the Offices of Admissions, Financial Aid, and Civic Engagement. This individual coordinates and monitors the EOF grant award and compliance processes. Further, the Assistant Director takes a lead role in managing the annual EOF Summer Institute program for new first-year students. A strong candidate for the EOF Assistant Director position will be a proven leader with significant experience serving underrepresented populations, developing and implementing student success initiatives, and possessing a deep knowledge of student development theory and best practices in academic advising/coaching. This individual will have demonstrated experience in program planning, cross-campus collaboration, recruitment initiatives, student advising/counseling, and assessment. In order to succeed in the Assistant Director role, this individual must be highly detail-oriented, creative, and demonstrate a commitment to lifelong learning and student success that supports EOF students, the EOF office, and the Rutgers University–Campus as a whole. All applicants must answer the following question and submit with your application: “The Rutgers University–Camden Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF) Program serves first-generation, low-income students from often academically disadvantaged backgrounds in New Jersey. As Assistant Director, you will be expected not only to provide holistic student support, but also you will be responsible for helping to recruit and enroll new students each year. In 500-1000 words, please describe the potential challenges and opportunities you expect to face in recruiting and enrolling new EOF students, and provide examples of at least three recruitment strategies you would plan to employ in this role.” Special Note: There is a NJ residency requirement for this position. Please see website for further details.
Requirements Master’s degree (higher education, college student personnel, counseling, psychology, social work or related area strongly preferred) required. The EOF Assistant Director should have significant (3-5 years) experience in advising, counseling, program evaluation, or otherwise providing holistic student development support in a collegiate environment. Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills required. The Assistant Director must be highly detail-oriented, a creative problem solver, and an excellent collaborator. Strong skills in Microsoft Office Suite programs (especially Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint) required.
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Submit the Following Information:  Resume, cover letter, and writing sample to https://jobs.rutgers.edu

Associate Director, Academic Success Center

Institution & Website Northcentral University http://www.ncu.edu
Job Title Associate Director, Academic Success Center
Salary
Duties & Responsibilities The Associate Director leads a team of part-time virtual Academic Coaches, who are responsible for providing academic assistance to Northcentral University students in a variety of forms, including synchronous and asynchronous individual and group coaching sessions, tutorials, and webinars. Coaches assist students at the bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral levels in developing competence in written communication and quantitative reasoning. Essential Functions • Independently direct and supervise all functions of the Academic Success Center in support of the university mission • Serve as the primary advocate for the Academic Success Center • Develop and implement assessment of student learning and continuous improvement programs to measure Academic Success Center effectiveness and make improvements based on the results • Develop and implement a quality assurance program to ensure that the content and process of coaching sessions and associated documentation meet expectations • Collect meaningful data and generate reports to be shared both within Learning Resources and across other departments • Monitor and continuously improve processes so that students are directed to the most appropriate resources, given their particular learning needs • Provide strategic leadership for the coordination and management of Academic Success Center services and the integration of emerging technologies and trends • Oversee strategic planning, department reviews, budgeting, accreditation tasks, resource management, and overall Academic Success Center policy and procedure planning and development • Negotiate contracts with vendors vigorously • Maintain strong collaborative relationships within the Academic Success Center, Learning Resources, and university • Work closely with stakeholders in all schools to support student learning • Incorporate appropriate technologies within the learning philosophy of the university to support its distance education programs • Provide creative leadership for design of webpages used by faculty and students • Collaborate with school leaders to integrate written communication and quantitative reasoning across the curriculum • Ensure that students who are referred to the Academic Success Center are supported fully with respect to their unique growth area(s) • Collaborate with other departments / institutions supporting students • Coordinate/establish cooperative agreements needed with other institutions / organizations • Foster an organizational culture based upon respect, service, teamwork, professional growth, and responsibility • Serve on various committees of the institution and represent the Academic Success Center on professional committees both locally and nationally • Seek external support for program initiatives • Investigate and implement new ideas and innovations in academic coaching • Help the Academic Success Center to evolve with the changing needs of students • Publicize Academic Success Center services and resources via various and appropriate means on a regular basis • Actively engage in professional development, research, and publication/ presentation of knowledge • Fill in for Academic Success Center team members on PTO when another team member with the same skillset is not available • Participate in required training, coaching, and other professional development • Reasonable and consistent attendance to fulfill requirements of the position
Requirements Master’s degree and experience managing an academic coaching center are required
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Associate Director for Student Success

Institution & Website UNC Charlotte – uncc.edu University Center for Academic Excellence – ucae.uncc.edu
Job Title Associate Director for Student Success
Salary
Duties & Responsibilities The University of North Carolina at Charlotte seeks an Associate Director for Student Success in the University Center for Academic Excellence (UCAE). This is a full-time, 12 month position. The Associate Director for Student Success leads programs within the University Center for Academic Excellence (UCAE) focused on the success and retention of academically at­risk students. This includes the 49er Rebound program, UCOL 1300 Academic Success Seminar course support and faculty development, Students Obtaining Success (SOS) peer mentoring, and the 49er Focus educational workshop series. The Associate Director focuses on developing strategies to help at­risk students learn skills and strategies to succeed in courses, attain academic success, and progress to graduation. The Associate Director is a member of the Senior Staff of the UCAE, providing leadership to the development, administration, evaluation, and research activities related to students’ success; additionally, the Associate Director participates in university, division, and departmental committees and activities. For more information about the UCAE office and programs, please visit ucae.uncc.edu. The UCAE strives to develop a deep understanding of and respect for diversity among students and colleagues. Therefore, we encourage applications from professionals who can help us achieve this goal.
Requirements Master’s degree in counseling, higher education, or related discipline from an accredited university required. Minimum of five years of experience in higher education or relevant field required. Experience with program development, administration, and evaluation required. Experience working with at-risk students and with academic support and retention programs strongly preferred. Supervision and training experience required. Strong analysis and oral and written communication skills are essential.
Starting Date & Posting Dates  Review of applications will begin August 15, 2016, and will continue until the position is filled.
Submit the Following Information:  Only electronic submissions will be accepted. To apply, visit jobs.uncc.edu and search for posting number 001356 under EPA Staff. Attach the following with application: letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three professional references. UNC Charlotte is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Women, members of minority groups, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Finalists are subject to criminal background check. The University of North Carolina at Charlotte (uncc.edu) is a diverse campus with 28,000 students and a wide range of bachelor, master, and doctoral degree programs. UNC Charlotte is located in a dynamic urban region of 1.8 million people.