Division Dean – English & World Languages, Sylvania Campus

Institution & Website Portland Community College
Job Title Division Dean – English & World Languages, Sylvania Campus
Salary   $87,873 to $127,413 per year

PCC Benefits

PCC offers a comprehensive benefit package designed to provide employees and their families, including domestic partners, with a access to a broad range of benefit options. Includes Health, Dental, and Vision options, Group Life, Auto and Home Insurance. Retirement and tax deferred 403B plans.

Paid Leave:
14.67 hours of Vacation leave per month
1 day of Sick Leave per month
11 Holidays
3 additional Personal Leave days per year

Additionally, PCC provides a tuition waiver for you, your spouse/domestic partner, and children under 24 years of age, as well as tuition reimbursement for full-time employees at other accredited institutions.

Duties & Responsibilities Responsibilities/Duties:

Division Dean Responsibilities and Duties

1.Supervises division faculty, academic professionals, classified staff, technical/support, and/or student staff. Evaluates and oversees the development of professional development plans and goals for assigned faculty department chairs, faculty, academic professionals, and classified staff in accordance with good management practices, campus policies, and collective bargaining agreements. Hires, evaluates, trains, disciplines and recommends dismissal of staff as necessary.

2.Provides leadership in planning, implementing, evaluating, and modifying multiple educational programs, processes, and operations related to assigned areas of responsibility; interprets and applies federal and state mandated guidelines. Plans, implements, administers, and evaluates related programs, projects, and services impacting the college.

3.Establishes, monitors, evaluates, and modifies processes, procedures, and/or standards, ensuring alignment with the College’s mission, values, goals, and objectives, as well as all local, state, and federal laws and regulations. Monitors programs to ensure compliance with applicable accrediting bodies.

6.Directs the maintenance of a variety of student and academic program records and information in assigned areas of responsibility.

7.Oversees faculty teaching assignments, schedules, and classroom assignments in accordance with established District policy.

8.Develops, implements, and manages grant-funded programs to supplement academic programs.

9.Develops and administers budgets in assigned areas of responsibility; implements and allocates resources following budget approval; approves expenditures.

10.Evaluates and communicates the impact of potential legal or regulatory changes on the College.

11.Responds to and resolves student, faculty, and/or staff grievances and complaints.

12.Advises and responds to questions from College departments and external agencies regarding complex issues or policies impacting assigned programs and services.

13.Positions in this classification may perform all or some of the responsibilities above and all positions perform other related duties as assigned.

Requirements Minimum Qualifications

– Master’s degree in any academic field from an accredited college or university.

– Three years progressively responsible managerial experience.

Important Knowledge and Skills

Knowledge of:
– Managerial principles;
– Grant management principles and practices;
– Budgeting principles and practices;
– Contract management principles and practices;
– Accreditation standards;
– Conflict mediation principles and practices;
– Public relations principles;
– Program development principles;
– Records maintenance principles and practices;
– Higher education principles and practices.

Demonstrated Skill in:

– Managing and providing leadership to subordinate staff;
– Developing, recommending, implementing, and monitoring academic programs, policies, procedures, and work flow;
– Developing and managing a budget;
– Managing grants-funded programs;
– Managing contracts;
– Evaluating assigned programmatic area for compliance with applicable regulations and accreditation requirements;
– Speaking in public;
– Conducting research to identify solutions, resolve problems, or provide information;
– Mediating conflict;
– Developing and marketing academic programs;
– Working with diverse academic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds of community college students and staff;
– Utilizing computer technology for communication, data gathering and reporting activities;
– Communicating effectively through oral and written mediums.

Special/Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications

1. Demonstrated leadership in higher education.

2. Experience supporting instruction in at least one of the departments within the division (within or outside of PCC).

3. Experience teaching for a minimum of 3 years.

4. Sensitivity to the unique educational needs of language learners.

Starting Date & Posting Dates
Submit the Following Information: To apply for this position you must submit:

1. Completed online application

2. Cover Letter (attach document)* Please state how you meet the minimum and preferred qualifications for this position.

3. Current Resume (attach document)*

* When you apply for the position, you will be given an opportunity to attach the above documents. They may be attached in either “Microsoft Word” or “.pdf” formats.

Notes to Applicant

– Upon hire candidate will be required to provide official transcripts for all degrees earned.

– Applicants selected for hire will be required to pass a criminal background check as a condition of employment.

– Portland Community College will hire only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. All new employees will be required to complete the designated Immigration Service Employers Verification I-9 form.

– As an Affirmative Action, Equal Employment Opportunity institution, PCC is actively seeking qualified minorities, women, disabled veterans, veterans and individuals with disabilities to enhance its work force and to reflect the diversity of its student body. Applicants with disabilities may request accommodation to complete the application and selection process. Please notify Human Resources at least three (3) working days prior to the date of need.

Documents that must be associated with this posting:

Cover Letter

Documents which can be associated with this posting:

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

How to Apply

For complete job description and application instructions, visit: http://apptrkr.com/986760

As an Affirmative Action, Equal Employment Opportunity institution, PCC is actively seeking qualified minorities, women, disabled veterans, veterans and individuals with disabilities to enhance its work force and to reflect the diversity of its student body. Applicants with disabilities may request accommodation to complete the application and selection process. Please notify Human Resources at least three (3) working days prior to the date of need.

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Learning Specialist I

Institution & Website West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine www.wvsom.edu
Job Title Learning Specialist I
Salary  This is a full-time non-classified position with full state benefits and is exempt from FLSA provisions regarding overtime.  As a non-classified employee this person will serve at the will and pleasure of the President of WVSOM.  The minimum starting salary for this position is $50,000 and will be commensurate with education and experience.
Duties & Responsibilities Under supervision, this position creates, develops and implements academic intervention programs for groups of students and provides individual academic skills consultations to facilitate success in medical school.   This position works on a flexible schedule to accommodate students’ class, exam and rotation commitments. This position makes proper referrals to confidential mental health counseling, as needed.

Specific Job Functions:

  • Provide individual academic skills assessments and consultations with students under both voluntary and mandatory attendance conditions.  Meet with students to assess their need for academic support services and help them develop effective habits and active learning strategies for medical school study and exam-taking. Reach out to students demonstrating academic difficulty and offer assistance.  Help students with disabilities (e.g., ADHD, learning disabilities) make arrangements to apply for academic accommodations in accordance with WVSOM policy.  Follow up with students as needed and maintain appropriate documentation.  
  • Non-academic issues must be referred to a Learning Specialist/Student Counselor II. Determination for referrals may include the use of appropriate assessments. Maintain appropriate documentation.
  • Under supervision, assist with the creation, development and implementation of academic support and intervention programs for groups of students, faculty and staff, for example: Learning Enhancement and Proficiency (LEAP) for repeating students, including sessions on active learning, concept mapping, test-taking and time management; mandatory classes on active learning strategies for all first year students; and workshops on a variety of topics including, but not limited to, learning strategies, test-taking, learning styles, and COMLEX preparation.
  • Develop academic tools and resources for student use to be accessed via the ASPIRE website.
  • Manage the peer tutoring program, including the development of group tutoring and facilitated study group components.
  • Engage in and/or develop other special projects based on institutional need and individual interest and expertise (i.e., reading program, Title IX investigation)
  • Participate in departmental and, as appropriate, institutional committees and groups that develop programs, responses and interventions for students with academic needs.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.
Requirements Earned Master’s degree in psychology, education or related field with a minimum of one year of recent and related experience in advising college and graduate student populations with academic issues on an individual basis. As a significant majority of the incumbent’s time will be spent in teaching active learning skills, experience in this area is required.  A combination of education and experience may be considered.

Additional Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience in teaching active learning skills in small groups and classroom settings in addition to work with individual students.
  • Experience in planning support programs for at-risk students.
  • Experience in working with students who have been diagnosed with ADHD, learning disabilities or other academic concerns.
  • Experience with making referrals to licensed mental health professionals.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong ability to establish rapport with adult medical students.
  • Experience working with individuals exhibiting testing and learning problems, which may be present in a medical student class.
  • Skills with learning assessment tools and procedures.
  • Familiarity with report writing for educational evaluations.
  • Ability to communicate and interact well with team of faculty and staff in the best interests of our students.
Starting Date & Posting Dates
Submit the Following Information: To apply for this position, please visit http://www.wvsom.edu/employment

Applications are considered confidential, and references will not be contacted without notifying the applicant.  The search committee will begin its review of applications upon receipt. 

Supplemental Instruction (SI) Coordinator

Institution & Website Academic Success Center at Oregon State University (OSU) http://success.oregonstate.edu/
Job Title Supplemental Instruction (SI) Coordinator
47,820 – 64,596
Duties & Responsibilities POSITION DUTIES: • 50% – Coordination of SI Leaders and Program Assistant. Recruit, train, and coordinate SI Leaders and Program Assistant. This position develops curriculum for and teaches ALS 277, the SI Pedagogy course; creates content for and leads professional development meetings; conducts SI Leader observations and debriefs; monitors SI Leader engagement with the course, faculty, and planning; guides SI Leader projects and presentations; and provides regular, timely feedback on SI Leader and Program Assistant performance. • 20% – Management of Daily Operations. Manage the daily operations of the SI Program including scheduling study tables; monitoring and troubleshooting study table registration, waitlists, and attendance; budgeting for the program and tracking student pay; and communicating with students, faculty, and staff. • 10% – Assessment and Strategic Planning. Compile, prepare, and compose data analysis for program assessment. Design and enact a full-cycle assessment plan and conduct research around relevant topics. Assessment includes creating quarterly, annual, and ad hoc reports and documents. This position engages in strategic planning for the SI program and contributes to strategic planning for the ASC. • 10% – Outreach. Represent and promote the SI program to the broader campus community, including meeting regularly with SI-supported faculty and departments to discuss current and potential partnerships. This position gives in-class presentations; represents SI and the ASC at university events; markets the program to students; and maintains relationships with colleges, departments, and faculty. • 5% – Project Collaboration. Collaborate with ASC and ASSIST (Academic Success and Student Transitions) colleagues on current academic support projects and initiatives. • 5% – Diversity Efforts. Expand and enhance cultural competency and diversity efforts in the SI Program, Academic Success Center and the University.
Requirements Masters degree in education, psychology, or related field. Two years’ experience in peer education program development or coordination (SI, writing center, tutoring). Experience providing training or professional development using a facilitative pedagogy.
Starting Date & Posting Dates
Posting Date:03/27/2017 Closing Date: 04/14/2017 Anticipated appointment begin date: 09/01/2017
Submit the Following Information:  When applying you will be required to attach the following electronic documents: 1) A resume/CV; 2) A cover letter indicating how your qualifications, experience and interests have prepared you for this position. 3) Please answer the supplemental question either within the application or by uploading as a separate document. Please keep answer to a maximum of 300 words. (Upload as Other Document 1) 4) The names, current phone numbers and email address of at least three (3) professional references. (Upload as Other Document 2). Link to posting: https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/40750

Professor of Reading

Institution & Website Florida State College at Jacksonville https://jobs.fscj.edu
Job Title Professor of Reading
Salary DOE
Duties & Responsibilities Professor of Reading Florida State College at Jacksonville is seeking a Professor of Reading to add to our full-time faculty. The Professor will develop and distribute a course syllabus to students for each class taught based upon the official course outline for the course, teach each course assigned in accordance with the College approved course description and course outlines, present course content to students and guide student discussion and course work-study. Requirements: Master’s degree with at least 18 graduate semester hours in any combination of the qualifying disciplines: Reading Reading Assessment Reading in Content Areas Theory and Research of Reading Educational Methods Interested candidates must submit a Florida State College at Jacksonville online application and attach unofficial copies of student transcripts at https://jobs.fscj.edu Florida State College at Jacksonville is an equal access/equal opportunity employer that makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sexual orientation/expression, gender, sex, age, genetic information, disability, pregnancy, or marital status. Veteran status and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Requirements Master’s degree with at least 18 graduate semester hours in any combination of the qualifying disciplines: Reading, Reading Assessment, Reading in Content Areas, Theory and Research of Reading, Educational Methods
Starting Date & Posting Dates  March 10, 2017 – September 10, 2017 This is a 6-month job posting
Submit the Following Information:  Interested candidates must submit a Florida State College at Jacksonville online application and attach unofficial copies of student transcripts at https://jobs.fscj.edu

Associate Director of Academic Support

Institution & Website University of West Georgia http://www.westga.edu
Job Title
Associate Director of Academic Support
$48,191 – $65,668
Duties & Responsibilities Assist the Center for Academic Success director with the successful implementation, management and assessment of all Center for Academic Success programs, particularly those that relate to Academic Support programming and Academic Coaching. Develop expertise in the use of and serve as campus coordinator for early alert systems and student interventions. Supervise the Coordinators of Academic Coaching and Academic Support Programs, as well as graduate and student assistants who serve these programs. Oversee documentation, budget, and assessment and data analysis for programs. Maintain appropriate data, record keeping, and certification of these programs. Provide academic support to students via academic coaching sessions as well as academic support/success presentations. Oversee and keep the Center’s website up to date. Serve on division and university committees. Perform other duties as assigned.
Requirements Bachelor’s degree; three years’ experience in higher education academic support services. Knowledge of learning theory and best practices in learning centers. Ability to communicate well both verbally and non-verbally with students, faculty, administrators and colleagues required. Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills are essential. Should work well in a team setting and strive for excellence in all aspects of work as well as demonstrate ability successfully to supervise and coordinate many projects simultaneously. Ability to use MS Excel and various databases for assessment.
Starting Date & Posting Dates  Apply online through March 31, 2017 with expected start date May/June 2017.
Submit the Following Information:  Cover Letter Resume