Director, Academic Resource Center

Institution & Website Duke University Academic Resource Center

Job Title Director, Center for Academic Resource Center
Salary  Commensurate with experience
Duties & Responsibilities
Requirements  Candidate must have at least 3 years’ experience managing a student learning center or similar facility and demonstrate success in staff recruitment and development. Experience in budget development and management, staff supervision, and promotion of the office are also expected. Candidates must possess good oral written, and cross-cultural communications skills and an ability to negotiate and resolve complex problems in a timely manner. Exemplary planning and organizational skills are required.
Starting Date & Posting Dates  Starting Date: June 2018

Posting Date 6 February 2018

Submit the Following Information:  Please submit a Cover Letter, Resume, and three References. For further detail, please see link.

Academic SEEK Program Manager

Institution & Website CUNY Brooklyn College
Job Title Academic SEEK Program Manager
Salary  $61,394 – $ 81,855
Duties & Responsibilities Job Vacancy Notice Job Title: Academic SEEK Program Manager Job ID: 16629 Location: Brooklyn College Full/Part Time: Full Time Regular/Temporary: Regular POSITION DETAILS The Percy Ellis Sutton SEEK (Search for Education, Elevation, and Knowledge) Program is CUNY’s higher education opportunity program designed to assist high potential, low income students who otherwise might not be able to pursue a college degree because they are not academically well prepared for college level work. The Program provides educational support, academic advisement, and counseling assistance, all of which are aimed at strengthening students’ basic skills, bolstering their academic success in all levels of college courses, and maximizing their retention and persistence through to graduation. Under the supervision of the SEEK Program Director, the Manager of the SEEK Learning and Study Center (SLSC), at Brooklyn College, assumes a substantial leadership role in the design, implementation and management of all SEEK instructional support programs and activities. He/she is responsible for the day to day operation of the SLSC and for supervision of all SEEK instructional assistance, monitoring and intervention activities. Currently, the SLSC conducts vigorous programs in the following areas: one on one and group tutoring, Supplemental Instruction, workshops in study skills development, CUNY Skills Assessment Test preparation and pre-freshman programs including summer immersion programs, and first year learning communities. The SEEK Learning and Study Center also maintains a study hall and a computer facility for use by SEEK students. SEEK emphasizes collaborative learning, intensive outreach, innovation and creativity in responding to the academic development needs of opportunity program college students. At this time, the Program is especially interested in the issues of 1.5 Generation students, and math and science preparation and proficiency. The SEEK Manager’s responsibilities include but are not limited to: -Manage and maintain SEEK Learning and Study Center programs and personnel. -Supervise existing Supplemental Instruction program using the University of Missouri Kansas City -Supplemental Instruction model. -Recruit, train, schedule and supervise SEEK tutors, SI leaders, CUNY Skills Assessment Tests and -Study Skills workshop leaders and other staff. -Develop academic and supportive relationships with faculty and College Departments. -Collaborate with College offices including First College Year Initiative, the Magner Career Center, Testing and others as needed. -Collaborate with SEEK professional counseling/advisement staff to monitor and evaluate student involvement and progress in SEEK and College student support activities. -Implement and oversee assessment activities for the unit. -Monitor and report on staff and student performance and progress. -Gather data for reporting, evaluation and research; prepare reports. -Manage a substantial budget under the supervision of the SEEK Director. -Conduct academic skills development workshops as needed. -Develop and maintain SLSC website. -Conduct evaluations of tutoring staff and services. -Conduct other SEEK Program and College activities as may be assigned by the SEEK Chair/Director. QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor’s degree and six years’ related experience required. OTHER QUALIFICATIONS -A master’s degree with at least six years of progressively responsible professional work experience in an educational setting, preferably at the college level. -Substantial knowledge and experience in leading instructional support services for underrepresented college students especially in math and science. -Strong organizational and administrative abilities are essential, as are excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills. -Familiarity with word processing, database and spreadsheet programs. -Experience in tutor training and in assessment highly desirable. -Demonstrated commitment to the mission of senior college educational opportunity programs and developmental education. -Prior experience with teaching and supervision. -Ability to use databases, spreadsheets and word processing programs as organizing tools. -Be available on a flexible schedule including possible weekends and evenings. CUNY TITLE OVERVIEW Manages SEEK academic support program operations. SEEK (Search for Education, Elevation, and Knowledge) is a higher education opportunity program established at the senior CUNY colleges to provide comprehensive academic support to assist capable students who otherwise might not be able to attend college. -Manages academic services and programs for eligible students -Assists management with planning, assessment, monitoring, and reporting -Develops schedules for courses and student support services -Serves as advocate and representative for SEEK students from admission to graduation -Manages professional and support staff -Performs related duties as assigned. CUNY TITLE Higher Education Associate FLSA Exempt COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS $61,394 – $ 81,855*; Commensurate with experience and qualifications. *Salary subject to the new contract implementation. CUNY’s benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial wellbeing, and professional development. We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off. Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world. HOW TO APPLY Please submit your application online: In order to be considered, applicants must upload their cover letter (referenced Job ID # 16629), resume, and contact information (name, phone number, and email address) for three references in rtf, doc or pdf format. CLOSING DATE May 14, 2017 JOB SEARCH CATEGORY: CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.
Starting Date & Posting Dates  CLOSING DATE May 14, 2017
Submit the Following Information:

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:

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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Associate Director of Academic Transitions

Institution & Website University of Nevada, Las Vegas – UNLV
Job Title: Associate Director of Academic Transitions
Duties & Responsibilities: The University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) invites applications for Associate Director of Academic Transitions, Academic Success Center [17395]. PROFILE of the UNIVERSITY Founded in 1957, UNLV is a doctoral-degree-granting institution of approximately 29,000 students and 3,000 faculty and staff that is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as a research university with high research activity. UNLV offers a broad range of respected academic programs and is on a path to join the top tier of national public research universities. The university is committed to enhancing efforts to attract and retain top students and faculty, educating the region’s diversifying population and workforce, driving economic activity through increased research and community partnerships, and creating an academic health center for Southern Nevada that includes the launch of a new UNLV School of Medicine. UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in Southern Nevada. ROLE of the POSITION The Academic Success Center (ASC) is seeking a dynamic, full-time Associate Director of Academic Transitions. This professional position will serves as a key member of the ASC Executive Team to coordinate, develop, and advance ASC courses, which includes COLA 100E: First-Year Seminar (FYS) for Exploring Majors, Second-Year Seminars (SYS) for Exploring Majors, and other potential offerings and deliveries. The Associate Director’s greatest responsibility is coordinating COLA 100E, which is the largest FYS program at UNLV that serves over 600 students every academic year. COLA 100E is a 3-credit general education course offered in small class sizes (most often 20-25 students) and taught primarily by faculty-in-residence, lecturers, and part-time instructors. COLA 100E has a standardized curriculum that is based on empirical research and national best practices. The Associate Director will be responsible for faculty recruitment, extensive training, supervision, assessment, and other forms of evaluation. The Associate Director will also teach a 4/0 FYS load (or equivalent) in addition to developing and advancing curriculum. The Associate Director generally oversees the ASC academic coordination of UNLV’s Exploring Majors and will be involved in other retention, progression, and completion (RPC) programs and Top Tier projects. For instance, this position will serve as the ASC academic faculty representative on imperative campus-wide committees and initiatives. Other duties will be assigned by the Associate Dean, Director of Academic Transitions, and members of the Dean’s Office. The Associate Director will be the second highest rank within the Academic Transition unit, and assumes the leadership of the unit in the absence of the Director. QUALIFICATIONS To be considered for the Associate Director of Academic Transitions, candidates must possess at minimum a doctoral degree from a regionally accredited college or university. Required work experience includes each of the following: • Teaching first-year seminars/experience courses at a college or university • Two or more years of experience working at a college or university Preferred work experience includes each of the following: • Curriculum development • Higher education management, including faculty • Involvement in the National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience Strong candidates should possess the following: • Knowledge regarding national empirical research and best practices surrounding first-year seminars • Interpersonal, organization, and oral and written communication skills • Ability to multitask and manage competing priorities • High professional standards, attention to detail, and strong customer service orientation • Positive, professional attitude • Team orientation • Knowledge of UNLV and academic success programs • Punctuality Finalist applicants will be subject to a background check. SALARY RANGE Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions. Position is contingent upon funding. APPLICATION DETAILS Applicants are required to submit each of the three following material components: 1) A letter of interest, 2) a detailed resume/CV listing qualifications and experience, and 3) the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based. As mentioned, finalist applicants will be subject to a background check. Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates’ materials will begin on March 13, 2017. Best consideration will be gained for applicants who submitted all required materials submitted prior to that date. Materials should be addressed to the Search Committee, and are to be submitted via on-line application at For assistance with UNLV’s on-line applicant portal, contact UNLV Employment Services at (702) 895-3504 or UNLV is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action educator and employer committed to achieving excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination laws. The University of Nevada, Las Vegas employs only United States citizens and non-citizens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Apply Here:
Starting Date & Posting Dates  Starting Date: July 1, 2016 Position is open until filled. For best consideration, please apply by February 18, 2016.
Submit the Following Information:  Interested candidates should apply online at