Associate Director of Academic Support

Institution & Website University of West Georgia http://www.westga.edu
Job Title
Associate Director of Academic Support
Salary
$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
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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

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.
Starting Date & Posting Dates
Submit the Following Information:  Resume, cover letter, and writing sample to https://jobs.rutgers.edu

Assistant Director, Student Success Center

Institution & Website University of Houston-Clear Lake http://www.uhcl.edu
Job Title Assistant Director, Student Success Center
Salary $3,524.64 – $4,582.03 per month commensurate with qualifications
Duties & Responsibilities Responsibilities: The Assistant Director is responsible for oversight of the tutorial and supplemental instruction programs and serves as the primary contact for faculty and students who utilize the early alert referral system, Academic Support Referral (ASR). In the absence of the Director, the Assistant Director will be responsible for the daily operations of the Student Success Center. Supervises the recruiting, hiring, and training of staff for the tutoring and supplemental instruction programs as well as one graduate assistant. Also responsible for developing comprehensive assessment plans and reporting the findings. Will actively participate in campus outreach, orientations, and recruitment events. It is expected that the Assistant Director will develop strong partnerships with faculty, students, and staff across the university to strengthen the programming of the Student Success Center. Oversee the daily operations of the tutoring and supplemental instruction programs. Prepare and monitor tutor schedules and tutor/SI session attendance records to optimize tutor and SI availability to students and to ensure tutors remain current on various learning skill development and student support practices. Evaluate tutorial and SI activities by developing tools in which feedback is available and interpreted to ensure the tutoring and SI programs remain relevant on campus. Develop and maintain a comprehensive programmatic assessment plan for both tutoring and supplemental instruction programs. Align program goals and learning objective with those of the Student Success Center, Division of Student Services and the University of Houston-Clear Lake. Participate in the recruitment, hiring, training, and supervision of tutoring and supplemental instruction staff. Build relationships with faculty across campus to enhance tutoring and supplemental instruction programs by developing a current working knowledge of student academic support needs. In the absence of the Director, oversee the daily operations of the Student Success Center. Enact innovative marketing program for Tutoring and Supplemental Instruction programs. Participate in Student Success Center outreach to students referred through early alert, mid-term grade, and academic probation counseling programs. Perform other duties as assigned.
Requirements Master’s degree in Higher Education, Student Affairs, Education, or a closely related field. Five years of experience working in an academic support department/program at an institution of higher education including working with peer tutoring, supplemental programs, and institutional retention initiatives such as early alert.
Starting Date & Posting Dates
Submit the Following Information:  Applications accepted only online at https://jobs.uhcl.edu. To apply, please complete an online application and attach a cover letter, resume and the names and contact information for three professional references.