Assistant Professor of Academic Strategies

Institution & Website Hillyer College, University of Hartford http://www.hartford.edu
Job Title Assistant Professor of Academic Strategies
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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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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.
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