Associate Director of Academic Support

Institution & Website University of West Georgia
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.
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Academic Support Specialist

Institution & Website

 Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Job Title Academic Support Specialist
Duties & Responsibilities Duties and responsibilities include (but are not limited to) the following: · Work with college administration to identify underperforming students to develop and implement strategies which lead to academic success. · Facilitate workshops for students on developing effective study and learning strategies. · Provide individual assessment and counseling to identify individual learning patterns. · Assist students with the development and implementation of strategies for preparing for Professional Healthcare Board and Licensing Exams. · Design and implement programs using student tutors/ peer facilitators to support learning outcomes. · Develop and deliver programs to advance performance in test taking, note taking and study strategies. Experience · Prior experience working with students in science or health related field. · Background in Education, Educational Psychology and experience working in Post Graduate Biological Science or similar programs. · Experience implementing programs that incorporate learning theories and adult developmental theories. · Prior experience in a university setting, working with graduate and/or professional students, managing a tutoring program. · Preference will be given to candidates with familiarity with medical / Pharmacy school curricula and standardized exams of the type given by the NBOME and other licensing agencies. · The ideal candidate will possess knowledge of learning disabilities and provisions of reasonable accommodations in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Core Competencies · Enthusiasm for learning and achievement · Excellent interpersonal skills, including oral and written communication skills · Ability to multi-task and work effectively in a fast paced environment · Experience using Microsoft Office products · Conceptual, analytical and organizational skills · Innovative and solution-oriented approach · Ability to develop and maintain collaborative and productive relationships with various constituency groups. · Familiarity with FERPA and applicable laws and regulations regarding student record, confidentiality, and student’s rights and responsibilities. · Experience with and enthusiasm for working with a diverse student, staff and faculty population within a university setting. To apply for the position, send via email a letter of intent, a curriculum vitae, and names and addresses of three references, preferably from current or former supervisors as directed below. HOW TO APPLY All inquiries must include salary requirements and should be directed to: Department of Human Resources – Georgia Campus 625 Old Peachtree Road Suwanee, GA 30024 Phone: 678-225-7516 | Fax: 678-225-7519 Email:
Requirements Masters required, doctorate preferred.
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Coordinator of Supplemental Instruction

Institution & Website University of West Georgia
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 with resume and cover letter