Academic Coach

Institution & Website Trinity University http://www.trinity.edu
Job Title Academic Coach
Salary
Duties & Responsibilities TRINITY UNIVERSITY JOB DESCRIPTION Title: Academic Coach Contract: 12 Months Department: Student Success Center – Academic Support SUMMARY Trinity University seeks qualified applications for the position of Academic Coach. This newly created position supports the operations of the Student Success Center – Academic Support. The Academic Coach provides individualized academic support to students; teaches an Academic Success one credit course; creates, markets, and facilitates workshops on academic success strategies; and assists in the management of the Supplemental Instruction program. The Academic Coach reports to the Director for Academic Support. DUTIES 1. Meet regularly with students for academic success coaching, creating academic success plans, and making referrals as appropriate. 2. Develop rapport and productive relationships with students by creating engaging educational materials and environments for students to grow and acquire new skills 3. Document and maintain all contact with students resulting from scheduled appointments, e-mail contact or walk-ins. 4. Teach a section of the Academic Success Course for first generation, underrepresented students (FGUS) and first-year students on academic probation 5. Provide outreach programming on behalf of Academic Support in collaboration with faculty and staff colleagues 6. Develop and present workshops on topics such as time management, reading strategies, note taking, test preparation, test anxiety, critical thinking, etc. 7. Assist in the training of tutors and Supplemental Instruction facilitators. Serve as point of contact for departments in facilitating the on-going training of tutors to achieve nationally recognized certification. 8. Assist in the evaluation and assessment of programs and services offered by Academic Support 9. Cooperates and collaborates with other employees in the spirit of teamwork and collegiality. 10. Complies with all Trinity University policies and guidelines. 11. Performs other related duties as assigned. The above statements describe the job’s essential responsibilities and requirements. They are not an exhaustive list of the duties that may be assigned to job incumbents. SUPERVISION The Academic Coach reports to the Director of Academic Support.
Requirements EDUCATION Required: A Bachelor’s degree in education, psychology, social work, or closely related field Preferred: A Master’s degree in higher education, college student personnel, education, or closely related field MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Applicants should have prior experience working in a learning center and/or in academic support in a higher education setting working with diverse students. Prior experience as a tutor is encouraged but not required. Experience in designing and facilitating workshops is preferred. Working with students from diverse backgrounds, including those with learning differences. Knowledge of: Theories, models and practices of college learning, academic success strategies (study skills, time management, organization, test taking, note taking, etc.) Knowledge of and ability to apply current best practices in student development theory when working with students Typical barriers and resources needed for at-risk students to become successful Excellent interpersonal and communication skills including tact, diplomacy, and presentation skills for small and large groups Effective organization skills with attention to detail and follow through Maintaining confidentiality of student information Experience developing procedures Demonstrated proficiency using Microsoft Office and other software and research skills PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Demonstrated understanding of academic coaching or similar type of college level academic support models Experience teaching at the college level, preferably with at-risk, first-generation and underrepresented student populations Experience managing a caseload and case files Identifying, assessing, developing, promoting and presenting workshops Working collaboratively as well as independently PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Usual office conditions. May work under pressure to meet office deadlines and the needs of students. ATTENDANCE STANDARD Maintaining and satisfying minimum attendance requirements is an essential function of this position, including working all regular hours as established for this position and any scheduled evening or weekend commitments. All employees in this job classification are required to satisfy this requirement. This job classification may not include “light duty” work or allow unpredictable or unrestricted absences.
Starting Date & Posting Dates  Posted: 2/23/2017  Starting:  June 1, 2017 (negotiable)
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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.

Coordinator for Supplemental Instruction

Institution & Website University of North Texas http://www.unt.edu Posting info: https:// jobs.unt.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=61847
Job Title Coordinator for Supplemental Instruction
Salary  $3,177.92
Duties & Responsibilities The Learning Center at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire a Student Services Coordinator II to join our team. Responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to: * Coordinate the Supplemental Instruction Program * Supervise graduate assistant for Supplemental Instruction Program * Coordinate the recruitment, selection and training process for Supplemental Instruction Leaders * Supervise and provide professional modeling of behavior to graduate assistants and the Supplemental Instruction Leaders * Assist with other Learning Center programs, including Learning 101 Series, Academic Coaching, and Texas Success Initiative * Develop and maintain cooperative relationships with multiple university departments and offices * Advance philosophies of student development and cultural diversity while actively promoting diversity in staffing, programming, and student leadership * Assist in the development and implementation of assessments, evaluations, and research activities related to students’ success in learning and the Supplemental Instruction program * Assist with the development, revision, and distribution of marketing, educational, and informational publications and materials related to the Learning Center and the Supplemental Instruction program * Participation in university, division, and departmental committees and activities * Present outreach programs and workshops that require some evening and weekend work * Perform related duties as assigned by the Assistant Director or Director
Requirements  Master’s Degree in a related field and two years of student services, student affairs, counseling, advising, or related experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Starting Date & Posting Dates  Start date is flexible. Posted on 2/26/2016, review of applicants has begun and is rolling until position is filled.
Submit the Following Information:  All application materials, including a cover letter and resume, must be submitted through https://jobs.unt.edu

(2) FULL-TIME FACULTY POSITIONS – BIOLOGY

Institution & Website Lone Star College     http://jobs.lonestar.edu
Job Title: (2) FULL-TIME FACULTY POSITIONS – BIOLOGY
Salary
Duties & Responsibilities:
Lone Star College provides an exemplary work environment with six comprehensive campus locations, a collaborative atmosphere, robust professional development opportunities, doctoral/master’s degree support programs, competitive benefits, work/life balance and generous paid time off.
If you believe students matter and that student success is a top priority, LSC is where you want to teach!  LSC faculty:

·         create active learning environments and include service learning, civic engagement, learning communities and technology in the classroom.

·         inspire excellence, are proactive life-long learners and flexible team members.

  • act intentionally & actively participate in the curriculum development process.
  • value the diversity of the LSC student population which is 37% Hispanic, 34% White, 16% Black, 7% Asian, and 6% other.
  • believe we are better together and are highly collaborative working across departments, campuses and the system office with department chairs, deans, administrators and colleagues to achieve our goals.

This job carries with it the obligation to uphold the Mission of Lone Star College (LSC) in carrying out the duties of the position.  A commitment to positive interpersonal behaviors, professional communication, diversity, integrity, leadership, stewardship, respect and accountability to LSC students and employees is essential.

Lone Star College-University Park

Nationally recognized, globally connected and locally focused, Lone Star College is the largest college/University in Houston and one of the fastest growing community colleges in the United States.  With more than 80,000 credit students each semester and a total enrollment of 95,000, Lone Star College is committed to student success and credential completion.  LSC adds $3.1 billion to the local and regional economy by providing educational opportunities across the north Houston region.

Founded in 2010, LSC-University Park is located on a 71-acre campus that includes the comprehensive Lone Star College campus along with Lone Star Corporate College, the LSC-Energy & Manufacturing Center, multiple university partners, a charter high school, several commercial tenants, and much more creating the college of the future. LSC-UP’s vision is to be nationally recognized as the model for the innovative college of the 21st century. LSC-UP’s “Invitation to Innovate” (i2i) has resulted in local, national and international awards and recognitions, including one patent.

The campus address is 20515 SH 249 (SH 249 and Louetta Road) Houston, 77070-2607.

 

 

Job Title:  Faculty, Biology (Job ID#19056) – 2 Positions

Location:  Lone Star College–University Park

Full/Part Time:  Full-Time

Regular/Temporary:  Regular

 

Job Functions:

  • Teaches courses in Biology at a variety of times and locations in response to institutional needs.
  • Makes continuous efforts to improve the quality of instruction by reviewing and utilizing innovative methodologies, techniques, and delivery methods.
  • Develops and uses a syllabus for each course or laboratory within college and departmental guidelines.
  • Plans, develops, and uses a variety of teaching methods and materials that assist students in meeting course objectives and which are appropriate for students with differing educational and experiential backgrounds and learning styles.
  • Evaluates students to measure their progress toward achievement of stated course objectives and informs them in a timely manner of their progress in the course.
  • Submits required college reports and forms.
  • Reviews, evaluates, and recommends student learning materials.
  • Maintains professional relationships with students, colleagues and the community.
  • Provides access to students through posted office hours, electronic communication and other appropriate methods.
  • Responsible for professional development and institutional service as determined in consultation with the Dean.

·         Responsible for other reasonable, related duties, as assigned.

 

Requirements  Required Qualifications:·         Master’s degree or higher in theoretical or applied biology or life sciences; or, a master’s degree or higher with 18 graduate credit hours in theoretical or applied biology or life sciences

·         Preferred:  college teaching experience and lab experience

Starting Date & Posting Dates  ANTICIPATED START DATE: FALL 2016Review of applicants will begin immediately.  
Submit the Following Information:  Priority consideration will be given to applications (including cover letter, teaching philosophy, CV/resume, and unofficial graduate transcripts) submitted by March 20, 2016.

For complete job descriptions, required qualifications, and access to our on-line application, visit: http://jobs.lonestar.edu.  Search by Job Opening ID number or click the “Advanced Search” link to search by keyword or campus.  Cover letter, resume/CV, teaching philosophy, and transcripts are required attachments for full-time faculty applicants.  Everyone must apply on-line, but technical assistance with the application is available by e-mail: employment@lonestar.edu.   Criminal background check required.  EEO

Multiple Full-time Faculty

Institution & Website Lone Star College     http://jobs.lonestar.edu
Job Title: Multiple Full-time Faculty
Salary
Duties & Responsibilities: Lone Star College welcomes Faculty applicants for the following positions:

 

Faculty, Accounting (Job ID#18673) – CyFair campus

Faculty, History (Job ID#18962) – CyFair campus

Faculty, Philosophy – 2 positions – (Job ID#18627) – CyFair campus

Faculty, Mathematics (Job ID#19034) – Cypress Center location

 

Faculty, Biology (Job ID#18863) – Kingwood campus

Faculty, Education/Psychology (Job ID#18859) – Kingwood campus

Faculty, Education/EDUC 1300 (Job #18854) – Kingwood campus

Faculty, English – 2 positions – (Job ID#18862) – Kingwood campus

Faculty, Geology (Job ID#18865) – Kingwood campus

Faculty, Government (Job ID#18860) – Kingwood campus

Faculty, Mathematics (Job ID#18853) – Kingwood campus

Faculty, Physics (Job ID#18864) – Kingwood campus

Faculty, Speech (Job ID#18855) – Kingwood campus

 

Faculty, Accounting (Job ID# 18292) – Montgomery campus

Faculty, Biology (Job ID# 18809) – Montgomery campus

Faculty, English (Job ID# 18811) – Montgomery campus

Faculty, History (Job ID# 18812) – Montgomery campus

 

Faculty, Economics (Job ID# 19038) – North Harris campus

Faculty, Mathematics (Job ID#19037) – North Harris campus

Faculty, Music (Job ID#18911) – North Harris campus

Faculty, Speech (Job ID# 19050) – North Harris campus

Faculty, Mathematics (Job ID# 19039) – Victory Center campus

 

Workforce Faculty Openings:

Faculty, CISCO (Job ID#18868) – Montgomery campus

Faculty, Emergency Medical Services – (Job ID#18929) – CyFair campus

Faculty, Fire Science (Job ID#18861) – Kingwood campus

Faculty, Licensed Vocational Nursing (Job ID# 18616) – CyFair campus

Faculty, Machining (Job ID#18664) – University Park campus

Faculty, Machining (Job ID#18671) – CyFair campus

Faculty, Nursing – Simulation Coordinator (Job ID#18674) CyFair campus

Faculty, Radiologic Technology (Job ID# 18440) – Montgomery campus

Faculty, Veterinary Technology (Job ID#18568) – Tomball campus

Program Director, Process Technology (Job ID#18877) – Kingwood campus

Director, Nursing Program (Job ID#19076) – North Harris campus

Requirements  For complete job descriptions, required qualifications, and access to our on-line application, visit: http://jobs.lonestar.edu.  Search by Job Opening ID number or click the “Advanced Search” link to search by keyword or campus.  Everyone must apply on-line, but technical assistance with the application is available by e-mail: employment@lonestar.edu.Criminal background check required.  EEO
Starting Date & Posting Dates
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Assistant or Associate Professor, Developmental Education Literacy

Institution & Website Texas State University http://www.txstate.edu
Job Title: Assistant or Associate Professor, Developmental Education Literacy
Salary
Duties & Responsibilities: Assistant or Associate Professor, Developmental Education Literacy Texas State University Job Posting #: 2016-65 Review Date: January 8, 2016 Appointment Date: Fall 2016 Link to Job Posting: http://facultyrecords.provost.txstate.edu/faculty-employment/faculty-employment/2016-65.html Position Description Texas State University is seeking to fill a tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor position in Developmental Education with a focus on literacy education. Developmental education is a field of research, policy, and practice focused on student success at the postsecondary level. The field aims to understand and support all students in postsecondary contexts, but especially students who struggle and students who are identified as academically underprepared. The Graduate Program of Developmental Education is housed within the Department of Curriculum and Instruction in the College of Education. This innovative and rapidly growing program offers Ph.D., Ed.D., and M.A. degrees in developmental education with three specialization areas: literacy, learning support, and mathematics. The search committee is looking for a candidate with the expertise and ability to serve in the literacy specialization area. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply, and especially those who are linguistically or culturally diverse, or who can contribute diverse perspectives to our program and university. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to: • Publishing peer-reviewed research at national and international levels in the areas of literacy and developmental education. • Seeking external funding related to literacy and developmental education. • Presenting on research and practice at local, national, and/or international conferences. • Teaching doctoral- and master’s-level courses. Course topics include but are not limited to: literacy theory, research, and pedagogy with a focus on postsecondary contexts. • Serving on thesis and dissertation committees. • Recruiting, advising, and mentoring graduate students. • Working collaboratively with faculty, students, and staff. • Engaging in service at the departmental, college, university, and professional levels. Qualifications for Associate Professor Rank Required: • Earned doctorate, by hiring date, in education, literacy education, developmental education, or a related area. • Evidence of teaching literacy (reading and/or writing) at the postsecondary level and/or evidence of scholarly activity with a focus on postsecondary contexts commensurate with rank. • Demonstration of excellence in teaching at the university level. • Evidence of the ability to establish and sustain a strong research agenda as evidenced by publications, presentations, grants, etc. commensurate with rank. • To be eligible for hire at the associate professor rank, candidate must meet the requirements for that rank as established by the department. The successful applicant will receive the appropriate rank and title based on University and department established standards. Preferred: • Evidence of research and practice in the areas of developmental education, postsecondary student success, college readiness, transitions to college, and/or transitions from college to work. • Evidence of working with students who are linguistically or culturally diverse. • Evidence of published research and conference presentations in literacy education, developmental education, or a related area commensurate with rank. • Evidence of quantitative, qualitative, and/or mixed-methods research knowledge, skills, and experience. • Evidence of teaching literacy (reading and/or writing) effectively in postsecondary educational settings commensurate with rank. • Evidence of success in advising and mentoring master’s and doctoral students. • Evidence of success in seeking external grants and contracts. • Evidence of successful collaboration with university colleagues, students, and staff within a diverse environment Qualifications for Assistant Professor Rank Required: • Earned doctorate, by hiring date, in education, literacy education, developmental education, or a related area. • Evidence of teaching literacy (reading and/or writing) at the postsecondary level and/or evidence of scholarly activity with a focus on postsecondary contexts commensurate with rank. • Demonstration of the potential for excellence in teaching at the university level commensurate with rank. • Evidence of the ability to establish and sustain a strong research agenda as evidenced by publications, presentations, grants, etc. commensurate with rank. Preferred: • Evidence of commitment to research and practice in the areas of developmental education, postsecondary student success, college readiness, transitions to college, and/or transitions from college to work. • Evidence of commitment to working with students who are linguistically or culturally diverse. • Evidence of published research and conference presentations in literacy education, developmental education, or a related area. • Evidence of quantitative, qualitative, and/or mixed-methods research knowledge, skills, and experience. • Evidence of teaching literacy (reading and/or writing) effectively in postsecondary educational settings commensurate with rank. • Evidence of success or the potential for success in advising and mentoring master’s and doctoral students. • Evidence of success or the potential for success in seeking external grants and contracts. • Evidence of successful collaboration with university colleagues, students, and staff within a diverse environment
Requirements
Starting Date & Posting Dates  To ensure full consideration, complete applications must be received by January 8, 2016.
Submit the Following Information:  Application Procedures To apply, send (1) a letter of interest that addresses your philosophy of teaching effectiveness, your research agenda, and your experiences in relation to the required and preferred qualifications sections of the posting; (2) a relevant scholarly writing sample; (3) official undergraduate and graduate transcripts (note: applicants may submit unofficial copies of transcripts with the application; the individual who is offered the position must submit official transcripts prior to hiring); (4) three letters of reference; and (5) a curriculum vitae that includes all degrees and certifications, all professional experience, list of courses taught, scholarship, and list of three professional references with names, addresses, e-mail addresses, and phone numbers; and (6) the completed Texas State Faculty Employment Application available athttp://facultyrecords.provost.txstate.edu/faculty-employment/application. To ensure full consideration, complete applications must be received by January 8, 2016. Send materials electronically to Naomi Wilson at naomiwilson@txstate.edu. Official transcripts should be mailed to the following address: Ms. Naomi Wilson Texas State University Department of Curriculum & Instruction 601 University Drive San Marcos, TX 78666 Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.