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

Academic Support Specialist

 

Institution & Website PHILADELPHIA COLLEGE OF OSTEOPATHIC MEDICINE, GEORGIA CAMPUS
Job Title: Academic Support Specialist
Salary  DOE
Duties & Responsibilities: Georgia Campus – Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM), in the greater Atlanta area, is seeking qualified individuals for a part-time Academic Support Specialist with experience in tutoring college students. The specialist will develop and implement effective mentoring strategies for improving the skills of post-baccalaureate students experiencing difficulty with analytical/scientific writing as well as those students lacking general skills of outlining and note taking. Delivery of workshops to small groups, as well as one-on-one mentoring of students is expected. Strong writing skills is required. Some background in science is preferred. The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree. All inquiries must include salary requirements and should be directed to: Department of Human Resources GA-Campus 625 Old Peachtree Road Suwanee, GA 30024 Call (678) 225-7515 Fax (678) 225-7519 Email: hr@pcom.edu PCOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer Contact Us: hr@pcom.edu
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