PROGRAM DIR, ACADEMIC ENGAGEMENT, A&S

Location
Durham, NC
Posted
Sep 02, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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PROGRAM DIR, ACADEMIC ENGAGEMENT, A&S
Academic Advising Center

Director of Academic Engagement - Global and Civic Opportunities

Occupational Summary

Directors of Academic Engagement for Global and Civic Opportunities are responsible for enhancing undergraduate education at Duke by guiding students through the integration of the many facets of undergraduate academic life into a fulfilling and coherent academic plan. DAEs have particular expertise in a specific curricular and/or cocurricular field. The expertise sought for this DAE position is in global and civic engagement. Global and civic DAEs specialize in opportunities for international education, volunteering in the community, and conducting engaged research. The focus of advising will be discussing, planning, and reflecting on the integration of civic and global opportunities into each student's undergraduate experience.

Work Performed

DAE Advising (50%) - Meet individually with undergraduate students to discuss and plan the integration of curricular, co-curricular, and experiential opportunities into each student's undergraduate experience. Meet individually with students in preparation for and upon completion of a global/civic program to reflect on the program's impact on the student's academic and personal growth. Lead students in substantive reflection practices designed to have them enter cross-cultural spaces as thoughtful global citizens.

Outreach (5%) - Develop and execute appropriate outreach to students from varied identity groups, with special attention paid towards underserved populations such as international students, first generation college students, LGBTQ students, and students of color. Stay up to date on best practices for serving these groups, and how to enhance outreach efforts. Create assessment tools to study service provision to underserved students. Increase program visibility by serving as an advisor for student groups and/or teaching classes with a global/civic focus.

Programming (5%) - Partner with the new House Network model in order to place Global/Civic DAEs with particular dorm communities. Create in-house events with faculty in residence, House Councils, resident assistants, etc. to expand the reach of the DAE program. This includes collaborating with campus partners (Program in Education, Service Learning, Global Education, etc.) to host the annual engagement retreat for more than 100 faculty and staff members. Assist with recruitment, communications, event management, and assessment of the retreat.

Liaison Partners (10%) - Gather information about existing global and civic opportunities and track developing opportunities; synthesize information about global and civic opportunities to help undergraduate students better understand why, how, and what to incorporate into their undergraduate plans. Meet regularly with assigned campus and off-campus partners and provide them with student feedback from advising meetings. Lead presentations and discussion groups with partners on trends in global/civic engagement as well as undergraduate curriculum. Maintain a database of service opportunities with local nonprofits.

Assessment (5%) - Gather data in order to assess the effectiveness of the DAE program. Use data to contribute to strategic planning efforts for areas of future growth.

General Academic Advising (25%) - Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein that involve general support of the Academic Advising Center. This includes serving as an academic advisor for new students, creating materials for advisors, leading trainings for advisors, developing marketing strategies for the AAC, participating in summer advising for incoming students, support/training of academic advisors, etc.
Global/Civic DAEs will serve as Senior College Advisors. In this role they will facilitate residential advising community discussions on best practices in advising, mentor up to 15 advisors within their residence hall, and facilitate discussion via the residential advising community listserv.

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified.

Minimum Qualifications

Work requires communications, analytical, research and organizational skills generally acquired through completion of a master's degree program. PhD preferred.

Work requires 3 years of experience in academic advising, teaching, or related engagement with undergraduates. Experience working with underrepresented students preferred. Five years' experience working in a cross-cultural context, living/studying overseas, or working with a non-profit community-based organization preferred.

The study of a language other than English; either work or study experience outside of the United States; and work, study, or service experience in cross-cultural settings is strongly preferred.


Requisition Number
401315136

Location
Durham

Duke Entity
UNIVERSITY

Job Code
2468 PROGRAM DIR, ACADEMIC ENGAGEMENT, A&S

Job Family Level
12

Exempt/Non-Exempt
Exempt

Full Time / Part Time
FULL TIME

Regular / Temporary
Regular

Shift
First/Day

Minimum Qualifications
Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employercommitted to providing employment opportunity without regard to anindividual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, race, religion,sexual orientation, or veteran status.Essential Physical Job Functions:Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System mayinclude essential job functions that require specific physical and/ormental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests forreasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

Education

Work requires communications, analytical, research and organizationalskills generally acquired through completion of a Master's degreeprogram. PhD preferred.

Experience

Work requires 3 years of experience in academic advising, teaching, orrelated engagement with undergraduatesOR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

Auto req ID

93238BR

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

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