Director, Learning Assistance Center

Long Beach
Sep 12, 2017
Executive Administration Jobs
C-Level & Executive Directors
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Director, Learning Assistance Center

Salary: Salary based on experience and education.

Department: Learning Assistance Center

Time Base/Hours/Units per Week: Full-time/40 hours per week.

Position Description: Within the Division of Academic Affairs, the Learning Assistance Center (LAC) serves as the university's centralized instructional support facility providing learning enhancement services for university, college, departmental and program-based academic requirements. The Director is responsible for overall management of the LAC and for assisting all campus constituencies in identifying and meeting the learning needs of students. The Director is also responsible for providing a unified vision of the LAC and raising visibility of the center throughout the campus.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Strong oral, written, and cross-cultural communication skills. Excellent leadership skills and the ability to supervise a large staff. Ability to collaborate across campus divisions and units, and interact with multiple levels of an organization. Ability to develop and implement multiple academic support programs. Proven ability to manage in a high pressure, time sensitive environment. Familiarity with technologies associated with academic support, including student databases, managing data, and online support systems.

Ability to communicate with an ethnically and culturally diverse campus community. Ability to follow all university policies, procedures, and guidelines including but not limited to safety, civility, information security, and non-discrimination policies and procedures. Ability to contribute to a positive university experience for each and every student, and assist in achieving the university's commitment to a "vision of excellence."

Education and Experience: Graduate degree (Ph.D. or Ed.D preferred) in Education, Humanities, or Social Science or another discipline related to the development of student learning. A minimum of five years of experience in an academic support unit with progressively higher responsibilities. Experience managing a large program involving planning and evaluation. Experience working with a diverse student body.

Equal Employment Opportunity: CSULB is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, medical condition, age, Vietnam era veteran status, or any other veteran's status. CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To view the University's Annual Campus Crime Report go to: Copies of the report are available upon request. To request a copy, contact the University Police Department at (562) 985-4101.

General Information: The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment.

All management and executive employees shall be required to provide a written statement to the appropriate administrator of any and all outside employment. Employees shall also provide a written statement of outside employment if a written request by an administrator is made.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

California State University Long Beach expects respectful, professional behavior from its employees in all situations. Acts of harassment or abusive conduct are prohibited. Demonstrated appropriate professional behavior, treating others with civility and respect, and refusing to tolerate abusive conduct is expected of all employees.

Benefits: This is a management level position with an attractive benefits package, which includes a vacation accrual rate of 16 hours per month, and excellent choice of medical, dental, and vision insurance, long term disability coverage, life insurance, educational fee waiver, and retirement benefits.

Conflict of Interest: The duties of this position will include participation in decisions that may have a material financial benefit to the incumbent. Therefore, the selected candidate will be required to file Conflict of Interest Form 700: Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis, complete ethics training within 6 months of appointment, and attend this training every other year thereafter.

Please read the full job announcement at Refer to Job #1013160 CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to excellence through diversity, and takes pride in its multicultural environment.


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