First Year Experience Coordinator

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Student Services Paraprofessional/Professional  

Job Title:

First Year Experience Coordinator  

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Transitional Studies, Advising and Academic Success  

Nature of Work:

The Coordinator of ASU 1101 First Year Experience provides oversight and leadership to the development and implementation of the university's first year experience course and academic instructional techniques. The Coordinator provides leadership and expertise to the development and instructional delivery of the university's first year experience course. The coordinator will work collaboratively with university stakeholders to review and develop course level outcomes and perform formative and summative assessments to determine achievement of those outcomes. The coordinator will be the subject matter expert in the development of the first-year experience content and will work with the university's instructional design team to ensure that the course provides interaction and engagement at all levels including student to faculty, student to student, and student to content. The Coordinator will be responsible for scheduling and staffing all first-year experience courses to meet the demands of incoming freshmen populations and for the training and development of first year experience instructors. The Coordinator will also be responsible for reviewing student assessment of first year courses including course evaluation results and other surveys as appropriate, assessing the effectiveness of the first-year course and providing annual assessments of the program with potential adjustments and enhancements to the Director of Transitional Studies and Academic Services. 
The Coordinator of ASU 1101 First Year Experience must have the ability to work collaboratively with diverse internal and external stakeholders, possess a passion for student success and development, be well organized, an effective communicator, and possess the ability to successfully implement processes and strategies in promotion of the university's student success mission.  

Training and Experience:

*Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college of university required; Master's degree preferred. 
*Teaching experience in first year experience courses preferred. 
*Minimum of three years' experience working within higher education serving student populations. 
*Demonstrated ability to develop course content in alignment with stated learning outcomes. 
*Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with key stakeholders (internal and external) to foster the spirit of engagement. 
*Demonstrated ability to develop effective programs and services. 
*Excellent communication skills. 
*Ability to balance multiple tasks and responsibilities simultaneously. 
*Must be student-centric and customer service oriented.  

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Illustrative Examples of Work:

This Coordinator of ASU 1101 First Year Experience is responsible for the oversight and facilitation of the university's first year experience course. Duties include, but are not limited to: 
*Develop and facilitate the implementation of strategies and processes to effectively develop and assess first year experience course learning outcomes. 
*Provide the expertise as subject matter expert for the development of the first-year experience course to align with and determine course learning outcomes and to ensure appropriate levels of student engagement. 
*Develop and perform formative assessments to determine the effectiveness of the first year experience course and facilitate adjustments as required. 
*Perform audits of first year student enrollment in the first year and provide results of the audits to advising in a timely manner so that students may be correctly registered with minimal negative impact. 
*Schedule and staff first year experience courses to meet the demands of incoming student populations. 
*Provide consistent professional development opportunities for first year experience instructors to include pedagogical and technological instructional methodologies. 
*Develop and promote a student culture that is focused on collaboration, contribution, excellent customer service, and a passion for student success. 
*Represent the university at national and state level first year experience meetings and conferences 
*Teach 3 sections of FYE per semester. 
*Perform other job-related duties as required.  

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(Screening of applications will begin at date shown and will continue until the position is filled.)

Open Until Filled



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General Operating (State)  

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Fringe Benefits:



Commensurate with qualifications and experience  

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Facts About the Institution:

Albany State University is a fully accredited senior unit of the University System of Georgia. Employees receive benefits provided by the University System of Georgia, including, but not limited to, hospital and major medical insurance, group life insurance, participation in the Georgia Teachers' Retirement System, Optional Retirement Plan (Faculty and exempt employees only), Social Security and Tuition Assistance Program after six months of employment. EEO/AA/Non-Discrimination Statement: Albany State University is an equal employment, equal access, equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution which adheres to all federal and state civil rights laws banning discrimination in public institutions of higher education. The University is committed to insuring equal opportunity to all students, employees, and applicants for employment or admission without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, physical or mental disabilities, or sexual orientation. It is the policy of Albany State University to comply with all federal laws, including the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 (Title II), Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX), Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VI), Executive Order (E.O.) 11246, and all subsequent amendments and implementing regulations which prohibit discrimination as above described. In accordance with the requirements above, Albany State University affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, veteran status, disability or national origin in its employment and/or educational programs and activities. Albany State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution. The University shall take action, to the extent allowed under state and federal law, to ensure fulfillment of this policy. For questions or more detailed information regarding this policy, or to file a complaint regarding violation of this policy, please contact the Albany State University Office of Human Resources, 504 College Drive, Billy C. Black Building, Room 382, Albany, Georgia 31705 Director of Human Resources at 229-430-4623. Students requiring disability related accommodations for participation in any event or to obtain print materials in an alternative format, please contact the Student Disability Services Center, New Student Center, 2nd Floor, Green Zone (Room 2-140), Dr. Stephanie Harris-Jolly, Director of Counseling and Student Disability Services, 229-903-3610.  

Disability Statement:

Applicants who have a disability and who need special services or facilities to apply or to interview should contact Human Resources at 229-430-4623. EEO/AA employer.  

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Required Applicant Documents:

Cover Letter
Unofficial Transcript 1
Unofficial Transcript 2  

Application Types Accepted:

Staff Employment Application  




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Job No: 0600933
Posted: 12/14/2018
Application Due: 2/7/2019
Work Type:
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience