Associate Director, Academic Success & Disability Services
ANNOUNCEMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE POSITION OPENING
POSITON:Associate DirectorPOSITON CODE:4241DEPARTMENT:Academic Success & Disability ServicesAPPOINTMENT:Full time, AdministrativeSCHEDULE:Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, some evening and weekend work requiredSTARTING SALARY:Commensurate with ExperiencePOSITION AVAILABLE:ImmediatelyIntroductory Period:12 monthsPOSTING DATE:November 16, 2018APPLICATION DEADLINE:Open until filled
DESCRIPTION: Under the supervision and guidance of the Assistant Dean of Academic Success & Disability Services, the Associate Director will support students toward the completion of their academic requirements. This will be done through utilizing action plans in Self-Service (Student Planning) which support course scheduling as well as semester/yearly planning, through skill improvement and/or development, and by developing problem-solving and self-sufficiency skills.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Serve as a resource for students in the areas of academic success skills, effective management of academic goals/direction, and improving/maintaining good academic standing
- Serve the College of Arts & Sciences general student body, students with poor academic standing, and students with disabilities
- Work with various student issues including but not limited to, learning differences/disabilities, behavioral/emotional issues, low academic ability, social challenges, time and task management, prioritization of academic tasks, decreased motivation, and academic insights as well as capabilities
- Provide comprehensive and individualized needs assessment, scheduling, an academic and behavior modification plan, skill attainment, and follow-up work to promote student improvement
- Supervise and engage in activities which support Academic Warning and Probation, an Academic Success Coaching Program, Academic Case Management, Peer Mentoring, and the College Success Strategies class
- Supervise School of Education Interns supporting students on Academic Probation and College of Arts & Sciences Peer Mentors will be managed by the Associate Director
- Promote student academic engagement, retention, and degree attainment through individualized support, programming, and training
- Provide assistance to students with disabilities as required by the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (section 504), the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendment Act of 2008 (ADAAA) and state/local regulations
- Tasks, duties, and collaboration efforts will be coordinated with the Assistant Dean of Academic Success and Disability Services, the Associate Deans of Academic Affairs, and the CAS Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.
- Performing other duties and special projects as assigned or directed.
- Master’s degree in Higher Education Counseling, Psychology, or related field
- A minimum of five (5) years of professional experience working with students is required.
- A demonstrated ability to mentor and counsel students is required.
- Selected candidate will possess a valid driver’s license and demonstrate a good driving record with a current DMV printout after offer of employment.
The ideal candidate will possess strong counseling and interpersonal skills in order to help students problem solve, make positive decisions and design their academic plans and progress. Have the ability to handle multiple responsibilities and tasks simultaneously in a busy environment. A working knowledge of university’s policies, catalog(s), major, minor, and program requirements and procedures. Excellent communication skills both verbal and written. Must demonstrate the ability to teach learning skills course and to present training and motivational programs to a wide variety of groups. Possess excellent written communication skills along with good computer skills in order to produce letters, reports, brochures, handbooks, posters and informational handouts. Must be able to competently interact with a culturally and ethnically diverse population of students, faculty, and staff. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if selected for the interview process and accommodations are needed, please call 909/748-8040.
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