Instructional Specialist I, 12 Month Specialist ( ACE Early Alert)
Job Title: Instructional Specialist I, 12 Month Specialist ( ACE Early Alert)
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 47996
Department Academic Center for Excellence - Division of Undergraduate Studies
The Academic Center for Excellence (ACE) is a university learning center. Our mission is to help the diverse population of undergraduate students at Florida State University develop the study skills and personal success habits that enhance learning and encourage the highest level of scholarship and academic achievement. ACE provides a variety of services, including credit-based courses, tutoring, workshops, computer lab and more. ACE also collaborates with a variety of faculty and campus partners to ensure that students are aware of all the resources available to them. To learn more about the Academic Center for Excellence, please visit ace.fsu.edu.Equal Employment Opportunity An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.
FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: http://www.hr.fsu.edu/PDF/Publications/diversity/EEO_Statement.pdfResponsibilities The Instructional Specialist I position is a full-time specialized faculty (non-tenure track) position that will provide leadership and supervision of an early alert program at the ACE Learning Studio. The early alert program, Proactive Referral and Engagement (PRE), is an academic support initiative to increase the retention and academic performance of undergraduate students by connecting struggling students to a range of campus resources.
Key responsibilities include:
•Coordinating with faculty to provide early alert support to students enrolled in their courses and training them how to use the reporting technology
•Developing an intervention for identified students, meeting individually with them, and connecting students with campus partners for additional resources and appropriate referrals
•Researching and implementing best practices of an early alert program that is consistent with those at peer research universities
•Compiling data and preparing reports to demonstrate program effectiveness
•Providing strategic planning and ongoing program evaluation for PRE
•Teaching one or more sections of an academic success course each year as needed
•Assisting with staff supervision and office coverage at the ACE Learning StudioQualifications A Master’s degree in Higher Education Administration, Student Affairs, Educational Psychology or a closely related field plus two years of experience working at a college or university.
Must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, detail-oriented, and proficiency with Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint or comparable software.Preferred Preference will be given to candidates with a doctorate in Higher Education Administration, Student Affairs, Educational Psychology or a closely related field. Other preferred qualifications include:
•Experience teaching and/or working with academic support services at the university level
•Knowledge of college student development theory, self-regulated learning, undergraduate student issues and challenges, and best practices in retention and graduation
•Experience working with a diverse student population(s), including those experiencing academic difficultyContact Info Courtney Barry
[email protected] Salary Range The salary is firm at $50,000.Pay Plan This is a full-time, 12-month faculty position (non-tenure track but eligible for the specialized faculty promotion process in accordance with the Bylaws of the Division of Undergraduate Studies).Schedule This position requires a set work schedule of 40 hours per week in the ACE Learning Studio to assist with staff coverage and supervision. Some evening and weekend hours may be needed.Criminal Background Check This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check. The background check will be conducted as authorized and in accordance with University Policy 4-OP-C-7-B11.How To Apply If qualified and interested in a specific Faculty job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at https://jobs.fsu.edu. If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.
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