First Year Experience Coordinator

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Posting DetailsPosting Number: 0601264 Position Category: First Year Experience Coordinator Job Title: First Year Experience Coordinator Position Code: 00657X Position Type: Staff Department: Academic Affairs Nature of Work: This position is responsible for providing oversight and leadership to the management, development, and implementation of the University's First Year Experience (FYE) program, course (ASU 1101), and academic instructional techniques, while also facilitating modes of instructional delivery, promotion of the course and program, and oversight of reports, assessments, planning, and evaluation, while maintaining fluid operation of other related administrative activities with and for the course and program.

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 FYE 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 FYE courses to meet the demands of incoming freshman/student populations and for the training and development of FYE 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 FYE course and providing annual and semester assessments of the program with potential adjustments and enhancements to the Director of Academic Support Services and other campus stakeholders. Training and Experience: -Completion of a baccalaureate degree is required; completion of a master degree is preferred.
-Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the diverse objectives and functions of the subunit in the department in order to coordinate work within the department, usually interpreted to require three years of related experience.
-Experience in teaching first-year courses is preferred.
-Ability to work collaboratively with diverse internal and external stakeholders
-Possess a passion for student success and development.
-Possess the ability to successfully implement processes and strategies in promotion of the university's student success mission.
-Knowledge of academic principles and practices, learning theory and design, and subject-matter principles and techniques.
-Knowledge of data collection and reporting, program assessment, and strategic planning strategies.
-Knowledge of research formats, instructional practices, teaching methodologies, assessment systems, and educational technology.
-Knowledge of student information systems such as Banner and EAB, preferred.
-Skill in training and development of audiences in both a face-to-face and in a virtual/online learning environment.
-Skill in the basic operation of computers and word processing software programs.
-Skill in organization and time management.
-Skill in timely decision making and problem solving.
-Skill in interpersonal relations and in dealing with the public.
-Skill in oral and written communication. Testing Requirements:Illustrative Examples of Work: -Manages the day-to-day operations of the First Year Experience (FYE) program and course (ASU 1101).
-Provides the expertise as subject matter expert for the development of the FYE course, ASU 1101, to align with and determine measurable course learning outcomes and to ensure appropriate levels of student engagement.
-Develops and facilitates the implementation of strategies and processes to effectively develop and assess FYE course learning outcomes.
-Develops and performs formative and summative assessments to determine the effectiveness of the FYE program and course, and facilitates adjustments for continuous improvement and relevancy.
-Performs tasks related to tracking, data collection, and reporting, utilizing student information systems (SIS) such as Banner and EAB.
-Performs audits of student enrollment in the first year and provides timely results of audit reports to advising and success coaching to support accurate registration of students in an effort to mitigate risks and adverse impact on course and program completion.
-Manages staffing and scheduling of the FYE ASU 1101 courses to meet demands of incoming student populations and University activities.
-Facilitates the selection and maintenance of materials and equipment.
-Provides resources and support for course preparation and completion.
-Maintains FYE resources, files, and records.
-Provides consistent professional development opportunities for FYE instructors, to include pedagogical and technological instructional methodologies and modes of delivery training and support.
-Develops and promotes a student culture that is focused on collaboration, contribution, excellent customer service, and a passion for student success.
-Teaches a minimum of 1 section of the FYE ASU 1101 course, per semester.
-Represents the University at national, state, and local level first year experience meetings and conferences.
-Serves on assigned committees and task forces.
-Performs related duties as assigned. Posting Date: 04-13-2021 Closing Date:
(Screening of applications will begin at date shown and will continue until the position is filled.) Open Until Filled FTE: 1 Special Instructions to Applicants:Funding Source: General Operating (State) Number of Openings: 1 If Other, please denote the Name of a Grant: NA Fringe Benefits:Salary: $32,500 to $35,000 Physical Demands -The work is typically performed while sitting at a desk or table, or while intermittently sitting, standing, or stooping.
-The work is typically performed in an office, lab, classroom, or online environment.
-The employee occasionally lifts objects, up to 25 pounds.
-Occasional travel is required to perform duties at either the East or West Campus locations. 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, medical 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, 2400 Gillionville Road, Suite K-111, Albany, Georgia 31707, Director of Human Resources at 229-500-2026. 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, 229-500-3442. Disability Statement: Applicants who have a disability and who need special services or facilities to apply or to interview should contact Human Resources at 229.500-2026. EEO/AA employer. Optional Applicant Documents: Unofficial Transcript 2
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Posted: 4/14/2021
Application Due: 7/13/2021
Work Type: Full Time