Assistant Director II - Assistant Director of Academic Success Center

Sam Houston State University
Huntsville, TX
Closing date
Oct 23, 2021

Job Details




Assistant Director II - Assistant Director of Academic Success Center

FLSA status:


Hiring Salary:

$3,846 – $5,556 per month

Occupational Category:



Academic Success Center

Open Date:


Open Until Filled:


Educational and Experience Requirement:

Bachelor’s degree in English, Composition and Rhetoric, Education or a related field. Master’s preferred. Four years of experience working in a progressively responsible professional position in a writing or learning center or a related field. Two years of experience teaching writing at the college level is desirable. A combination of education, experience, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.

Nature & Purpose of Position:

Oversees the operations and programming for the Academic Success Center, with a special focus on reading and writing tutoring, tutoring in the humanities or social sciences, and support for students in Integrated Reading and Writing (INRW).

Primary Responsibilities:

Oversees the operations and programming for the Academic Success Center (ASC). Oversees tutoring staff and provides feedback, observations, and general career support. Designs and implements professional development programming for the Academic Success Center staff and the broader college community to include workshops, staff development, and orientations. Develops new and supports extant center programming. Oversees several projects to include student workshops, student writing groups, staff development programs, and other existing and new programming. Develops a broad array of written materials in support of the Academic Success Center’s work. Manages online support and resources, including synchronous and asynchronous tutoring and resources for students and faculty. Designs and implements assessments to improve the Center’s services and programs. Represents the ASC at meetings, events, conferences, and on committees. Oversees the administrative responsibilities to include scheduling and purchasing. Maintains employee records regarding College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA) certification. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Other Specifications:

Position requires demonstrated commitment to writing pedagogy and writing across the curriculum as determined by participation in workshops, professional development, and graduate level coursework. Requires excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills. May require working evening and weekend hours to represent the Academic Success Center at University events. This position may be designated as a Campus Security Authority (CSA).

Full Time Part Time:

Full Time


EEO Statement:

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215.


For more than 140 years, Sam Houston State University (SHSU) has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, "The measure of a Life is its Service," echoes across SHSU's eight colleges and beyond campus through student research, creative endeavors, service learning, volunteering and more. SHSU is an inclusive institution whose mission is to provide high quality education, scholarship, and service to student and to regional, state, national and international constituencies. 

SHSU offers over 90 bachelor degree programs, over 55 masters and 11 doctoral programs, including the nation’s first PhD in Forensic Science, SHSU offers an exceptional college experience. SHSU is classified as a "Doctoral Research University" by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education. The Chronicle of Higher Education named Sam Houston State University among the nation's best universities to work for in nine consecutive years "Great Colleges to Work For" survey results.

SHSU is a university that thinks big but feels small. With a student population of over 21,500 students, SHSU prides itself with creating a close community. Located in the "piney wood" region of East Texas, Huntsville is less than an hour's drive north of Houston, which enables the university community to maintain a small town atmosphere with easy access to the nation's fourth largest metropolitan area. 

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace.  

A member of The Texas State University System  

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