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SASC Leadership Instructor

University of Colorado Boulder
Boulder, Colorado
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29-Mar-2022 Close All Job SummaryThe Student Academic Success Center (SASC) seeks applicants for the position of Leadership Instructor, to begin fall 2022. The instructor will teach leadership in the context of a comprehensive learning community for students from communities historically underserved in higher education. In addition to teaching, the instructor will serve in an advising capacity and will work collaboratively with SASC staff to design and implement co-curricular program components to support leadership development for the center’s diverse students.
The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Who We AreThe Student Academic Success Center (SASC) delivers programming designed to guide and support students from all backgrounds to perform successfully at the university level, especially those from communities historically under-served in higher education. SASC programming includes credit-bearing courses, supplemental instruction, academic guidance, and co-curricular student development activities. The SASC Humanities and Social Sciences Program supports student success in classes, majors, and professional fields rooted in reading, writing, critical thinking, leadership, and collaboration. In addition, the program works closely with SASC support programs to develop extra-curricular offerings to support pre-health students as well as those working to transfer from the Program in Exploratory Studies to the Leeds School of Business or the College of Engineering and Applied Science.What Your Key Responsibilities Will BeThe SASC Leadership Instructor will teach core curriculum and elective courses in leadership (75%); serve as an academic coordinator to a caseload of SASC students (15%); and supervise a cohort of undergraduate instructional assistants working in humanities and social science courses (10%).
While SASC has a 50-year history at the university, our leadership offerings are a recent addition as an affiliate with the Center for Leadership. The ideal applicant will be an excellent instructor who wants to work collaboratively to build program components that prepare a diverse cohort of students for leadership in their home communities, professional pathways, and beyond.What You Should KnowThis is a 9-month academic year appointment beginning August 2022. Appointment will be for a one-year probationary period followed by a three-year appointment upon its successful completion.
All University of Colorado Boulder employees are required to comply with the campus COVID-19 vaccine requirement. New employees must provide proof of vaccination or receive a medical or religious exemption within 30 days of employment.What We Can OfferWe can offer an initial academic year (9-month) salary of $52,000.Benefits The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder. Be StatementsBe engaged. Be visionary. Be Boulder.What We Require
  • Master’s degree in leadership studies, higher education leadership, or a related field
  • Two years of teaching experience
  • Demonstrated dedication to supporting students from underserved communities
What You Will Need
  • Knowledge of curriculum design
  • Knowledge of assessment practices
What We Would Like You To Have
  • PhD
  • Experience teaching writing at the college level
  • Experience working with BiPOC students as an instructor or advisor
  • Experience in higher education student support programs
  • Experience with youth leadership development
  • Graduate of an educational opportunity program such as the McNeill Academic Program, TRiO Student Support Services, or a similar program
  • Grant writing experience or willingness to learn
Special InstructionsApplications received by April 13, 2022, will receive full consideration. The search will continue until position is filled.
To apply, please submit the following materials online:
  1. Current resume or curriculum vitae.
  2. Cover letter describing your interest in the position and summarizing your personal academic goals.
  3. The mission of SASC is to provide equal opportunity for academic development and excellence for all students. With that in mind, please provide your Statement of Inclusive Teaching Philosophy.
  4. List of References.

Note: For all required materials, please use naming convention: Lastname_SASCLeadership_docname.
We may request additional materials at a later time.
For more information, email Julia Willis, Assistant Director, SASC at [email protected]
Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs.
Posting Contact InformationPosting Contact Name: Julia Willis

Posting Contact Email: [email protected]

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