Assistant Director - Learning Assistance Service

College Park, Prince Georges County
Jun 19, 2014
Posting Details Posting Details Position Number: 100344 Title: Assistant Director Functional Title: Assistant Director - Learning Assistance Service Category Status: 33-Exempt Regular Applicant Search Category: Staff University Authorized FTE: 1.000 Unit: VPSA-Counseling Center Campus/College Information: Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship institution in the University System of Maryland. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world. Position Summary/Purpose of Position: Seeking a progressive and innovative leader to manage the day-to-day operations of the Learning Assistance Service of the Counseling Center. The successful candidate for this position: (1) provides supervision and training of educational skills counselors and graduate assistants and serves as a member of the Counseling Center’s administrative team; (2) develops innovative programs and interventions to meet the learning needs of University of Maryland students; (3) provides supervision and oversight of the Guided Study Session program including collaboration with faculty; (4) provides individual academic coaching/counseling and consultation and outreach presentations for academic departments, faculty, staff and student groups; (5) serves on Counseling Center, Student Affairs and campus committees; (6) teaches educational skills courses for undergraduate students. Minimum Qualifications: Doctorate in Counselor Education, Counseling, Higher Education, Math Education, or related field. 3 to 5 years of experience in the administration and delivery of college-level academic support, advising, or learning assistance services. Ability to work with a diverse student population. Preferences: Experience in the use of technology for college level teaching and in the provision of academic support services. Additional Certifications: Additional Information: To make a suitable appointment, applicants may be considered before posting closed date. Posting Number: E0004665 Posting Date: 06/12/2014 Closing Date: Open Until Filled Yes Best Consideration Date 07/11/2014 Diversity Statement: The University of Maryland, College Park, actively subscribes to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity, and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, religion, ancestry or national origin, marital status, genetic information, political affiliation, and gender identity or expression. Minorities, Women, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.