Coordinator, Success Courses 4450BR Academic Support Center Student Affairs
Professional Area: Employment Category: Fulltime Staff Job Function:Wage Band: 116A
Department/College Description The Academic Support Center at RIT assists and empowers students to achieve academic success by providing quality resources and staff to meet student needs. The ASC's academic coaching; individual and group tutoring; workshops; classes; and presentations assist students to develop the necessary skills to achieve their academic goals.
Detailed Job Description The Coordinator of Success Courses reports to the Assistant Director of the Academic Support Center. This role is a full-time, 11-month position, that provides leadership and coordination for academic success courses offered by the Academic Support Center. Responsible for curriculum development, enrollment management, and for the recruitment, training, and support of a staff of adjunct instructors to deliver 15+ sections within the portfolio of classes offered. The coordinator of academic success courses provides and promotes success strategies, resources, and interventions for students by teaching courses and coaching students.
Required Minimum Qualifications
Master's degree Minimum of 3-5 years of full-time, professional experience in educational programming or student services.
Develop course curriculum and content to support student academic development and self-advocacy.
Lead, support and supervise professional staff to instruct academic development courses.
Experience managing, supporting, and being a member of a large team (adjunct instructors, student leaders).
Establishes rapport; builds and maintains effective working relationships with faculty, staff, students, and external audiences. Shows respect, compassion and empathy for others, even in difficult situations and builds an environment of trust.
Strong communication (verbal & written), and presentation (teaching and coaching) skills. Ability to listen, analyze, and problem solve.
Strong time management and organization skills.
Ability to balance interruptions, multiple and varied tasks, and confidential information with discretion.
Ability to exercise independent judgment.
Ability to manage multiple large projects simultaneously.
Anticipates and adapts to changing priorities and additional demands.
Values and supports differences in others; ability to work with diverse populations including students with disabilities and/or first-generation students.
General understanding of the developmental needs of college students.
Knowledge of time management and learning strategies effective with college students.
Experienced in presentation, coaching, and classroom management.
Demonstrates innovation, creativity, and professionalism.
Ability to interpret and apply policy.
Facility with technology (Microsoft Office Suite, Outlook, note-keeping applications, and the ability to navigate a database).
Knowledge of Deaf culture preferred. Experience in budgeting, planning, and records management. Familiarity with assessment practices and experience utilizing assessment data to inform practice. Comfortable learning new technologies (Oracle, SIS).
Required Application Documents Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae or Resume, List of References
How to Apply
In order to be considered for this position, you must apply at: http://careers.rit.edu/staff. Click the link for search openings and in the keyword search field, enter the title of the position or the BR number.
Additional Details The hiring process for this position may require a criminal background check and/or motor vehicle records check. Any verbal or written offer made is contingent on satisfactory results, as determined by Human Resources. RIT does not discriminate. RIT promotes and values diversity, pluralism and inclusion in the work place. RIT provides equal opportunity to all qualified individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, marital status, sex, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, veteran status or disability in its hiring, admissions, educational programs and activities. RIT provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities under the Rehabilitation Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the New York Human Rights Law, or similar applicable law. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to your application for employment at RIT, please contact the Human Resources office at 585-475-2424 or email your request to Careers@rit.edu.
Rochester Institute of Technology, the 10th largest private university in the U.S., is among the worlds leading technological universities. Its 18,000 undergraduate and graduate students from all 50 states and more than 100 countries are enrolled in over 200 academic programs, including 7 interdisciplinary Ph.D. programs. A pioneer in experiential education, RIT was the first to offer undergraduate degree programs in biotechnology, information technology, software engineering, and microelectronic engineering. As home to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf, the university offers unparalleled academic opportunities and services for the deaf and hard-of-hearing. Founded in 1829, RIT has 115,000 alumni throughout the United States and around the world. RIT has been named by the Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the Great Colleges to Work For. RIT is a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation site, and is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples through the Upstate NY Higher Education Recruitment Consortium. For more information, visit www.rit.edu/overview/rankings-and-recognition and www.rit.edu.
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