Academic Support Counselor
ANNOUNCEMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE NON-EXEMPT POSITION OPENING
POSITION: Academic Support Counselor
POSITION CODE: A6735
DEPARTMENT: Academic Success & Disability Services
APPOINTMENT: Administrative non-exempt, full-time, 12 months
STARTING SALARY RANGE: $18.27 – $20.56
INTRODUCTORY PERIOD: 12 months
POSTING DATE: July 19, 2013
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open Until Filled
DESCRIPTION: Reporting to the Assistant Dean of Academics and Student Life, the Academic & Support counselor advises students in the start, maintenance, and completion of their academic requirements via tutor center management and implementation of specific disability services accommodations.
Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Counsels students regarding academic success and support needs with an emphasis on academic counseling pertaining to a pre-health, pre-med emphasis.
- Implements and manages the Tutoring Program, involving the hiring and training of tutors, matching of tutees with tutors, supervision of tutoring hours and monitoring of budget.
- Manages and procures alternative accommodations for students with learning disabilities.
- Administers the hiring and training of students who take notes for peers with learning disabilities; disseminate notes to students who receive notes as an accommodation supported via documentation.
- Develops and revises academic four year plans with students when choosing majors/minors, determines viability of study abroad programs, and taking possible May Term or summer classes, etc.
- Offers academic success workshops on topics such as time management, study skills, note taking, test-taking, anxiety and other pertinent topics on a regular basis throughout the academic year.
- Performs data management for Disability Services, including retention and matriculation statistics.
- Updates and maintains website pages for Academic Success & Disability Services.
- Creates electronic faculty and student newsletters on various academic & disability topics/issues for distribution regularly.
- Performs other duties and special projects as assigned or directed.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in higher education, counseling, education, psychology, sciences other related subject areas required plus a minimum of one (1) to three (3) years related work experience in an academic environment preferred. Master’s degree preferred. Successful candidate will have experience in the post-secondary setting, with exposure to or work in advising, tutoring, and/or disability services. Experience with data management is desirable, as is proficiency working with data management systems such as Microsoft Office 2010. Also desirable are excellent inter-personal skills, proactivity and creative problem-solving, the ability to solve problems and make decisions with minimal supervision, flexibility, and independence. A valid driver's license with good driving record and reliable vehicle is required. Upon offer of employment, a current DMV printout will be required. Must be able to competently interact with a culturally and ethnically diverse population of students, faculty, and staff. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if selected for the interview process and accommodations are needed, please call 909/748-8040.
TO APPLY: Submit cover letter, resume, salary history, and the names, addresses and telephone numbers of three (3) professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to: Human Resources, University of Redlands, PO Box 3080, Redlands CA 92373-0999.
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT THE JOB LINE AT 909/748-8883 OR VISIT www.redlands.edu/offices-directories/human-resources/jobs.aspx
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