Coordinator, Courses, Math, and Science Support 4982BR Academic Success Center Student Affairs
Professional Area: Employment Category: Fulltime Staff Job Function:Wage Band: 116A
The Academic Success 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, Math and Science Support is a full-time, 11-month position that provides and promotes math and science learning strategies, resources, and interventions for students by coordinating and offering workshops, courses, tutoring services, and individual and small group interactions related to academic support in math and science. This position is responsible for developing, managing and facilitating Math and Physics Support courses, and providing individual consultations to enhance students' learning strategies. Responsibilities include supervision of graduate and undergraduate student staff with emphasis on development, support and delivery of training and development for student and adjunct staff. This position provides administrative supervision and assessment of key programmatic initiatives, partners and collaborates with colleges, departments, faculty and staff regarding the academic success and perseverance of students. This position is part of the ASC Math and Science Support team and reports to the Assistant Director.
Required Minimum Qualifications
A minimum of 3 years of full-time, professional experience in higher education in stem-related fields with increasing responsibility in educational programming or student services.
SPECIALIZED SKILLS College level physics, chemistry or math instruction/teaching and/or curriculum development. Develop student ability to understand math and science learning strategies and academic success content. Ability to supervise, train, support and evaluate student employees. Experience 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. Values and supports difference in others; ability to work with diverse populations including students with disabilities and/or first generation students. Strong communication (verbal & written), and presentation (teaching and coaching) skills. Ability to listen, analyze, and problem solve. Ability to convey complex information in accessible terms to diverse or multicultural audiences. General understanding of the developmental needs of college students. Ability to manage and maintain confidential and private information; uses confidential, sensitive and/or private records and information with discretion, protects information appropriately Ability to exercise a high level of independent judgment. Ability to interpret and apply policy. Strong time management and organization skills. Ability to balance and adapt to interruptions, multiple, changing and varied tasks Demonstrates, innovation, creativity, and professionalism. Knowledge of existing, and comfort in learning new, university-supported technologies and software (advanced Microsoft Office Suite, Outlook, note-keeping applications, and ability to navigate the student database). Knowledge of Deaf culture, American Sign Language (ASL), or willingness to learn
Preferred: Masters degree in Physics or Chemistry preferred. Knowledge of deaf culture preferred. Experience in budgeting, planning and records management. General knowledge of assessment practices and experience utilizing assessment data to inform practice.
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 for it 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.
As a member of the RIT community employees receive a well-balanced benefits package that offers a variety of choices and access to additional employment advantages. These benefits, combined with an employees pay, provide a total compensation package that can be tailored to meet your needs. More on RITs Benefits, Health & Wellness program can be found at: https://www.rit.edu/fa/humanresources/content/benefits-health-and-wellness
RIT does not discriminate. RIT is an equal opportunity employer that promotes and values diversity, pluralism, and inclusion. For more information or inquiries, please visit RIT/TitleIX or the U.S. Department of Education at ED.Gov
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