The College of Business at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks candidates for a position as Assistant Director of Teaching and Learning. Responsibilities include developing and implementing effective student learning support structures for College of Business courses, including coordination of supplemental instruction, study groups, and student academic engagement events and activities, and coordinating with the UNL First Year Experience office to provide student study skills resources. The successful candidate will assist with the creation and delivery of faculty development workshops, and provide administrative support for the Director of the Teaching and Learning Center. Also included are involvement in and coordination with campus and national professional organizations related to faculty development and student academic support services. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees’ differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See: http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.
- Developing and implementing student learning support structures
- Implement a supplemental instruction model to provide learning support for certain foundation and core classes
- Coordinate with faculty teaching foundation and core classes to determine supplemental instruction content and identify student candidates for supplemental instruction positions
- Recruit, hire, train, schedule, and supervise upperclass students to serve as supplemental instruction leaders
- Coordinate with accounting department and Beta Alpha Psi faculty sponsor to host accounting tutoring sessions
- Coordinate study group signups to connect students interested in forming informal study groups
- Develop and deliver student academic engagement events and activities
- Coordinate special events to enhance student academic engagement (e.g. study breaks, late night pancake feeds during dead week, etc.)
- Work with departments to develop recognition events for outstanding students
- Coordinate with other campus offices to provide student success resources
- Work with First Year Experience Office, International Student and Scholar Office, Writing Center, and other UNL campus offices to provide workshops and digital resources
- Develop and maintain a digital student resources repository
- Engage with national professional organizations related to faculty and student development
- Assist with teaching workshops and courses associated with career and student skills development
- Work with employers to identify needs and develop skills-based workshops
- Assist as needed with workshops and courses offered as part of the College Professional Enhancement Program (PrEP)
- Assist the Director of the Teaching and Learning Center with other duties as assigned.
View position description and posting here: https://employment.unl.edu/postings/58169
Position review date: 03/27/2018
Tawnya Means, Assistant Dean and Director, Teaching and Learning Center firstname.lastname@example.org
- Master’s degree in student affairs, business, higher education or related field plus 2 years of advising experience or experience working with students to improve academic performance in a university setting required.
- Experience must include public speaking.
- Experience must demonstrate innovative and effective program management abilities; the ability to work independently and function in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment; and the ability to build relationships with internal and external constituencies through excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
- Requires proven proficiency with word processing, database, spreadsheet, presentation and course management and other software.
- Curriculum development experience, experience with teaching and micro-credentialing/badging programs, and supervisory experience preferred.
- Demonstrated expertise with learning technology and learning management systems desirable.