Job Positions

Director

Categories: Pacific Region 9

Department:


Academic Resource Center

Institution:

University of California, Riverside  

Date Posted:


8/5/2015

 

Close Date:

Open until filled

 


 

Position Description
Under the general direction of the Vice Provost of Undergraduate Education, the Director provides vision and leadership to the Academic Resource Center. The Director is a seasoned manager, with proven skills in human resources (including recruitment, training, performance appraisals, and discipline), budget development and oversight, and strategic planning. The Director must have outstanding organizational, analytical, interpersonal, and conflict management skills; be able to manage multiple priorities; and thrive in a fast-paced work environment.The Director is involved with the planning, and directing of all ARC program activities. Responsibilities include conceptualization, development, implementation, assessment, and continuous improvement of ARC services and programs. ARC services and programs include, but are not limited to, supplemental instruction, tutoring, early assist/intervention, summer bridge programs, intermediate algebra workshops, study skills workshops, graduate exam preparation, academic interventions, and peer mentoring. The Director represents the ARC at campus-wide meetings and develops strategic partnerships with campus stakeholders, including senior leadership, associate deans, student affairs managers, academic advisors, and other Undergraduate Education (UE) unit directors, e.g., Summer Sessions, University Writing Program.The Director directly supervises 3.0 FTE staff (1 Management Services Officer, 2 Assistant Directors) and indirectly supervises about 15 full-time, contracted, and casual part-time employees; and manages an annual operating budget of approximately $1M. The ARC employs over 200 part-time student employees annually, and services approximately 4000 students per quarter. Finalists will be given a presentation skills assessment as part of the selection process.To apply, and for more information, please visit https://jobs.ucr.edu

Duties
Planning and directing of all Academic Resource Center activities

Application Process
Apply at https://jobs.ucr.edu

Institution Information
For more information, visit http://www.ucr.edu

Contact Information
Christine Victorino, christine.victorino@ucr.edu
 

Qualifications:

Required Qualifications
A Master's Degree from an accredited institution of higher education Five or more years demonstrated progressively responsible professional experience leading a similar organization in higher education student academic support services or equivalent Demonstrated ability to conceptualize, develop, implement, and evaluate academic support programs and services in a research university Demonstrated ability to coordinate multiple activities and staff. Proven experience and success with faculty-staff collaboration Knowledge and skill in preparing comprehensive and in-depth research and analysis of complex, sensitive and multi-faceted issues Knowledge of the literature on college student success Demonstrated ability to identify, define, and evaluate problems; and develop appropriate strategies and solutions Excellent written and verbal skills. Ability to make effective oral and written presentations. Proven ability to effectively and professionally communicate using tact and diplomacy Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with students, staff, faculty and other stakeholders. Experience in developing and managing department budget.

Preferred Qualifications
PhD Background in quantitative and qualitative analysis