The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for Learning Programs Coordinator/Senior Learning Programs Coordinator, Academic Success Center
Coordinator will coordinate all functions of the ASC Math Bridge, RebelPRIDE programs, and additional programs to address needs of students on probation. This position will be responsible for staff recruitment, training, supervision, and program assessment. Additionally, this position will oversee all aspects of program development, which includes identifying the best program design to meet the needs of the diverse students we serve. The Sr. Coordinator /Coordinator will assist the Assistant Director and/or Director of Learning Support with achieving the goals of Learning Support within the Academic Success Center.The Learning Programs Coordinator must possess a deep understanding of how best to address the needs of students in transition from high school to college and students in special populations such as the STEM fields, developmental math education, first generation students, and students on probation. Senior Learning Programs Coordinator must have a working knowledge of best practices of in college student development theory and professional organizations such as CRLA, NASPA, NACADA, etc.The Senior Learning Programs Coordinator/Learning Programs Coordinator must be very organized in order to effectively work in a fast paced environment that will require coordination with multiple entities. These programs serve several hundred students simultaneously, so addressing student and personnel issues while communicating, consulting, and collaborating with campus and community partners will be imperative. The Coordinator/Sr. Coordinator must be able to create communications and marketing of the Math Bridge and RebelPRIDE programs via multiple mediums (web, print, presentations on and off campus). Extensive outreach activities to educate local and regional constituents will be essential. Communication, consultation, and coordination with vendors, campus partners (Math Learning Center, Math Department, Academic Advising Centers, Library, Writing Center, Intersection, Provost's Office Representatives, OIT, event scheduling, Deans, faculty, Admissions, Veteran Services, Educational Outreach, etc.), local high schools (principals, teachers, parents, and students) will all be integral for the success of the Math Bridge and RebelPRIDE programs.
UNLV is a doctoral-degree-granting institution of approximately 29,000 students and more than 3,000 faculty and staff that is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as a research university with high research activity. UNLV offers a broad range of respected academic programs and is on a path to join the top tier of national public research universities. The university is committed to recruiting and retaining top students and faculty, educating the region's diversifying population and workforce, driving economic activity through increased research and community partnerships, and creating an academic health center for Southern Nevada that includes the launch of a new UNLV School of Medicine. UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in Southern Nevada.
Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions.
- The Coordinator position requires a Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university and 1-3 years supervising student workers or Graduate Assistants. Work toward a Masters is preferred with completion by May 2018 is required.
- For Senior Coordinator position, a Master's degree from a regionally accredited college or university with a Degree in STEM, Education, Psychology, or Higher Education is required. Also required is 3-5 years of full-time experience managing large staff (20+) comprised of undergraduate student workers and graduate assistants, and possibly 1-2 professional staff preferably in a learning center, but will consider other student affairs related staffing: admissions, residence life, campus recreation, technology, etc. where there is a large student staff reporting to the position.
- Must have a working knowledge of best practices of in college student development theory and professional organizations such as CRLA, NASPA, NACADA, etc.
- Familiarity with collaborative learning strategies and ALEKS necessary.
- Effective skills in organization, interpersonal communication creativity, resourcefulness and follow-up are required.
- Computer literacy, a willingness to learn new programs, the ability to build rapport with staff and develop effective training curriculum are required skill-sets.