• Assistant Director, Learning Programs Academic Support

    Requisition # 2018-8983
    Date Posted 1 month ago(7/3/2018 12:51 PM)
    Department
    Teaching and Learning Center
    Category
    Academic Administration
    Full-Time / Part-Time
    Full-Time
  • Overview

    Reporting to the Senior Associate Director (Learning Programs), and working closely with the other Learning Program Assistant Director, the incumbent will play a multi-faceted role in primarily undergraduate programming, but also graduate student learning support.

     

    The Assistant Director will play a significant role in all major aspects of Learning Program administration including: needs assessment; development, design, and delivery of programming for students; program evaluation and reporting; staff training; and, publicity and outreach.

     

    A particular emphasis for this position is expertise in coordinating programs to support students in STEM disciplines through tutoring and related formats.

     

    This position requires full-time on campus presence.

    Responsibilities

    Take a leadership role in the Center's tutoring programs (including Study Hall and individual tutoring) and other STEM support which focuses on developing students’ knowledge, skills, and strategies necessary for success in the Princeton University context. Program administration and coordination, including hiring, scheduling, training and supervising 100-150 student staff (e.g., graduate student coordinator, tutors/peer educators, and administrative staff) using TutorTrac and Qualtrics, among other applications. Creating and maintaining efficient systems for all aspects of program administration.

     

    Conduct context appropriate assessment of programming, collaborate with various partners on data collection, management and analysis, and prepare reports for internal and external audiences.

     

    In response to campus, departmental, and student needs collaborate with partners (including faculty in STEM disciplines) to develop and deliver programming (e.g., trainings) to both academic/advising and student life programs, including developing on-line training tools/modules with assistance from Center staff.

     

    Collaborate on key aspects of the Undergraduate Learning Program's communication strategy, including creating content for a weekly email newsletter, social media, email blasts, etc.

     

    Work with the Senior Associate Director and the other Assistant Director to manage the Learning Program as a whole and special initiatives (e.g., Principedia), including the Graduate Student Learning Program. In response to campus, departmental, and student needs collaborate with partners (including faculty in STEM disciplines) to develop and deliver programming (e.g., trainings) to both academic/advising and student life programs, including developing on-line training tools/modules with assistance from Center staff.

    Qualifications

    Required Qualifications:

    • Advanced degree
    • Minimum 1-3 years educational development or teaching experience in STEM
    • Record of effective program administration and collaboration in a university context
    • Knowledge of learning and teaching in STEM disciplines
    • Strong data collection, management, and analysis experience and skills (using Excel, Qualtrics, or similar)
    • Experience conducting trainings and workshops
    • Experience working with faculty to administer academic support
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills
    • Experience working independently on multiple projects simultaneously under firm deadlines

      

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Ph.D. or Ed.D
    • Supervision and management of large staff
    • Understanding of selective research university context and culture
    • Deep understanding of learning theory, processes, and methods relevant to post-secondary education
    • Comprehensive knowledge of holistic student development, including cognitive and non-cognitive perspectives on all students, including first-generation, low-income students
    • Experience conducting individualized consultations with students on a variety of academic topics
    • Record of active participation in professional organizations devoted to post-secondary learning and teaching
    • Experience developing a student advisory board

     

    Applications will be reviewed as received. For full consideration, please submit application materials no later than July 24. Prompt submission is encouraged.

     

     

     

     

    Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW

    Salary Grade

    ADM, 060

    Standard Weekly Hours

    36.25

    Work Schedule, If Other Than Standard Hours

    Some evenings and weekends required

    Eligible for Overtime

    No

    Benefits Eligible

    Yes

    Essential Services Personnel (see policy for detail)

    No

    Physical Capacity Exam Required

    No

    Valid Driver’s License Required

    No

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