Posting date 01.09.14
Coordinator of Global Scholars Learning Community
Coordination of the Learning Community Cohort
- Develop and distribute domestic student recruitment materials, respond to inquiries from students and parents, present to student groups, assist in selecting student participants. Assist in the development of Global Scholars information for the recruitment materials
- Provide an overview of the learning community and information about required courses during
- Plan and implement Global Scholars Community orientation prior to the beginning of classes
- and develop additional orientation activities during the first two weeks of the fall semester, including evening programs
- Work in conjunction with the other learning community coordinators, the First Year Experience Coordinator, Office of Student Success, and campus academic support services to coordinate and implement academic programs and skills workshops/seminars for students,
- Assist with the collection of data related to program goals and outcomes through student/staff evaluations, as well as retention and academic performance information, create annual reports of assessment results to share with internal and external audiences
- Participate in campus‐wide committees as appropriate, serve as an ambassador for the Global Scholars Community at campus and community events
- Contribute to the development and implementation of a shared vision for the Learning Communities team
- Stay abreast of national best practices relative to learning communities, assist in identifying and informing staff on national, regional and local educational issues impacting learning community students
- Develop, implement, revise and continuously improve ongoing outreach and student recruitment efforts, including intentional partnerships with International Programs and represent Global Scholars at recruiting events
- Ensure program activities are in line with intended goals, develop/implement ongoing assessment, align program with campus strategic initiatives
Participation in Academic Affairs
- Teaching Effectiveness – provides current course syllabus, communicate course expectations, maintains knowledge in course content, communicates effectively, motivates students, responds to student needs, accepts responsibility for student outcomes, performs self-evaluation, and allows for student evaluation.
- Student Advising – provides appropriate career advising, provides appropriate term-by-term scheduling, and provides time for each advisee assigned.
- General Service to the University – meets contractual obligations and supports the mission of the university by becoming involved with activities both on and off campus.
- Scholarly/Creative Performance and Professional Activity – participates in curriculum development, participates in seminars, conferences, and professional meetings, produces the end result of scholarly research, pursues additional degrees and/or qualifications, and develops and implements funded grants.
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS REQUIRED
- A master’s degree in a relevant field, Ph.D preferred.
- Proven, successful experience in undergraduate education and excellence in teaching.
- Experience in academic advising and mentoring of undergraduates
- Ability to work nights and weekends as needed
- Eligible to work in and travel freely to and from the US, i.e. valid passport
- A broad understanding of and experience in globalism and cross-cultural activities.
- Experience working with the development and implementation of a Learning Community that involves co-enrollment in courses
- Experience with building cultural bridges between diverse groups of students living together in community (e.g. international students, ethnically diverse students)
- Demonstrated awareness of transition issues of students entering higher education and of other groups who might benefit from learning community experiences
- Demonstrated awareness of issues facing international students and commitment to diversity
- Excellent communication skills, including interpersonal communication skills, presentation skills and writing skills
- Ability to work independently and creatively to build new program elements
- Ability to work autonomously and as part of a team
Rate: DOESchreiner University
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2100 Memorial Blvd.
Kerrville, Texas 78028
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