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NORTHERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY
The HUB: Academic Assistance Center

The HUB: Academic Assistance Center at Northern Michigan University is comprised of student services departments devoted to an integrated approach of academic support services for all students, but primarily for students deemed at-risk and including students who have yet to declare an academic major. Northern Michigan University, located in Marquette, Michigan, invites applications for the following positions.


NORTHERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY Instructor - Technology & Applied Sciences (TAS) Vocational Support Services

Northern Michigan University, located in Marquette, Michigan, invites applications for a eleven-month position as an Instructor Ė Technology and Applied Sciences in Vocational Support Services

Responsibilities: The Instructor will provide academic and career advisement in order to support the retention and academic success of students served by the Vocational Support Services Department, and administer a pre-admission testing program, assist in the coordination of orientation activities, teach Freshmen seminar courses as required, and assist with the implementation of grants associated with the department. The Instructor will ensure the effectiveness of her/his assigned areas of responsibility through on-going assessment of the degree to which student needs are being met, being knowledgeable of model programs at other universities, and developing or revising program content and delivery systems based on this information. The Instructor also shares in the delivery of one-on-one services.

Qualifications: Masterís Degree in Student Personnel, Counseling, Education, or related field. Three yearsí in academic/career advising, teaching or counseling, preferably in a collegiate and/or vocational level. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Eligibility for a Michigan Counselor license. Ability to conceive programming, work directly with severely under prepared students and develop cooperative relationships with vocational departments. Strong organizational, time and data management skills. Working knowledge of micro-computers and their related software applications. Specialized training, experience, or seminar/workshop participation that would be desirable include one or more of the following: teaching and learning, career exploration activities, counseling and advisement, test measurement and interpretation, staff supervision and evaluation, student development theory, retention programs and activities, and emerging technologies.


Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please submit a letter of application; resume; and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three persons that may be used as personal references; to:

Christopher D. Fries Coordinator - Vocational Support Services Northern Michigan University 1401 Presque Isle Avenue Marquette, MI 49855 (906) 227-2283

NMU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Act, crime statistics for Northern Michigan University may be obtained through the following contacts: University Information: http://www.nmu.edu Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics: http://publicsafety.nmu.edu/clery.htm

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Director of Student Support Services

Responsibilities:
The mission of Student Support Services (SSS) is to provide academic and personal support to students who come from low-income backgrounds, are first generation college students (neither parent has a bachelorís degree), or have a documented physical or learning disability. The professional staff members of SSS, together with student tutors and peer advisers, enable eligible students to meet with academic success that is commensurate with their academic potential and the effort they invest in academic endeavors.

The general responsibility of the Director is to administer the SSS project. This involves serving as the institutional contact person regarding the provision of academic and personal support services for eligible students, developing and implementing a management plan for the project, developing and implementing academic support programs and activities for eligible students, providing direct services to students on the assigned caseload, and performing other tasks associated with the position.

Qualifications Required: Masterís Degree with concentration in Educational Administration, Developmental Education, Guidance and Counseling, or related field; coursework in interpreting selected diagnostic instruments for the assessment of scholastic aptitude, academic achievement and individual learning styles; three to five years of work experience in a college setting dealing with the target population; strong analytical, organizational, and interpersonal skills; and a working knowledge of personal computers.

Salary Range: This is a full-time, twelve-month position, salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For each position, please submit a letter of application; resume; and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three persons that may be used as personal references; to:

Lynne D. Sundblad
Assistant Director of Human Resources
Northern Michigan University
1401 Presque Isle Avenue
Marquette, MI 49855
(906) 227-2330
www.nmu.edu

NMU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

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Assistant Director of the Academic & Career Advisement Center Orientation

Responsibilities:
The Assistant Director of the Academic & Career Advisement Center (ACAC) Orientation will provide overall direction for the New Student Orientation Program, coordination and direction for Welcome Weekend activities, direction of Academic Support Outreach Services, and serve as the Director of the ACAC in the Directorís absence. In addition, as a member of the Academic & Career Advisement Center (ACAC), the Assistant Director will provide direct academic advisement to a full-load of new and/or continuing undeclared and at-risk students, and assist in delivery of career exploration and guidance services, academic support services, and assessment activities. The Assistant Director will ensure the effectiveness of her/his assigned areas of responsibility through on-going assessment of the degree to which student needs are being met, being knowledgeable of model programs at other universities, and developing or revising program content and delivery systems based on this information.

The mission of the ACAC is to aid in the retention and academic success of students beginning with their participation in Orientation and continuing throughout (at least) their first year of study at NMU. The Assistant Director will, therefore, assist in the development, implementation, and maintenance of a highly regarded program of support for students as part of the ACAC staff. The Assistant Director will also share in the delivery of one-on-one services.

Qualifications: Masterís Degree required (preferably in Counseling, Student Personnel Services, or Higher Education Administration). Specialized or Additional Courses Needed: Computer/data processing, test measurement and interpretation, and management coursework would be essential without previous experience. Additional requirements: three to five years of higher education work experience (specifically programmatic responsibility and/or directing and implementing programs in a university setting); two to three years of student services/affairs work experience; knowledge of a broad range of orientation, retention, advisement, career, and academic support issues. Specialized knowledge or abilities include one or more of the following: orientation programming, teaching and learning, higher education administration, career exploration activities, counseling and advisement, test measurement and interpretation, staff supervision and evaluation, student development theory, retention programs and activities, and emerging technologies. Strong organizational, time management, data management, and oral and written communication skills necessary. Extensive knowledge of academic and administrative policies, procedures, and programs is also necessary.

Salary Range: This is a full-time, twelve-month position with a salary range of $33,766 to $53,366.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For each position, please submit a letter of application; resume; and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three persons that may be used as personal references; to:

Lynne D. Sundblad
Assistant Director of Human Resources
Northern Michigan University
1401 Presque Isle Avenue
Marquette, MI 49855
(906) 227-2330
www.nmu.edu

NMU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

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Coordinator of Academic Support Services Academic & Career Advisement Center

Responsibilities:
The Coordinator of Academic Support Services will assist in the development, implementation, and maintenance of a highly regarded program of support primarily for new students and those continuing students who are at-risk or remain undeclared beyond the first year of study as part of the ACAC staff. The mission of the Center is to aid in the retention and academic success of students beginning with their participation in the New Student Orientation Program and continuing throughout (at least) their first year of study at NMU. Shared and assigned areas of supervision and/or coordination which will provide the vehicle for the success of the Center include academic advisement of new and continuing undeclared and at-risk students, career exploration, academic support services, and assessment services activities. The Coordinator will ensure the effectiveness of her/his assigned areas of responsibility through on-going assessment of the degree to which student needs are being met, being knowledgeable of model programs at other universities, and developing or revising program content and delivery systems based on this information. The Coordinator also shares in the delivery of one-on-one services.

Qualifications: Masterís Degree required (preferably in Counseling, Student Personnel Services, or Higher Education Administration), except in cases of exceptional related experiences. Specialized or Additional Courses Needed: Teaching and learning coursework, test measurement and interpretation, counseling, advisement coursework, and management coursework would be essential without previous experience. Additional requirements: three years of higher education work experience and two years of academic advisement services, career exploration and development, and/or academic support services experience. Specialized training, experience, or seminar/workshop participation that would be desirable include one or more of the following: teaching and learning, higher education administration, career exploration activities, counseling and advisement, test measurement and interpretation, staff supervision and evaluation, student development theory, retention programs and activities, and emerging technologies.

Salary Range: This is a full-time, ten-month position with a salary range of $25,588 to $40,427.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For each position, please submit a letter of application; resume; and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three persons that may be used as personal references; to:

Lynne D. Sundblad
Assistant Director of Human Resources
Northern Michigan University
1401 Presque Isle Avenue
Marquette, MI 49855
(906) 227-2330
www.nmu.edu

NMU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer