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MCP Hahnemann University, an health care university in Philadelphia, is
seeking an associate director for the academic support center which serves
undergraduate and graduate students.

MCP Hahnemann University
Center for Student Academic Resources
245 North 15th Street
Mail Stop 526
Philadelphia, PA  19102

POSITION DESCRIPTION

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR-AES/ACT 101 TUTORIAL COORDINATOR
 CENTER FOR STUDENT ACADEMIC RESOURCES
Center City Campus

General:  The Associate Director is responsible for providing services to
students eligible for the Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Applied Technology
Education Grant for occupational associate degree and certificate program
students.  The Associate Director shall also assist the Director of the
Center for Student Academic Resources in the management of the Center and
shall coordinate the tutoring functions for the Academic Enrichment Services
/ ACT 101 Program and University students in general.  The Associate
Director reports directly to the Director of the Center for Student Academic
Resources.

Qualifications:  A Bachelor's Degree with relevant work experience is
required.  A Master's Degree is preferred.  Candidate must be a
self-starter, possess a thorough understanding of study skills techniques,
have proven leadership skills, possess excellent verbal and oral
communication skills, have an understanding of the needs of non-traditional
students, and possess a commitment to multicultural issues.  Additionally,
the candidate must possess a solid understanding of computer applications,
including Microsoft Office 2000 and web-design software.

Salary:  Commensurate depending upon qualifications.

Responsibilities:

       Counsel and advise students participating in the Perkins Grant
Program; provide, where needed, study skills assistance and emergency
economic support
       Provide follow-up and record keeping for Perkins Grant participants
       Coordinate the tutoring functions for the Academic Enrichment
Services / ACT 101 Program
       Facilitate services for educational and economically disadvantaged
students
       Identify special population students with assistance from Office of
Recruitment and Admissions, Registrar, Bursar, and Financial Aid Office
       Assess and diagnose special population students' needs
       Be knowledgeable about the College Reading and Learning
Association's certification process
       Manifest a knowledge of diverse teaching and learning styles as well
as techniques to tutor various subjects
       Hire, train, evaluate, and supervise tutors
       Plan and implement regularly scheduled training seminars for tutors
       Hire, train, evaluate, and supervise work-study students, peer
mentors, and other student employees
       Coordinate the payroll functions and maintain personnel files for
all student employees within the Center for Student Academic Resources
       Direct the compilation of tutoring records; maintain an accurate
database of tutoring functions
       Develop statistical reports of tutoring services provided for each
semester and year
       Manage the scheduling for tutor appointments
       Develop brochures and flyers to provide information to the
University community regarding the services provided in the Center for
Student Academic Resources; Develop publications for the University
community (i.e., tutor newsletter, web-based information)
       Assist the Director of the Center for Students Academic Resources
with the coordination of accommodations for students with disabilities as
needed
       Maintain evening office hours as specified by the Director
       Serve as a resource to students
       Attend and provide reports to the Perkins Participatory Planning
Committee
       Serve on University committees as assigned by the Director of the
Center for Students Academic Resources
       Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of the Center for
Students Academic Resources

For further  information, contact:  Diana Williams, 215-762-7682 ,
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January, 2001

Diana C. Williams, Director
Center for Student Academic Resources
MCP Hahnemann University
245 N. 15th St., MS 526
Philadelphia, PA 19102-1192
Phone:  215-762-7682
Fax:  215-762-6199
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