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I am forwarding this notice on behalf of the University of Oklahoma for 
those who may be interested in an exciting new opportunity. Please 
respond as noted at the end of the position announcement.

Alan Craig
Coordinator--Instructional Support Services
Georgia Perimeter College--Dunwoody Campus
Atlanta, GA
770-274-5242
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Director of Assessment and Learning Center
 
The University of Oklahoma seeks to fill the position of Director of the
Assessment and Learning Center (ALC).  Qualifications required:  Minimum 
of Master's degree. An Ed.D. or Ph.D. is preferred.

 
Position summary:
Oversees the operation of a comprehensive learning center that provides
direct service to students.  Past experience should include directing entry
level assessment for course placement, college-wide tutoring programs,
supplemental instruction programs, training and technical support in
hardware and software for the (ALC), and training and supervising support
staff, tutors and supplemental instructors.  The position requires the
ability to design, plan, coordinate and implement instructional assistance
programming to include individual and group tutoring, facilitate
subject-mater specific study groups to increase student retention  and
academic success. The ideal candidate will be familiar with academic
placement testing (e.g. COMPASS, Accuplacer, etc.), and Supplemental
Instruction Programs or other academic support programs. Experience in
helping undecided major students select an appropriate academic major using
various types of career interest instruments.   This position is coupled
with the opportunity to be in a new building in 2008. Salary is 
commensurate
with experience.  
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
    Ability to develop training aids and instructional materials
   Ability to supervise and train employees
   Ability to conduct academic skills workshops
   Hiring and training of peer tutors and peer tutor trainers
   Strong communication and interpersonal skills
   Ability to identify and resolve computer/equipment interface problems
   Assist in administering an academic assessment test for incoming
freshmen and transfer students, such as Compass
   Ability to develop, plan, and implement short- and long-range goals
   Knowledge of current developments and technological trends in computer
hardware and instructional software
   Ability to act as a liaison between the ALC and campus administrative
and academic departments promoting tutorial services
   Ability to develop marketing materials for the ALC to the student body
   Maintain a working knowledge of the current learning materials on the
market
   Knowledge of acceptable accounting practices and departmental budget
oversight
   Ability to develop online tutorial and student academic support 
services
   Assist in the coordination and implementation of workshops and campus
presentations to support ALC1s mission and visibility
   Collect data for assessment of tutorial services and Supplemental
Instruction
   Experience using career interest assessment instruments such as
e-Discover or e-SIGI.
 
To apply, submit resume and cover letter on line at_ 
http://www.ou.edu/ohr/_
referencing job number 01570.  The University of Oklahoma is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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