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Hello colleagues,
The Student Learning Center on campus is hiring a coordinator for our 
science program. The Center has an excellent work environment and an 
extraordinary staff. If you are interested in the position, please 
follow the links from the campus home page to the job description. 
Look for job # 004588.
Nic

Job Description

Posting Title:

Science Program Coordinator

Requisition:

004588

Department:

Student Learning Ctr

Location:

Main Campus-Berkeley

Salary:
$46,452 - $65,448 Annually

First Review Date:


06/01/2006

This requisition will remain open until filled.




Job Description:

The University of California at Berkeley, Student Learning Center 
seeks an experienced, innovative, and visionary professional to 
co-coordinate its Science program.

Responsibilities:

The Science coordinator is responsible for managing, designing and 
implementing an effective academic support program for students in 
the biological and physical sciences. The job entails addressing the 
diverse academic needs of students as they transition to the 
University.  The incumbent's responsibilities include managing an 
academic support program; supervising and training undergraduate 
tutors; evaluating and assessing service formats; and creating 
partnerships with faculty and other student support units on campus.

Requirements & Qualifications:

Applicant must possess a bachelor's degree in chemistry, biology, 
physics or equivalent.  A master's degree in chemistry, biology, 
physics or equivalent is preferred.  The candidate must have six 
years experience teaching and/or tutor training, and managing and 
administering academic support programs.

The incumbent must have a strong science background with completed 
coursework in inorganic and organic chemistry, biology, biochemistry 
as well as physics; demonstrated experience training tutors in the 
sciences; experience utilizing a variety of instructional strategies 
and methods in an university learning environment; demonstrated 
commitment to developing innovative academic support services in the 
sciences.

The applicant needs to be conversant and grounded in learning 
assistance theory, critical pedagogy, and cognizant of the complex 
socio-political dynamics within diverse student constituencies. 
Possess knowledge of California's K-12 learning environments; 
demonstrate experience working with freshmen and transfer students, 
first generation students, and students with learning differences 
(e.g. LD, ADD, ADHD).

This position has been designated as sensitive and may require a 
Criminal Background Check. We reserve the right to make employment 
contingent upon successful completion of a Criminal Background Check.
-- 

Knowledge emerges only through invention and reinvention,  through 
the restless, impatient, continuing, hopeful inquiry men pursue in 
the world, with the world, and with each other. --Paolo Freire

Dominic (Nic) J. Voge
Study Strategies Program Coordinator
University of California, Berkeley
Student Learning Center
136 Cesar Chavez Student Center  #4260
Berkeley, CA 94720-4260

(510) 643-9278
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http://slc.berkeley.edu

SPRING 2006 OFFICE HOURS:
Appointments:
To Be Announced

Office Hours (drop-in):
Wednesdays 2-3
Thursdays 2-3





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