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Syracuse is a great school-- good salary too

Elizabeth Dewey
Teaching/Learning Center, Delta College
University Center, MI 48710
989.686.9587
 

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From: Open Forum for Learning Assistance Professionals
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Sent: Monday, January 08, 2007 10:34 AM
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Subject: Associate Director search, tutoring center and pre-first year
summer program, Syracuse University

Dear Colleagues: Please consider applying for this position at Syracuse
University.  Applications are required electronically (see directions
below).  SU's tutoring center has expanded exponentially, and its
SummerStart program (pre-college summer program) is one of the finest in
the nation.   Position Announcement, Syracuse UniversityAssociate
Director, SummerStart (program for incoming first-year students) and the
Tutoring & Study Center General Description: Support the operations of
SummerStart for First-Year Students and the Tutoring and Study Center.
Administer the residential and staffing component for SummerStart.
Develop and implement residential student staff training programs for
the Division.  Develop and implement workshops on academic skill sets
for students and for academic specialists/consultants; assist with
on-going operations, including tutor training course, for Tutoring &
Study Center.  Specific Duties (parentheses with further explanation
added):1.      Assist with conducting orientations and training for
generalized and course-specific learning assistance to meet
objectives/standards for certifications, e.g., national tutor training
(CRLA) certification.  (Maintain CRLA certification; work towards NADE
certification.)2.      Develop and implement (learning assistance)
workshops on academic skill sets for students as needed.  Train and
support professional and student staff to conduct learning assistance
workshops (Peer-Led Team Learning, PLTL * similar to SI).3.      Manage
(assist with quantitative and qualitative) assessment activity related
to staff/tutor training, including self-study, to meet certification
standards.4.      Establish and maintain working relationships with the
University offices pertinent to the residential operations of the summer
programs and to academic support programs.  5.      Administer the
selection, training and support of seasonal residential staff for
Division programs. (SummerStart).6.      Manage the SummerStart
residential budget in accordance with accepted Division and University
policy and procedures.7.      Coordinate student enrichment, cultural,
academic, professional, and social activities and programming for
Division programs. 8.      Develop and maintain Division training
programs for student staff.9.      Keep informed of and comply with
University policies and procedures.  Contribute to program and Division
publications to reflect the most current policies and procedures.10.
Assist in preparing for and responding to communications with program
constituencies.11.   Fulfill program-specific or Division-wide
assignments as directed by the program or Division, e.g., on-call duty
during residency programs, committee membership, data analysis, report
preparation. Requirements: Graduate degree, preferably in an education
field, e.g., teacher training, or comparable work experience.
Experience in learning assistance programs, math or science education
preferred.  Three years in an academic setting.    Knowledge of
residential operations and staff training/supervision.  Experience
working with diverse populations.  Excellent interpersonal and writing
skills.  Salary range: $33,000-50,000. To apply, go to
www.sujobopps.com.  Primary consideration given to applications arriving
electronically by January 31st.  Position open until filled.    Jane A.
Neuburger
ACDEA Fellow, 2006 and NADE Certification Chair
Director, CRLA Certified Tutoring & Study Center
Syracuse University
111 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse NY 13244-2320
(315) 443-2005
Fax (315) 443-3976
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www.tutoring.syr.edu

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