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Hey folks -

 

The University of Sioux Falls is seeking applicants for a director of a
new Academic Success Center.  Please see the position announcement,
below, and feel free to pass it along to anyone who might be interested.


 

Greg

 

 

Greg Dyer, Ph.D.

University of Sioux Falls

Assoc. Prof. of English / Director of the Writing Center

(605) 331-6599

 

 

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Director of the Academic Success Center 

 


The University of Sioux Falls seeking applicants for the director of the
Academic success Center.  This is a full-time, 12 month contract, exempt
position with faculty status.  Salary is determined by experience and
education.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

The Director of the Academic Success Center facilitates academic
support, tutoring, and other programs designed to promote student
learning and academic success and to support the University's retention
and recruitment efforts.  The Director has responsibility for the
comprehensive operation and daily administration of the Academic Success
Center, a multi-purpose study center collaborating with others involved
in supporting the academic growth and success of students, including
faculty, the USF Math Center, the USF Writing Center, the Office of
Student Development, the Director of Recruitment and Retention, and the
Director of Career and Disability Services. 

  

Duties include managing the academic and administrative functions of the
Academic Success Center; teaching first-year experience courses and one
section in the first-year Western Heritages sequence; collaborating with
administration, faculty, staff, and students regarding academic support;
retention; and conducting ongoing assessment. 

  

QUALIFICATIONS 

  

Required 

*	Master's degree in education or related field; experience and/or
degree in special education considered 
*	3-5 years of experience working with students in higher
education, preferably in administering a learning center and/or tutoring
program.  
*	Commitment to the University of Sioux Falls mission and values 
*	Commitment to a Christian liberal arts education 

            

Preferred 

*	Teaching experience at college level 
*	Experience in program development 
*	Classroom and/or program experience with diverse populations 

  

LOCATION 

  

The University of Sioux Falls, founded in 1883, is a Christian, liberal
arts University of over 1,600 students (including non-traditional and
graduate programs).  Affiliated with the American Baptist Churches, USA,
the University is a member of both the Council of Christian Colleges and
Universities and the Council of Independent Colleges. The University of
Sioux Falls is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North
Central Association; the Social Work program is accredited by the
Council on Social Work Education (CSWE); the Education program is
accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher
Education (NCATE); and the Business program is accredited by the
International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education. The University
offers a demanding liberal arts education in 29 fields of study as well
as master's degrees in education and business administration. 

  

Sioux Falls, South Dakota, the largest city in the state at just over
140,000 people, is an attractive, progressive community and is one of
the fastest growing financial centers in the nation. There are excellent
public and private schools, a symphony orchestra, a community playhouse,
and other programs in the arts. There are three major hospitals, over
thirty parks with soccer, softball, and baseball fields, swimming pools,
and a bike trail that surrounds the city. Sioux Falls enjoys a low crime
rate, low unemployment, no state or local income tax, and many nearby
opportunities for camping, boating, fishing, hunting, and other
year-round recreational activities. Located at the junction of
Interstates 29 and 90, Sioux Falls is the hub of regional
transportation, culture, entertainment, commerce, medicine, and
shopping. 

  

APPLICATION 

  

Applicants should send a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, evidence of
effective administration or teaching (if available), official copies of
graduate transcripts, a statement of instructional  philosophy, a
comprehensive statement regarding the integration of faith and learning,
and three letters of Recommendation. The University of Sioux Falls is an
Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action/Title IX Employer. 

  

Send applications or inquiries to: 

Associate Vice President for Human Resources 

University of Sioux Falls - Attn:  ASC Search 

1101 W. 22nd Street 

Sioux Falls, SD 57105 


No telephone calls.
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Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the
position is filled. 

 

 


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