St. Louis College of Pharmacy is currently seeking an assistant director for academic support. This position is primarily responsible for the supervision and execution of disability support, individual academic coaching, and group programming within academic support, ensuring the success and retention of all students. The position encourages a culture of positivity, support, and growth.
SPECIFIC MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Coordinate the Disability Support Program.
Communicate program application requirements and processes to students and their families.
Make decisions regarding acceptance or denial into the program along with approved accommodations.
Meet with students once they have been accepted into the program, to process paperwork each semester and work with their individual needs.
Understand and coordinate exam scheduling and other student and faculty communication through the Accommodate module of Symplicity, the College's exam proctoring software.
Recruit, train, and supervise student exam proctors.
Manage the almost daily exam distribution.
Communicate and collaborate with faculty on issues related to accommodations and exam-taking.
Communicate and collaborate with the information technology department, to manage issues that may arise or have arisen during exams.
Provide ongoing group and individual education to faculty and staff regarding issues related to disability support.
Stay up-to-date on issues affecting disability support theory and practice.
Regularly assess the program for quality and effectiveness, updating policies as needed.
Maintain the disability support portion of the College's internal and external website.
2. Provide individual and group academic coaching for students.
Meet regularly with students who are in need of academic and personal support.
Assist in the monitoring and tracking of student progress through the Symplicity/Accommodate program.
Collaborate with the academic support team to provide group programming to students.
Assist in the assessment of academic support programming.
Serve on the campus Core Committee, the group that tracks and supports students having personal and academic issues.
KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERTISE
A. Education & Experience:
Master's degree required, with an emphasis in College Student Personnel (CSP) and or Counseling preferred.
Minimum of two years' experience in student services in higher education.
B. Technical Skills/Abilities:
Ability to operate Microsoft Office Products and willingness to learn Symplicity/Accommodate software.
C. Interpersonal Skills:
Strong interpersonal skills, including: 1) an ability to get along well with others, 2) good time management practices, 3) a high level of organization, 4) counseling skills, and 5) good public speaking, presentation, and/or teaching skills.
If this sounds like the job for you here is information on how to apply:
Please apply through the College's online application system and attach a letter of interest and a resume. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
St. Louis College of Pharmacy is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that values diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability. EOE/M/F/Veteran/Disability