Academic Services Administrator for Learning Communities
University of Cincinnati
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
Type: Full Time
Preferred Education: 4 Year Degree
Salary: $40,000 - $42,500
Internal Number: 187160
Academic Services Administrator for Learning Communities
Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati puts education into action, ranking among the nation's best urban public research universities. Home to more than 47,000 students, 10,500 faculty and staff and 330,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls "the most ambitious campus design program in the country."
With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 athletic conference, UC's momentum has never been stronger. UC's annual budget tops $1.6 billion and its endowment totals $1.8 billion.
At UC, today's possibilities spark tomorrow's reality.
About the Learning Commons The Learning Commons provides free centralized academic support for all University of Cincinnati students. We bring together faculty, best-practices in teaching and learning, and hundreds of outstanding peer educators to create flexible academic success programming. Each year more than 6,000 students take advantage of Learning Commons programs to build confidence, integrate on campus, and master challenging course content.
Job Overview Reporting to the Assistant Director of Learning Communities, the Academic Services Administrator for Learning Communities will provide joint oversight and leadership of the First-Year Experience Peer Leader and Facilitator Program. The ASA works closely and supervises Peer Leader and Peer Facilitator Coordinators to help direct their work mentoring and teaching Peer Leaders, Peer Facilitators, and first-year students enrolled in Learning Communities. The Academic Services Administrator will also have the opportunity to supervise a Learning Communities Graduate Assistant. This position will manage the Peer Leader and Peer Facilitator Interview process, assist with the Early Term Feedback and Observation process, and participate in other Learning Commons initiatives.
Recruit, hire, train, and supervise student staff, including Mentors and Student Coordinators.
Develop and assess training for new hires and returning student employees.
In conjunction with position supervisor, develop program objectives and corresponding program assessment. Collect and monitor program data, track weekly usage, identify problems and solutions, develop clear goals and action steps for program enhancement.
Manage online platforms for services including Learning Management System (LMS), scheduling, video conferencing, and tutoring platforms.
Participate in Learning Commons departmental committees called Goal Teams and assist with projects and initiatives.
Oversee student staff timekeeping, track and forecast program budgets, and implement program decisions based on budget forecasts.
Educate, communicate, liaise, and perform outreach about Learning Commons initiatives to relevant departments, faculty, staff, and campus partners.
May supervise a graduate assistant; assist with and promote the Learning Commons through New Student Orientation; hold an additional responsibility in any area supporting the Learning Commons, Peer Education Network, university service committees, etc.; collaborate with faculty and campus partners to create course content.
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience One (1) year of related experience, including experience related to undergraduate or graduate work.
Additional Qualifications Considered Master's Degree
Physical Requirements/Work Environment Office environment/no specific unusual physical or environmental demands.
Application Process Interested and qualified applicants must apply online. In addition to completing the online application, applicants must include the following:
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Compensation and Benefits UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.
Competitive salary of $40,000 - $42,500 range dependent on the candidate's experience.
Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.