Assistant Director, Facilitation 7955BR Student Affairs Year One Programs
Detailed Job Description
Recruit, hire, train, and supervise an adjunct instructor staff of 75- 120 to teach/facilitate more than 120 sections of RIT 365.
Provide ongoing coordination, communication, and support for a large facilitator team serving all first-year RIT students.
Further develop and implement the RIT 365 dialogue facilitation model, supporting the detailed logistical recruitment, hiring, and training processes required for facilitation of RIT 365 in close collaboration with the Assistant Director for Peer Support.
Outreach and collaboration across department, division, and university to develop and implement RIT 365 and support staff, department, division, and university in developing communities of practice.
Support and model a culture of dialogue and continuous improvement in the department and in collaborative relationships across campus.
Facilitation of up to two sections of RIT 365
Act as liaison to the Student Affairs Assessment Manager, coordinate and manage assessment planning for the department, and act as the department workspace manager for the assessment management system
Minimum Qualifications EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:
Master's degree in education, higher education, counseling or related field.
5-7 years of full time, professional experience with increasing responsibility in educational programming or student services.
Experience managing, supporting, and being a member of a large team (adjunct instructors, student leaders); shows respect, compassion and empathy for others, even in difficult situations and builds an environment of trust.
Establishes rapport; builds and maintains effective working relationships with faculty, staff, students, and external audiences.
Respects others and their differences.
Strong communication (verbal & written), and presentation (teaching and coaching) skills. Ability to listen, analyze, and problem solve.
Strong time management and organization skills.
Ability to balance interruptions, multiple and varied tasks, and confidential information with discretion.
Ability to exercise a high level of independent judgment.
Ability to manage multiple large projects simultaneously.
Anticipates and adapts to changing priorities and additional demands.
Values and supports difference in others; ability to work with diverse populations including students with disabilities and/or first generation students.
General understanding of the developmental needs of college students.
Knowledge of learning strategies effective with college age students.
Experience developing, delivering, and assessing course content (course or training).
Experience in presenting, coaching, classroom management, and facilitation.
Demonstrates innovation, creativity, and professionalism.
Ability to interpret and apply policy.
Experience in planning and records management, including the handling of confidential records.
General knowledge of assessment practices and experience utilizing assessment data to inform practice.
Knowledge of existing, and comfort in learning new, university-supported technologies and software (Microsoft Office Suite, Google Suite, Outlook, note-keeping applications, and ability to navigate the student database).
Professional Area: Employment Category: Fulltime Staff Job Function:Wage Band: 117A
How to Apply In order to be considered for this position, you must apply for it at: http://careers.rit.edu/staff. Click the link for search openings and in the keyword search field, enter the title of the position or the BR number.
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