UNIV Lecturer/ Student Success Mentor

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Vacancy Number: F-00207 Position Title: UNIV Lecturer/ Student Success Mentor Classification Title: Faculty Department: Academic Affairs Employment Type: Full-Time Minimum Qualifications:

Successful candidates must have earned at least a Master’s degree and teaching experience.

The preferred candidates will have experience teaching college students or supporting them in transition into college, both academically and personally.

Job Open Date: 05/04/2021 Job Close Date: Quick Link https://www.jobs.aum.edu/postings/3733 Position Profile Link
School: N/A Contract Type: Twelve (12) Months Tenure Track: No Salary Band: N/A Special Instructions to Applicant:

The Office of the Provost at Auburn University at Montgomery invites applications for non-tenure track full-time lecturer positions starting August 2021. This is a one-year (twelve-month), renewable appointment. Responsibilities will include teaching the University Student Success Course ( UNIV 1000, 1004, or 1007 as needed), being accessible to students, providing support for University retention initiatives and working with other members of the Office of the Provost, the Experiential Education & Engagement Center, and the University Honors Program in supporting learning communities and experiential learning initiatives. Because of the responsibilities related to student success, the lecturer will be expected to be on campus during work hours.

The teaching load is four courses in Fall semesters and typically fewer in Spring and Summer. More work with student success initiatives, experiential education, or the University Honors Program is expected during Spring and Summer semesters. Duties in Spring may include developing service learning projects, creating UNIV course resources, planning and participating in AUM events, offering workshops, supporting the Honors Program, or assessing retention and engagement activities.

Successful candidates must have earned at least a Master’s degree and teaching experience. Preferred candidates will have experience teaching college students topics and skills that will help them successfully transition into college, both academically and personally. Preferred candidates also have experience with student success initiatives or experience with learning communities.

Department Information: The UNIV Student Success Program comprises four lecturers and a program manager who support the first-year seminar and other student success initiatives including service learning, mentoring, the Bridge Program, and outreach to at-risk and first-gen students.

Review of applications will begin on 5/31/21. Open until filled.

The maximum salary for this position is $45,000

About the University/College

Located in Alabama’s vibrant state capital, Auburn University at Montgomery is a fast-growing university on the rise. Don’t just take our word for it: The Princeton Review rates us as one of the best colleges in the Southeast, while U.S. News & World Report recently ranked us No. 22 among regional universities in the South for the quality of undergraduate teaching and 38th among all public institutions in the region.

Auburn University at Montgomery ( AUM ) is the metropolitan campus of Auburn University with approximately 5,200 students and 200 faculty in five academic colleges: Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Nursing and Health Sciences, Sciences, Business, and Education. Located in the state capital, AUM serves a diverse student body including traditional and non-traditional students. Montgomery offers diverse cultural and recreational opportunities including the Alabama Shakespeare Festival, world-class museums, Civil Rights Memorial, the National Memorial for Peace and Justice, a ballet company, a natural habitat zoo, a chamber music society, an independent film theater, and the Montgomery Biscuits baseball team.

Auburn University at Montgomery is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity; therefore, we encourage applications from historically underrepresented groups, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. Additionally, the safety and security of our campus community is a top priority. All employees at AUM are considered to be Responsible Employees and have the duty to immediately report information that has the potential to adversely impact safety or wellness on our campus.

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