Assistant Director ASI/As-U-R Services Coordinator

Position Title Assistant Director ASI/As-U-R Services Coordinator Position Number 088221 Department University College - 202000 Description of University

Appalachian State University, in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. As one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina system, Appalachian enrolls about 20,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Master’s degree in education, psychology, or related disciplines with a focus on secondary or higher education, special education, and/or learning disabilities or related cognitive differences.
  • Teaching experience in higher education.
  • Knowledge of academic success strategies.
  • Experience working with students in higher education settings, more specifically, neurodiverse learners.
License/Certification Required


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The Disco Student Learning Center provides holistic support for all students at Appalachian State University, empowering them to become active participants in a transformative education to meet their academic goals and achieve their academic potential.

The primary purpose of this position is to provide academic support to undergraduate students, including, but not limited to, intensive intervention and mentoring to undergraduates with executive function challenges.

Duties and responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to the following:

  • Service provision to As-U-R students, supervision of paraprofessional employees, coordination of program activities and interfacing with other campus offices to facilitate services for students.
  • Serve as a point of contact for students, families, and University faculty and staff in regards to the As-U-R program.
  • Develop and teach elective courses each fall and spring semester addressing academic success topics. Teaching summer courses as needed. Courses may be offered as both in-person and/or online courses.
  • Provide support for collaborative training and student consultation within the Student Learning Center.
  • Provide workshops upon request on academic strategy topics.
  • Maintain continued collaborations with College STAR (Supporting Transition, Access, and Retention).
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Suggested Salary Range $42,000-$48,000 Physical Demands of Position

Typical physical demands of a professional position within a university.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please attach required documents:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • List a minimum of 3 professional references in the application or attach a List of References with Contact Information
AA/EEO Statement

Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.

Diversity and Inclusion at Appalachian

We at Appalachian State University are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence both locally and globally.

We understand that the successful implementation of diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence is the responsibility of the entire university community, including alumni and official university governing bodies. A diverse campus community supports an influx of broad and distinct ideas that increase learning opportunities and strengthen the impact of our community as we work collectively to achieve a just experience for all.

We actively encourage, support, and promote a global mindset and an equitable environment where all will know that they belong and are safe to express their culture, identity, values, ideas, opinions, and creativity. We are committed to creating a culture of equity opportunity for all, one that has an expectation of fairness, justice, and equity-minded practice at all levels of the university community.

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