Supplemental Instruction Coordinator

Employer
University of North Carolina, Wilmington
Location
North Carolina, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
May 19, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Posting Details

Working Title

Supplemental Instruction Coordinator

External Link to Posting

https://jobs.uncw.edu/postings/20664

Vacancy Number

E560

Position Number

1374

Location of Workplace

Main UNCW Campus

Department

University Learning Center - 40230

Division

Student Affairs - 40000 Division

Brief Summary of Work for this Position

The Supplemental Instruction Coordinator manages Supplemental Instruction (SI) through UNCW’s University Learning Center. Supplemental Instruction provides peer-led, course-specific academic support sessions for small and large groups. The SI Coordinator hires, trains, and supervises peer SI Leaders; works closely with faculty in supported courses; works closely with University Learning Center ( ULC ) staff to market services across campus; and works with campus colleagues to schedule SI sessions.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

  • Master’s degree in Education, Higher Education Administration, a discipline supported by SI, or in a related field is required

  • Three or more years experience in academic support, higher education administration, or related field also required

  • Experience teaching, supervising, and/or training students required

  • Experience gained while pursuing degree(s) is acceptable

  • Knowledge of theories, models, and practices of learning, especially collaborative learning, is essential


Preferred Education, Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • PhD in Education, Higher Education Administration, or related field preferred

  • Experience teaching in higher education preferred

  • Knowledge of retention, persistence, and academic support theories and practices preferred


Required Certifications or Licensures

Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit

The Division of Student Affairs consists of fourteen (14) functional departments, each of which is responsible for providing a variety of student support, service, and educational programs which are accessible to all members of the university community. The staff members are dedicated individuals known for their passion and commitment to implementing programs and services that affect student development over the course of a lifetime. Student Affairs provides excellent delivery of student services that are responsive to student needs and promotes the quality of life and education both inside and outside the classroom. We build institutional traditions and lifelong affiliations through creative programs, vibrant student organizations, and a living/learning environment built on core values and uncompromising principles. The Division is a leader and primary spokesperson for students.

College/School Information

The University Learning Center ( ULC ) is committed to being a vital part of UNCW students’ education. Our academic support services are based on the principle that quality learning takes place when peers work collaboratively. With the support of our campus partners, we provide students a variety of learning opportunities that complement the classroom experience. We focus on high-quality individual and group student-centered learning, while providing our peer educators with a valuable pre-professional experience.

University Information

The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to the integration of teaching, mentoring, research and service. Widely acknowledged for its world-class faculty and staff and continuously recognized at a national level for scholarly excellence and affordability, UNCW offers a powerful academic experience that stimulates creative inquiry and critical thinking and a community rich in diversity, inclusion and global perspectives.

A public institution with nearly 18,000 students, UNCW offers a full range of baccalaureate- and graduate-level programs, as well as doctoral degrees in educational leadership, marine biology, nursing practice and psychology; and many distance learning options, including clinical research, an accelerated RN-to- BSN program, an Executive M.B.A. program structured for working professionals, and the nation’s only bachelor’s degree program focused on coastal engineering.

The university’s efforts to advance research and scholarly activities have earned UNCW the elevated designation of “Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity” institution (R2 University) by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.

UNCW has been part of the University of North Carolina System since 1969.

EEO Statement

At the University of North Carolina at Wilmington ( UNCW ), our culture reflects our values of inclusion, diversity, globalization, ethics and integrity and innovation and we are committed to providing equality of educational and employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, sex (such as gender, gender identity, marital status, childbirth, and pregnancy), age, color, national origin (including ethnicity), religion, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran status, military service member status, genetic information, or relationship to other university constituents – except where sex, age, or ability represent bona fide educational or occupational qualifications or where marital status is a statutorily established eligibility criterion for State funded employee benefit programs. UNCW believes that embracing the unique contributions of our faculty, staff and students is critical to our success and paramount in being recognized for our global mindset.

Eligibility for Employment

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. UNC Wilmington participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Number of Openings

Single Incumbent

Special Notes to Applicants

To receive full consideration, please be sure you have completed the ‘Work History’ section of the application before you apply for this position. Also, please provide a cover letter that describes which specific skill set you are interested in and your work experience that will support being successful in this role. 3 or more professional references are required.

For more info/to apply visit http://jobs.uncw.edu. Applications must be submitted through the online application system to be considered.

Months Per Year

11A (Aug-June)

Type of Position

Permanent

Anticipated Ending Date if Time-Limited Positions

Job Posting Date

05/19/2021

Posting Close Date

06/16/2021
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. List of 3 Professional References
Optional Documents Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn of this opportunity with UNC Wilmington (2021)?
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