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Academic Enrichment Coordinator

Elmhurst University
Illinois, United States
Salary Not Specified
Closing date
Sep 15, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Curriculum & Instructional Development, Distance Education Programs, Instructional Technology & Design (Campus), Other Academic Affairs, Student Affairs, Academic Advising & Academic Support Services
Employment Type
Full Time
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Posting Number S00303P Position Status Exempt Reporting Relationship(s) Learning Center Director Supervisory Relationships
Supervises student workers. Job Summary
Elmhurst University invites applications for the position of Academic Enrichment Coordinator in the Learning Center . This is a 12-month staff position responsible for developing and delivering a full range of academic enhancement services to students and peer tutors. The Academic Enrichment Coordinator works with Learning Center staff to implement interventions and with students one-on-one to ensure persistence and success. The successful candidate will have a background in math or the sciences and act as the Learning Center’s departmental liaison to the math and science departments, among others.

Review of applications will begin August 6 and continue until the position is filled. Expected start date August/September 2021. Salary Grade A9 Essential Functions
In addition to supervising student workers and working with peer tutors, the Academic Enrichment Coordinator:
  • Leads specific Learning Center programs, projects, and events by coordinating meetings, ensuring execution, and performing ongoing evaluations (examples might include transfer initiatives, academic workshops, academic coaching, and the Long Night Against Procrastination)
  • Contributes to and delivers student preprofessional development opportunities for peer tutors as well as provides ongoing mentoring
  • Works with Learning Center staff and our Academic Case Manager to develop, implement, track, and assess student interventions
  • Works directly with students identified through the early alert system or other means as being at risk for leaving the university to connect them with appropriate academic resources, including Learning Center staff and tutors
  • Collects and tracks data to provide insights into student-level use and needs as well as the need for new Learning Center interventions and institutional partnerships
  • Supports varied operations of the Learning Center, including programmatic assessment
  • Creates and updates marketing materials and strategies, including digital content for Learning Center webpages and social media, by working with student workers and Learning Center staff
Other Duties and Responsibilities
As assigned. Minimum Qualifications
  • A bachelor’s degree with a strong liberal arts component
  • Experience working in a learning center, math center or academic support center and/or knowledge of evidence-based instructional practices to support learning
  • Highly skilled at multi-tasking and prioritizing tasks as dictated by deadlines and importance
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills to interface with a wide range of students, faculty, parents, and donors within the university community and beyond
  • Commitment to the academic success of a diverse student population
Preferred Qualifications
  • A Master’s Degree in the liberal arts and sciences or in a professional program with a strong liberal arts component
  • Expertise in a content area such as math or science
  • Ability to tutor statistics (to fill in for peer tutors as needed)
Working Conditions/Physical Requirements
Employee is subject to indoor work, protected from weather conditions. Work is sedentary in nature and involves exerting up to 20 lbs. of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently/constantly in order to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move object. Work Hours
Typically M-F with start time aligned with class schedules. Posting Date 07/02/2021 Closing Date Open Until Filled Special Instructions to Applicants
Please be aware that as a continued emphasis on keeping our community safe and healthy, we will require all faculty, staff, and students to submit verification of full vaccination for COVID -19 no later than Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2021.

Candidates should submit:
  • A letter of interest addressing how your career and experiences have prepared you to take on this role at a diverse liberal arts university, with particular attention to the priorities and qualities listed above
  • A curriculum vitae or résumé
  • Please provide 5 references, including name, phone number and email. This may be included in applicant’s cover letter or optional “other” document.
  • A presentation will be required of finalist candidates.

Elmhurst University is a leading institution of higher education that seamlessly blends liberal learning and professional preparation to help students reach their full potential. Elmhurst University offers more than 70 undergraduate majors, 15 graduate programs, degree-completion programs for busy adults, and the acclaimed Elmhurst Learning and Success Academy for young adults with developmental disabilities. Elmhurst University is one of the Top 10 Colleges in the Midwest, according to U.S. News & World Report; and U.S. News, Money and Forbes magazines consistently rank Elmhurst as one of the Midwest’s best values in higher education.

Recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce is a critical component of the University’s mission, vision and core values. Our commitment stems from the belief that an institution of higher learning is enriched by the presence of diversity. Elmhurst University is an EO Employer. Elmhurst University prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, creed, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. Direct Link to this Posting Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Other Document
Optional Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
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