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1818 Faculty Liaison Support Coordinator History

Saint Louis University
Missouri, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Mar 20, 2023

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, History
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

1818 Faculty Liaison Support Coordinator – History

Who is Saint Louis University? Founded in 1818, Saint Louis University is one of the nation's oldest and most prestigious Catholic universities. SLU, which also has a campus in Madrid, Spain, is recognized for world-class academics, life-changing research, compassionate health care, and a strong commitment to faith and service.

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Job Summary

Founded in 1959, Saint Louis University (SLU)'s 1818 Advanced College Credit Program is the oldest dual credit program in the U.S. west of the Mississippi River and has a long history of providing high school students the opportunity to earn college credit from SLU at a significantly reduced tuition rate. The 1818 Program facilitates collaboration between high school and university faculties to provide rigorous university courses for high school students in the Jesuit educational tradition. Courses offered through the 1818 Program are the same courses taken by SLU's undergraduate, degree-seeking students at our St. Louis, MO, campus.

The 1818 Faculty Liaison Support Coordinator (History) supplements the work of SLU's 1818 faculty liaison(s) in our Department of History, frequently working in the high schools with which we partner to provide administrative and field-based support The Coordinator serves under the direct supervision of the Academic Program Manager in the 1818 Program Office; however, day-to-day duties are established collaboratively with the Coordinator's respective faculty liaison(s) in the History Department. Coordinator work is also significantly informed by continuous training and development offered by the Reinert Center for Teaching and Learning.

SLU Offers Generous Tuition Remission Benefits for Employees and Dependents!

Job Duties
  • Represent, and serve as an extension of, 1818 faculty liaisons via the conduct of classroom observational visits. Requires substantial travel locally and regionally, with occasional out-of-state travel.
  • Share visit observations and constituent feedback with liaisons to support liaisons' evaluation of faculty performance.
  • Regularly meet with faculty liaisons about individual 1818 course faculty and work collaboratively to support teacher professional development and academic quality.
  • Coordinate the review of all new faculty applications and institutional responses, ensuring timely reviews by the respective faculty liaisons and timely communication of review results.
  • Coordinate the review of all course syllabi by the respective faculty liaisons, and the timely communication of review results.
  • Maintain disciplinary 1818 records on behalf of the respective faculty liaisons; contribute to efforts to improve and streamline record retention and reporting methods.
  • Serve as an ambassador of the 1818 Program while on site visits, including participation in information sessions for students, parents, teachers, and administrators.
  • Participate in 1818 Office strategic planning initiatives.
  • Teach one section annually of a course offered via the 1818 program by the History Department as needed (starting in the second term of employment).
  • Participate in History Department events and professional development programming as directed by their respective faculty liaison(s).

    Minimum Educational Requirements and Experiential Qualifications
    M.A. in History (a master's degree in a cognate discipline may be considered, per the determination of the faculty liaison and department chair)
    At least two years of full-time experience (or its equivalent) teaching collegiate-level History courses.

    Preferred Educational Requirements and Experiential Qualifications
  • In addition to all minimum required qualifications and educational requirements noted above:
  • A doctoral degree in History
  • At least two years of experience supporting the administration of an academic program(s) at the collegiate level.
  • Experience teaching in a dual-credit environment.
  • Experience teaching at the high school level.
  • At least five years of full-time experience (or its equivalent) teaching collegiate-level History courses.

    Required Knowledge/Skills/Abilities for Consideration
  • Understanding of contemporary principles of sound pedagogy at the collegiate level in the context of the academic discipline(s) to which the Liaison Support Coordinator is assigned
  • Understanding of the pedagogical dynamics of teaching in a dual credit context
  • Capacity for fair and balanced observation of teaching/learning environments
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Demonstrable facility with MS-Office and Google software suites
  • Comfort with multi-tasking daily, dealing with a diversity of situations and constituencies, and working in a fast-paced environment according to established deadlines
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment
  • Intellectual curiosity and a commitment to continuous improvement
  • Ability to manage difficult situations with patience, empathy, and grace

    Vaccine Protocol
    Saint Louis University requires COVID-19 vaccinations for all students, staff, and faculty who are physically present on our St. Louis campuses. As a prospective and/or a new employee at Saint Louis University, you will be/are required to comply with the University's vaccination protocol. Proof of full vaccination is required before the start of employment in order to work at Saint Louis University. If you are not vaccinated, you are required to begin the vaccination process at the time of your first day of employment and submit proof of full vaccination within 30 days of your start date. Exemptions may be granted on the grounds of religious beliefs or medical circumstances. Failure to comply with the vaccine requirement within 30 days of an employee's start date will result in termination of the employment. Proof of vaccine will be submitted through an online portal made available to you during your Workday onboarding tasks.

    Staff Program Support

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    Saint Louis University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for the position applied for without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, gender identity, or other non-merit factors. We welcome and encourage applications from minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities (including disabled veterans). If accommodations are needed for completing the application and/or with the interviewing process, please contact Human Resources at 314-977-5847.

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