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Asst Dir, First-Year Courses

Eastern Kentucky University
Kentucky, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Feb 21, 2024

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Faculty Positions, Communications, Media Studies
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Full Time

Asst Dir, First-Year Courses

Eastern Kentucky University

Title: Asst Dir, First-Year Courses

Position Type: Fulltime Staff

Search Type: External - minimum 7 days

Department: 27R100 - Associate Provost-Mulholland

Division: 2R0000 - Academic Affairs

Position Location: Richmond Campus

Driver Classification: Non-Driver

FLSA: Exempt

Schedule Type: Full Time (37.5 hrs per week or more)

Hours Per Week:

Additional Schedule Details:

Posted Salary Grade: Exempt - 46

Retirement: KTRS

Contact Person:

About the College/Department:

Job Summary/Basic Functions

The Assistant Director assists in the operations of the Office of First-Year Courses and Learning Communities, including curriculum oversight and instructional delivery. The Assistant Director manages and assists with comprehensive programs to meet the needs of first-year students and Student Success Seminar instructors both inside and outside of the classroom. The Assistant Director assists with scheduling, instructor assignment (including hiring and evaluation), curriculum design, assessment, and communication with students, faculty, staff, and University leaders. The Assistant Director represents the Office with University partners and the University with external groups involved in work relating to first-year instruction and learning communities. Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Bachelor's Degree AND 18 completed course hours toward a Master's degree in college student personnel administration, higher education administration, an academic discipline, or related area is required.

Experience: Three years of related work experience is required, including experience with the first year experience or in a college or university setting with a diverse student population.

Licensure & Certifications:

Preferred Qualifications:

Job Duties:
  • 35% - Oversee Curriculum, Development, and Assessments for EKU Student Success Seminars, including GSD 101 and College Success Seminars: ASO 100, BUS 100, EDO 100, HSO 100, JSO 100, SCO 100 - (Essential)
  • 25% - Teach GSD 101 and support students enrolled in assigned sections - (Essential)
  • 10% - Research best practices in supporting student success and provide professional development and training to Student Success Seminar instructors and Coordinator of First-Year Courses and Learning Communities - (Essential)
  • 10% - Advise students in Alpha Lambda Delta (Honor Society for First-Year Students) and support advising efforts with students in Student Success Seminar sections - (Essential)
  • 10% - Manage Communication and Outreach functions for First Year Courses in collaboration with Director. - (Essential)
  • 10% - Other duties as assigned - (Essential)

Sponsorship: This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.

Funding Source: Institutional

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:

AA/EEO Statement

Eastern Kentucky University is an Equal Opportunity employer and educational institution and does not discriminate on the basis of age (40 and over), race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, ethnicity, disability, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information in the admission to, or participation in, any educational program or activity (e.g., athletics, academics and housing) which it conducts or any employment policy or practice.

Background Check Statement

Offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory background check.

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