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Assistant Director of Academic Support & Tutoring

at Front Range Community College

Posted: 9/21/2019
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Front Range Community College

Assistant Director of Academic Support & Tutoring - Larimer Campus

Who We Are

We are the largest community college in Colorado, enrolling close to 28,000 credit students annually. We were one of 30 colleges in the initial American Association of Community Colleges Pathways Project, recently selected as a “Most Promising Place to Work” in Diverse Magazine, and profiled as one of six top community colleges for transfer student success in a recent Aspen Institute publication. We have developed a strong strategic plan focused on improving student graduation and transfer rates and have made significant investments in advising and other student support programs.

We also have a strong commitment to inclusion, equity, and diversity. We are actively seeking to hire a workforce that matches our student community.

We are guided by the philosophy “One College, Many Communities.” Campuses share many common values, goals, and practices, but are also given the opportunity and flexibility to develop unique cultures and programs that serve individual communities. In addition, we have a clear vision outlined in its strategic plan. For more information, visit the following: www.frontrange.edu and VISION 2020.

Who You Are

As the Assistant Director of Academic Support & Tutoring you will provide leadership towards advancing a student-ready culture in a Pathways College by developing and administering programming and services to address equity in outcomes in a supportive, inclusive environment. You will work collaboratively with college administrators, faculty, and staff to establish processes to identify underserved students and to develop intervention strategies for engaging students in obtaining support services vital for academic success. You will support student retention efforts as required to meet departmental and college goals. You are responsible for the operations of the Academic Support Center (ASC) including tutoring services, the Supplemental Instruction (S.I.) program, and other academic support programs. In addition, you will support the facilitation of the Math, Writing, Sciences, and other academic support centers.

SELECTION PROCESS: Position will remain open until filled with a priority deadline of August 28th, 2019.

In your application please include a resume and cover letter that specifically addresses how your background and experience align with requirements, qualification and responsibilities of the position.

SALARY: Mid $40's annually

PRIMARY DUTIES

  • Supervises, hires, trains and evaluates professional and student staff as assigned including coaches in the English department.
  • Coordinates multidisciplinary and cross departmental collaboration for shared commitment, and the promotion of individualized and diverse strategies to foster student success.
  • Collaborates with campus departments and faculty/instructors in support of student engagement, retention, and success efforts which include; one-on-one mentoring, participation in orientation sessions, speaking with individual classes, serving on committees/teams, online course support, and other campus activities.
  • Organizes and manages the scheduling and oversight of the Writing Center, Math Center, and all other departmental tutoring efforts.
  • Maintains professional competencies by keeping abreast of trends and advances in the field.
  • Develops and administers programming to assess and address equity in outcomes in a supportive, inclusive environment.
  • Conducts ongoing formative and summative assessment. Compiles and analyzes data reports and other documents to guide strategic planning, implementation, and support for student services.
  • In collaboration with the Director of Student Success and instructional departments work to expand and improve academic support and supplemental instruction programs with a focus on targeted courses.
  • Oversees the Supplemental Instruction Program, collaborates with college-wide positions to grow and expand Supplemental Instruction across other disciplines.
  • Directs the ASC’s programming team to develop, organize, and revise as needed, both student success programs and workshops for faculty and instructors.

Required Skills

REQUIRED EDUCATION

  • Graduation from a college/university with a Master’s Degree in higher education, general education, English, Mathematics, Reading, Sociology, Psychology or another major in which a knowledge of students’ learning needs would be gained.
  • OR, Graduation from a college/university with a Bachelor’s Degree in general education, English, Mathematics, Sociology, Psychology or another major in which a knowledge of students’ learning needs would be gained, and three years of experience leading a program or department in a Community College or University
Required Experience

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE

  • Knowledge of supervisory and management techniques.
  • Two years of teaching or tutoring or other intensive student support role in a post-secondary setting.
  • Knowledge of methodologies designed to support student success.
  • Experience managing or leading a program.

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE

  • Experience with learning disabilities and ADA requirements. Experience with assessing academic programs and practices.

If you have any questions regarding this position please contact Human Resources at FRCC.HumanResources@frontrange.edu

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Notice to Prospective Employees:
Front Range Community College is required by the Clery Act of 1990 to notify prospective employees, current employees, students and applicants where to access our Campus Security Report. The report is updated and published annually in accordance with the Higher Education Amendments of 1998, Federal Student Right-to-Know, the Federal Drug-free Schools and Campuses Act of 1989. This report contains information about:

  • Front Range Community College's alcohol and other drug policy
  • VAWA policy
  • Campus security policies
  • Campus/community resources
  • Where to find registered sex offender information
  • Crime statistics for the previous three calendar years
  • Reporting crimes

The Campus Security Report can be accessed in two ways:

  1. By going to the internet website at: Clery Act Information
  2. Printed copies of the FRCC Campus Annual Security Report are available on request through the Dean of Students Affairs Office and any college Campus Security and Preparedness Office.

As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome and encourage inquiries from applicants who will contribute to the cultural and ethnic diversity of our college. FRCC does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, age, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, religion, or national origin in employment or in our educational programs and activities.

Job Location
Fort Collins, Colorado, United States
Position Type
Full-Time/Regular