Academic Coord II (PLUS Coordinator)

Georgia Institute of Technology

Academic Coord II (PLUS Coordinator)

  • Institution: Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Location: Atlanta, GA US
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Academic Coord II (PLUS Coordinator)

  • Georgia Institute of Technology | Atlanta, GA US
  • Hourglass IconDeadline: June 03, 2022
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Job TitleAcademic Coord II (PLUS Coordinator)

Position TypeFull Time

Job Category Staff

Salary Range -

Location Atlanta, GA US

Deadline June 03, 2022

Contact Information

Contact Name Georgia Tech Human Resources

Department -

Email https://hr.gatech.edu/careers

Phone -

Job Description

To apply for this job please visit careers.hprod.onehcm.usg.edu.

About Us
The Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) is one of the nation’s leading research universities, providing a focused, technologically based education to more than 32,000 undergraduate and graduate students. Georgia Tech has many nationally recognized programs, all top-ranked by peers and publications alike, and is ranked in the nation’s top ten public universities by U.S. News and World Report. It offers degrees through the Colleges of Architecture, Computing, Engineering, Sciences, the Scheller College of Business, and the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts. As a leading technological university, Georgia Tech has more than 100 interdisciplinary research centers that consistently contribute vital research and innovation to America’s government, industry and business. Visit www.gatech.edu

 

Under the leadership of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education, the Office of Undergraduate Education (OUE) challenges students to become accomplished learners who are able to make meaningful connections among work, study, and community. OUE connect curricular and co-curricular offerings to assist students in developing a strong foundation for success, during college and after. To learn more, visit www.oue.gatech.edu.

 

Tutoring & Academic Support, a unit of the Office of Undergraduate Education, is where students take academic achievement to the next level. TAS services support undergraduate students in achieving their academic goals through a range of both personalized and campus-wide initiatives that foster self-regulated learning, enhance academic skills, and create opportunities for leadership and continued development within and beyond Georgia Tech’s rigorous environment. To learn more, visit www.tutoring.gatech.edu.
Job Summary
This job requires working knowledge of university level academic program requirements and related administrative processes within assigned area. Also required are verbal, written and interpersonal communications skills and basic to advanced computer skills.
Job Summary
Description: The Office of Undergraduate Education invites applications for a Supplemental Instruction Coordinator in the Tutoring and Academic Support unit at the Georgia Tech-Atlanta campus. Under the supervision of the Assistant Director of Peer Learning Programs, this position will manage the day-to-day operations for supplemental instruction (known at Georgia Tech as PLUS, Peer-Led Undergraduate Study) program.

 

Specific job responsibilities include:

Maintain the operation of our SI program, including faculty relations, room scheduling, attendance tracking, and website management. Develop, maintain, and update policies and procedures of the SI program.
Meet regularly with SI mentors, coordinate on-site observations and contribute to supervision and development of SI leaders.
Promote innovation in SI methods, training in inclusive practices, and stay up-to-date on best practices in supplemental instruction.
Collaborate with Assistant Director in the recruitment, interview, and evaluation of SI leaders.
Create and prioritize opportunities for students from diverse backgrounds to serve as peer leaders, championing an inclusive learning environment for all students.
Contribute to design and implementation of marketing and assessment of the SI program.
Contribute to events, workshops, marketing, and other tasks as needed by the Director.
Required qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Three to five years job related experience.
Proficiency with Microsoft Suite applications.
Desired skills and qualifications:

Master’s Degree in Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology, Economics, Engineering, or similar quantitative fields.
Experience working in Supplemental Instruction or tutoring programs.
Experience and knowledge of academic success programs, student information systems, and university procedures.
Ability to use independent judgement in complex situations.
Excellent customer service with strong attention to detail and organization.
Ability to create presentations and train others via presentations.
Familiarity with social media and willingness to contribute to marketing efforts via social media.
Responsibilities
Job Duty 1 –
Monitor and advise students regarding their class schedules, current academic status academic course progress.

Job Duty 2 –
Advise students in development and application of good study skills.  Monitor progress.

Job Duty 3 –
Confer with academic advising staff regarding individual student progress and provide suggestions for improvement.

Job Duty 4 –
Monitor and prepare, maintain and distribute records relative to student academic progress.

Job Duty 5 –
Perform other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications
Educational Requirements
Bachelor’s Degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience

Other Required Qualifications
May require attendance to professional conferences; ability to work with a variety of individuals and to handle multiple projects simultaneously.  Excellent organizational skills and knowledge of exhibitions both in-house and traveling.

Required Experience
Three to five years job related experience
Preferred Qualifications
Preferred Educational Qualifications
Master’s  Degree
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
SKILLS
This job requires working knowledge of university level academic program requirements and related administrative processes within assigned area. Also required are verbal, written and interpersonal communications skills and basic to advanced computer skills.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Georgia Tech provides equal opportunity to all faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including applicants for admission and/or employment, contractors, volunteers, and participants in institutional programs, activities, or services.  Georgia Tech complies with all applicable laws and regulations governing equal opportunity in the workplace and in educational activities. Georgia Tech prohibits discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, on the basis of race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or veteran status in its programs, activities, employment, and admissions.  This prohibition applies to faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including affiliates, invitees, and guests.
Other Information
This is not a supervisory position.
This position does not have any financial responsibilities.
No, this position will not be required to drive.
This role is not considered a position of trust.
This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card).
This position will not travel
This position does not require security clearance.
Other Information
OTHER VARIABLES:

The Office of Undergraduate Education (OUE) challenges students to become accomplished learners who are able to make meaningful connections among work, study, and community. We connect curricular and co-curricular offerings to assist students in developing a strong foundation for success, during college and after. We do this through the efforts of our professional staff and student assistants.

 

Georgia Tech offers our faculty and staff a community that values diversity, education, training, and personal development. Being part of an environment that thrives on innovation and excellence is exciting for all who set foot on campus. Tech’s legendary history and extraordinary foresight make it a place where tradition combines with cutting-edge research and practices. This makes Georgia Tech a unique and opportune place to start or propel your career.

 

The Office of Undergraduate Education (OUE) is a diverse community of faculty, students, and staff who promote equity, diversity, and inclusion on our campus. We believe that the diversity and contributions of all of our community members are essential and make us who we are. We strive to create and maintain a welcoming and inclusive educational and work environment that values and respects our individual and communal differences.

 

BENEFITS & PERKS:

Georgia Tech offers a comprehensive benefits packaged designed to meet the diverse needs of our employees. In addition to health and welfare resources, Georgia Tech provides tuition assistance, flexible work arrangements, seasonal classes, summer camps and so much more.

 

Health and welfare benefits are provided through University System of Georgia, which includes healthcare, dental, vision and retirement plan options for employees working 30 hours per week or more on a regular basis. Additional information about Benefits can be found at the following website: https://hr.gatech.edu/benefits.

 

Georgia Tech also offers perks and program incentives to Georgia Tech employees. Georgia Tech has a partnership with local, statewide, and national businesses that offer discounts and other incentives to employees and students. Additional information and Perks and Programs can be found at the following website: https://hr.gatech.edu/perks-programs.  Some perks include: 529 Georgia Higher Education Savings plan, discounts for entertainment and shopping, Be Well Benefits Education & Wellness Series, Employee Assistance Program for mental health and discounted monthly transit passes.

 

HOLIDAYS:

Georgia Tech has established 12 official paid holidays each calendar year for employees at the institution. These holidays shall be awarded in addition to earned vacation time.

 

MISCELLANEOUS:

This position is based in standard GT business hours M-F, 8-5pm but will frequently include evening and occasional weekend hours. Some telecommuting will be available in accordance with OUE’s guidelines. We are looking for hardworking professionals who value diversity and inclusion, are dedicated to undergraduate education; and make students the top priority. Apply today and join our organization of talented, energetic, and creative team members!
Other Information
Job Grade: A6

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