Career Opportunities

Director, University Learning Center


Post University is currently accepting applications for the role of Director, University Learning Center.

JOB SUMMARY:

Post University is seeking a Director of the Learning Center to oversee the operation of a comprehensive Learning Center, which provides the principle academic support service for students enrolled at the University. The Director will have primary responsibility for managing the Learning Center, including supporting the new student placement examinations, monitoring placement statistics, supporting the University’s assessment activities, providing developmental support for all undergraduate programs, and overseeing tutoring and writing support services. The Director will also work closely with the Office of Academic Affairs to provide support for all university academic quality initiatives, both undergraduate and graduate. The position is based on the Post's main campus in Waterbury, CT. Report directly to the Dean of the School of Education.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Hire, train and supervise Lab Assistants and tutors (both peer and professional).
  • Supervise the writing staff and assist in efforts to promote Writing Across the Curriculum.
  • Conduct and manage ACT testing. Analyze and report ACT statistics.
  • Support Placement Testing initiatives.
  • Support English, Math and Communications developmental lab courses.
  • Assist all students with tutoring and learning strategies.
  • Collect and report data for assessment of tutorial services.
  • Act as liaison between the University Learning Center and campus administrative and academic departments to promote tutorial services.
  • Market and promote the services of the Learning Center to increase student usage.
  • Design and conduct academic skills workshops for students in all Post academic programs.
  • Build a university culture of Academic Integrity; e.g., Coordinate training efforts and the means to monitor academic integrity throughout the university.
  • Manage department budget.
  • Develop, plan and implement short-term and long-term department goals.
  • Coordinate the collection, interpretation and summary of assessment data.
  • Establish procedures for gathering data on academic needs and achievement through surveys, interviews, observation and other sources.
  • Coordinate assessment of writing skills for students in both the Day Division and ADP.
  • Assist in the evaluation of programs and curricula.
  • Analyze and report the strengths and weaknesses of various projects and programs.
  • Maintain the Learning Center webpages.
  • Identify and resolve basic computer equipment interface problems.
  • Assist in research for needed lab equipment including computer hardware and software.
  • Assume responsibility for maintenance and security of lab equipment.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Perform other projects as needed to support the Office of Academic Affairs.

As a member of our Post University team, the individual will share in a 120-year tradition of helping people achieve their personal and professional goals. Located in Waterbury, Connecticut, Post University has a vibrant campus and an excellent online program. The University offers a competitive salary and benefits package that includes medical, dental, 401(k) and tuition benefits.

Interested candidates should forward cover letter, resume, and three references to Post University Human Resources by applying at: www.post.edu/hr

Disclaimer: This opportunity may be withdrawn and/or amended.

POST UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER that employs in compliance with all applicable laws. We do not discriminate because of sex, sexual orientation, age, race, color, religious creed, marital status, national origin, ancestry, disability, handicap or other legally protected status. Equal access to programs, service and employment is available to all persons. Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application and job interview process should notify the Director of Human Resources, Post University.



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