Full-Time; Career Starting Salary Range: $20.50 - $22.00/Hourly. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
UC Santa Cruz strives to embrace diversity in all its forms; it strives to be an inclusive community that fosters an open, enlightened & productive environment.
Using specialized knowledge of learning theory, counsels students and develops and implements programs to students to enhance their academic success.
Under the supervision of the Assistant Director of Learning Support Services (LSS), the Modified Supplemental Instruction (MSI) Project Coordinator will provide support for the daily implementation of the MSI program and office support. The MSI Project Coordinator will support the MSI program by overseeing and implementing special tutoring projects as well as supervising student office staff, overseeing LSS' outreach efforts and other special projects as assigned. The MSI project coordinator provides logistical support for the MSI program and works with the Assistant Director and other MSI team members to develop pedagogical training workshops for undergraduate tutors. The project coordinator may support the Assistant Director in collecting data or representing MSI and LSS at different events.
LSS offers small group course specific tutoring, MSI, writing tutoring, and drop-in services for all undergraduate students at UC Santa Cruz. Programs are grounded in educational theory that supports the academic development of students through these peer-led services that address and minimize educational equity issues. LSS provides academic support across all five divisions: Arts, School of Engineering, Humanities, Physical and Biological Sciences, and Social Sciences employing over 400 Peer Tutors each year and serving over 6,000 undergraduate students. LSS works closely with the Education Opportunity Program (EOP), Services to Transfer and Re-Entry Program (STARS), Disability Resource Center (DRC), Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) Initiatives, and the colleges to increase the success rate of non-traditional students. LSS has a permanent operating budget of approximately $900,000, HSI funded grants currently have a budget of $1,900,000 annually.
This position is being filled at either the Student Academic Specialist 2 or Student Academic Specialist 3. Applicants are encouraged to apply to both job postings. See job number 1908832 and 1908833.
This position requires passing a pre-employment criminal history background check. Selected candidates cannot begin work until passing their background check. Please note: Time required to complete this process may vary and can be lengthy.
Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.
Multicultural competencies; knowledge and experience working and interacting effectively with diverse groups of staff, faculty, and student populations.
Experience with tutorial programs, supplemental instruction, and/or other academic support programs in a college setting.
Developed knowledge of specific learning theory, learning styles, affective issues, academic issues, and socio-cultural issues in applying academic support for students.
Skills in judgment, decision-making and problem solving.
Position is open until filled. Initial Review Date: 07-09-2019
To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit, they must be submitted on or before the initial review date (IRD) via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site @https://jobs.ucsc.edu. A computer is available at the UC Santa Cruz Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center. The Scotts Valley Center is located at 100 Enterprise Way, Suite E100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodations, call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service at 800-735-2922. UC Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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