Bachelor's degree and two years of related experience or Associate’s degree and four years of related experience.
Supervisory ability and knowledge of administrative management methods and principles.
Specialized skills in training, research, and/or other area as required by department.
Ability to work effectively with the staff, faculty and the public.
Strong interpersonal and written communication skills.
Ability to design and maintain websites;
Skill with using social media in a professional and/or academic context;
Advanced writing proficiency;
Familiarity with basic academic technologies such as the LMS;
Familiarity with basic office technologies, particularly Word, Excel, GoogleDocs, and Adobe;
Knowledge of Open Education and Connected Learning;
Experience working with students as a teacher, tutor, counselor, or advisor;
Experience building or using databases;
Graphic design, video editing, and related PR experience;
Office management experience;
Proven supervisory experience;
Budget management experience;
Experience with Banner Finance System, for accounting/financial management.
About the Opportunity:
The Learning Advisor works with a diverse, but highly collaborative team, supporting the students, staff and faculty associated with the Lamson Academic Unit (1 Academic Unit comprised of Faculty Librarians, the Writing Center and the Open Teaching and Learning Collaborative/IDS), as well as those associated with the Learning Commons Operations Committee. The successful candidate will be a highly organized, nimble individual with initiative, strong follow-through and attention-to-detail, and the willingness to work collaboratively within the rapidly changing landscape of higher education.
The Learning Advisor supports students in the creation and completion of their individualized Interdisciplinary Studies majors and supports faculty and staff in the CoLab in professional development around innovative teaching and learning projects. Primarily, the Learning Advisor provides advising to prospective and current Interdisciplinary Studies majors with general course registration, various institutional processes, IDS program requirements, the IDS application process, and degree completion. The Learning Advisor processes extensive IDS paperwork, including applications and contract paperwork. This involves collaboration with the Registrar's Office in DegreeWorks entries for IDS students via BDMS. The Learning Advisor coordinates and supervises the CoSA (CoLab Student Affiliate) Program, a collaboration of student workers who are empowered to engage in and lead innovations in teaching and learning through three different project-based cohorts: IDS Peer Mentor Project, Digital & Online Consultants Project, CPLC Participant Project, and Embedded Disciplinary Consultant Project. CoSA coordination involves hiring, supervising, scheduling, and training CoLab Student Affiliates and tracking and promoting their work. And the Learning Advisor assists CoLab staff in creating professional development opportunities for faculty and staff who want to align their pedagogical approaches with the institutional focus on cluster learning.
Internal Number: 37235
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