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Coordinator Learning Community  « Position Deleted on 10/25/2013 »

Institution: University of Central Oklahoma
Location: Edmond, OK
Category:
  • Admin - Residence Life and Housing
  • Admin - Student Affairs and Services
Posted: 09/18/2013
Type: Full Time
Notes: included on Affirmative Action email
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Effective Date: October 2013 Position Number: 995301 Requisition Number: RE2566

Position Summary: The Learning Communities Coordinator (LCC) responsible for coordinating three living learning communities at UCO. These communities will involve faculty from various departments, Advising and Retention staff, and Housing. The LLC Coordinator will have primary responsibility for the delivery of a program designed to assist in the retention of students and the globalization of their educational experience.

Duties and Responsibilities: The duties listed in this job description are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

Responsible for the selection, training, and supervision of 2-3 peer mentors and indirect supervision of 2 RAs.

Will build and sustain a positive collegial relationship with faculty and staff who have or who are interested in developing a learning community, and working with the university's overall goal of innovative practices in undergraduate education.

Will work in conjunction with academic advising, supporting New Student Enrollment efforts, and recruiting students to be involved in the learning communities.

Will assist in developing and completing the strategic direction of UCO's learning communities.

May instruct one section of UCO's Success Central Course which will be made up of Living Learning Community students.

Will be responsible for the overall assessment of the Learning Communities as well as preparing reports for Housing and Dining and the UCO Community.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications: Required: Bachelor's degree.

Preferred: Master's degree in Higher Education or related field. Two to four years of Residence Life experience and direct involvement in learning communities and/or residentially based academic programs.

Preferred/Required Documents: On-line Staff application with cover letter, resume, and a list of 3 professional references attached is required. Bachelors degree transcript attached is also a requirement. Additional degree transcripts/letters of recommendation may be attached, but each is optional.

For technical assistance, please email jobs@uco.edu.
Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Contingent on state funds. Finalists will be required to furnish official transcripts. Generally includes day/evening, graduate/undergraduate courses and may include weekend classes. Previous successful university teaching experience with racially and culturally-diverse student populations preferred. Scholarly/creative productivity and service commitment expected. Must be eligible to work in the U.S. All finalists are subject to criminal background checks and previous employment and degree verifications. UCO strongly promotes diversity and encourages members of under-represented groups to apply.