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Learning Center Coordinator  « Position Deleted on 2/27/2013 »

Institution: Rasmussen, Inc.
Location: Aurora, IL
Category:
  • Admin - Tutors and Learning Resources
  • Admin - Adult and Continuing Education Programs
  • Admin - Libraries
Posted: 12/28/2012
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Type: Full Time
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Learning Center Coordinator-Aurora, IL

Rasmussen College

The Company:

Rasmussen College is a regionally accredited private college specializing in high-demand educational programs in a supportive, student-centered environment. Rasmussen College offers Certificate and Diploma programs through Associate's and Bachelor's degrees online and across its 22 Midwest and Florida campuses. By combining career development expertise, high academic standards and exceptional student support services, Rasmussen College graduates gain the skills to succeed in their chosen field. Since 1900, Rasmussen College has been dedicated to being a primary contributor to the growth and development of the communities it serves. For more information about Rasmussen College, please visit rasmussen.edu.

Reporting Relationships:

The Learning Center Coordinator will report to a Dean of Student Learning.

Responsibilities:

The Learning Center Coordinator is an extraordinary position for career-minded and goal-oriented individuals to experience an entrepreneurial, values-driven culture; a rapidly growing business driven by societal and educational trends; a robust and defined career path; and most importantly, the opportunity to positively impact the lives of aspiring students and their communities. The employee will leverage his/her experience by empowering and promoting at-risk students to truly turn around their lives and continue on their path of investing in their future. The Learning Center Coordinator plays a large role in the success of career-oriented Rasmussen students in one of Rasmussen's industry-leading, practical and accredited Bachelor's degree programs including: the School of Nursing, the School of Justice Studies, the School of Technology & Design, the School of Allied Health, the School of Business, and the School of Education.

Additional responsibilities include:

Coordinate and manage the support services of the Learning Center in multiple modalities, including online tutoring, study groups and faculty-led work sessions

Hire, train, schedule and assess student and graduate assistant tutors/mentors

Serve as liaison between Learning Center and faculty; collaborate with faculty to offer faculty tutoring within Learning Center services

Collaborate with fellow Learning Center Coordinators to craft and deliver supplemental print and electronic resources

Develop and present open and in-class workshops on lifelong learning skills independent of and in collaboration with faculty and the campus Librarian

Promote, assess, and communicate assessment of Learning Center services, including but not limited to attrition from warning or probation, use of Learning Center & its resources, attrition from D/F grade list, etc

Maintain Learning Center licensing/accreditation

Empower students to become lifelong learners and succeed in their academic, professional and personal pursuits

Collaborate with the Dean or Manager of Student Learning, Director of Operations, and Student Success Coordinator, and faculty to identify academically at-risk students

Connect with and provide assistance to academically at-risk students via Learning Contracts, scheduled tutoring/mentoring sessions, supplemental instruction, etc

Track and assess progress of academically at-risk students; communicate assessment and objectives to Dean or Manager of Student Learning and Director of Library & Learning Resources, among others

Coordinate programs & student organizations relevant to academic success

Research, market and maintain current, relevant academic and community resources in physical and electronic modalities

Teach one or two online, blended, or on-campus courses (developmental education, student success, or general education)

Improve best practices and skills through regular Learning Center team participation, communication, and professional development

Requirements:

Master's degree (MA or MS) in Education, Teaching, Psychology, English, or similar, equivalent degree required

A minimum of one year teaching experience or equivalent experience required

Tutoring, mentoring, writing center or counseling background preferred

Demonstrable ability to work with ESL and academically at-risk students in a variety of learning environments preferred

Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, and Outlook) and common Internet search engines

The successful candidate must have an excellent command of the English language, in both oral and written form

Rasmussen is committed to the policy that all persons shall have equal access to its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, or sexual orientation.

Contact: corporaterecruiter12@rasmussen.edu