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POSITION DESCRIPTION

Program Coordinator
Center for Teaching and Learning

SUMMARY:

The Program Coordinator (PC) plays a critical role in strengthening the Center for Teaching and Learning efforts to promote student and faculty success. The PC supports an innovative and holistic approach to providing students with the assistance, guidance and resources necessary to be successful. A focus for the PC is to support the work of faculty in accomplishing student learning goals.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Design and implement academic enrichment programs
  • Develop and assess learning outcomes for program responsibilities
  • Select, train and supervise Writing Fellows (WF) and Study Mentors (SM)
  • Work one-on-one with students to support academic accomplishment (writing, time management, study skills)
  • Review student needs to provide appropriate support and programmatic planning
  • Maintain data information, reports, and analysis as needed for the development and updating of the program needs and requirements; including analysis and interpretation of TutorTrac data
  • Develop connections to campus resources and opportunities
  • Collaborate with campus partners to in enhance cohesiveness between the Center for Teaching and Learning and the broader HWS community
  • Contribute to and support the work of the CTL staff
  • Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Discretion and sound judgment required in dealing with students, faculty, administrators, parents, handling confidential information, and communicating with all campus constituencies.
  • Ability to work as a team member to build strong working relationships across campus and in the broader community.
  • Computer literacy and knowledge of various office practices & procedures, and be competent in Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Requires strong interpersonal skills, excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Ability to work with confidential information and to work unsupervised as well as part of a team. 
  • Must be well organized and have the ability to multitask and meet deadlines. 
  • Attention to detail imperative. 
  • A friendly, cheerful and welcoming personality is required for this highly visible position. 
  • Experience teaching and/or working specifically with writers in post-secondary institutions preferred.
  • Masters degree in a related field.

OTHER INFORMATION:

This is a full-time, 12-month, benefits-eligible administrative position. Normal hours of work are 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. during the academic year and a possible shortened work week during the scheduled summer hours time period. This position description is not all-inclusive, as other tasks or responsibilities may be assigned.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:


Review of application materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resumes, and the names and contact information for 3 references. All electronic materials should be saved with the following format: Last name, First name, Document name.

Office of Human Resources
Hobart and William Smith Colleges
337 Pulteney Street
Geneva, NY 14456

Or by email to: ferran@hws.edu

 

EOE

Hobart and William Smith Colleges are committed to attracting and supporting faculty and staff that fully represent the racial, ethnic, and cultural diversity of the nation and actively seek applications from under-represented groups. The Colleges do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression or any other protected status.

Founded as Hobart College for men and William Smith College for women, Hobart and William Smith Colleges today are a highly selective residential liberal arts institution with a single administration, faculty and curriculum but separate dean’s offices, student governments, athletic programs and traditions.  The Colleges are located in a small diverse city in the Finger Lakes region of New York State.  With an enrollment of approximately 2,000, the Colleges offer 62 different majors and minors from which students choose two areas of concentration, one of which must be an interdisciplinary program.  Creative and extensive programs of international study and public service are also at the core of the Colleges’ mission.