Academic Recovery Institute & College Skills
Livingstone College

Salisbury, North Carolina


 

 Position

Coordinator Of Academic Recovery Institute & College Skills (First - Year Experience)

Division:

Academic Affairs

Department:

Success Center

Reports to:

Director, Success Center

Position Summary

 

This position will be responsible for the programming and implementation of the following programs in the Success Center:  1. College Skills program – Consists of implementation/delivery of all GED 110 classes which provide survival skills for college, delivery of the SAT/ ACT, 2. Academic Recovery Institute (ARI) - programming related to at risk students who are scheduled to be suspended at Livingstone College. ARI programming will provide intrusive academic advising & guidance, college success coaching and life skills mentoring with the goal of reaching Satisfactory Academic Performance (A-SAP).  The candidate will work closely with the ARI community tracking their progress, decisions, extra-curricular activities and providing counseling/mentoring throughout the school year to develop relationships that research has shown increase student learning, satisfaction, and success.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

 

The results you will deliver each day that matter most!

  • Coordinate and teach GED 110 – College Skills classes.  Create a Train-the-Trainer class for all persons teaching GED 110.
  • Partner with Admissions to administer the ACT/ SAT.
  • Regularly develop and implement workshops/webinars, for the Saturday Inspire Sessions and individual/group activities to support the goals, objectives and outcomes of ARI designed to expand the horizons to cultural events, and network building opportunities 
  • Meet at least weekly with your advisees as a community and individually for intrusive advisement leading to changes in attitude and behavior related to academic, social and professional issues.
    1. Develop advisor/advisee relationship
    2. Assist advisees in goal planning, career planning and in the selection of an academic program consistent with their abilities and interests.
    3. Interpret and provide rationale for academic policies, procedures, and requirements for retention and persistence at Livingstone College.
  • Teach/review college skills, life skills and professional skills in support of the 10 Holistic College Modules.
  • Provide an appropriate intervention to all alerts received through the Retention Management System and the EAB System.
  • Visit classes first two weeks of every semester and periodically throughout the semester.
  • Attend weekly Family Assembly & Convocations with your Learning Community(s) taking attendance and creating follow-up activity to summarize content of the program. 
  • Refer and inform students when academic, attitudinal, attendance, or other personal problems require intervention by other campus professionals to include tutoring for all repeat courses.
  • Refer and inform students of special services available to them for remediation, academic assistance, and other needs.
  • Keep advising office hours.
  • Distribute PROGRESS REPORTS to students to collect instructor input as needed
  • PRESENT CERTIFICATES/AWARDS TO HIGHLIGHT OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT.
  • Support the Director of Summer Bridge, Bridge & Beyond, and Fall Bridge with an emphasis on monitoring programs.

Education/ Experience

 

What you will need to be successful!

  • Master’s Degree preferred
  • Experience in counseling, mentoring, tutoring/teaching in higher education
  • Proficient with computers and Microsoft Office programs, especially Word, Excel & PowerPoint
  • Experience with EAB & Jenzabar beneficial
  • Committed to working with under prepared college students.
  • Must speak Standard English and have excellent communications skills, both verbal and written.
  • Life at Livingstone College

     

    Why we believe you will love working at Livingstone College!!

    Livingstone College is a private, four year liberal arts institution founded in 1879 by the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church. Secured by a strong commitment to quality instruction, the College offers excellent liberal arts and religious education programs for students designed to develop their potential for leadership and service to a global community.


     About Livingstone College: http://Livingstone.edu

    Livingstone College is an equal opportunity employer that employs qualified individuals based upon job related qualifications regardless of race, religion, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, domestic partner status, medical condition, political affiliation or any other classification proscribed under applicable federal, state or local law.  Livingstone College complies with all laws regarding reasonable accommodation for disabled candidates and employees.  Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the interview process are requested to contact Human Resources in order to arrange such accommodation.  We offer competitive compensation and an attractive benefits package. No recruiters or agencies without a previously signed contract.



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