$32,000 - $36,000 per year based on experience (plus benefits)
POSITION - One position is available as Assistant Coordinator for the Office for Undergraduate Research and Artistry in the Institute for Learning and Teaching (TILT).
DESCRIPTION This full-time position will work with the staff of the Office for Undergraduate Research and Artistry to coordinate student engagement programs in the Institute for Learning and Teaching. The successful candidate will be committed to enhancing undergraduate education and possess strong communication and organizational skills.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS • Master’s degree
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS • Excellent writing skills and interpersonal communication skills. • Experience coordinating student programs in higher education or comparable experience • Understanding of the higher education environment. • Ability to work effectively with students, faculty, staff, and administrators. • Commitment to diversity and multicultural perspectives. • Ability to manage projects and carry out related administrative responsibilities. • Ability to work effectively in a collaborative context.
DUTIES • Assist in the Coordination of the Honors Undergraduate Research Scholars Program: Assist with web updates, application process, research placements, responsible conduct of research training/certificates, and enrichment programs for approximately 300 undergraduate participants. • Assist in the Coordination of the Rocky Mountain Sustainability and Science Network (RMSSN): Assist with web updates and program announcements for a network of students, universities, federal agencies, non-profits, and private organizations. The RMSSN Coordinators act as the hub for the network, assist in planning meetings, assist in planning a summer research academy, contribute as an official Partner in the network, assist with the network and student assessment process, serve as the central RMSSN resource for student participants, and coordinate the RMSSN Certificate in Global Leadership and Environmental Sustainability Program. • Represent the Office at admissions visits, orientation programs, and other university events. • Coordinate one or more OURA Academies: OURA Academies are interdisciplinary teams of undergraduate researchers working on a common research problem under the direction of a faculty mentor. Academy coordination responsibilities include managing web updates, recruiting faculty mentors, facilitating meetings and activities, and serving as the central resource for groups of 5-10 undergraduate researchers. • Advise students regarding undergraduate research and artistry opportunities with the goal of increasing the number of students and the quality of their research and artistry experiences in those colleges. • Supervise undergraduate and/or graduate student staff. • Other duties as assigned.
POSITION DURATION This is a permanent administrative/professional position; the employee will serve on an at-will basis.
Send an email message with attached letter of interest addressing qualifications and a résumé with the names of three references and their contact information to Shirley.Guitron@colostate.edu (attachments should be in Word or PDF format). References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates. You will receive email confirmation when your application materials have been received. To receive full consideration, application should be received by 5:00 pm Mountain Time on Wednesday, June 26, 2013.
GENERAL INFORMATION The Institute for Learning and Teaching supports faculty, students, and staff in their efforts to enhance learning and teaching within the Colorado State University community. The Institute works to achieve its mission by providing direct support to faculty and students in a number of specific programmatic areas and by supporting collaboration across programs within the divisions of Academic Affairs, Student Affairs, and Enrollment and Access. Direct support for faculty, staff, and graduate student instructors is provided through programs that strengthen professional development in areas related to learning and teaching, scholarly inquiry into learning and teaching, course design and development, and the University’s instructional technology infrastructure. Direct support for students is provided through programs that strengthen advising for students who have not declared a major, intra-university students, and students pursuing careers in the health professions; learning programs and communities; engagement in undergraduate research and artistry; preparation for graduate and professional schools; academic engagement with communities beyond the University; orientation, transitions, and retention; and effective use of learning technologies.
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