Director of Academic Support and Achievement Program View
State University of New York, Cortland - Cortland, NY

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The Director of Academic Support and Achievement Program (ASAP) reports to the Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs and works closely with staff and faculty across the campus to support, develop, and implement programming to promote the academic success of SUNY Cortland students. The director provides leadership, vision, planning, coordination, supervision, and evaluation of all services within the Academic Support and Achievement Program, and serves as a member of the VP for Student Affairs leadership team.

About the ASAP Office:
The Academic Support and Achievement Program (ASAP) is a comprehensive, centralized academic support program serving SUNY Cortland students. The ASAP staff provides academic support to students (undergraduates and graduate students) of all abilities and achievement levels through tutoring in writing, reading, math, and study skills. The staff also trains and supervises student leaders for Supplemental Instruction, Peer Tutoring, Peer-Led Team Learning, and Online Tutoring. In addition, ASAP is actively involved in the Paws for Stress Relief program during finals week and makes dogs available to students in the office throughout the academic year.

Major Responsibilities and/or Classes to be taught
-Provides supervision and support for the professional tutors and coordinators of the Peer Tutoring, Supplemental Instruction, and Online Tutoring programs;
-Hires, trains, supervises and evaluates a staff consisting of professional academic tutors, graduate assistants, secretarial support, work study students, and professional volunteers;
-Coordinates the academic and operating functions of the ASAP Office, including performing needs assessments, managing budgets, developing and implementing new programs, and upgrading materials, technology and equipment;
-Facilitates the development of technology-based academic support services;
-Encourages design and development of programs which assist students in becoming independent learners;
-Works with students individually and in group settings to improve study, time-management and test-taking as well as writing and/or math skills;
-Collaborates and builds partnerships across the College to foster innovation and excellence in academic support initiatives, services and programs;
-Develops and presents workshops on topics requested by faculty, staff, and student groups;
-Coordinates the assessment of all programs and services offered by ASAP;
-Creates and submits annual reports to the Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs;
-Maintains accurate and detailed records;
-Participates in University and/or Division-wide committees as necessary.

Functional and Supervisory Relationships
Reports to the Assistant VP for Student Affairs. Supervises professional, paraprofessional, and student staff. Works with faculty and academic departments on matters of academic tutoring support.

Required Qualifications
Required Qualifications:
-Master's degree from a regionally accredited college or university
-Experience providing tutoring to students in a college/university setting
-Strong oral and written communication skills as well as interpersonal skills
-Computer literacy
-Able to exercise sound judgment

Preferred Qualifications
Preferred Qualifications:
-Master's degree in student affairs/student development, special education, counseling, education, educational psychology, or field closely aligned with the services and programs that are part of the ASAP Office
-Knowledge of best practices for academic support programs
-Successful grant writing experience
-Planning and assessment experience, including development of student learning outcomes;
-Knowledge of, and experience with, academic support programs such as online tutoring and Supplemental Instruction
-Administrative experience including budget management
-Supervisory experience

Job Open Date

Job Close Date
Open Until Filled

Application Types Accepted
Faculty/Professional/Management Application

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