The Department of Academic & Human Development and Liberal Studies provides student support services in the areas of counseling, developmental academic advising, tutoring, supplemental instruction, and services for students with disabilities. Provide developmental academic advising to students within the Department of Academic and Human Development, primarily undeclared and liberal studies students. Teach career planning, development and exploration Provide, develop and coordinate innovative programming and workshops related to career planning and exploration. Develop, conduct and report findings of a robust assessment of the AEP, AA.LS and BA.LS degree program and services offered by AHD.
Minimum requirements: Master’s degree in academic advising, career counseling, student development or closely related field; four years’ work experience in the area of academic advising in higher education, two years of work experience in the area of career planning, exploration, development and teaching; knowledge of professional workforce trends; and completion of a successful campus interview including a successful demonstration of simulated teaching and academic advising session. Additional qualifications: Excellent communication skills (verbal and written); ability to adapt to changing technologies that support teaching and learning; ability to teach across the generalist curriculum and evaluate and advise students; evidence of relevant scholarly activity; ability to work collaboratively with others; and demonstration, through past accomplishments and behaviors, of the ability to support Mansfield University’s principles and values of Character, Scholarship, Culture, Service (http://www1.mansfield.edu/mansfield-creed) and the University’s strong student-centered vision and mission. Other conditions of employment are verification of all earned degrees through the receipt of original transcripts and an acceptable background check report.
Effective teaching of the principles, theories and techniques of career exploration as it relates to choice of college major, self-assessment, decision-making, goal setting, and student and career development theory. Work cooperatively within the department. Utilization and evaluation of interest inventories and self-assessment instruments. Effective use of electronic teaching technologies; ability to use software application programs such as word processing, spreadsheets, e-mail; and effective use of phone, keyboard and other office equipment. May be required to lift, stand, walk, reach with arms, etc.
Temporary, full-time position for the 2013/14 academic year. Instructor or Assistant Professor rank. Salary is competitive and dependent on qualifications and experience. Majority-paid faculty benefits: http://hr.mansfield.edu/benefits.htm.
Mansfield University of Pennsylvania - 8 months ago