Cocurricular Programs Manager (Director of the Russell E. Horn Sr. Learning Center)
Penn State University
Penn State Harrisburg invites applications from experienced managers for the Director of the Russell E. Horn Sr. Learning Center. The Director is responsible for leading the Learning Center to achieve its mission of supporting students’ self-management of academic and professional goals through collaboration, guidance, and practice in an environment of inclusive excellence. The Learning Center delivers comprehensive academic support and learning resources (face-to-face and online tutoring, academic skill coaching, and workshops) across the content areas and from first-year through graduate levels. The Director designs, manages, and assesses the Learning Center programs and policies; administers budget; develops strategic plans; partners with faculty, other academic affairs units, and student affairs; maintains a nationally certified peer tutor training program. The Director also supervises a full-time Administrative Assistant (who manages the office and three part-time professional office assistants), three full-time professional coordinators (a Writing Coordinator, American and Academic Literacy Coordinator, Quantitative Skills Coordinator) who are responsible for four program areas, while also overseeing all hiring, training, and supervision of peer tutors, professional part-time staff, and graduate assistants. The Director manages the First-year Seminar program and co-leads the support for faculty for program assessment. The Director reports to the Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs. This job will be filled as a level 2, or level 3, depending upon the successful candidate's competencies, education, and experience. Typically requires a Master's degree or higher plus three years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience for a level 2. Additional experience and/or education and competencies are required for higher level jobs. This is a fixed-term appointment funded through June 30, 2018 with excellent possibility of re-funding.
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