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[C19-035] - Academic Affairs: Director Of The Learning Center

Position Information

Category:
Administrative Faculty

Deadline:
2019-01-11

Contact Person:
Dr. Marianne Fallon
Email: fallonmar@ccsu.edu
Phone: 860-832-3181

Job Description

ACADEMIC AFFAIRS:  DIRECTOR OF THE LEARNING CENTER 
 

Central Connecticut State University invites applications for a full-time, Director of Learning Center in the Academic Affairs Division.  The Director of The Learning Center manages the programs and operations of the Center, and provides campus-wide leadership, vision, planning, coordination, supervision and evaluation for the development of comprehensive student learning support programs/solutions to afford opportunities to students to complete their degree and for the University to increase academic success, retention, and graduation.  The successful candidate is expected to be an innovative leader, have a record of collaborative decision-making, and be well informed about student support services in higher education.  Candidates are expected to be committed to multiculturalism and working with a diverse student body. 

Required Qualifications:

  • Master's degree
  • Eight years of progressively responsible higher education administrative experience with demonstrated commitment to academic success and retention.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively design, develop and manage academic support programs, supervise staff, and work collaboratively with faculty and other program administrators
  • Commitment to serving a diverse student body

Credentials and/or experience substantially comparable to the above may also be considered.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Budget management experience
  • Demonstrated success in supervising and directing learning-related support services or learning center
  • Demonstrated experience working with academically at-risk students
  • Experience and engagement in applying academic technologies that support teaching and learning in the classroom
  • Demonstrated skills developing instructional materials, conducting assessment, and supervising tutors, coaches, or mentors for learning support
  • College-level teaching experience
  • Knowledge of supplemental instruction and universal design

The University:   CCSU is one of four universities in the Connecticut State Colleges & Universities system.  Excellent professors and a wide array of academic programs prepare students for success in whatever field they choose.  As of fall 2018, CCSU serves approximately 11,822 students - 9,546 undergraduates, and 2,276 graduates.  CCSU is richly diverse: more than 34 percent of students are of traditional minority heritage.  Visit our web site at http://www.ccsu.edu/.

The Community: CCSU is located in New Britain, a city with a population of some 70,000, within a 10-minute drive to the state capital of culture-rich Hartford.  CCSU is currently in a large-scale community engagement initiative, designed to more effectively embrace our communities as the “steward of central Connecticut.”  Pursuing a range of partnership arrangements with area businesses, schools, agencies, and more, this initiative will create significant new opportunities for student internships, faculty research, as well as an expanding array of cultural collaborations with the New Britain Symphony Orchestra, city theatres, the world-renowned New Britain Museum of American Art, and other area attractions.

Application and Appointment:  For full consideration, applications must be received by January 11, 2019.  Salary is commensurate with education and experience; minimum salary is $79,787.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.  To begin the application process, click on the Apply Now button and electronically submit the following in a single document:

  • Letter of interest addressing qualifications for the position
  • Current resume
  • Names of three current professional references with addresses, email addresses and telephone numbers

Please redact any personally identifiable information (i.e. SSN, DOB, marital status, country of origin) from any documents submitted.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.  Emailed, faxed or mailed copies will not be accepted.

For more information, contact Dr. Marianne Fallon at 860-832-3181 or fallonmar@ccsu.edu.  

Central Connecticut State University is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.