SUNY Empire State College — Specialist for Academic Support

About SUNY Empire State College:
SUNY Empire State College was established in 1971 by Dr. Ernest Boyer as a distinctive statewide institution focused on innovative, nontraditional teaching and learning.

SUNY Empire is part of the State University of New York system and is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. With headquarters in Saratoga Springs, New York, SUNY Empire primarily serves working adults pursuing associate, bachelor’s and master’s degrees online and onsite at locations in every region of the state and abroad.

The college’s 50-year commitment to flexible, individualized learning is represented by faculty mentors who guide students throughout their academic studies, the ability for students to build individualized degree plans, the award of credit for learning gained from life and work experience, world-class academic and social student-support communities, and flexible course delivery methods that meet students’ diverse learning preferences. The college boasts more than 89,000 successful alumni and partners with nearly 16,000 students each year who want to expand their personal and professional horizons.

SUNY Empire State College is committed to creating a multicultural, inclusive academic and work environment. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. We believe that a diverse faculty is critical to academic excellence and prepares students to live and work in an increasingly global world.

We are pleased to offer our employees a generous compensation and benefits package. We also offer professional-development activities for professionals and support staff, as well as faculty-development opportunities that encourage pursuit of disciplinary and community-focused research, scholarship of teaching and learning, and leadership development. Faculty-development opportunities include our annual Fall Academic Conference and the annual Institute on Mentoring, Teaching and Learning.

Job Description:
SUNY Empire State College seeks a .50 Specialist for Academic Support to provide onsite and online direct tutoring service in areas of science, introductory math, statistics and study skills. In addition, this candidate may assist in development and delivery of new academic support resources, provide embedded support within courses and support Academic Support leadership with managing services and programs as needed.

The successful candidate will work collaboratively with a statewide academic support team, value a student-centered approach to supporting learning and be willing to partner with faculty on learning activity design and support. Specific experience supporting post-traditional students and a diverse community is highly desired.

Requirements:

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree from a regionally accredited US university or comparable non-US university with relevant content expertise
  • Experience with tutoring students at the college level
  • Excellent and effective communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to work within a collaborative academic environment
  • Desire and skills to engage with a diverse student body
  • Knowledge of adult learning, learning technologies and online pedagogies
  • Experience with computer databases and web-based communications platforms

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree related to a science or math discipline
  • Previous college teaching experience

Special Information:

  • This position can be located in Buffalo or Selden, NY
  • Day and evening hours are required; weekend hours may be required as needed.
  • Occasional travel may be required to fulfill department, division, and college-wide commitments

Additional Information:

Rank/Salary: SL2/$22,500

Empire State College is an EOE employer.

IF YOU NEED A DISABILITY-RELATED ACCOMMODATION, PLEASE CALL THE ADA COORDINATOR AT (518) 587-2100, ext. 2240. IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TITLE II CRIME AWARENESS AND SECURITY ACT, A COPY OF OUR CRIME STATISTICS IS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST BY CALLING (518) 587-2100, ext. 2800. IT CAN ALSO BE VIEWED ON-LINE AT THE SAFETY AND SECURITY WEBSITE AT http://www.esc.edu/safety-security

Application Instructions:

Applications Due By: The review of Applications will begin immediately and will be accepted until position is filled.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit the following documents, which are required for consideration by clicking on the APPLY NOW button:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Name and contact information of three references

Apply online: https://www.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=139509

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