Coordinator of Supplemental Instruction - Metropolitan State University of Denver in Denver Colorado

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Metropolitan State University of Denver

Denver, Colorado 80217

United States

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Detailed Job Description

As a key member of the Student Academic Success team, the Supplemental Instruction Coordinator is primarily responsible for the oversight and delivery of services for Supplemental Instruction and academic support services. This includes coordinating supplemental instruction services and research for special cohorts and assisting with various retention initiatives within the Student Academic Success Center (SASC). The Supplemental Instruction Coordinator will participate in various progressive activities designed to support retention initiatives at MSU Denver.


(15%) Supervision of Student Staff: This position will supervise the Supplemental Instruction student staff. The coordinator will be tasked with developing performance goals, learning objectives, setting expectations, and conducting observations and evaluations of staff. This position also will assist in recruitment, hiring and training Supplemental Instruction Leaders as well as researching best practices.
(35%) Oversight of Supplemental Instruction: This position will set goals, objectives, learning objectives, and outcomes for his/her area of responsibility. The Coordinator is responsible for the following: facilitating the delivery of supplemental instruction services to students; peer academic coaching and mentoring; assisting in the ongoing evaluation and assessment of student learning outcomes; outreach to campus constituents including but not limited to faculty, chairs, and deans; data management including the use of BANNER software; observations of student staff; being familiar with various academic support initiatives and research; and assisting in developing new and innovative programming with curriculum to support institutional priorities.
(15%) Delivery of Support Services for Students: This position will be responsible for providing support services to students. Support services include the following: advising/coaching, career planning, referrals to appropriate resources on campus, assistance with financial aid forms, goal/future planning, encouraging students to participate in campus activities, academic guidance, and tracking of academic progress. The Coordinator will also be responsible for communicating with faculty concerning the academic performance of assigned students. This position will also provide support to other cohort programs including the First Year Success Program and SASC.
(25%) The Coordinator of Supplemental instruction will supervise the Supplemental Instruction Specialist. The Coordinator will provide leadership and guidance to the specialist to help grow and strengthen the Supplemental Instruction program.
(10%) Other Duties as Assigned: Perform additional duties as assigned by the Associate Director of Student Academic Success. The Coordinator will assist and support comprehensive retention management initiatives. Represent the program on various University committees/taskforces related to student retention and academic support student issues.

Required Qualifications

•Master’s degree in education, human behavior, counseling, communication, or other closely related field.
•Experience providing supportive services to students such advising/coaching, career planning, referrals to resources, assistance with financial aid, goal planning and tracking academic progress.
•Experience working with diverse populations.
•Three years of supervising professional or student staff.
•Experience with implementing learning theories.
•Experience designing curriculum for course or workshops.

Preferred Qualifications

•Familiarity with various academic support initiatives and research.
•Experience supervising and coordinating a supplemental instruction program at an institution of higher education.
•Has received Certified Supplemental Instruction Supervisor training through University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) or similar training program.
•Faculty/Instructor experience in higher education.
•Four years supervising.
professional staff.
•Experience reviewing staff performance.
Experience implementing staff improvement plans.
•Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Special Instructions to Applicants

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Keyword Phrases

  • Student Academic Success
  • Coordinator of Supplemental Instruction
  • Diverse institution
  • Urban environment
  • Comprehensive college offering bachelors & masters
  • Academic Advising
  • Student Affairs and Services
  • Tutors and Learning Resources
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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