Essential Functions: The ASO I/II is responsible for assisting the Upward Bound Manager with implementing instructional support initiatives. The ASO I/II coordinates efforts to ensure that the goals and objectives of Upward Bound are achieved. Description of position responsibilities: Review, refine and modify academic and instructional plans for students to ensure a coherent, structured and effective tutorial and study support program. Develop and implement a comprehensive tutorial support program that includes monitoring student progress and coordinating with academic advisors. Plan, organize and conduct individual and small-group study sessions. Follow-up on student progress by means of individual meetings, telephone and email. Prepare reports and performance assessments to the Upward Bound Manager on the progress and effectiveness of the tutorial and study skills program each semester, including a report on the progress of students. Make recommendations for program improvement. Assist in the planning/implementation of Upward Bound Events/Activities in collaboration with WSU and other college opportunity programs. Coordinate assessment of students' interests, needs, and goals and develop meaningful curriculum and services to prepare participants for course requirements. Maintain relationships and collaborations with Wayne State University faculty, staff and administrators. Manage and implement the summer residential component including supervising residential assistants, instructional assistants and residential activities. In conjunction with the Upward Bound Manager, train and consult with instructors/tutors on methods, content, and strategies for instructional and overall student support. Provide recommendations for improvement, based on student needs. Assist with coordinating, developing and presenting workshops for program participants, in collaboration with part-time counselors. Co-monitor study areas. Perform other duties as assigned. Unique Duties
Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in education, psychology, student affairs, or related field required for ASO I. Master's degree required for ASO II. At least two years experience teaching, providing student support, tutoring, residential life supervision. At least two years experience working with non-traditional or under-prepared students. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Demonstrated competency with technology, internet, software, including data management. Ability to work well with others, with a demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with colleagues and students. Experience coordinating workshops, tutoring, training or related activities.
Internal Number: 76_207841
About Wayne State University
Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized metropolitan research institution offering more than 400 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 32,000 students. Wayne State?s main campus in Midtown Detroit comprises 100 buildings over nearly 200 acres; its five extension centers offer higher education to people throughout Southeast Michigan. Wayne State is dedicated to preparing students to excel by combining the academic excellence of a major research university with the practical experience of an institution that by its history, location and diversity represents a microcosm of the world we live in. Reflecting its location and the excellent international reputation of its graduate schools, particularly in the sciences, Wayne State boasts the most diverse student body among Michigan?s public universities. Its students represent 49 U.S. states and more than 60 countries.