AUx Instructor & Advisor (14578)

American University  |  Washington, DC

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Job Overview

Posted 2 weeks ago Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

AUx Instructor & Advisor (14578)

Job Type: First Year/Orientation/Transition/Retention Programs
Location: Washington, DC
Positions Available: 2
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit, 4-year
Institution Size: < 8,000 Students
Employer ID: 31249
Application Deadline: 08/02/2019

Stated Non-Discrimination Policy

Gender Expression / Identity Sexual Orientation

Benefits

Housing for Position:
None provided
Benefits
Housing for Position:
None provided
Qualifications
Education:
Masters Required
Major Preference:
Higher Education, Student Affairs
Experience:
2-4 Years

Qualifications
Education:
Masters Required
Major Preference:
Higher Education, Student Affairs
Experience:
2-4 Years

Position Description

Date: July 2nd, 2019

Location: Washington, DC, US, DC

Company: American University

Summary/Objective

This position provides a holistic perspective in assisting first year students by incorporating their academic, social, cultural and psychological adjustment to university life.

This position instructs four sections of American University Experience I (AUx1) (1.5 credits each) in the fall semester and four sections of American University Experience II (AUx2) (1.5 credits each) in the spring semester.

This position concurrently provides year-long professional academic advising and support to undergraduate students enrolled in their assigned sections of AUx1 during the students’ first academic year. The caseload for the AUx Instructor and Advisor is determined by enrollments in their sections of AUx1 courses.

This position works under general supervision and is expected to exercise professional judgment in all aspects of the position and has broad decision-making authority subject to review by the Assistant Director, First Year Advising and the Director, First Year Advising.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

Sr. Coordinator/Analyst B
Exempt
2 openings

 

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American University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution that operates in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. The university does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, personal appearance, gender identity and expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, source of income, veteran status, an individual’s genetic information or any other bases under federal or local laws (collectively "Protected Bases") in its programs and activities.


Job Requirements

Required Education and Experience

Master's degree
1-3 years of relevant experience
Minimum of three years’ experience providing advising or student services support in higher education
Must be able to obtain and maintain an adjunct faculty appointment
Teaching or small group facilitation experience with undergraduate students and strong student support focus
Strong interpersonal communication, critical thinking, and problem solving skills with multiple demonstrated cultural competencies (LGBTQ, International, first-generation, socioeconomic class differences, students of color) to serve a diverse student population is required
Attention to detail along with initiative, drive, flexibility, and ability to excel in a multicultural environment
Demonstrated public speaking ability and excellent verbal and written communication skills

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

Hiring offers for this position are contingent on successful completion of a background check

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