Thompson Learning Community Specialist (2 open positions)

University of Nebraska at Omaha  |  Omaha, NE

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Job Overview

Posted one week ago Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Thompson Learning Community Specialist (2 open positions)

Job Type: Adult/Commuter/Off-Campus Student Services Career Services Leadership Development/Programs Multicultural/Diversity/ALANA Services Orientation/New Student Programs Service Learning/Volunteerism
Location: Omaha, NE
Positions Available: 2
Institution Type: Public, 4-year
Institution Size: < 11,000 Students
Employer ID: 14607
Application Deadline: 08/09/2018

Benefits

Salary Range:
$41,500 - $41,500
Additional Compensation:
Professional Development Funds
Housing for Position:
None provided
Benefits
Salary Range:
$41,500 - $41,500
Additional Compensation:
Professional Development Funds
Housing for Position:
None provided
Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred, Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
Counseling, Educational Administration, Higher Education, Student Affairs, Other Education, Other
Experience:

Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred, Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
Counseling, Educational Administration, Higher Education, Student Affairs, Other Education, Other
Experience:

Position Description

Over the past 5 years the Thompson Learning Community has grown from 200 students to 300 students, thus we are growing our staff from four full-time specialists to six so that we can continue to offer the same high-quality engagement to all students who are members of our community. 

The Thompson Learning Community (TLC) is designed to promote the academic success of University of Nebraska at Omaha students receiving the Susan Thompson Buffett Scholarship.  TLC provides Thompson Scholars a sequence of common courses, special activities, advisement, and other opportunities to connect with faculty and peers. The TLC Office is a dynamic area with a great deal of student interaction. The TLC Specialist will serve as an academic and personal resource to students seeking ways to succeed at UNO. The individual will work with first and second year TLC students. The specialist will teach a minimum of 6 sections of US 1020 (TLC First-year Seminar) and/or US 202 (TLC Sophomore Year Seminar). Additionally, the Specialist will meet with students on academic probation to help them create a plan to be successful. The Specialist will also additional leadership responsibilities such as co-leading the TLC First Year Peer Mentor program including responsibilities for hiring, training, and leadership development of 24 TLC student leader or a comparable assignment. The specialist will work with students and staff to enhance the community and the overall success of the students through other programmatic needs defined by the Assistant Directors and Director.


Job Requirements

Required Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Sociology, or related field

Required Experience: Student advisement experience to include teaching and/or workshop facilitation experience. Experience working with college students in a university environment.

May consider an equivalent combination of education/experience.

Preferred Education: Master’s Degree in Education, Psychology, Counseling, Social Work or related field

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