Regional Campus: Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Posting Number: 16ST3162
Job Type: Full Time
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Program Coordinator II for the Division of Life Sciences. This position coordinates students support and advising for The Office for Diversity and Academic Success in the Sciences (ODASIS) students taking science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) courses. The STEM Coordinator follows up on exams, plans mock exams, and communicates regularly with instructors. The STEM Coordinator has autonomy in student advising, supervising instructors, office management, and other follow-up within established guidelines. The coordinator will help plan intervention for students struggling to perform successfully and will hire and train instructors as needed. Among the key duties of this position are the following:Recruits students and processes registration of ODASIS participants during the first week of classes.
Schedules and coordinates math supplemental instructors during academic year and math, chemistry, and English during the summer months.
Monitors the academic progress of students enrolled for supplemental instruction for all math courses.
Advises and oversees first-year ODASIS students enrolled in math courses and assist with sciences. Work to support EOF students and develop support sessions for EOF students. Meet with EOF students and serve as primary point of contact.
Meets with 12-15 students per week (20 minute appointments) for detailed advising and discussion of course grades and academic planning.
Follows-up with students not meeting expectations (i.e. – did not attend required study hall).
Assists students with decisions regarding their academics (i.e. – course registration, withdrawals, etc.).
As ODASIS continues to grow and expand its services, you may be asked to assist with other courses and other duties as assigned.
Issues ODASIS red-flags to non-compliant students as needed.
Develops individualized time management and four year academic plans for each student.
Creates, develops, and implements ODASIS programs and events.
Assists Developmental Specialists and Assistant Directors with creation of training materials for instructors.
Tutors individual students in all math courses, especially the EOF students to retain them, especially in Math 025, 026, 111.
Assists with the Access Med Phase I selection process, including file review, preparation, and helping students revise their personal statements during academic year and summer.
Tracks grades for Pre-Access and Access Med students for EOF and department. Organize, facilitate, and track study hall with Assistant Director.
Coordinates and implement Summer Prep program, including scheduling and student housing
Meets regularly with Assistant Directors & Developmental Specialists to review grades and suggestions.
Attends team meetings and other departmental meetings and trainings.
Assists with Access-Med application process during the academic year and summer.
Home Location Campus: Livingston (RU-New Brunswick)
Preferred Qualifications:A Master's degree is preferred.
Knowledge of student development and classroom management theory.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:The candidate must also successfully pass the university required background check process.
The individual must have at least one year of teaching experience and majored or minored in Mathematics.
Department: SAS - DLS - OMUSP