Director of the Academic Enrichment Center
April 09, 2019
Earlham College is accepting applications for the position of Director of the Academic Enrichment Center. This is a full-time, 11-month administrative faculty appointment. Salary is commensurate with experience, and includes a benefits package.
The Director is the 504 Coordinator for students with disabilities, serves as the campus coordinator of Kurzweil 3000, administers the one-on-one tutoring program and provides academic skills assistance for undergraduate students. The Director is also an ex-officio member of the Academic Advisory Committee, the Completions Working Group and the Early Alert Team.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities
- Meet with prospective students with disabilities, and with their parents.
- Work with campus constituents to implement applicable laws (ADA as amended, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, etc.).
- Keep current on applicable state, local and federal laws as related to working with students with disabilities at a postsecondary institution.
- Determine reasonable accommodations for students by reviewing psycho-educational evaluations and other professional documentation.
- Serve as the campus expert on assistive technologies and alternate media.
- Consult and problem solve with staff, faculty and students on disability-related matters and student educational issues.
- Maintain accurate records for students receiving services, properly documenting and maintaining confidentiality of student files.
- Screen students for potential learning challenges.
- Advocate for students with disabilities who use the accommodation of a reduced course load during the Academic Advisory Committee meetings.
- Notify students who are given the academic standing of probation.
- Provide weekly support for a small group of students in poor academic standing.
- Administer the one-on-one tutoring program by training tutors, responding to requests for tutors, and maintaining accurate records and online forms.
- Provide letters of recommendations for tutors when requested.
- Provide technical support for the Completion Working Group’s Engagement Award.
- Administer the Completion Working Group’s retention tool, the College Student Inventory and Mid-Year Student Assessment (products by Ruffalo Noel Levitz).
- Administer the accountability service for student-athletes and their coaches.
- Assist students with completing their academic integrity violation sanctions.
- Develop essential publicity for department services.
- Oversee the development and maintenance of the department’s website and internal portlets.
- Balance the department’s budgets.
- Assist student workers with Kurzweil 3000 projects.
- Assist with student payroll as needed.
- Arrange regular meetings with department members.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
- Accuracy and attention to detail.
- Knowledge of disability law and standard procedures.
- Familiarity with Qualtrics and Ellucian Banner.
- Ability to multitask.
- Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information.
- Flexibility and openness to new understandings.
- Excellent listening skills.
Experience & Qualifications
- A bachelor's degree is required.
- Experience in disability services at the postsecondary level is required.
- Proficiency with MS Office applications, especially Word, Excel and Access, is required.
Qualified employees wishing to be considered among the applicants for this position should notify their supervisors and the Human Resources Office promptly.
All applicants, whether or not they are current employees, should send a letter of application; resume; and the name, position title, email and phone number for three professional references in a single PDF or MS Word file to:
Human Resources Office
801 National Road West
Richmond, IN 47374-4095
The application deadline for consideration is June 15, 2019.
Earlham College is an Equal Opportunity Employer that seeks applications from candidates who contribute to diversity in terms of race, ethnicity, age, religious affiliation, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, and veteran status, among other distinctions and contributions. As a College with a Quaker identity, Earlham also is eager to solicit applications from members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).
Earlham utilizes E-Verify to confirm employment eligibility for all newly hired employees within the United States.