Rhodes College is an international, four-year, private, coeducational, residential college committed to the liberal arts and sciences, located in Memphis, Tennessee. We aspire to graduate students with a lifelong passion for learning, a compassion for others, and the ability to translate academic study and personal concern into effective leadership in their communities and the world. We encourage applications from candidates interested in helping us achieve this vision.
Rhodes College seeks an Assistant Director of Academic and Learning Resources to provide assistance for services and activities related to enhancing student learning and academic performance. Duties include, but are not limited to: Providing individual academic counseling and academic support services, assisting students in the development of critical-thinking skills, study skills, time management, note-taking, and test-taking skills in order to promote positive academic results, documenting course of action and follow up, tracking student performance and evaluates whether interventions are resulting in improvement on an individual and group level, serving on the Academic Resource Team to help design and implement academic support plans for students including students on academic probation, supporting academic intervention programs and provides individualized outreach to students who are identified at-risk, connecting students to relevant campus resources, monitoring/tracking student progress, and assisting with data management for academic concerns. The position requires working some evening and weekend hours.
Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree in Psychology, Education, Counseling, Student Development, College Student Personnel or related field preferred. Minimum three to five years’ of professional experience in the development and/or delivery of academic support, counseling or advising programs in higher education. Experience in applying best practices programmatically. Experience in interpreting/communicating academic policies. Ability to work effectively with students and their families, faculty, and staff. Must exhibit professionalism and diplomacy in working effectively with diverse constituencies. Demonstrated ability to organize numerous projects requiring attention to detail and consistently meet deadlines. Strong organizational and technology skills required. Excellent written and oral communication skills required. Proficiency in Microsoft Office required. Rhodes College offers an excellent benefits package and a great working environment.
We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workforce.