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Learning Communities Coordinator

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Company:
University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Industry:
Education

Job title:
Learning Communities Coordinator

Job level:
Entry

Job description:
Learning Communities at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln are a partnership between University Housing and Academic Affairs where students are able to live with other students who share an academic interest, take courses directly associated with the academic interest area, and participate in co-curricular programming to further connect students to faculty and staff and opportunities to explore their majors/career paths. The primary responsibility of the Learning Communities Coordinator is supporting a wide array of co-curricular programming while working with faculty, staff, and students who work with Learning Communities. This position will oversee the day-to-day logistics behind faculty co-curricular programming, directly work with Learning Community sponsors and mentors, coordinate new student support and outreach services, assist with hiring and training of student staff, assist with recruitment efforts, and support other large-scale programs and initiatives within the Learning Community program.

The employee is expected to work individually with Learning Community sponsors to identify student needs within the specific academic focus of the community, design programming to effectively address and enhance the student experience, and create a plan of implementation for programming to ensure information is delivered in a timely, effective manner to students. The employee will be required to work both independently and as a part of a fast-paced team, while working and communicating with individuals from diverse backgrounds. Additionally, the employee will be responsible for developing new academic and social support programs and outreach efforts for LC students. These programs could encompass tutoring, grade checks, one-on-one coaching, and connecting students with resources. These duties are in addition to the support of other large-scale programmatic efforts undertaken by Learning Communities staff including, but not limited to: recruitment, all-LC Programming, and logistical support for community-specific programming.

This position requires some night and weekend commitments. All applicants must possess a valid driver’s license and the ability to pass a DMV background check authorizing them to operate university vehicles, including 12 passenger vans.

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees’ differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See: http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.

Positions available:
1

Posted on:
May 9, 2022