Job Description - Director, First Year Seminar
Description View created on 07/30/2014

Director, First Year Seminar

FLSA Status: Exempt
Pay Grade: 26
Job Title ID: 153004
Job Series/Job Family: Provost - Campus Operations Series / Outreach Family

Reports To

Provost,/Executive Vice President of Academic Affairs

Job Purpose

Provides curricular leadership, management, and overall coordination for the First Year Seminar across all ACC campuses.

Description of Duties and Tasks

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Establish and chair a FYSE Advisory Committee.

  2. Directs operations of First Year Seminar (FYSE) program, including hiring, staffing, training, supervision, and evaluation of FYSE faculty and staff; budget development and monitoring.
  3. Provides leadership in developing, evaluating, and maintaining a curriculum that prepares students for success and meets the stated requirements of the First Year Seminar.

  4. Oversees the presentation, dissemination, and preparation of data, reports, and narratives related to FYSE.
  5. Assists in the preparation of grant proposals for the First Year Seminar program and related initiatives.

  6. Prepares and presents First Year Seminar information sessions to ACC faculty, staff, students, internally and externally.
  7. Oversees development and maintenance of the First Year Seminar website and FYSE course template in the Learning Management System (LMS), and all course materials.
  8. Develops and approves final First Year Seminar course schedule.
  9. As delegated or in conjunction with another level of authority, reviews and resolves on-site FYSE student and faculty issues; serves as contact for FYSE Registration/Add-Drop and Complete/Incomplete issues; approves FYSE class limit overrides in exceptional circumstances; and approves informal FYSE class transfers in exceptional circumstances.

Knowledge

Must possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

Required

Skills

Must possess required skills and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

Required

Computer Skills

Required

Physical Requirements

Work Experience

Required

Preferred

Education

Required

Preferred

Other

Required

Safety