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Senior Specialist, Academic Support and Tutoring
Reference No. IRC47669
Job Title Senior Specialist, Academic Support and Tutoring
Posting Date 30-Sep-2020
Department Academic Affairs, College of Medicine and Health Sciences
Organization Name College of Medicine and Health Sciences
About University

Khalifa University is a world-class, research-intensive institution in Abu Dhabi, the capital city of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The University’s mission is to seamlessly integrate research and education to produce world leaders and critical thinkers in science, engineering, and medicine, and also to be a catalyst towards Abu Dhabi’s 2030 vision for a knowledge-based economy. Khalifa University has two campuses in the city of Abu Dhabi – the KU Main Campus and the Sas Al Nakhl Campus, the latter housing two of KU’s flagship research institutes: Masdar Institute and Petroleum Institute.

Brief Description

The Senior Specialist of Academic Support & Tutoring is responsible for assisting the Program Director in the management and development of academic support services, tutor coordination, and coaching, and facilitate effective tutoring programs that provide motivation, personal individual attention, direct instruction, and error correction to increase students’ academic skills.

Detailed Description

Operational Responsibilities

  • Provide tutoring assistance to all enrolled medical students via the Academic Support and Tutoring Program
  • Support Student Success by assisting with a broad array of student needs and concerns to include the integration of knowledge and skills, exploration of new strategies to excel academically, and planning for future career paths
  • Work closely with Course Directors, faculty, and staff to provide exceptional academic support and meet the needs of a diverse student body
  • Provide the most accurate information and the most relevant resources to guide and address student needs throughout their academic career
  • Participate in projects/student support as needed, university committees, and professional development activities (on and off campus) and other position related duties as assigned
  • Assess student learning and development outcomes
  • Develop timely programming that meets the needs of students for tutoring and academic support
  • Manage and develop academic support services and tutor coordination for students
  • Work in close collaboration with the counseling staff, meeting with students, and supervision of staff
  • Adhere to the University’s information security and confidentiality policies and procedures, and reports breaches or other security risks accordingly
  • Coordinate with other departments to facilitate the accomplishment of tasks and responsibilities, as and when needed
  • Perform other tasks as assigned by the Line Manager
Job Requirements

Required Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Education or related field of study and experience in  Higher Education

Required Experience

Expats:
A minimum of 7 years of relevant experience

UAE Nationals:
A minimum of 5 years of relevant experience

How To Apply A complete application includes curriculum vitae, cover letter, photo, and the names and contact information of three references.
Senior Specialist, Academic Support and Tutoring