Elon Academic Support and Advising is pleased to announce a fellowship position to begin July 13, 2017. The fellow appointed to this temporary, 10-month position, will assist with all aspects of academic advising with primary focus on the Elon 101 program. Elon 101 is a 1-credit hour, first-year seminar designed on a foundation of holistic academic advising. Specific duties for Elon 101 program support will include but not be limited to: •continuing to transition the Elon 101 teaching assistant (TA) program to a peer mentor/peer leader model by training over 100 student leaders, including diversity training. •creating and maintaining curriculum resources •supporting the Elon 101 director in creating an assessment cycle for the TA program •teaching a section of Elon 101 •providing general advising such as student graduation/course planning and drop/add support •work with the residence area director to provide programming around advising and graduation planning in the Historic Neighborhood •serve as a member of the Historic Neighborhood Association
Possess outstanding communication skills (written, verbal, interpersonal). Must be able to effectively manage multiple projects. Possess high attention to detail and have a strong commitment to student success. Should be competent and confident in one’s ability to effectively teach and advise first-year college students and direct peer mentors.
This is a paid 10-month fellowship of $12,000. Additional compensation includes university housing (required), university meal plan, NACADA membership, paid state or regional conference, and free tickets to athletic and cultural events. Advising Fellow duties do not include administrator-on-call rotations. To apply please go to www.elon.edu/employment. Please submit your cover letter, resume and list of three references at the end of the application process. Review of applications begins March 15, 2017 and continues until the position is filled.
Qualified candidates must have completed their graduate degree in a related field such as college student personnel/development, counseling, or higher education administration, OR be in the final semester of their related graduate degree program when applying. Demonstrated first-year/advising delivery, program design, assessment, and diversity education experience are preferred. Candidates must be able to commit to the full 10 month appointment to begin July 13, 2017 (the first month will be dedicated to training).
Elon University has built a national reputation as the premier student-centered liberal arts university that values strong relationships between students and their faculty and staff mentors. Elon’s 6,700 students prepare to become the ethical leaders the world needs, putting their knowledge into action on campus, in the community and around the globe. Elon is known for academic excellence across t...he curriculum, and for experiential learning programs in study abroad, undergraduate research, leadership, interfaith dialogue, civic engagement and community service. Elon is ranked the nation’s #1 master’s-level university for study abroad and is a top-producer of Fulbright Student Scholars and Peace Corps volunteers. U.S. News & World Report recognizes Elon more than any other university in the nation for academic programs that “Focus on Student Success.” More than 425 full-time faculty members teach in six academic units: Elon College, the College of Arts and Sciences; the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business; the School of Communications; the School of Education; the School of Health Sciences; and the School of Law. Elon’s four-year graduation rate of 78 percent ranks in the top 10 percent of U.S. private universities. The student-faculty ratio is 12-1, and the average class size is 20. The university's 636-acre residential campus in the Town of Elon, N.C., is consistently recognized as one of the nation's finest environments for learning. The Elon Phoenix NCAA Division I athletic program is a member of the Colonial Athletic Association.