Employment Opportunities

Position:
Director, Assessment and Advisement Center
Department:
Education
Date Posted:
11/02/2021
Closing Date:
Open Until filled

Description

The Hampton University Department of Education invites nominations and applications for Director of the Assessment and Advisement Center (EAAC) beginning as soon as position is filled.

Founded in 1868, Hampton University is a leading historically black university (HBCU) located on the Virginia Peninsula in the City of Hampton.  It is a privately endowed, co-educational, nonsectarian institution.  The Department of Education oversees the overall operation of all initial and advanced programs and offers an experiential focused curricula leading to teacher or educational leader licensure in the following degrees areas: Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) Interdisciplinary Studies for Elementary Education (Housed in Department of Education) PK-6- Initial licensure Program. Bachelor of Science (B.S.). Master of Teaching (5th year) (M.T.) Secondary Education in Biology, English, Mathematics, and Music PK-12- (Housed in Department of Education) Initial Licensure Program. Master of Arts (M.A.) Educational Leadership - with PK-12 and higher education concentrations (Housed in Department of Education) Advanced Program. All licensure programs meet Virginia State Certification requirements and are State-approved.  

Duties and Responsibilities

The Director of the Education Advising and Assessment Center (EAAC) is a Title III Activity Director and consequently, is responsible for carrying out the approved plan of operation and spending plan for the EAAC and for achieving the objectives of the Center. More specifically, the director will provide leadership and direction in developing long-range goals and plans for the EAAC to include identifying education students, management, and recommendation of technology and evaluation of software that will be used in the center.   The Director will prepare teacher education candidates and others seeking initial certification and develop strategies that will improve students’ ability to have a passing score on standardized exams. 

 In addition to supervising and guiding the educational support staff, the EAAC Director must direct, manage, guide and monitor the activities of the center.  Maintaining coordination and collaboration with the Education faculty is paramount and fostering an atmosphere of teamwork with regard to student achievement is critical.  Data collection and maintenance of data files is of utmost importance to accreditation of the department and to display to all stakeholders that teachers are being prepared in a quality program.  The EAAC Director and educational support staff must motivate students to prepare for licensure. This position reports to the Chair of the Department of Education.

Qualifications

Qualifications

  • Proven relationship-builder with unsurpassed interpersonal skills.
  • Goal-driven leader who confidently maintains a productive climate.
  • Dependable, responsible contributor committed to excellence and success. 

Minimum Requirements: 

  • Master’s degree in Education or related field, teaching or Counseling Certificate/License
  • Endorsement in PK-12 schools and three years or more of teaching experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Comply with applicable University policies, federal statues, regulations, and guidelines regarding Title III projects.
  • Ensure that expenditures are allocable, reasonable, and allowable.
  • Administer, supervise, and closely monitor the progress of the Center and Title III Activity.
  • Diligently work to accomplish the objectives of the Center or Title III Activity.
  • Prepare for and be available for external evaluations and audits by maintaining proper record keeping and the record retention.
  • Ensure that all Title III equipment and purchases are labeled.
  • Develop, motivate, and retain staff through the development of growth plans, coaching, mentoring, teamwork, mutual respect, and maintenance of the highest level of professionalism.  
  • Ensures the Center’s schedule is maintained.
  • Identifies and secures new resources to sustain and expand the EAAC Center activities and initiatives.
  • Approve, coordinate, and oversee projects and manage the data management system of the EAAC Center.   
  • Assists in the data collection, organization, aggregation of data needed for the Department of Education to include periodic reports such as the Virginia Department of Education Biennial Report, Titles II and III Annual Performance Reports, and the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) Program Reviews.
  • Prepare and submit accurate and timely Time and Effort reports.
  • Identify the need for and order updated materials and supplies to maintain and adequately support inventory that reflect revised or updated testing resources.
  • Develop monthly assessments.
  • Create and implement marketing and public relations strategy, ensuring the Center’s mission and accomplishments are consistently presented in a strong, positive image to relevant stakeholders.
  • Supervise Education Advising & Assessment Center support staff; conduct staff meetings, monitor, review, and evaluate center services and activities monthly.
  • Provide individualized academic support guidance and tutoring; conduct workshops on such topics as study skills, time management, test-taking, and college adjustment.
  • Organize and maintain paper and electronic files on all student records; administer diagnostics test and reviews and counsel students about the results and develop remediation plans with the students.
  • Coordinate early intervention by serving as the point person for addressing academic issues affecting student success; coordinate responses to flagged students with academic deficiencies.
  • Develop communications including social media and other electronic media that positively impacts student success.
  • Work with faculty to identify and refer high risk students to the EAAC Center; work with faculty to assist with the coordination, scheduling, outreach, and promotion of the Center’s teaching/learning offerings; maintain coordination and collaborations with to develop intervention strategies that promote student success.
  • Create monthly spreadsheets; compose correspondence; manage databases; and create presentations, prepare statistical reports, and answer the telephone and documents using desktop publishing software and digital graphics.
  • Purchase supplies, manage areas such as files, bookcases, and retrieve data from various sources.

The EAAC Director supports all facets of the Department of Education, including undergraduate and graduate students seeking a license to teach or aiming to become certified support personnel in education.  The EAAC Director supports education faculty in providing support services to students that professors recommend who need assistance to pass licensure examinations and ultimately perform better in the classroom.

How to Apply

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Applicants should submit a Hampton University Application for Employment for faculty, a letter outlining the candidate's commitment to teaching, professional and scholarly work; a curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation on company letterhead. Applications may be submitted electronically to denise.charbonnet@hamptonu.edu or mailed to:

 

Dr. Denise Charbonnet

Chair, Department of Education

Hampton University

Phenix Hall, Room 304

Hampton, VA 23668

(757)728-6589

 

*Hampton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

 

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