**This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found**
This position involves coordination of administrative activities within Learning Services Tutorial (LST). The primary responsibilities of the position include participating in the operational functions of the department and supervision of support staff.
The incumbent is responsible for the administrative activities in relation to the administration of instructional workloads for faculty, individualized study tutors, academic experts, and indefinite term markers. As the responsibilities of tutors and academic experts are classified under the Board/CUPE Collective Agreement, an understanding of this agreement is necessary.
The accurate coordination and assignment of registered students to faculty and tutorial staff is essential. Regular provision of written information to tutorial staff, such as instructional guidelines, contact information and currency of class lists is necessary.
The incumbent is responsible for consultation with faculty, tutors and other AU staff to establish and administer tutor workloads and administer tutorial services to AU’s individualized study and student support centre students. As such, the incumbent is expected to be familiar with responsibilities that are related to general administration, contract administration, teaching and learning in a post-secondary educational environment.
As LST interacts with tutors daily, this position requires continual development and focus on sustaining constructive and positive relationships between AU and its tutors.
The position also requires maintenance of excellence in services to students of Athabasca University in compliance with the Academic Service Standards.
As the incumbent deals with matters that may be sensitive and confidential in nature, a high degree of ethical standards must be upheld.
A two-year post-secondary diploma, preferably in education and/or administration, and at least three years’ progressive administration experience and supervision is required.
Experience with post-secondary and/or adult education is preferred.
Experience with systems reporting, data analysis and utilizing data to identify potential evidence-based decisions is required.
Experience in a unionized environment and working with collective agreements is preferred.
A combination of education and experience deemed acceptable to the Athabasca University will be considered.
Knowledge of the Alberta post-secondary system and distance education is desirable. Above average communication skills, both written and oral is required, as well as strong negotiation and dispute resolution skills are required.
Experience in supervision of staff who have various skills and levels of responsibility is necessary.
Please note that this position may be required to work remotely from a Home Office.
The full job description can be viewed at: Administrative Lead, Learning Services Tutorial
For further information about this position, contact Alain May via email: firstname.lastname@example.org