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Academic Resource Center Coordinator

Job Status 
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Application Deadline 
Friday, April 12, 2019
Job Start Date 
Monday, July 1, 2019
Job Description 

Today’s college student comes with a number of needs. For some, those needs require a little help from someone that has the patience, understanding and guidance to help them succeed. Might you be that person?

Bethany Lutheran College seeks a person to serve 25 hours per week as the Academic Success Coordinator (ARC). The ARC Coordinator oversees the Academic Resource Center, where students can come to receive additional academic help from tutoring services, to peer instruction, to specialized help with defined 504 plans. Additional duties include the following:

  • Meeting individually with students on academic warning and probation regarding academic planning, goal setting, and skill development to increase the likelihood of their academic retention and graduation.
  • Developing and maintaining trusted working relationships with students, faculty, and staff.
  • Working sensitively and diplomatically to address complex and confidential student needs.
  • Managing BLC tutors and tutoring services.
  • Serving as a member of the Student Success Committee.
  • Determining the accommodation needs of individual students, review of documentation and accommodation history, and consider fundamental aspects of coursework and curriculum, all in compliance with applicable law.
  • Documenting and maintaining student records in compliance with federal law.
  • Collaborating with other campus support services (Residential Life, Dean of Students, Registrar, Facilities, Athletic Training, Student Activities) to facilitate student access, support, and retention.
  • Serving faculty partners in arranging accommodations through communication of policies and expectations as well as consult with faculty about unique student needs.
  • Reporting and responding to faculty-generated academic flags through the Bethany Cares Reporting service and the Student Success Committee.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree (master’s preferred) in related field with demonstrated experience in advising, counseling, tutoring, and/or disability services.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with students with disabilities in a higher education setting.
  • Knowledge of the Americans with Disabilities Act (1990/2008) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act (1973).
  • An understanding of strengths-based advising approach.
  • Demonstrated commitment to student development.

Employment Disclaimers and Notices

Non-Discrimination Policy

Bethany Lutheran College does not discriminate on the basis of sex, color, age, national origin, marital status, familial status, pregnancy, citizenship, creed, genetic information, disability, veteran status, status with regard to public assistance, membership in a local human rights commission, or other categories protected by law, in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, and financial aid programs. As permitted by law, Bethany has the right to exercise discretion in employment to employ persons who share and are committed to the Biblical tenets of the Evangelical Lutheran Synod and the values and mission of the College.  Bethany has the right to exercise discretion in regards to education, employment, housing or use of facilities, and other school-administered programs which is consistent with the Biblical tenets of the Evangelical Lutheran Synod and the values and mission of the College. The College adheres to the requirements of Title IX of the 1972 Education Amendments, Sec. 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the ADA policy of 1990.

Background Check

Bethany Lutheran College, Inc. requires all new employee hires to be subject to a criminal background check as a condition of employment. The check includes a review of any pending arrests.

Security Information

The Bethany Lutheran College Annual Security Report is available for viewing at The report is published in accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. The document includes institutional policies that address campus security, such as residence hall security, notification of threats, sexual assault, etc. Statistics reported over the past three years for crimes that have occurred both on-campus and in the surrounding community are also included. A printed copy of the report can be requested by calling 507-344-7000.

Other Notices

Bethany Lutheran College is registered with the Minnesota Office of Higher Education pursuant to sections 136A.61 to 136A.71. Registration is not an endorsement of the institution. Credits earned at the institution may not transfer to all other institutions.

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