Application procedure: Only electronic submissions will be accepted through jobs.charlotte.edu/, and applicants are subject to a criminal background check. Please submit a cover letter addressing all areas of responsibility and qualifications, resume, and contact information for three professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
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Internal Number: 001928
The William States Lee College of Engineering at UNC Charlotte invites nominations and applications for the Director for the Engineering Learning Community/Lecturer/Advisor. This is a non-tenure track, 12-month position that reports to the Assistant Dean in the Office of Student Development and Success (OSDS).
The Lecturer/Advisor (LA) leads the Engineering Learning Community. In addition, the LA teaches the introductory engineering and engineering technology courses, provides accurate and timely career exploration and academic advising, and supports OSDS programs and activities. For additional information, visit osds.charlotte.edu/
Candidates must have a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in engineering, engineering technology, engineering management, or a relevant STEM field from an accredited university. In addition, they should have at least three years of professional work experience in an engineering-related position and an engineering-related degree. Preference will be given to candidates with at least 5 years of professional work experience in an engineering-related position and who are registered professional engineers. Strong candidates are self-starters, able to work independently and with a diverse team, demonstrate excellent organizational and communication skills, and work in a fast-paced environment that serves a diverse student population, faculty, campus partners, alumni, and employers. Experience with academia, first-year experience, grant writing, assessment, and evaluation of programs is desirable. Proficiency with various computer applications and Microsoft Office are essential skills.
The LA works with other first-year advisors, the College of Engineering Undergraduate Administrative Council, and other campus partners. They also help address retention issues specific to academically at-risk student populations, especially underrepresented minorities, females, transfer students, and non-traditional students. Each year the LA helps assess, evaluate, and continuously improve student learning, advising, academic support programs, and other aspects of the freshman year experience using data, lessons learned, and input from key stakeholders.
UNC Charlotte (charlotte.edu) is a research university with an enrollment of more than 30,000 students located in a dynamic urban region of 1.8 million people. The Lee College of Engineering offers BS programs in civil, computer, electrical, mechanical, and systems engineering; BS programs in civil, electrical, fire and safety, and mechanical engineering technology; and a BS in Construction Management. The college also offers MS and Ph.D. degrees in selected disciplines.