Academic Advisor Job at Kepler/ Generation Rwanda - Career Opportunity in Rwanda
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Vacancy title:
Academic Advisor

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Manufacturing , Category: Advertising & Marketing ]

Jobs at:

Kepler/ Generation Rwanda

Deadline of this Job:
08 October 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Rwanda , Kigali , East Africa

Date Posted: Tuesday, September 14, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

This position has non-traditional work hours that may require academic advisors to start work late, finish work late, and/or work on weekends. The position is equivalent to 45 work hours/week.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Support student success in both the Kepler-based curriculum and SNHU degree work
• Coordinate small group student-led sessions to support student-centered learning through SNHU projects
• Conduct optional and mandatory office hours through a variety of formats: workshop, 1:1 conference, group supported work time, etc.
• Schedule and facilitate study hall both online and offline
• Utilize student data to make informed decisions to guarantee all students’ progress through the curriculum
• Create and facilitate collaborative “co-labs” learning experiences
• Facilitate learning sessions and study groups in a variety of content areas with students
• Help non-native English speakers to rapidly improve English fluency through a competency-based, blended learning curriculum
• Create content for online Learning Management System.
• Grade competency-based work and provide student feedback in a timely manner (48-hour turnaround max)
• Generate scope and sequences, lesson plans, and other curriculum that supports diverse learners to acquire necessary skills
• Modify curriculum for applicability to the context and to best support students
• Engage in team meetings to collaborate and build high-quality resources for students
• Provide feedback on the program, curriculum, and students to various stakeholders within the organization in a timely manner
• Learn and utilize effective online, in-person, and blended learning teaching techniques
• Collaborate with peers to share best-practices and innovations from the classroom
• Share and train other educators in the implementation of online education in a blended learning environment
• Participate in the Kepler Teaching Essentials process as outlined by the administration
• Work in collaboration with the academic team to achieve annual academic goals
• Collaborate with the Managers of Academic Advising as well as the Careers team to identify and address gaps in the program.

Qualifications, skills, and experience
• Bachelor's Degree or higher
• Highly motivated with a passion for education
• Demonstrates a strong desire to implement education through a model of learning, implementing, reflecting, revising and re-implementing
• Has high expectations of him/herself and believes in high expectations for students
• Has the ability to be creative and innovative in the way that education can be created and delivered to students
• Is open and willing to give and receive feedback from all stakeholders within the organization including students, colleagues, and supervisors.
• Excellent writing and language skills in English.
• Displays ability to effectively communicate information and ideas in written and verbal formats
• Excels at building and maintaining relationships, online and offline.
• Able to use or quickly learn: Microsoft Suite, Google Apps, Google Chrome
• Thrives in a dynamic environment and believes that change leads to progress
• Comfortable with not having or providing answers to students through an inquiry-based model where the facilitator of the class is not the “keeper” of all knowledge

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree


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Job Info
Job Category: Administrative jobs in Rwanda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 08 October 2021
Duty Station: Kigali
Posted: 14-09-2021
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 14-09-2021
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 14-09-2065
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