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Faculty and Lead Faculty Applications

NODA is happy to announce the call for faculty of all 2020 institutes, symposiums, and summits and lead faculty for the 2020 Graduate Student Symposium. All applications are due July 31.

To complete the application, you will need the following:

  • A letter describing your interest in the position(s) you are applying for, outlining what you can contribute to the team, and your experience in OTR.
  • A summary of your skills, competencies, or experiences that may be of benefit to the team.
  • List of your past NODA involvement.
  • A current resume.
  • Support from your institution to fulfill the responsibilities and contact information for your current supervisor.

Any related questions can be directed to the NODA Office at noda@umn.edu or 612.301.NODA (6632) (toll free: 1.866.521.6632).

Director's Institute

The goal of the Director's Institute is to provide a professional development opportunities for those who are directors of their orientation and transition programs (new and existing - all levels of experience). Possible topics include budget, managing politics, coaching/mentoring, creating a productive work environment, building a collaboration and key stakeholders, 'this is not about you – get over yourself', and running a successful staff meeting.

Faculty Position Description

Responsibilities

  • Curriculum development/enhancement/assessment: In conjunction with the other faculty and under the direction of the lead faculty, OPI faculty work to develop and enhance the institute curriculum and programmatic elements in order to remain current, relevant, and aligned with institute and association goals to best meet the needs to institute participants.
  • Presentation/teaching: Director's Institute faculty present multiple sessions during the institute. Faculty are responsible for the preparation of materials and implementation of these workshops.
  • Facilitation of small groups: Director's Institute faculty are assigned a small group of participants with whom they meet, mentor, and facilitate small group discussions throughout the institute. Faculty are also expected to make contact with participants several times post-institute.

Qualifications
  • Knowledge of orientation, transition, and retention programs.
  • Knowledge of and commitment to the structure, purpose and strategic direction of NODA and Director's Institute.
  • 3+ years working in higher education, primarily with orientation, retention, and transition issues.
  • Strong knowledge of orientation, retention, and transition issues and trends.
  • Working knowledge of curriculum development, assessment, and/or research.
  • Demonstrated involvement and presentation experience within NODA.
  • Ability to collaborate across diverse constituents and facilitate discussion balancing multiple needs.
  • Active professional membership in NODA.

Extended Orientation Institute

The Extended Orientation Institute (EOI) team consists of individuals who have held NODA leadership positions and have a background in extended orientation programs. Faculty members are chosen because of their commitment to assist professionals and students throughout the nation to become educated about trends and best practices while engaging in current research within the field of extended orientation programming.

Faculty Position Description

Responsibilities

  • Curriculum development/enhancement/assessment: In conjunction with the EOI team, EOI faculty work to develop and enhance the symposium curriculum and programmatic elements in order to remain current, relevant, and aligned with symposium and association goals to best meet the needs of institute participants.
  • Presentation/teaching: EOI faculty present multiple sessions during the institute. Faculty are responsible for the preparation of materials and implementation of these workshops.

Qualifications
  • 3+ years working in higher education - primarily with extended orientation, retention, and transition issues.
  • Previous experience in planning, coordinating, and facilitating extended orientation programs.
  • Demonstrated involvement and presentation experience within NODA.
  • Ability to collaborate across diverse constituents and facilitate discussion balancing multiple needs.
  • Active professional membership in NODA.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Previous experience working or volunteering with the Extended Orientation Network or EOI

Lead Faculty Position Description

Responsibilities

  • Work collaboratively with all EOI faculty, including them in all aspects of program development and implementation.
  • Focus on curriculum development for EOI and provide leadership to all EOI faculty.
  • Focus on program assessment for participants of the EOI in order to assess learning outcomes and ensure programmatic goals are met.
  • Present various sessions during the EOI. This position is responsible for the creation and preparation of materials, and implementation of these presentations.
  • Develop and maintain all content for the EOI, adhering to the overall program goals, the core competencies, assigned learning outcomes, and the strategic plan.
Qualifications
  • Knowledge of and commitment to the structure, purpose, and strategic direction of NODA and EOI.
  • 3+ years working in higher education - primarily with orientation, retention, and transition issues.
  • Previous experience in planning, coordinating, and facilitating extended orientation programs.
  • Experience designing and implementing formal assessment and evaluations.
  • Demonstrated involvement and presentation experience within NODA.
  • Ability to collaborate across diverse constituents and facilitate discussion balancing multiple needs.
  • Active professional membership in NODA.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Previous experience working or volunteering with the Extended Orientation Network or EOI.
  • Preference will be given to applicants who have previously held an EOI faculty position.

Graduate Student Symposium

The Graduate Student Symposium (GSS) team of faculty members consists of individuals who have held NODA leadership positions on both the national and regional level. GSS faculty have a background in orientation, transition, and retention programs. All faculty members are chosen because of their experience and commitment to graduate student leadership development. Together, they help establish learning outcomes for graduate students participating in the Annual Conference, develop curriculum for the symposium, create a plan for assessment of the program, and more.

Faculty Position Description

Responsibilities

  • Curriculum development/enhancement/assessment: In conjunction with the other faculty and under the direction of the lead faculty, GSS faculty work to develop and enhance the symposium curriculum and programmatic elements in order to remain current, relevant, and aligned with symposium and association goals to best meet the needs of institute participants.
  • Presentation/teaching: GSS faculty present multiple sessions during the institute. Faculty are responsible for the preparation, materials, and implementation of these workshops.

Qualifications
  • 3+ years working in higher education - primarily with orientation, retention, and transition issues.
  • Previous experience supervising and mentoring graduate students.
  • Demonstrated involvement and presentation experience within NODA.
  • Ability to collaborate across diverse constituents and facilitate discussion balancing multiple needs.
  • Active professional membership in NODA.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Previous experience working or volunteering with the Graduate Student Network or the GSS

Lead Faculty Position Description

Responsibilities

  • Work collaboratively with all GSS faculty, including them in all aspects of the program development and implementation.
  • Focus on curriculum development for the GSS and provide leadership to all GSS faculty.
  • Facilitate meetings with other faculty members and represent the GSS to other areas of the association such as the Association Board and the Annual Conference Planning Committee.
  • Focus on program assessment for participants of the GSS in order to assess learning outcomes and programmatic goals.
  • Present various sessions during the GSS. This position is responsible for the creation and preparation of materials, and implementation of these presentations.
  • Develop and maintain all content for the GSS, adhering to the overall program goals, the core competencies, assigned learning outcomes, and the strategic plan.

Qualifications
  • Knowledge of and commitment to the structure, purpose, and strategic direction of NODA and the GSS.
  • 3+ years working in higher education - primarily with orientation, retention, and transition issues.
  • Previous experience supervising and mentoring graduate students.
  • Ability to design and implement formal assessment and evaluations.
  • Demonstrated involvement and presentation experience within NODA.
  • Ability to collaborate across diverse constituents and facilitate discussion balancing multiple needs.
  • Active professional membership in NODA.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Previous experience working or volunteering with the Graduate Student Network or the GSS.
  • Preference will be given to applicants who have previously held the GSS faculty position.

HBCU Summit

The HBCU Summit at NODA will provide HBCU professionals the opportunity to gather to create meaningful and solution based dialogue around the challenges and opportunities of doing the work of orientation, transition, and retention at their institutions. The HBCU Summit workshops will be comprised of HBCU leaders from across the country meeting to empower, uplift, and educate participants.

Faculty Position Description

Responsibilities

  • Curriculum development/enhancement/assessment: In conjunction with the other faculty and under the direction of the lead faculty, summit faculty work to develop and enhance the symposium curriculum and programmatic elements in order to remain current, relevant, and aligned with summit and association goals to best meet the needs to institute participants.
  • Presentation/teaching: Faculty present multiple sessions during the institute. Faculty are responsible for the preparation, materials, and implementation of these workshops.

Qualifications
  • 3+ years working in higher education - primarily with orientation, retention, and transition issues.
  • Demonstrated involvement and presentation experience within NODA.
  • Ability to collaborate across diverse constituents and facilitate discussion balancing multiple needs.
  • Active professional membership in NODA.

Lead Faculty Position Description

Responsibilities

  • Work cohesively with all summit faculty and lead faculty members. This includes all aspects of the program development and implementation.
  • Focus on curriculum development for the summit and provide leadership to all faculty. This includes adherence to the overall program goals, the core competencies, assigned learning outcomes, and the strategic plan.
  • Facilitate meetings with other faculty members and represent the summit to other areas of the association such as the Association Board and the Annual Conference Planning Committee.
  • Focus on program assessment for participants of the summit in order to assess learning outcomes and programmatic goals.
  • Present and teach various sessions during the summit . This position is responsible for the creation, preparation, materials, and implementation of these presentations.
  • Create and maintain all content for the summit and develop all aspects of programming based on the developed learning outcomes.

Qualifications
  • Knowledge of and commitment to the structure, purpose, and strategic direction of NODA and the summit.
  • 3+ years working in higher education - primarily with orientation, retention, and transition issues.
  • Ability to design and implement formal assessment and evaluations.
  • Demonstrated involvement and presentation experience within NODA.
  • Ability to collaborate across diverse constituents and facilitate discussion balancing multiple needs.
  • Active professional membership in NODA.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Preference will be given to applicants who have previously held a summit faculty position.

Orientation Professionals Institute

Orientation Professionals Institute (OPI) is staffed with a team of faculty members who have held leadership positions within NODA and at higher education institutions. OPI serves as a training program for professionals who may have limited experience in orientation and have been charged with this responsibility at their institution.

Faculty Position Description

Responsibilities

  • Curriculum development/enhancement/assessment: In conjunction with the other faculty and under the direction of the lead faculty, OPI faculty work to develop and enhance the institute curriculum and programmatic elements in order to remain current, relevant, and aligned with institute and association goals to best meet the needs to institute participants.
  • Presentation/teaching: OPI faculty present multiple sessions during the institute. Faculty are responsible for the preparation of materials and implementation of these workshops.
  • Facilitation of small groups: OPI faculty are assigned a small group of participants with whom they meet, mentor, and facilitate small group discussions throughout the institute. Faculty are also expected to make contact with participants several times post-institute.

Qualifications
  • Knowledge of orientation, transition, and retention programs.
  • Knowledge of and commitment to the structure, purpose and strategic direction of NODA and OPI.
  • 3+ years working in higher education, primarily with orientation, retention, and transition issues.
  • Strong knowledge of orientation, retention, and transition issues and trends.
  • Working knowledge of curriculum development, assessment, and/or research.
  • Demonstrated involvement and presentation experience within NODA.
  • Ability to collaborate across diverse constituents and facilitate discussion balancing multiple needs.
  • Active professional membership in NODA.

Lead Faculty Position Description

Responsibilities

Lead Faculty facilitates conversations and actions related to the planning and implementation of OPI, in coordination with the Association Staff and institute faculty to accomplish the following:

  • Train OPI Faculty
  • Establish learning outcomes for the Institute that are in line with the mission, values, and strategic vision of the Association
  • Develop and continually enhance a curriculum that is meeting the learning outcomes of the program
  • Develop and administer an assessment plan including implementation of results for continuous improvement
  • Ensure appropriate implementation of the Institute and associated activities
  • Practice good fiscal stewardship with Association resources
  • Recommend policy or process changes to the Association Staff or NODA Board of Directors (as appropriate)
  • Serve as an Ex-Officio member of the Educational Initiatives Committee

Qualifications
  • Knowledge of orientation, transition, and retention programs.
  • Knowledge of and commitment to the structure, purpose and strategic direction of NODA and OPI.
  • 6+ years working in higher education primarily with orientation, retention, and transition issues.
  • Strong knowledge of orientation, retention, and transition issues and trends.
  • Working knowledge of curriculum development, assessment, and/or research Demonstrated involvement and presentation experience within NODA.
  • Ability to collaborate across diverse constituents and facilitate discussion balancing multiple needs.
  • Active professional membership in NODA.

Retention Symposium

Retention Symposium (RS) is an educational opportunity for experienced professionals to pursue retention practice, knowledge, and competency development. The format of the symposium is a combination of lecture-style and discussion. This professional development opportunity is designed for established professionals with decision making authority in their unit/division, or for institutional initiatives that impact retention results.

  • Symposium participants will address intermediate and advanced NODA competencies in the areas of Theoretical Knowledge, Campus Collaborations, Content Development, Organization & Leadership, and Enrollment Management. Focus will be placed in the following areas:
  • Knowledge Development and Synthesis: Exhibit knowledge of research and literature; pursue knowledge creation and synthesis; demonstrate awareness of current trends; and find application in orientation, transition, and retention
  • Leadership, Advocacy, and Collaboration: Advocate for program development and representation in institutional planning; create, foster, and sustain collaboration/partnerships; and lead partners and stakeholders in the creation of programming
  • Data Collection, Assessment, and Action: Analyze data, interpret trends, and differentiate factors; assess institutional access, barriers, and pathways; and apply data and information to create and modify OTR strategies and partnerships

Faculty Position Description

Responsibilities

  • Curriculum development/enhancement/assessment: In conjunction with the other faculty and under the direction of the lead faculty member, faculty work to develop and enhance the symposium curriculum and programmatic elements in order to remain current, relevant, and aligned with institute and association goals to best meet the needs to institute participants.
  • Presentation/teaching: faculty present multiple sessions during the symposium. Faculty are responsible for the preparation of materials, and implementation of these workshops.
  • Facilitation of small groups: faculty are assigned a small group of participants with whom they meet, mentor, and facilitate small group discussions throughout the symposium. Faculty are also expected to make contact several times post-symposium with small group members.

Qualifications
  • Knowledge of orientation, transition, and retention programs
  • Knowledge of and commitment to the structure, purpose and strategic direction of NODA and RS.
  • 5+ years working in higher education primarily with orientation, retention, and transition issues.
  • Strong knowledge of orientation, retention, and transition issues and trends.
  • Working knowledge of curriculum development, assessment, and/or research
  • Demonstrated involvement and presentation experience within NODA.
  • Ability to collaborate across diverse constituents and facilitate discussion balancing multiple needs.
  • Active professional membership in NODA.

Lead Faculty Position Description

Responsibilities

  • Oversee the creation and maintenance of the institute content and work with other faculty members to ensure all pertinent information is distributed to other faculty members and all content development goals are met in a timely manner.
  • Assist with the selection and training of faculty.
  • Facilitate meetings, delegate workload, and represent the institute to other areas of the association such the Association Board and the Annual Conference Planning Committee. Recommend policy or process changes to the Association Staff or NODA Board of Directors (as appropriate).
  • Provide leadership and ensure the institute adheres to larger goals of the association as described in the strategic plan.
  • Create and review assessment tools, establish learning outcomes, create curriculum, and develop resources to meet learning outcomes.
  • Present multiple sessions during the institute. Faculty are responsible for the preparation of materials and implementation of these workshops.

Qualifications
  • Knowledge of orientation, transition, and retention programs
  • Knowledge of and commitment to the structure, purpose and strategic direction of NODA and RS.
  • 7+ years working in higher education primarily with orientation, retention, and transition issues.
  • Strong knowledge of orientation, retention, and transition issues and trends.
  • Working knowledge of curriculum development, assessment, and/or research
  • Demonstrated involvement and presentation experience within NODA.
  • Ability to collaborate across diverse constituents and facilitate discussion balancing multiple needs.
  • Active professional membership in NODA.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Previous experience working or volunteering with the RS.
  • Preference will be given to applicants who have previously held a RS faculty position.

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