Assistant Director-Academic Initiatives
Job Summary

To develop and implement academic programs and practices that attracts and support minority students to the Institute and encourage high levels of academic performance. Responsible for setting employee goals, assessing employee performance and providing feedback, and making pay recommendations. This position will interact on a regular basis with: Faculty, staff, current and potential students, volunteers, professional associations, and community organizations. This position typically will advise and counsel: Faculty, staff, and students.This position will supervise: Assigned staff and students.


Job Duty 1 -
Promote the Institute as a place of higher learning for minorities through presentations on and off campus, at local and regional high schools, parent groups, etc.

Job Duty 2 -
Develop strategic methods of academic success to include providing services and workshops to students.

Job Duty 3 -
Monitor academic performance; develop and implement ways to improve performance by means of coaching, tutoring, curriculum mapping, etc.

Job Duty 4 -
Coordinate academic programs and create simulated curriculums.

Job Duty 5 -
Responsible for the operational planning, financial planning, budgeting, and individual program development and administration.

Job Duty 6 -
Responsible for the management, coordination, and staffing of all tutorial initiatives.

Job Duty 7 -
Evaluate tutor initiatives and staff.

Job Duty 8 -
Perform other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements
Bachelor's Degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience

Required Experience
Three to five years of job related experience

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Educational Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in engineering, computing, or Master's degree in engineering/STEM education

Additional Preferred Qualifications

Previous experience in an engineering, computer, or university academic advising, tutoring, or teaching environment highly preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities


This job requires advanced knowledge of conflict resolution, estimating, quality management, strategic counseling, academic and career advising; skills in academic program administration, database management, event planning, and volunteer coordination; working knowledge in project management, troubleshooting, data analysis, data compilation, and public relations; excellent interpersonal skills, verbal and written communication, making presentations; basic knowledge of office related computer applications.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Tech provides equal opportunity to all faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including applicants for admission and/or employment, contractors, volunteers, and participants in institutional programs, activities, or services. Georgia Tech complies with all applicable laws and regulations governing equal opportunity in the workplace and in educational activities. Georgia Tech prohibits discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, on the basis of race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or veteran status in its programs, activities, employment, and admissions. This prohibition applies to faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including affiliates, invitees, and guests.

Additional Information
Position Type: Employee
Ref Code: 222317

Contact Information
Keisha Williams
[email protected]
Georgia Institute of Technology
500 Tech Parkway NW
Atlanta, 30332