Doane University
  • Crete, NE, USA
  • Full Time
  • Administration & Staff

Doane University is a mission-driven institution offering work/life balance and a competitive benefits package. Doane is an inspired and unique community committed to the liberal arts. We empower and encourage students, faculty, and staff to seize opportunities, take healthy well-calculated risks, and achieve excellence as they define it.


The Academic Success Center (ASC) at Doane University in Crete, Nebraska is looking for an Academic Specialist to join our team in its mission to support student success. As a member of our team you will teach developmental reading/writing skills classes and study skills courses; assist in developing educational plans to address the identified needs of Student Support Services (SSS) participants; maintain and update the department's social media sites; provide academic counseling/close monitoring and academic advising to students; and assist the ASC director in prescribing and providing appropriate curriculum. In this role you will also provide academic coaching in the form of intensive one-on-one non-cognitive interactions with SSS eligible students.

Anticipated start will be the 2022 spring semester.

Education/Training:

  • Requires at least a master's degree in education, English, developmental education, ELL/ESL or a related field.

Required Qualifications/Skills/Abilities:

  • Must have experience in a postsecondary/advisement environment
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple duties and priorities
  • Excellent interpersonal skills

Preference will be given to:

  • Qualified applicants who are available in January 2022
  • Work experience in a TRIO project (or a program with similar purposes)
  • Experience working with international students or teaching ESL courses

At Doane you will enjoy balance between life and work:

  • At Doane, you'll find that we're sensitive to your life outside of work, and we want our employees to enjoy their time at Doane as much as they enjoy their time away.
  • Our time-off plans offer staff a generous paid leave and eight paid holidays each year.
  • Offices close additional days around the winter holidays each year at no vacation expense to our employees.

We offer top-notch benefits:

  • Health, dental , and vision insurance; 403b retirement plan with employer matching contributions
  • Free admission to Doane University events
  • Discounts through Apple, Verizon Wireless and more!
  • We encourage our employees to take advantage of a Doane education with tuition benefits for undergraduate and graduate programs. Employees' dependents can receive tuition benefits in our undergraduate programs too.
  • A mission-driven institution. With a singular direction and focus, Doane handles its business strategically. You'll see the difference of working for a purpose-driven organization that knows where it's going-and where it will take your career.

Doane's Mission Statement

Doane University creates distinctive educational experiences, rooted in the liberal arts, to prepare our students for careers and lives grounded in inquiry, ethics, and a commitment to lead and serve in the global community.

Our Values: Inclusion, Integrity, Innovation and Transformation

Doane University actively works to create and sustain a welcoming learning community for all members to fulfill their potential, belong, feel valued, and make meaningful contributions to the university. Doane University is an equal opportunity employer and seeks candidates who reflect the diversity of our society.

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