The Academic Resource Center Assistant Director for Academic Partnership Programs manages overall coordination and operation of the Academic Partnership Programs unit, which specializes in academic support programs that are driven by partnerships with faculty and academic units to facilitate student success. The Assistant Director provides leadership, planning and supervision for the following campus-wide programs: Early Assist, Summer Bridge, Math Preparation Programs (Math Advisory Exam and Intermediate Algebra Workshop), Upper Division and Graduate Student Support Programs (Standardized Examination Preparation Workshops), and Writing Support Programs. The incumbent directly supervises 3-4 FTE staff (level 2 & 3 SAO and SAO Supervisors) and indirectly supervises 10-12 full-time, contract, and part-time employees; managing an annual operating budget of approximately $1M. The Assistant Director may represent the Director in meetings with faculty, administration, and student leadership. The Assistant Director reports to the Director of the Academic Resource Center.
The UCR Academic Resource Center provides student academic support programs and services including supplemental instruction, tutoring assistance, peer mentorship, study skills instruction, early assist, math placement and instruction, summer bridge, and intervention programs for all students, including students at-risk or in academic difficulty. The department has 20 FTE professional staff and over 200 part-time student employees annually.