Under the supervision of the Associate Dean of Students / Director of Residence Life: New position: Director of Orientation and College Experience --$30,000 plus benefits (This person would handle all orientation programs and work with faculty and staff to create courses / seminars for freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors to enhance their UIU experience)
Under the joint supervision of the Dean of Student Development and the Senior VP for Residential Life: To create a one stop center for student academic needs, with preference for offices being housed in the new facility presented in this proposal. Cost would be included in the $15 million proposed new facility. The offices would include, but not be limited to: Coordinator for Academic Support Director of Counseling Director of Career Development (with current administrative assistant) Coordinator of the Academic Support Center / Coordinator of Supplemental Instruction
New construction or Renovation / Remodel of current residence hall facilities. Year 1—survey students and take tours of other regional facilities to compare and contrast. Year 2—consult with architect regarding potential designs. Year 3—begin construction. Cost of project: $4,000,000+ (for remodel / renovation) / New construction: $9 million.
Renovation / New construction of Dining Facilities: Year 1—survey students and take tours of other regional facilities to compare and contrast. Consultation with architect is currently occurring. Year 2—remodel current area to create food court atmosphere and location for presentation cooking (if building a new facility that would house the cafeteria in the near future, limit the amount invested into the remodel.)
Under the supervision of the Director of Teacher Education: Student teachers at our international centers—cost would be for stipend for supervising teacher at the site who would also assist students to find housing, transportation, etc. Students would be responsible for all other costs. Part-time position--$15,000 (current stipend for supervising teachers is $180/7 weeks or $360 for 14 weeks. Cooperating teachers are paid $100 for each 7 weeks.)
International component The Office of International Programs indicated a need for: Coordinator for International Student and Scholar Services (person hired) Support Staff (search in progress) Director of Study and Service Abroad ($40,000)--proposed Coordinator of English as a Second Language (ESL) and Curriculum Development ($35,000)--proposed