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Requisition ID:  3461

Academic Integration Specialist

Job Summary

Residential Academic Initiatives (RAI) is a unit within University Residences. The Academic Integration Specialist serves under the leadership of the Associate Director of Residential Academic Initiatives and under the supervision of the Assistant Director of Learning Communities and Faculty Liaison. RAI includes Purdue's extensive learning community program and faculty initiatives including the residential faculty fellow program and faculty-in-residence program. Purdue University Residences houses over 13,000 students and seeks to "academicize" (rather than "amentitize") the residential experience by providing vast and various opportunities for student learning.

As the Academic Integration Specialist you will:
- Work directly with learning communityiInstructors and provide them logistical support
- Be integral in the assessment, evaluation, and data tracking and reporting of learning communities and other Residential Academic Initiatives
- Design training and development for faculty partners and residential life partners
- Supervise a graduate student and undergraduate student worker
- Create and implement programs


  • Master's degree in higher education, student affairs, education, curriculum studies, or other relevant area
  • One year of full-time professional work experience
  • Ability to collaborate with multiple stakeholders including faculty and professional staff
  • Experience managing multiple projects or programs that involve various stakeholders 
  • Experience in teaching or educational programming in a higher education setting


  • Two years full-time work experience
  • Experience working with learning communities, living-learning programs, and/or residential colleges
  • Experience supervising student and/or graduate staff Experience in basic data analysis and assessment techniques

Additional Information:

  • Purdue will not sponsor work authorization for this position
  • A background check will be required for employment in this position
  • FLSA: Exempt (Not Eligible For Overtime)
  • Retirement Eligibility: Defined Contribution Waiting Period
  • Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply

Nearest Major Market: Lafayette