Learning Specialist/ Student Success Lecturer

Institution & Website
Washburn University http://www.washburn.edu/
Job Title Learning Specialist/ Student Success Lecturer
Salary  $37,000.00-$40,000.00
Duties & Responsibilities Washburn University invites applications for a Learning Specialist/Student Success Lecturer position. The University Libraries and the Center for Student Success and Retention seek applicants who enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and who seek to assume a leadership role in the Center for Student Success and Retention, emphasizing the successful transition of students from underrepresented groups into Washburn University. The successful candidate for this full time, 12-month position will: • Play a substantial role in the development and coordination of the Ichabod Ignite program, a bridge to college program for academically underprepared students. • Analyze developmental curriculum/courses and build customized learning supports for target population, including but not limited to first-generation, low socioeconomic class, racial and ethnic minority students. • Teach half-time. For example, in the first year seminar course, The Washburn Experience (WU101), a credit-bearing course university requirement for all first-year students. • Monitor academic progress and initiate interventions as appropriate to promote student success. • Collaborate with campus partners and academic units to recruit, assist, retain and graduate students from underrepresented student populations. • Be required to work some evenings and/or weekends.
Requirements An accredited Master’s degree
Starting Date & Posting Dates Review of applications begins May 17, 2017, and continues until position is filled. Position begins on July 5, 2017.
Submit the Following Information: Applications for this entry level professional position should include a curriculum vitae, a letter describing interest in and a vision for developmental education at Washburn University, a personal teaching philosophy, contact information for three professional references and copies of transcripts. Send application materials, as PDF files, to ginger.webber@washburn.edu.

Social Worker/ Student Success Lecturer

Institution & Website
Washburn University http://www.washburn.edu/
Job Title Social Worker/ Student Success Lecturer
Salary  $37,000.00-$40,000.00
Duties & Responsibilities Washburn University invites applications for a Social Worker/Student Success Lecturer position. The University Libraries and the Center for Student Success and Retention seek applicants who enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and who seek to assume a leadership role in the Center for Student Success and Retention, emphasizing the successful transition of students from underrepresented groups into Washburn University. The successful candidate for this full time, 12-month position will: • Play a substantial role in the development and coordination of the Ichabod Ignite program, a bridge to college program for academically underprepared students. • Assist students through crisis intervention directing them resources. Targeted student populations include but are not limited to first-generation, low socioeconomic class, racial and ethnic minority students, many arriving from USD501: Topeka Public Schools, a trauma-informed district. • Develop educational plans, goals and objectives for individual students and monitor student progress. Initiate interventions as appropriate to promote student success. • Teach half-time. For example, in the first year seminar course, The Washburn Experience (WU101), a credit-bearing course university requirement for all first-year students. • Collaborate with campus partners and academic units to recruit, assist, retain and graduate students from underrepresented student populations. • Be required to work some evenings and/or weekends.
Requirements Master’s degree in social work • Licensed LMSW social worker in the state of Kansas
Starting Date & Posting Dates  Review of applications begins May 17, 2017, and continues until position is filled. Position begins on July 5, 2017.
Submit the Following Information: Applications for this entry level professional position should include a curriculum vitae, a letter describing interest in and a vision for developmental education at Washburn University, a personal teaching philosophy, contact information for three professional references and copies of transcripts. Send application materials, as PDF files, to ginger.webber@washburn.edu.

Developmental Education Faculty

Institution & Website Colorado Mountain College, Glenwood Springs, CO http://www.coloradomtn.edu
Job Title Developmental Education Faculty
Salary  $57,492 – $74,144
Duties & Responsibilities This full time faculty position begins in August 2017. This faculty member focuses on developmental courses, retention and persistence of developmental education students, and developmental courses offered through local high schools to result in more college-ready high school graduates. The incumbent will maintain 30 credit hours teaching college composition and reading skills. Teaching responsibilities expected of all faculty include: teaching course load as assigned, evaluate courses and assess student learning, meet established course, program and learning outcomes, comply with guidelines and policies, maintain office hours per established standards, develop rapport with students, assist with and participate in advising, orientation and registration activities. CMC Faculty are expected to engage in scholarly and creative activities that enhance discipline expertise and enhance learning. Service activities such as campus and college committees, participate in relevant projects, mentor peers, participate in and assist with assessment activities, program review, student organization, recruiting and retention. Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to working in a culturally competent environment and the ability to effectively work with students, employees, and community members of diverse backgrounds. Requirements: Master’s Degree in English, Adult Education, Developmental Education, or other degree with 18 graduate credits in English required. Master’s degree in English, preferred. Minimum of one-year, full-time teaching experience or the equivalent (30 credit hours) as an adjunct faculty member. At least two years teaching experience preferred. Higher education teaching experience preferred. Experience needed in a variety of teaching delivery modes including online; excellent written and oral communication skills, flexibility and collegiality are essential. Bilingual (English/Spanish) and experience working with diverse student population preferred.
Requirements  please see above
Starting Date & Posting Dates  Position starts August 14, 2017 Posting date April 27, 2017
Submit the Following Information:  Apply online at http://www.coloradomtn.edu/employment Please include a letter of interest, resume/cv, list of professional references and transcripts. To be considered, copies of transcripts must be included with application material. Transcripts are intended to support the minimum education requirements noted. Please do not submit official transcripts for application purposes. CMC is an EOE committed to diversifying its workforce. Review of application material will begin May 17, 2017.