Academic Support Specialist

Institution & Website

 Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Job Title Academic Support Specialist
Duties & Responsibilities Duties and responsibilities include (but are not limited to) the following: · Work with college administration to identify underperforming students to develop and implement strategies which lead to academic success. · Facilitate workshops for students on developing effective study and learning strategies. · Provide individual assessment and counseling to identify individual learning patterns. · Assist students with the development and implementation of strategies for preparing for Professional Healthcare Board and Licensing Exams. · Design and implement programs using student tutors/ peer facilitators to support learning outcomes. · Develop and deliver programs to advance performance in test taking, note taking and study strategies. Experience · Prior experience working with students in science or health related field. · Background in Education, Educational Psychology and experience working in Post Graduate Biological Science or similar programs. · Experience implementing programs that incorporate learning theories and adult developmental theories. · Prior experience in a university setting, working with graduate and/or professional students, managing a tutoring program. · Preference will be given to candidates with familiarity with medical / Pharmacy school curricula and standardized exams of the type given by the NBOME and other licensing agencies. · The ideal candidate will possess knowledge of learning disabilities and provisions of reasonable accommodations in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Core Competencies · Enthusiasm for learning and achievement · Excellent interpersonal skills, including oral and written communication skills · Ability to multi-task and work effectively in a fast paced environment · Experience using Microsoft Office products · Conceptual, analytical and organizational skills · Innovative and solution-oriented approach · Ability to develop and maintain collaborative and productive relationships with various constituency groups. · Familiarity with FERPA and applicable laws and regulations regarding student record, confidentiality, and student’s rights and responsibilities. · Experience with and enthusiasm for working with a diverse student, staff and faculty population within a university setting. To apply for the position, send via email a letter of intent, a curriculum vitae, and names and addresses of three references, preferably from current or former supervisors as directed below. HOW TO APPLY All inquiries must include salary requirements and should be directed to: Department of Human Resources – Georgia Campus 625 Old Peachtree Road Suwanee, GA 30024 Phone: 678-225-7516 | Fax: 678-225-7519 Email:
Requirements Masters required, doctorate preferred.
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Coordinator of Supplemental Instruction

Institution & Website University of West Georgia
Job Title Coordinator of Supplemental Instruction
Salary $33,137 – $46,729.00
Duties & Responsibilities This position coordinates and provides ongoing development for the Center for Academic Success Supplemental Instruction (SI) program. This includes recruiting, selecting, hiring, and training ~75 student SI Leaders. Under the supervision of the Associate Director for Peer Learning Programs, design and deliver training to SI student assistants at multi-day Fall and Spring training as well as biweekly sessions through the semester. Supervise approximately 75 student assistants (SI Leaders) by reviewing weekly lesson plans, conducting observations and providing structured written and oral feedback. Develop and facilitate a meaningful professional development experience for a graduate assistant. Assist Associate Director of Peer Learning Programs in faculty outreach and communications. Ensure that appropriate program records are maintained in SSC-Campus and other departmental data collections. Support the Center for Academic Success by representing department at campus events. Manage assigned case load of academic coaching students.
Requirements Bachelor degree and at least 1 year of experience in higher education is required. Must demonstrate knowledge of student development and learning theory. Strong communication (oral/written) skills; presentation/public speaking skills; and collaboration skills are required; Master’s Degree Preferred
Starting Date & Posting Dates  Open until filled; preferred start date January 2017
Submit the Following Information:  Apply online at with resume and cover letter

Coordinator of Academic Support Programs

Institution & Website University of West Georgia
Job Title Coordinator of Academic Support Programs
Salary $33,137 – $46,729.00
Duties & Responsibilities This position will serve as primary academic coach/learning specialist to provide individualized academic support to students who are assigned to work with a professional staff member. This includes guiding students through the process of setting and attaining individual academic goals and utilizing appropriate campus resources; promoting the development of college success skills; and facilitating holistic student development essential to student success and retention. Coordinate programming and outreach supporting academic success, including the Study Blitz, Open Houses, Academic Success Workshop Series, classroom presentations, and communication with incoming and returning at-risk students. Serve as a committee member for the review of financial aid appeals, and for the Transfer Advocacy Group. Assist in the facilitation of Center for Academic Success Academic Recovery Programs. Support Center at new student orientations, first year seminars, academic classes, and admissions events.
Requirements  Bachelor’s required, At least 1 year of experience working with college students. Knowledge of learning and student development theory. Excellent communication skills, written as well as verbal and nonverbal; Ability to work well in team environment and collaborate well with colleagues; Master’s Degree Preferred
Starting Date & Posting Dates  Open until filled; preferred starting date January 2017.
Submit the Following Information:  Apply online at with resume and cover letter

Director of the Academic Success Center

Institution & Website Georgia Southern University
Job Title Director of the Academic Success Center
Salary  Commensurate with Experience
Duties & Responsibilities Plans and directs the operations and programs of the Academic Success Center which includes Tutorial Services, Educational Assistance Programs, and Testing. Oversees the development, coordination and delivery of a range of educational assistance programs to students in an effort to help all students become independent and collaborative learners. Coordinates the Learning Support Program and serves on the Regents Advisory Committee for Learning Support. Collaborates with academic departments to offer support services. Manages professional and support staff in the delivery of services and programs. Oversees and manages the fiscal resources associated with the Center. Leads the planning and implementation of departmental strategies; and administering organizational activities, setting business strategies, delegating tasks, and recruiting new managerial employees in the implementation of strategic goals within the unit. Georgia Southern University is a Tobacco Free Campus.
Requirements  Minimum Requirements: Master’s Degree; five or more years related work experience; effective communication (verbal and written), organization and human relations skills; ability to work well in a diverse environment; proficiency with computer and Microsoft Office Applications software including word processing, spreadsheets, and databases; successful completion of background investigation prior to employment. Preferred Qualifications: Doctorate or terminal degree; experience that demonstrates application of a student success philosophy, teaching and learning pedagogy, and/or student development theory in practice. At least five years of leadership experience with progressive responsibility in a higher education setting. Experience as a teacher in a university classroom.
Starting Date & Posting Dates  Application Deadline: March 25, 2016
Submit the Following Information:  Please visit the Georgia Southern University employment website and complete the application process at The application process must be completed by the deadline to be considered. For more information, call the 24-hour job line at (912) 478-0629. Georgia is an open records state. Individuals in need of reasonable accommodations under the ADA to participate in the search process should notify Human Resources: (912) 478-5468 or HR-TDD: (912) 478-0791. Georgia Southern University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Disability/Vet employer.

Academic Support Specialist


Job Title: Academic Support Specialist
Salary  DOE
Duties & Responsibilities: Georgia Campus – Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM), in the greater Atlanta area, is seeking qualified individuals for a part-time Academic Support Specialist with experience in tutoring college students. The specialist will develop and implement effective mentoring strategies for improving the skills of post-baccalaureate students experiencing difficulty with analytical/scientific writing as well as those students lacking general skills of outlining and note taking. Delivery of workshops to small groups, as well as one-on-one mentoring of students is expected. Strong writing skills is required. Some background in science is preferred. The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree. All inquiries must include salary requirements and should be directed to: Department of Human Resources GA-Campus 625 Old Peachtree Road Suwanee, GA 30024 Call (678) 225-7515 Fax (678) 225-7519 Email: PCOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer Contact Us:
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