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.
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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.

English Instructor (Developmental)

Institution & Website Dodge City Community College, Dodge City, KS http://www.dc3.edu/
Job Title English Instructor (Developmental)
Salary $32,000 to $50,000 USD Per Year
Duties & Responsibilities JOB SUMMARY: Under the general supervision of the Executive Vice President of College Affairs and Learning, the English Instructor will engage in a variety of learning support and instructional/institutional practices; recruit, advise and mentor students by providing a positive and encouraging environment for learning; and, work collaboratively within the humanities department to include service on various college committees. The instructional load may consist of day/night classes, and on and off campus classes. Instructor must be able to design and implement new courses to curriculum as needed. I. Essential Functions/Responsibilities • To understand and commit to the Mission of the College ~ To provide challenging and diverse opportunities for the pursuit of learning and to enhance personal and community development in a responsible, accessible and learner-centered environment. • The ability to communicate, connect, create, and collaborate to solve problems—quickly, easily, and clearly. • Teach assigned classes at highest levels of professional standards. • Prepare and update course outlines for each class assigned. • Prepare and update lesson plans, including appropriate outside research. • Prepare and update curriculum for technologically enhanced instruction. • Evaluate essays, exams, etc., as prepared by students. • Participate in English Department affairs (e.g. curriculum assessment). • Maintain accurate records of students’ progress and provide to administration when appropriate. • Maintain regular office hours. • Serve as academic advisor to assigned students. • Serve on College committees as assigned. II. Required Qualifications • Master’s degree in English or Education, or related degree with certification in reading or training in theory and practice of developmental education • Thorough knowledge of content area • Fluency in English language • Effective communication skills • Ability to convey ideas to others in a clear, understandable manner • Critical analytical and evaluative skills • Organizational skills • Ability to create and maintain a schedule • Literacy in modes of delivery • Ability to think, write, and communicate effectively • Ability to effectively maintain teaching schedules, organize time, and execute duties in the delivery and support of high quality instruction • Computer skills and ability to use technology in the classroom • Demonstrated teaching experience with developmental/under-resourced students • Demonstrated teaching experience with writing in digital environments • Valid Kansas driver’s license III. Desired Qualifications • Experience developing integrated reading/writing programs • Experience teaching developmental writing and reading • Experience teaching second language learners • Commitment to student learning/success
Requirements • Master’s degree in English or Education, or related degree with certification in reading or training in theory and practice of developmental education
Starting Date & Posting Dates  Starting Date: January or August, 2017 Posting Date: October 20, 2017
Submit the Following Information:  For more information go to the website below and/or Dave Wetmore Human Resources Dodge City Community College 2501 N. 14th Avenue Dodge City, KS 67801-2399 Phone: 620/227-9201 Fax: 620/227-9345 email: hr@dc3.edu http://www.dc3.edu/about-us/info-and-resources/human-resources