|Institution & Website||
|Job Title||Learning Specialist/ Student Success Lecturer|
|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 firstname.lastname@example.org.|
|Institution & Website||West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine www.wvsom.edu|
|Job Title||Learning Specialist I|
|Salary||This is a full-time non-classified position with full state benefits and is exempt from FLSA provisions regarding overtime. As a non-classified employee this person will serve at the will and pleasure of the President of WVSOM. The minimum starting salary for this position is $50,000 and will be commensurate with education and experience.|
|Duties & Responsibilities||Under supervision, this position creates, develops and implements academic intervention programs for groups of students and provides individual academic skills consultations to facilitate success in medical school. This position works on a flexible schedule to accommodate students’ class, exam and rotation commitments. This position makes proper referrals to confidential mental health counseling, as needed.
|Requirements||Earned Master’s degree in psychology, education or related field with a minimum of one year of recent and related experience in advising college and graduate student populations with academic issues on an individual basis. As a significant majority of the incumbent’s time will be spent in teaching active learning skills, experience in this area is required. A combination of education and experience may be considered.
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|Submit the Following Information:||To apply for this position, please visit http://www.wvsom.edu/employment
Applications are considered confidential, and references will not be contacted without notifying the applicant. The search committee will begin its review of applications upon receipt.