Learning Specialist (1 year term, 10 months)

Iowa, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Sep 16, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

The Learning Specialist provides intervention for students experiencing academic and/or personal challenges with the intention of enhancing student persistence; teaches evidence-based learning strategies to students to make them more effective; and coordinates the peer tutoring and mentoring program for all departments in the social studies and humanities except languages, working in consultation with faculty. Reporting to the Dean for Student Success and Academic Advising, the Learning Specialist is a student-centered and collaborative educator, who works closely with other staff and faculty as part of an intellectually-rigorous and diverse campus.

Master’s degree and three years of experience.

Experience with college students in a liberal arts college setting. experience with academic coaching, as often implemented with people with ADHD; experience in academic skills development in reading and writing in a teaching environment, writing center or learning center; knowledge of learning disability diagnostic tools and learning strategies related to supporting students with learning disabilities.