Academic Support Specialist



Buena Vista University has an opening for a FT Academic Support Specialist in the Center for Academic Excellence. This position is responsible for meeting individually with students to assist in planning their academic success through individualized service and structures. The academic support specialist will provide individualized assistance with educational planning, goal setting, time management, organization, and learning strategies. The specialist will also offer guidance with transition to the collegiate environment, in addition to improving skills in communication, self-advocacy, and learning. The specialist will provide supplemental academic advising as well as referrals to campus resources and services, including tutoring and counseling. Ideal hours are 1pm to 10pm, but hours are negotiable. This position is a one-year, full time position, with expected working dates of August 23, 2021 to May 13, 2022. The position is eligible for full-time benefits.

A Master’s degree preferred. Teaching, advising, or counseling experience and experience working with students with learning challenges preferred.

To apply, submit an electronic application, cover letter, resume, and at least three professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

A background check will be completed on the final candidate.

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