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Learning Specialist, Academic Achievement Center

Johnson County Community College
Kansas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Aug 23, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Humanities, English as a Second Language, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Adult & Continuing Education Programs, Other Academic Affairs, Student Affairs, Academic Advising & Academic Support Services
Employment Type
Part Time
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Learning Specialist, Academic Achievement Center


Academic Affairs

Position Type

Part-time Temporary

Number of openings


Job Summary

Provide one on one instruction in various courses in the Academic Achievement Center, especially to English Language Learners and those with barriers to academic success. Assist walk-in students from all disciplines with interventions and strategies to learn effectively in all content areas. Other tasks will include individualizing instruction, diagnosing learning barriers, and constructing student learning plans. May also include directing students to needed campus resources and responding to online requests for class support, as well as rectifying software issues.

Required Qualifications

A Master's degree in Education, Reading, English, Math, ESL, or ABE or closely related discipline required. Certification in Reading, Special Education, Adult Basic Education, English as a Second Language or closely-related discipline required (or at least 15 graduate hours in one of these subjects, which would certify a candidate in the state of Kansas). Excellent written and oral communication skills a must. Will need to use standard office equipment. Proficient with use of personal computers and Learning Management Systems.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience teaching at the Community College level, and ability to work with diverse groups, and experience working in a tutor capacity.

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Overland Park Main Campus


Every employee of the college is expected to treat all members of the college community with dignity and respect demonstrating professional, courteous and respectful behavior and engage in constructive conflict resolution, when needed.

In accordance with the college policy, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. Individual hiring departments at JCCC may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions as part of the applicant selection/hiring process. Many departments require those selected for hire to submit a certified transcript for all degrees obtained. For full consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply prior to the review date listed in posting.

Johnson County Community College (JCCC) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. JCCC provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.

If you are an applicant requesting assistance or a reasonable accommodation in the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 913-469-3877, or email

For a summary of all disclosures (Background check, Clery Act, ADA, EOE, etc.) refer to the links on our Career page.

Advertised: 22 Sep 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications close: 08 Oct 2021 Central Daylight Time

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