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Learning Specialist

Stonehill College
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Oct 19, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Academic Advising & Academic Support Services
Employment Level
Employment Type
Part Time
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Founded by the Congregation of Holy Cross in 1948, Stonehill is a private Catholic college located just 22 miles from downtown Boston on a beautiful 384-acre campus in Easton, Massachusetts. With a student-to-faculty ratio of 13:1, the College engages its 2,400+ students in 80+ rigorous academic programs in the liberal arts, sciences, and pre-professional fields.

Faithful to the Holy Cross tradition in education, Stonehill College is committed to developing the moral, spiritual, intellectual, physical, and social competencies of its students and seeks to build and sustain a campus community that embraces diversity and inclusion in its teaching, learning, living, and working. Stonehill values the diversity of persons, opinions, and cultural and religious perspectives. In fulfillment of its motto, Lux et Spes (“Light and Hope”), the College cultivates in its students the competence to think, act, and lead with courage towards creating a more just and compassionate world.

Reporting to the Executive Director for Student Success and Interim Director of Accessibility Resources (OAR) and working collaboratively with a team of peer academic coaches in the Center for Writing and Academic Achievement (CWAA), Stonehill College is seeking a part-time Learning Specialist (LS) for the remainder of this academic year. The LS will work with students who are registered with OAR to develop skills needed to be successful at the College. This LS will work with students one-on-one and in groups to support their success both inside and outside the classroom.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Conducting outreach to students registered with OARand providing ongoing support to students throughout the semester.
  • Serving as an academic coach for a cohort of undergraduate students who are registered with OAR.
  • Holding individual support meetings with students to create success plans and improve executive functioning skills as well as to develop time management and organizational skills.
  • Teaching study skills and test-taking strategies both individually and in a group setting.
  • Referring students of concern to the appropriate resource.
  • Receiving academic coaching training from the CWAAto ensure the College is offering one standard coaching model for all students.
  • Refer students to the CWAApeer academic coaches, as appropriate, and receive referrals for students who need additional support.

Education & Experience

A Bachelor’s degree in Special Education, Rehabilitation Counseling, or a related field is required, but a Master’s degree is preferred. Experience working with students with disabilities in an educational, tutoring, coaching, or teaching environment is required.  

To view the full position description and apply for the position, submit a cover letter and resume via the URL link:

Applicants who will enrich the diversity of the campus community are strongly encouraged to apply. Stonehill College is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity.

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