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 &
- 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
- Refer students to the CWAApeer academic coaches, as
appropriate, and receive referrals for students who need additional
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.