One full-time 100% 12-month
professional academic staff position
is available in the Academic Skills Center beginning August 8,
2022. The official title for this position is Learning Center
Specialist. This is a renewable assignment, contingent on
performance and funding. The salary will be commensurate with
experience and qualifications.
A master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution is
required. Also required are teaching experience; demonstrated
ability to work with diverse populations; excellent written and
oral communication skills; ability to meet deadlines and work under
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: College
level teaching experience and demonstrated commitment to diversity,
equity, and inclusiveness.
DUTIES: This academic staff member will
support student academic success as part of an Academic Skills
Center team that provides a peer-tutoring program, supplemental
instruction, and coursework for new students or those needing
academic support. Duties may include the following:
- Manage the tutoring program
- Recruit, hire, train, and supervise 30 to 40 tutors for content
areas and the following specialized areas: Targeted Tutoring,
Service for Students with Disabilities, Ability In Motion, Veterans
Services and Student Support Services.
- Assess and provide documentation for program.
- Teach academic support courses
- Participate in development of and teach courses for first-year
students which assist in the transition to college.
- Assign students and teach courses for students on academic
warning or probation (GEN 110) and for students on probation after
suspension (GEN 201).
- Coordinate Supplemental Instruction (SI)
- Recruit, hire, train, and supervise SI leaders.
- Assess and provide documentation for program.
- Provide direct support to students
- Meet students to discuss their academic needs and make
referrals to appropriate resources for assistance (Counseling,
Advising, Dean of Students, etc.).
- Perform other duties as assigned
The staff may work in all or some of the above duties
THE UNIT: The unit of
Academic Skills Center consists of a director and four staff
members. The Academic Skills Center is located within the
Student Success Center. Please visit our website at
UNIVERSITY and EAU CLAIRE
COMMUNITY: UW-Eau Claire, an
institution of approximately 11,500 students and 1,400 faculty and
staff, is consistently recognized as a top comprehensive university
in the Midwest and is widely known as a leader in
faculty-undergraduate research and study abroad. We strive for
excellence in liberal education and select graduate and
professional programs through commitment to teaching and learning
and dedication to our core values of diversity, sustainability,
leadership, and innovation. To learn more about UWEC, visit
The City of Eau Claire, situated at the confluence of the
Chippewa and Eau Claire rivers, is at the center of a metropolitan
area of approximately 100,000 people located 90 miles east of
Minneapolis/St. Paul. The area features beautiful parks and trails,
strong public schools, a vibrant arts scene and local food culture,
and abundant recreational opportunities.
Applications are submitted electronically. Please
follow instructions found on the following UW-Eau Claire Web site:
.You must create an account and login before you can apply.
If you have not yet registered, click on the "Click here to
Register" link to begin the registration process. If you are
already a registered user, input your "User Name" and "Password"
and select "Login." Click the link to the Academic
Skills Center: Learning Center Specialist position
(Job ID # 17801) and then click the "Apply Now"
button to submit your application electronically. Your
application will not be considered complete until all required
documents are attached and all required fields are completed.
Please be sure you have included the following in PDF
- Letter of application
- Curriculum vita
- Names and contact information for three references.
Please direct requests for additional information to:
To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received
by June 27, 2022. However,
screening may continue until position is filled. The university
reserves the right to contact additional references with notice
given to the candidates at an appropriate time in the process.
Employment will require a background check. Employment will also
require you and your references to answer questions regarding past
conduct related to sexual violence and sexual harassment.
The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the
identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing,
except that the identity of the successful candidate will be
released. See Wis. Stat. §. 19.36(7).
The UW-Eau Claire Police Department is dedicated to maintaining
a safe and secure environment for learning and working. Although
crime at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is limited,
the University Police want students, faculty and staff
to be aware of crime on campus and the area surrounding the campus.
The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and
Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal law that requires colleges
and universities to disclose annual information about campus
crime. Visit Campus Security and Fire
. Also visit our Campus Security Authority
UW-Eau Claire is
an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disability employer dedicated to
diversity, equity, and