Monday, March 18, 2013

Learning Specialist - Salisbury University

Salisbury University is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Learning Specialist, for the grant funded TRiO ACHiEVE program.

Primary Job Duties: The learning specialist is responsible for implementing student success and retention strategies for program participants; and advises, mentors and support all participants based upon individual student need; Provide one on one tutoring for students regarding basic and remedial skills in mathematics and the sciences. The learning specialist is responsible for overseeing the tutoring services provided by the program, including recruitment, hiring and supervision of tutors; manages the tutorial database and maintains student and tutor files and coordinates tutor scheduling. Responsible for maintaining accurate student records of program services according to university policies and federal regulations.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology, Physics or related field required where college students have academic needs. Master's Degree preferred.

Required Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Two to three years of work experience in an educational setting providing individualized, small group, and drop-in tutoring to at-risk college students, primarily in science and math. Experience mentoring and modeling learning strategies/active learning techniques/information processing. Excellent written and oral communication skills; Demonstrated ability to successfully work with the target population; personal background overcoming barriers similar to those of the students served by the program.

This is a full-time 10-month, exempt contingent grant-funded position with a limited benefits package. Annual renewal of the position is contingent on funding. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Anticipated start date for this position is July 1, 2013.

Applications will be accepted via Salisbury University's Online Employment Application System. Please visit our website to apply online. See the FAQs of the Online Employment Application System for more information and instructions.

To be considered an applicant, you must apply online and submit all of the following: A cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of at least three (3) professional references. All documents that you wish to provide must be attached to your application in the Online Employment Application System. Please do not send any documents via E-mail.

Applications received by April 7, 2013 will be given first consideration. The position will remain open until filled.