Job Positions

Learning Specialist

Categories: Northeast Region 1

Department:


Center for Advising and Achievement

Institution:

Green Mountain College

Date Posted:

07/11/2017

Close Date:

08/01/2017
 

Position Description

Green Mountain College, a small environmental liberal arts college located in the Lakes Region of Vermont, is hiring a Learning Specialist. The Learning Specialist is responsible for leadership and daily operations of the Calhoun Learning Center. The Learning Specialist designs, delivers, and evaluates a variety of academic assistance and student success programs for those who are learning differenced or at academic risk; and provides support opportunities for the entire student body.

Duties

● Ensure that students with learning accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 andSection 504 of the 1973 Rehabilitation Act are given reasonable services

● Manage a caseload of students who have active accommodation plans; assist them in organizing their academicprogram of study

● Plan and participate in a variety of learning workshops presented by the Learning Center to include academicassistance and student success programs for learning differenced, at-risk, and students in general

● Implement probation and conditional admissions programs

● Meet with prospective students and parents to discuss services available from the Learning Center

● Inform faculty and staff as to legal implications and expectations of the Americans with Disabilities Act,Section 504

● Serve on Learning Center committees and other College committees as needed

● Work evenings and weekends as necessary

● Active participation in new student orientation, open house and admitted student days

● Interprets Learning Center policies in the absence of the Director

● Support first year experience programming

Application Process

Submit a resume, cover letter, and three references to employment@greenmtn.edu

Institution Information

http://www.greenmtn.edu/

Additional Information

 

Contact Information

8022872180

Qualifications:

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in education or related field required, teaching experience a plus

Demonstrated working knowledge of state and federal regulations pertaining to students with learning differences(e.g. ADA and Section 504)

Working familiarity with IEPs, psycho-educational evaluations and other medical evaluations

Preferred Qualifications

Ability to plan and implement a variety of workshops and programs

Ability to advocate for the student population in general, and those with learning differences especially

Demonstrated excellence in communication and leadership skills

Ability to work cooperatively as part of a management team within the Learning Center primarily and with theLibrary and IT Services staff secondarily.

Adept at working with a diverse clientele with an ability to cultivate and maintain collegial working relationshipsacross the campus.

Strong computer skills

Experience in using personal computers and related software.