Learning Specialist (Two positions)

Notre Dame, Indiana, United States

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Job description

The University of Notre Dame (ND.jobs) is accepting applications for a Learning Specialist (Two positions).

Applications will be accepted until 6/5/2018.

The Learning Specialist will provide intensive academic support to an assigned group of identified student-athletes, some of whom have diagnosed learning disabilities. The Learning Specialist will provide support to a caseload of students from various sports. The Learning Specialist works with students one-on-one and in small groups and assists with skill development by teaching study skills and promoting engagement within the content areas of the student’s courses. The Learning Specialist will assess and evaluate the student’s academic needs to determine the necessity for additional academic support. The individual will communicate regularly on the progress of the students to academic support staff. Additionally, the Learning Specialist will be asked to perform other duties as assigned by the Director or Associate Director(s) of Academic Services. The Learning Specialist must be willing to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends.

  • Oversees and provides necessary support to student-athletes, such as coordinating academic resources, study hall, exam preparation, critical reading, time management, organization skills, etc. Identifies individual student needs and promotes continued refinement of study skills, such as critical reading, test taking and note taking.
  • Oversees mentoring program, including selection and placement, training, and performance evaluation of student mentors.
  • Works with Disability Services Director to coordinate engagement with appropriate academic accommodations for student-athletes with documented disabilities. Track student-athlete’s follow through/ongoing use of accommodations.

Minimum Qualifications:
Masters degree and experience working with under prepared students in a College/University setting.

Preferred Qualifications:

The University of Notre Dame, founded in 1842 by Rev. Edward F. Sorin, C.S.C., of the Congregation of Holy Cross, is an independent, national Catholic university located in Notre Dame, Ind. For the fifth consecutive year, the University of Notre Dame has received Honor Roll distinctions as one of the top 10 higher education workplaces in the country in the Chronicle of Higher Education’s annual “Great Colleges to Work For” survey…and we are proud of it!

The University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and others that will enhance our community. Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).

How to apply

Please apply online at http://ND.jobs to Job # S18433. For additional information about working at the University of Notre Dame and various benefits available to employees, please visit http://hr.nd.edu/why-nd. The University of Notre Dame supports the needs of dual career couples and has a Dual Career Assistance Program in place to assist relocating spouses and significant others with their job search.

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