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COORDINATOR II (COORDINATOR OF STUDENTS WITH LEARNING DISABILITIES) -
P28Jun - 051817 - Provost/Learning Enhancement Center/Services for
Students with Learning Disabilities - (Salary commensurate with
experience) Eleven-month position (7/1 through 5/31) reporting to
Associate Director of Altshuler Learning Enhancement Center (A-LEC).
Responsible for coordinating all one-on-one and group academic
counseling of students with documented learning disabilities and
interpreting and applying diagnostic assessments.  Primary
responsibilities include, but are not limited to: advising students
regarding effective learning strategies based upon each student's
specific learning characteristics and diagnostic assessments;
instructing students in study skills and learning strategies through
workshops, individual counseling sessions, and classes; consulting with
faculty on student- and course-specific interventions and support
services; maintaining for each student confidential files containing
assessment data, case notes, and individualized educational plans; and
monitoring student progress, modifying services and accommodations as
appropriate.  Also serving as the A-LEC's primary liaison with various
offices and programs that work with these students before they
matriculate and after they enroll; working with the Associate Director
for Tutorial Services to select, train, supervise, and evaluate the
content-area tutors designated to work with LD students. Candidates must
have a Masters degree in Psychology, Counseling, Learning Disabilities,
Educational Psychology, Counseling Psychology, Rehabilitation Counseling
or Special Education, including graduate level study related to working
with college level population.  Preference given to candidates with
experience working with students diagnosed with learning disabilities
and/or attention deficit disorders at either the post-secondary or
secondary level. Must have a thorough knowledge of Section 504 of the
National Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities
Act (ADA) of 1990 Candidates must demonstrate strong oral, written and
interpersonal communication skills appropriate to interaction with
students, faculty, staff and parents.  Also, must possess strong
organizational and problem-solving skills.  Some familiarity with
adapting information technology to the needs of the learning disabled
population is desired. To apply, send cover letter, resume, academic
transcripts, and three letters of recommendation postmarked by July 20,
2001 to:

Search Committee,
Job 051817,
SMU,
PO Box 750232,
Dallas TX  75275-0232.

For full job description please see
http://www.smu.edu/~alec/ldposition.html

SMU offers a comprehensive benefits package including retirement plan
with immediate vesting and tuition benefits for employees and their
families.

SMU is an AA/EOE/Title IX Employer.