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The Academic Support Center at American University, Washington, DC, is
seeking applications for two staff positions. The Academic Support Center,
in the Office of Campus Life, serves all students at the university and is
staffed with learning specialists/counselors, administrative staff, and
part-time assistants in a supportive and colleagial environment.
Information about the center is available at www.american.edu/asc.  Please
send resume and cover letter to [log in to unmask] and [log in to unmask]
 American University is an EEO/AA university.

Coordinator, Learning Services Program for Freshmen with Learning
Disabilities. This mainstream transition program serves 15-20 entering
freshmen with documented learning disabilities.  Responsibilities include:
provision of academic and disability support to students in the program,
collaboration with faculty and staff, consultation to current and
prospective families and high school counselors, coordination with the
Office of Admissions on recruitment and selection of students, programming
for students, budget oversight, and data management.  The coordinator also
assists with related LD services in the Academic Support Center. Masters
degree in special education or related field. Three to five years
experience in learning disabilities/Attention Deficit Disorder at the
postsecondary level and experience with ADA/504 compliance.  Familiarity
with psychoeducational testing and learning disability/ADHD evaluations
essential.  Knowledge of development issues for college freshmen, as well
as recruitment, transition, and retention factors required.  Strong
counseling and communication skills needed.  Start date Aug. 1-22.  Salary
$40-45,000.

Tutoring Services and Supplemental Instruction Coordinator.  The
coordinator is a part-time professional working an average of 25 hours a
week during 9 months, September through May.  The coordinator manages the
Supplemental Instruction program, providing leadership and supervision for
approximately 17 student leaders a semester.  In addition, the coordinator
oversees the administrataion of individual peer tutor referrals and other
tutoring opportunities offered through the center. A part-time graduate
student assists in program delivery and data management.  Candidates must
be able to recruit and select effective SI leaders and tutors, provide
on-going training and supervision, and assess and report on program
effectiveness.  Collaboration with colleagues, students, faculty,
facilities staff, and administrators is essential.  Master's degree and
three years experience in academic support services at the postsecondary
level required, preferably with Supplemental Instruction and tutoring
programs.  Position starts in late August with opportunity for training
during the summer.  Salary is $25 per hour.

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