Learning Assistance Specialist
Loyola Marymount University's Learning Resource Center (LRC) has an
opening for a 
Learning Assistance Specialist.  This position will provide group and
individual instruction in the field of business.  This individual will
develop, coordinate and support supplemental instruction and other
collaborative group learning programs and interact and collaborate with
department administrators/faculty throughout LMU in order to ensure
quality management of these programs.

Develop new programs which encourage various academic competencies among
LMU students; and assist with database management and/or evaluation of
various academic support programs.   The individual will provide group
and individual instruction in study and learning skills areas.  Recruit,
train, evaluate, and on occasion discharge graduate and undergraduate
students who work as supplemental instruction leaders and tutors in
various programs offered by the LRC and design instructional materials
for these programs.  

Other responsibilities include providing information technology support,
updating, revising and expanding the LRC and Disability Support Services
Office websites.

We seek candidates with an undergraduate degree or minor in business,
economics, science, mathematics, engineering or a related field.  A
Master's degree in Education, Psychology or a related area, or an
equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable
knowledge and abilities can be acquired is highly desirable.  The
candidate should also have a minimum of three years experience teaching
at the secondary or collegiate level.  Experience in a college or
university writing and/or learning center is preferred.  The candidate
must be proficient in Microsoft Excel.  

Loyola Marymount University shares in a rich intellectual heritage
fostered by the Jesuit and Marymount educational traditions and founded
on social justice and ethical values. Governed by an independent Board
of Trustees, LMU cherishes its Catholic identity while at the same time
welcoming people from diverse social, religious, and cultural
backgrounds. LMU is in Los Angeles, yet near the Pacific Ocean, offering
a dynamic cultural environment.  

We offer a comprehensive benefits package and competitive salary.
Interested candidates may apply by submitting a cover letter, resume,
undergraduate transcript (informal), a short writing sample (The writing
sample should be a short paper, memo or proposal that reflects your
ability to communicate in higher education or in the business setting.)
and salary requirements to [log in to unmask] (reference #) or fax to
310-338-7711.  EOE.

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