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Eastern Illinois University is searching for a learning disability
specialist.


Position Announcement

Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois invites applicants
for its Learning Disability Specialist position.  The Learning
Disability Specialist is a full-time, 12-month, A&P position reporting
to the Assistant Director of Disability Services.  This person is
responsible for the determination, planning, and implementation of
accommodations and support services for students with cognitive
disabilities.


Required Qualifications and Skills:

--Bachelor's degree in Special Education, School Psychology, or related
field required; Master's preferred
--Two-three years experience working with students with cognitive
disabilities 
--Strong knowledge of psycho-educational tests and reports
--Excellent written and oral communication skills
--Ability to multi-task
--Experience in providing support for students with cognitive
disabilities including reviewing disability documentation, and assigning
reasonable accommodations
--Experience working as a member of a team, including faculty members


Preferred Experience and Skills:

--Knowledge of the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of
the Rehabilitation Act
--Experience giving professional presentations or conducting trainings
--Broad range of experience working with a variety of disabilities
--Experience teaching compensatory strategies and skill sets
--Grant-writing experience
--Experience developing effective policies and procedures and new
programs related to disability services 
--Strong technology skills

Applications should be sent electronically to Dr. Karla Sanders,
Director of the Center for Academic Support and Achievement, at
[log in to unmask]  Applications should include cover letter, resume,
and a list of 5 professional references.  Please include the name of the
reference, their position, and all contact information.  Questions may
be directed to Ms. Kathryn Waggoner at 217-581-5598.  EEO

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Karla Sanders, Ph.D.
Director, Center for Academic Support & Achievement
Eastern Illinois University
600 Lincoln Ave.
Charleston, IL  61920
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tel:  217-581-6056
fax:  217-581-7100
www.eiu.edu/~casa2000; www.eiu.edu/~assess
 

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