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ACCESS Coordinator for Individualized Learning Enhancement

College/Division: Provost
Department/Office: ACCESS 

Required Skills
Master's degree in Education or related field with emphasis on reading development; Minimum of three years prior experience working in developmental reading or learning assistance with emphasis on assessment of individual college student academic and reading skills, developmental reading instruction, tutor training, and/or learning strategy workshop development; Familiarity in working with instruments for individualized assessment of student reading/study strategies and ability to develop individualized prescriptive assistance plans for students; Demonstrated experience in work with at-risk, culturally diverse populations and students with learning disabilities within the context of reading/learning development; Excellent written and oral communication skills including presenting to large groups; Experience in web design and development, powerpoint; Experience with data collection and maintenance of personal work data and communication; A commitment to improving student learning and retention through academic services; Capacity to work independently. 

Send: Letter of application, resume & 3 current letters of reference addressing position to:
Shevawn Eaton, Ph.D.
Director, ACCESS
Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, IL 60115
PH: (815)753-1141
FAX: (815)753-4115
E-Mail: [log in to unmask] 

Deadline: Preference will be given to compete applications received by December 15, 2009; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled. 


The Coordinator for Individualized Learning Enhancement is responsible for the delivery of one-on-one and group diagnostic and prescriptive meetings with students as well as workshops and training programs pertaining to student development of reading and study skills. This is a 10-month position, August through May.

Duties include: diagnostic assessment of students' reading and learning skills; individual prescriptive strategies and referrals to improve student learning coordination and provision of individual and group programs on reading and study skills; development of on-line and paper outreach materials; Working as part of the reading specialist team headed by the Assistant Director to coordinate targeted programs with targeted populations on campus.

Salary: Competitive
Start Date: January 2010 

Contact Name: Shevawn Eaton, Ph.D. 
Phone: (815) 753-0581 
E-mail: [log in to unmask] 
Fax: FAX: (815) 753-4115 



Northern Illinois University is an equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, national origin, disability, or status as a disabled or Vietnam-era veteran. The Constitution and Bylaws of Northern Illinois University afford equal treatment regardless of political views or affiliation, and sexual orientation. NIU recognizes Dual Career issues. 

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