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Whittier College invites applications for  the Director of Learning Support
Services.   The Director is responsible to develop and provide comprehensive
academic support services which serve the diverse needs of Whittier's 1300
undergraduate students, including students with disabilities.   Specifically,
the Director is responsible to teach "Succeeding in College" course(s);
design and conduct study and life skills workshops; coordinate peer tutoring
services; manage the basic skills lab offering computer-assisted tutorials in
math and english; and provide support services which address the special needs
of students with disabilities.

Minimum Qualifications include:  Masters degree in  education, psychology,
counseling or related field.   Experience in providing academic support
services for college students,  insight into the special needs of students
with disabilities,  experience in interpretation of diagnostic tests,  strong
written and verbal communication skills, insight into the special needs of
minority students, and a commitment to the ideals of liberal arts education.

Whittier College is a selective, residential, liberal arts college that
provides an intimate environment in which 1300 students live and study with 90
distinguished faculty.  More than 40% of Whittier's undergraduates are from
underrepresented ethnic and international groups.  The College was founded in
1887 by the Society of Friends and continues to value its Quaker heritage.

Applicants should send cover letter, resume, and names and addresses of three
references to:  Director of Human Resources, Whittier College, P.O. Box 634,
Whittier, CA, 90608 on or before June 30, 1997.  Whittier College is an
Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are
particularly encouraged to apply.