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>Date: Mon, 25 Jan 1999 11:54:03 -0500
>From: Dodie Martinson <[log in to unmask]>
>Organization: Bowdoin College

> What follows is the text of our position announcement.
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>Job Posting:  Director of the Baldwin Learning and Teaching Center
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>Bowdoin College invites applications for a Director of the Baldwin Learning
>and Teaching Center. Reporting to the Dean for Academic Affairs, the
>full-time Director will create and oversee a new endowed program to
>strengthen the culture of learning at Bowdoin by assisting students in
>attaining their academic goals and faculty members in enhancing student
>learning. The Director will coordinate existing academic resources and
>offer new services--provide academic counseling, conduct workshops,
>initiate and coordinate tutoring and group study activities, train peer
>tutors and facilitators, and work with the faculty to assess and improve
>the quality of teaching.
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>Candidates should have an advanced degree in a field related to learning
>and teaching such as education, psychology, or counseling.  Candidates with
>advanced training in other disciplines and substantial experience,
>preferably at the postsecondary level, in learning assistance and/or
>faculty development will also be considered.  Further assets would be
>previous work with diverse student populations, with students with learning
>disabilities, or with students who speak English as a second language.
>Experience working with faculty or creating and developing a new program
>would be additional strengths.
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>Bowdoin College is a highly selective, four-year liberal arts college with
>1550 students located in Brunswick, Maine, two hours north of Boston and 25
>minutes from Portland.  The College is committeed to equal opportunity
>through affirmative action.  Applications from women and members of
>minority groups are encouraged.
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>Applicants should send a letter of interest that conveys their vision of a
>Learning and Teaching Center, a curriculum vitae, and the names and
>telephone numbers of three references to the Manager of Employment, Human
>Resources, 3501 College Station, Bowdoin College, Brunwick, ME 04011-8426.
>Review of candidates' materials will begin on February 22, 1999.
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>Sent by:
>Dodie Martinson
>Office of the Dean for Academic Affairs
>Bowdoin College
>5800 College Station
>Brunswick, ME  04011-8449
>(207)725-3025
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