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BOWDOIN COLLEGE
Brunswick, Maine 04011


Job Posting:  Director of the Baldwin Learning and Teaching Center

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.

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 an additional strength.

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.

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 professional 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.