Towson University – MD - Learning Support Centers in Higher

Learning Specialist
Towson University, MD
Academic Achievement Center (AAC)
The Academic Achievement Center (AAC) at Towson University is accepting
applications for a Learning Specialist to develop, supervise, and conduct the AAC's
initiatives that integrate learning, tutoring, and study skills instruction with academic
course instruction for the majority of undergraduate disciplines and College Reading
and Learning Association (CRLA) certified tutor training.
Develop, research, coordinate, and facilitate student academic success and skills
workshops held throughout the academic year on TU's campus; develop, research,
coordinate, and facilitate all annual tutor trainings as well as additional tutor trainings;
assist Director in selecting appropriate diagnostic instruments for students; diagnose
strengths, weaknesses, and potential programs; prescribe learning materials,
techniques, and environments for improvement in personal learning skills and provide
academic coaching; coordinate AAC activities that enhance students' academic and
study skills development; serve as a learning skills consultant to the campus and
community; research and develop instructional methods to best support under-prepared
students to include technology based resources and team based learning; and hire, train
and supervise graduate assistants. Develop, implement, and track CRLA tutor training
through our certified training program. Promote services and special events,
collaborating with other campus offices for programming. Maintain the AAC’s social
media presence.
Bachelor's degree and two years of experience in higher education administration,
college-level teaching, knowledge of CRLA certification, and social media
experience. The selected candidate must also be proficient in Microsoft Office and
have excellent organizational, interpersonal, and public speaking skills. Experience
with Blackboard or other online course management system preferred. A Criminal
Background Investigation is required for the hired candidate and the results may
impact employment.
Competitive salary and full university benefits that include excellent health, life
insurance, and retirement plans; tuition remission; and 22 days of annual leave, 14
holidays, personal and sick days. The position is contingent on funds being available at
the time of hire.
Posted in LSCHE June/2014