Spalding University is seeking a Coordinator: Accessibility and Learning Equity Center to facilitate the development of reading skills and practices and to develop and manage a tutoring program. The person who fills this position will:
Assess student reading skills and develop interventions to support learning through reading comprehension
Obtain intake information from prospective and current students and maintain records of interventions and student interactions.
Teach developmental reading courses to identified students in collaboration with specific University Studies faculty and/or faculty teaching high-risk courses
Provide labs, workshops, and tailored support to develop comprehension learning strategies, including outreach to rising college students via bridge programs
Facilitate individual and small group sessions that assist students in developing general and discipline-specific critical reading skills, annotation, outlining, and close reading skills and strategies for success
Consult with faculty on instructional strategies to foster student learning through reading assignments
Train and supervise peer tutors and manage usage of any contract tutoring services and make adjustments as needed
Collaborate with faculty to embed tutors in high-risk courses and/or provide guided study groups outside of class time.
Provide resources to ESL/ELL students to continue building their reading comprehension skills.
Utilize technology tools to enhance peer support opportunities
Develop assessment plan and assessment cycle for student learning
Serve as part of a dynamic student success team.
Master’s degree or higher in Education, English, Higher Education Administration, Psychology, or similar
Experience teaching reading skills at the college level
Demonstrated history working with students of diverse racial identities and cultures
Ability to have regular contact with faculty, staff, and students on a college campus
Program development skills, including assessment.
This is a full-time position, with regular working hours scheduled Monday-Friday. Evening and weekend hours will sometimes be required. This is a campus-based position, with the possibility of some hybrid work.
About Spalding University
Nestled in the midst of Kentucky’s largest city, historic Spalding University combines a rich history and a commitment to community service as we attract students who desire a high quality education in a very personalized setting. An engaged faculty serves nearly 2500 students at the bachelors’, masters and doctoral levels, providing quality, real-world learning in liberal and professional studies. Faculty, staff and students are united by the institutional mission: Spalding University is a diverse community of learners dedicated to meeting the needs of the times in the tradition of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth through quality undergraduate and graduate liberal and professional studies, grounded in spiritual values, with emphasis on service and the promotion of peace and justice. With a focus on community service and leadership, Spalding offers all students a mission-driven connection to community and comprehensive learning resources while striking a distinctive balance serving the educational needs of both the traditional student and the working adult. In addition, our unique 6-week session delivery format affords students needed scheduling flexibility amidst other life resp...onsibilities. Spalding University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University complies with all federal, state and local equal employment opportunity laws. It is the University’s policy not to discriminate against any individual or group of individuals and to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons regardless of race, color, national origin, age, disability, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, military status, veteran status or other protected status. All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment drug screening as well as a criminal background check.
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