Tri-County Technical College's Learning Commons is searching for a Learning Strategist. The Learning Commons is a student-centered environment for engaged, experiential learning. The Learning Strategist should be a passionate individual to join our proactive academic support team. The Learning Strategist contributes to an environment of innovation and is critical in ensuring students maximize their academic performance and reach their educational goals.
The Learning Strategist is responsible for the co-curricular integration of effective learning strategies that promote academic improvement. The successful candidate will deliver instruction that includes, but is not limited to, effective study habits, time management, note-taking, and test preparation. If you are passionate about shaping the future of our students by supporting the acquisition of knowledge in content areas, development and application of life-long skills, and preparation for success in the 21st century, this may be the role for you!
Job Duties Include:
Academic Coaching: Work directly with students with a broad range of abilities in support of their learning needs and academic outcomes. Facilitate and deliver group workshops, seminars, classes, and individual consultation sessions to improve academic skills and learning strategies that include, but are not limited to note taking and test taking strategies, time management, organization skills, technology proficiency, and writing ability.
Instructional Planning: Synthesize adult learning principles and apply instructional planning methods to build innovative, consumable and engaging co-curricular learning experiences. Develop training materials that best fit the needs of the audience and content (includes online, classroom, virtual instructor-led training and blended learning) and ensure its quality and impact. Write promotional text and plan marketing and advertising initiatives for programs and services offered.
Resource and Program Assessment: Identify targeted learning outcomes with clear measures. Devise modes of assessment to measure the effectiveness of the instruction and programmatic outcomes. Assess and revise training materials based on assessment data.
Cross-functional Relationships: Collaborate on a regular basis with teammates and colleagues. Create supportive learning environments by sharing knowledge and training others to assist in the delivery of academic coaching consultations and managing deliverables in order to meet Learning Commons program objectives.
Professional Development: Keep up to date with new developments in teaching methods, educational psychology, adult learning theories and research and assessment approaches to cognition and learning methods.
Masters Degree; or a Bachelor's Degree and two years' experience in student services programs.
Tri-County Technical College’s mission is to serve the communities within Anderson, Oconee, and Pickens counties. The College is also part of a state-wide system of sixteen technical colleges. We enroll 6,000 – 7,000 students each year in more than 70 major fields of study, including engineering technology, industrial technology, business, computer and information technology, public service, human services, healthcare, and university transfer programs. Developmental courses are offered for those who need to brush up on basic academic skills. The Continuing Education Division also offers personal and professional development non-credit classes in technical, business, healthcare, and personal interest areas to more than 10,000 community members each year. The main campus is located in historic Pendleton, South Carolina. The College also has four community campuses in Anderson, Easley, Oconee, and the Industrial Technologies Center in Sandy Springs. The Upstate of South Carolina is home to more than 200 international companies, the I-85 corridor, and a vibrant quality of life. It's easy to see why the Upstate is one of the fastest growing regions in the nation. The College is nestled ...in the foothills of the scenic Blue Ridge Mountains, surrounded by the many opportunities afforded by Lake Hartwell, and within two hours of Atlanta, GA and Charlotte, NC. South Carolina's coastal towns and beaches are approximately three and a half to four hours away.