Assistant Director of Academic and Learning Resources

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Founded in 1848, Rhodes College is a highly selective, private, residential, undergraduate college, located in Memphis, Tennessee. We aspire to graduate students with a lifelong passion for learning, a compassion for others, and the ability to translate academic study and personal concern into effective leadership and action in their communities and the world. We encourage applications from candidates interested in helping us achieve this vision.Rhodes College seeks an Assistant Director of Academic and Learning Resources to provide assistance for services and activities related to enhancing student learning and academic performance. Provides educational counseling to individuals and small groups of students in the development of critical-thinking skills, study skills, time management, note-taking, and test-taking skills in order to promote positive academic results. Tracks student performance and evaluates whether interventions are resulting in improvement on an individual and group level. Serves on the Academic Resource Team to help design and implement academic support plans for students. Supports academic intervention programs and provides individualized outreach to students who are identified at-risk, connects students to relevant campus resources, monitors and tracks student progress, and maintains communication with faculty and staff in support of students. Serves as an intake person and case manager for students with Learning Disabilities and/or ADHD. Reviews accommodation requests and supporting documentation, coordinates approved accommodations, and meets with continuing students to make necessary adjustments. Makes appropriate referrals to campus and community resources. Assists with data management for Student Accessibility Services. Addresses challenges that develop when learning issues and/or disabilities are compounded by other developmental and educational factors, including those experienced by international students, student athletes, and students diagnosed with co-morbid psychological disorders, as well as students who are otherwise at-risk. The position requires working some evening and weekend hours.

 

Bachelor's degree required; Master's degree in Psychology, Education, Counseling, Student Development, College Student Personnel or related field preferred. Minimum three to five years' of professional experience in the development and/or delivery of academic support, counseling or advising programs in higher education. Experience in applying best practices programmatically. Experience in interpreting/communicating academic policies. Ability to work effectively with students and their families, faculty, and staff. Must exhibit professionalism and diplomacy in working effectively with diverse constituencies. Demonstrated ability to organize numerous projects requiring attention to detail and consistently meet deadlines. Strong organizational and technology skills required. Excellent written and oral communication skills required. Proficiency in Microsoft Office required. Rhodes College offers an excellent benefits package and a great working environment. To apply online, please visit http://jobs.rhodes.edu.We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workforce.



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