Lead Learning Specialist

Job Description Summary
Develop comprehensive academic coaching program to meet the needs of SLU students. Manage and further enhance Peer-Assisted Learning program designed to assist students in developing skills essential to academic success. Increase knowledge and performance of Peer-Assisted Learning coaches through College Reading and Learning Association certification. Create and administer content specific resources for CAVE Online. Other duties as assigned.
In addition to resume, please submit the following documents for review:
1. Cover Letter
2. Two Letters of Recommendation
3. Values Statement
NOTE: Additional application documents may be added during the application process in the Resume/CV section (listed below Language).
Values Statement: Please include a values statement (500 words or less) which highlights how your administrative philosophy and practices fit the Missions and Values of Saint Leo University. The University's Mission Statement and Values are available on the Saint Leo website.
Job Description
Duties and Tasks:
Under the supervision of the Associate Director of Student Learning, the Lead Learning Specialist will perform the following:
Assess and further develop the Learning Specialist position to meet the needs of all SLU students.
Create and implement Peer-Assisted Learning program.
Recruit, hire, train, schedule and evaluate PAL Coaches.
Create PAL program handbook and other training documents.
Assess PAL program and provide recommendations to Associate Director of Student Learning.
Certify the PAL program through the College Reading and Learning Association.
Create and implement learning skills resources for the CAVE Online.
Support the Associate Director of Student Learning with developing the CAVE Online.
Other duties as assigned.
A master's degree is required, at least one year of experience in higher education is preferred.
Knowledge of online learning best practices.
Knowledge of peer mentoring best practices.
Advanced written and verbal communication skills.
Experience supervising student employees.
Program creation experience.
Experience creating online content.
Ability to work with diverse student populations.
Ability to create and analyze data to improve programs and initiatives.
Ability to collaborate with university constituents

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