Learning Specialist

Location
Pennsylvania, United States
Posted
16 Nov 2020
End of advertisement period
16 Jan 2021
Ref
JR00026319
Contract Type
Temporary
Hours
Part Time

University Overview

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

Job Description Summary

Temporary Part-Time Position

The Learning Specialist will provide assessment and instruction professionally, efficiently, and empathetically in academic reading, writing, studying, time management, and organizational skills for individual undergraduate, graduate, and professional students through regular appointments and drop-in sessions when needed.

Job Description

TEMPORARY PART-TIME POSITION (through 6/30/2021)

Provide assessment and instruction professionally, efficiently, and empathetically in academic reading, writing, studying, time management, and organizational skills for individual undergraduate, graduate, and professional students through regular appointments and drop-in sessions when needed. 

Maintain accurate and timely records of all interactions with students, following standard office procedures.

Plan, facilitate, and evaluate workshops for undergraduate, graduate, and professional groups of students on a variety of academic reading, writing, studying and time management topics. These may be topics within a specific series of workshops or special requests by faculty, staff, or students.

Create handouts and other materials for individual instruction, independent learning, and group workshops.

Participate in staff meetings and staff development programs. Meet with professional staff of other offices for program planning and evaluation.

Work on various projects related to improving services and programs and advancing the mission of the Weingarten Learning Resources Center.

M.S., Education or related field is desirable

***Please note - this is a temporary part-time position.***

Job Location - City, State

Department / School

Student Services

Pay Range

Affirmative Action Statement 

Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

Special Requirements 

Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

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