Reading Specialist - Miami University in Hamilton Ohio

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Miami University

Hamilton, Ohio

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Provide leadership in development and implementation of comprehensive reading and study program. This is a full-time, 12 month position.


Student Services (Hamilton Campus) Office of Learning Assistance: Reading Specialist to provide leadership in development and implementation of a comprehensive reading program; teach section(s) of EDT002: College Reading II, EDT110r: Learning Strategy/College Success, ENG151: Critical Reading; coordinate curriculum and instructional development for EDT002, END110r, and ENG151; supervise, train and provide professional development for part-time instructors of reading and study skills courses; coordinate the College Readiness Program serving as the primary liaison to ABLE; design and develop paired reading workshops or courses, online courses, and/or hybrid reading and study skills courses; conduct research as it relates to the reading program and the learning assistance field; counsel and advise a variety of students including students in the college readiness program, students placing into developmental course, and/or students on academic probation or warning by developing individualized educational plans with specific objectives related to coursework and coping strategies for graduation in conjunction with other campus resources; investigate, locate, and secure grant opportunities; assist with the delivery of study skills workshops; assist with the administration, hiring, and supervision of student tutors and tutoring program; assist training peer tutors through instruction of EDT310: Methods of Tutoring Adults; document all contacts with students; prepare reports for director of learning assistance pertaining to position responsibilities and program effectiveness; perform other duties as assigned by the director of learning assistance.

Basic Qualifications

Master's degree in reading or related field; experience working with post-secondary students.

Preferred Qualifications

Previous work experience in developmental education, college teaching, and experience working with high-risk students.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applications will be accepted online only and will require a letter of interest, resume, and a list with
contact information of three references.

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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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