ADHD/LD Learning Specialist

Location
Chapel Hill
Posted
Apr 14, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Type: Permanent Staff

Department: Writing and Learning Center - 302401

Appointment Type: EHRA Non-Faculty

Vacancy ID: NF0003049

Position Summary: As the ADHD/LD Learning Specialist within this unit, the position leads campus efforts to support students with ADHD/LD, directs University ADHD LD-focused programs and policies, and serves as chief consultant for faculty, staff, administrators, and parents regarding effective ADHD/LD support and strategies. This position also leads Learning Center staff education and programing around ADHD/LD issues and provides individual coaching appointments to students who voluntarily seek support, especially to those with ADHD/LD concerns.

Application Deadline: 05/29/2018

Education Requirements: Master's degree in education, counseling, psychology or related field. Ph.D. preferred.

Qualification and Experience: At least three-five years of experience in a college or university (preferably a 4-year institution) providing support to students with learning differences. Knowledge of academic coaching pedagogy, ADHD/LD testing, diagnoses, documentation, accommodations processes, and support strategies critical.

Equal Opportunity Employer: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Department Contact Name and Title: Kimberly Abels, Director, Writing and Learning Center

Department Contact Telephone Number or Email: kabels@email.unc.edu

Special Instructions for Applicants: To apply to this position, please include the names, titles, telephones numbers, and email addresses of three professional references.

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