English Learning Specialist (Title III Funded)
Savannah State University seeks applications for English Learning Specialist. This position works with students enrolled in all academic programs at Savannah State University; provides service to faculty and program coordinators to facilitate academic support programming and cognitive skills development in writing and writing development; works one-on-one with struggling and at-risk students to build individualized learning plans and strategies in writing. Holds workshops and training for peer writing tutors, faculty, advisors, and program directors in the most up-to-date pedagogical and differentiated methods of instruction in the areas of English, Writing Skills development, and engagement in cognitive learning skills through writing. Promotes academic success by providing students opportunities to improve their academic writing and synthesis of what they read. Helps students develop critical thinking, master learning challenges, master writing in English, and understand academic culture and expectations. May be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically delineated in this description. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Master's degree in a Humanities discipline, a social sciences discipline, or an interdisciplinary department. Doctorate degree preferred in humanities discipline, a social sciences discipline, or an interdisciplinary department. Three to five years developing and coordinating student centers or workshops in basic writing, reading, or composition instruction. Experience tutoring learners in writing and reading. Experience training faculty in the areas of writing and writing development. Supervisory and administrative experience in a college level writing center, learning or study skills center, Experience teaching academic writing, college reading, undergraduate composition or writing across the curriculum in a higher education setting. Background and/or credit check may be required.
Complete application online; https://jobs.savannahstate.edu. Submit letter of interest, CV, graduate transcripts and three letters of reference.
Review of applications will begin upon receipt and continue until the position is filled.