Lecturer/Associate Lecturer, Reading/Study Center - 111b.1213
Primary responsibility: teach three to four sections of study strategy courses each seven-week period. These courses include, but are not limited to, Comprehensive Study Skills, Applied Study Skills, and Strategies for Academic Recovery. Other duties: provide individual academic skills counseling; develop and present learning strategy workshops; participate in curriculum development and program assessment; assist in the development of learning assistance programming for students of all abilities.
Master’s degree required in most instances, preferably in education, reading, adult literacy, counseling, or related field. Strong candidates with a bachelor’s degree who have credits toward a master’s in one of these fields and exhibit a combination of outstanding qualities and/or experiences may be accepted at the associate lecturer level. Teaching experience is also required with college-level or secondary experience preferred.
Experience with college-level reading and/or study skills instruction is highly preferred. Desired professional qualities include: excellent oral and written communication skills; demonstrated ability to work effectively with college students in both individual and group settings; evidence of initiative and leadership; strong organizational skills; ability and willingness to work collaboratively; commitment to serving diverse populations; strong desire for professional growth in the learning assistance field; experience with new instructional technologies.
August 19, 2013 (two weeks additional compensation for preparation); semester begins September 3, 2013.
Terms of Appointment
Screening will begin April 15, 2013 and continue until position is filled.
How to Apply
Send letter of application; resume; three current letters of recommendation; and transcripts (official or photocopy) to: Victoria Haydock, Chair, Search and Screen Committee, Reading/Study Center, College of Education and Human Services, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, 800 Algoma Blvd., Oshkosh, WI 54901-8621. Phone: 920-424-1031. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Fax: 920-424-0858.
If interested in applying for both Reading/Study Center positions, please submit two cover letters, one for each position.