Part-Time Temporary Learning Specialist - Learning/Access Center
October 13, 2018
Brooklyn, New York
The part-time Learning Specialist works one-on-one directly with students enrolled for a disability at the Learning/ Access Center, at either the undergraduate or graduate level. Student meetings can involve time-management, learning strategies, study skills, problem-solving to minimize the impact of a disability in an academic setting, assistance with communication and advocacy with professors, and consultation with other L/AC staff and associated professionals (both at Pratt Health and Counseling and with outside providers).
Regular attendance at staff meetings and consultation meetings required; otherwise, schedule can be flexible. 20-25 hours/week during the academic term.
Education: Master's Degree in Counseling, Special Education, Rehabilitation, Social Work or related field.
Qualifications/Experience Three or more years experience working directly with students with disabilities in an academic setting, preferably at the post-secondary level. Experience supporting students with mental health conditions preferred.
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Internal Number: 104847196
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