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Part-time Counselor, Learning Services Program

Date: Jun 3, 2021

Location: Washington, DC, US, 20016

Company: American University

Position Summary

The Learning Services Program, a program for freshmen with learning disabilities, is looking for a part-time Counselor for the academic year.  The Learning Services Program Counselor provides academic counseling and disability accommodations in one-on-one weekly meetings to students with learning disabilities and possibly other disabilities.  Training and supervision will be provided. 

Minimum Qualifications Including Education

  • Master’s degree in education, counseling, or related field preferred.
  • Experience working with students with learning disabilities and ADHD and the accommodations process
  • Experience providing one-on-one academic support services

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity with the developmental issues of college students
  • Academic Counseling experience
  • Excellent organizational, verbal, and writing skills

Start Date/Expected Hours of Work

  • The position is expected to be 15 to 20 hours a week, and starts in late August.


  • $25.00/hour


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