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To be successful in this position, you will bring 

  • A Bachelor’s degree and three years of relevant experience in learner variability as part of a hospital case management program, clinic for neurodiverse individuals or school learning support program  
  • Excellent awareness of how people learn through cognitive behavioral science and neuroscience  
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills  
  • Excellent ability to implement appropriate and individualized strategies to students, based on their learner profiles.  
  • Superb organizational and attention to detail  
  • A dedication to ongoing professional development in the areas of cognition and learning  
  • A large repertoire of ways to support individuals who are neurodiverse beyond standard learning strategies, study skills and coaching techniques  
  • Exceptional student service and experience preparing students for school to work transitions  

In addition, our preferred requirements include: 

  • Master’s Degree in Learning Sciences, Special Education, Instructional Technology Certificate in Educational Therapy  
  • Mild-Moderate Credential 
  • Experience teaching young adults or college students how to use assistive technology  
  • Experience working 1-1 with college students who are neurodiverse and demonstrate learner variability   
  • General awareness of Universal Design for Learning to foster expert learning across a variety of academic domains.   

* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodations to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job.  

WORKING CONDITIONS:  Some work may be required on weekends and evenings. 

How to Apply:  

Please write a cover letter that highlights your interest in the position for further consideration. 

 

Why Stanford is for You  

Imagine a world without search engines or social platforms. Consider lives saved through first-ever organ transplants and research to cure illnesses. Stanford University has revolutionized the way we live and enrich the world. Supporting this mission is our diverse and dedicated 17,000 staff. We seek talent driven to impact the future of our legacy. Our culture and unique perks empower you with: 

  • Freedom to grow. We offer career development programs, tuition reimbursement, or audit a course. Join a TedTalk, film screening, or listen to a renowned author or global leader speak.  
  • A caring culture. We provide superb retirement plans, generous time-off, and family care resources. 
  • A healthier you. Climb our rock wall, or choose from hundreds of health or fitness classes at our world-class exercise facilities. We also provide excellent health care benefits. 
  • Discovery and fun. Stroll through historic sculptures, trails, and museums.   
  • Enviable resources. Enjoy free commuter programs, ridesharing incentives, discounts and more! 

 

The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned. 

 

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

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