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Reading Literacy Specialist, Sr

New Mexico State University at Grants
Job Location:
Grants, 87020
Adult and Continuing Education Programs

New Mexico State University Grants, (located in Cibola County in Northwest New Mexico) has an opening for Reading Literacy Specialist, Sr. Level 5, (40 hours per week, Monday – Friday 8-5) Salary range $42,269-$52,836. Required Experience: Three (3)-years related experience Required Education: Bachelor’s degree in a related field. No Equivalency.

This position is an integral function in support of the College’s mission and focus on student success, academic persistence, increasing student retention and degree and course completion. Responsibilities include working with project faculty, the Instructional Designer, and Institutional Researcher to revamp reading assignments in courses for enhanced comprehension and embedded assessment functionality. This position will also work with the Case Manager to develop, coordinate, and implement reading intervention plans for students with risk factors identified during the onboarding process. This position is responsible for developing and delivering related training to staff and faculty, as well as developing a new developmental course CCDS 119 – College Reading and Writing. In addition, this position will staff the Writing Center, host literacy workshops, intervention programming, and aid students with any literacy needs.

  • One or more years’ experience working with students with reading and writing difficulties.
  • Work experience with both diverse and under-served populations.
  • Experience with formal and informal reading and writing assessments.
  • Demonstrated ability to teach reading and writing, and experience with developing workshops, support interventions, and other success pathways.
  • Experience designing, planning, developing programs and measuring outcomes for an academic setting
  • Collaborative, organized, and detail oriented
  • Strong communication skills

Submission of application is fully online at:

Deadline for Application: March 1, 2024 at 11:59 p.m. For information about the online application process contact Janie Gutierrez, NMSU Grants, (505) 287-6625,

Position is contingent upon external funding

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