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The Amistad Murals consists of three panels: The Revolt, The Court Scene, and Back to Africa. They are housed in Savery Library and are known as one of artist Hale Aspacio Woodruff’s best known works.

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Educational Specialist

Department Student Support Services
Salary D.O.E.
City/State Talladega/AL
Education Masters
Type Staff
Experience 1 - 3 Years
Category Staff
Relocation No
Salary D.O.E.
Contact Email brhoden@talladega.edu
Contact Name Talladega College Office of Human Resources
Relocation No

JOB DESCRIPTION: The Project Educational Specialist reports directly to the Project Director and is responsible for coordination of Basic Skills Faculty and Mentors.

Coordinate, plan, and implement the Basic Skills and Mentor programs.
Participate in the selection process of Student Support Services eligible students to participate in the Student Support Services project.
Works with Basic Skills Faculty to enhance participants’ academic and study skills.
Conducts individual and small group advisement sessions to address personal, academic, and career concerns.
Coordinates with personnel to identify Student Support Services eligible students.
Coordinates the annual award banquet and the Faculty Mentor Program.
Coordinates the Mentor Program including the acquisition of items necessary for the academic incentives.
Coordinate all aspects of the mentoring program including hiring, training, workshops, and maintenance of mentor records as applicable to the Student Support Services participants.
Participate in state, regional, and national TRIO, Student Support Services conferences and meetings as necessary.
Participate in college committees as requested.
Other duties as assigned.
Master’s degree in Education, Administration, Counselor Education or a related field is preferred.
Experience and success in delivery of direct intervention services to students with low income, first generation, and students with disabilities required; in higher education preferred.
Demonstrated ability to work with diverse population of college students including low income, first generation and students with disabilities required; in higher education referred.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a broad range of college and community members.
Ability to work with a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends as required.
Excellent organizational and communication skills.
Persons with background similar to the target population.

APPLICATION PROCESS: All qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, Talladega College application, transcripts and at least three professional references to Talladega College, Human Resources, 627 W. Battle Street, Talladega, AL 35160. You may also fax credentials to 256-761-6450 or email brhoden@talladega.edu.



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The history of Talladega College began on November 20, 1865, when two former slaves William Savery and Thomas Tarrant, both of Talladega, met in convention with a group of new freedmen in Mobile, Alabama.

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