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Under the supervisor of Gossett Student-Athlete Center's Learning Support Services, the Assistant Learning Specialist will be responsible for providing comprehensive educational support to a designated caseload of at-risk student-athletes through learning strategy enhancement and academic skill development.
Primary Job Duties:
- Conduct daily learning support sessions with a designated caseload of at-risk students to help develop academic skills including time management, reading comprehension, study skills, writing, etc.
- Monitor the academic progress of assigned student-athletes on a day-to-day basis in collaboration with the Athletic Academic Counselor and Learning Specialist
- Maintain and file confidential reports and evaluations of student-athletes' academic progress
- Assist with the administration and interpretation of various academic testing and screening protocols (e.g. Incoming Student Questionnaire, Nelson-Denny, LASSI).
- Assist in the referral process of student-athletes to the Maryland Office of Disability Services and assist with the process of obtaining and utilizing accommodations
- Responsible for assisting in the day-to-day operation of objective-based study hall including, but not limited to, oversight of evening/weekend study hall and tutorial services
- Attend and participate in Athletics All-Team and GSAC team meetings
- Participate in regularly scheduled trainings relevant to specific Learning Specialist and Athletic Academic Counselor responsibilities
- Adhere to the Family Educational Rights to Privacy Act (FERPA)
Other Essential Functions:
- Must have strong interpersonal skills, attention to detail (specifically google suite, microsoft office & various university systems)
- Ability to set appropriate professional boundaries and serve as a professional supervisor, monitor and leader of a diverse student-athlete population during study hall and meetings/trainings
- Maintain a high level of cultural awareness and competency
- Must be willing to work a flexible schedule, including early mornings, evenings and some weekends
- Maintain academic integrity at all times
- Ability to communicate effectively, professionally and accurately (oral and written)
- Bachelor's degree required; Master's degree preferred
- Experience working with at-risk student-athlete populations within an academic setting
- Ability to work independently in a fast paced environment
- Desire to obtain full-time employment in the student-athlete academic support industry
- Ability to articulate an understanding of the needs of academically at-risk student-athletes
- Preference will be given to individuals who have completed a graduate assistantship position in an Athletic Academic Services department
To Apply: Upload (1) cover letter, (2) resume, and (3) names and contact information of at least three references to: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfFL8mzk2d7TlKP4iO05xKH7fc7hAXF7FD-fTSBAi8wCk2tgg/viewform?usp=sf_link.
Compensation: $18/HR (approx 35 hours per week)
Duration: July 1, 2023 - June 30, 2024 (one year)
Best Consideration Date: April 10, 2023
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.