The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), an NCAA Division I institution, is seeking a Learning Specialist. Position will coordinate all aspects of the athletic academic mentoring program, assess student-athletes' academic abilities, and ensure successful matriculation through the university course of study by developing and administering comprehensive plans to assist and accommodate student-athletes who are gifted learners or those who exhibit learning difficulties/disabilities. Individual will maintain confidential files for student-athlete diagnostic testing and academic performance. Individual will adhere to all institution, conference and National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) rules and regulations and report all known NCAA violations in accordance with institutional, conference and NCAA policies and guidelines.
Bachelor's degree in Education, Psychology, Sociology or a related field and two (2) years of related experience required. Work experience may NOT substitute for education requirement.
Attention to detail, leader, written verbal communication skills.
Known for its innovative and interdisciplinary approach to education at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, the University of Alabama at Birmingham is an internationally renowned research university and academic medical center and the state of Alabama’s largest single employer, with an economic impact exceeding $7 billion annually on the state.