Sr Individualized Learning Specialist/Academic Coordinator
Location: Oxford, Ohio
Internal Number: 501300
Job Summary: Under the supervision of the Director of Student-Athlete Academic Support Services, this position serves as the senior Individualized Learning Specialist and leads the day-to-day implementation of the learning services program within the SAASS unit.
Duties/Physical Demands: • Oversees the individualized learning services program o Works with academic coordinators to identify at-risk student-athletes and recommends appropriate support services o Assesses various academic support needs within the student-athlete body and assigns/schedules resources as necessary o Trains and supports part-time individualized learning specialists • Serves as senior individualized learning specialist o Provides one-on-one support to a caseload of at-risk student-athletes and supports them in pursuing their academic goals o Works closely with student-athletes and the Miller Center for Student Disability Services to identify learning disabilities o Designs and implements strategic instructional plans for student-athletes under-prepared for college o Assists with time management and academic skill building, partnering with academic coordinators and tutors, to provide a holistic approach to academic support and engagement o Engages in small groups and in individual meetings with implantation of academic plans o Develops and implements learning interventions and study strategies in the areas of time management, critical thinking, reading, and writing, taking notes, test taking, etc. o Develops and maintains file resources related to study skills and learning strategies • Serves as academic coordinator for assigned sports o Monitors progress in all courses and track degree-completion status o Provides regular, timely and detailed updates of student-athlete academic status to coaches and administrators o Works closely with compliance office in projecting and monitoring NCAA academic eligibility for all assigned student-athletes o Meets with recruits for assigned sports, as requested • Other relevant expectations o Ability to execute in a fast-paced environment while independently representing both the University and Athletics o Understands and operates under SASSS best practices to ensure academic integrity, transparent communication and student-athlete success o A flexible schedule, including working evenings and weekends is required o Supports Director as needed with special projects and other duties as assigned o Abides by all FERPA rules, NCAA and MAC rules and Miami University policies and procedures.
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• Bachelor’s degree • Minimum of one-year experience in learning services • Willingness to work evenings and weekends
• Master’s Degree • Three years of learning services experience in the collegiate setting • Experience training and leading learning services staff (e.g., tutors, mentors, learning specialists) • Academic advising experience
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Ability to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds and promote an inclusive work environment Excellent communication skills, both oral and written Organizational skills with the ability to multi-task Ability to work evenings and weekends
Affiliation: Public university of OhioPhilosophy: Miami is a residential university with a focus on teaching undergraduates. A liberal education core complements the more specialized studies of the majors.Established: 1809; named for the Miami Indian Tribe that inhabited the area now known as the Miami Valley Region of OhioLocations: Main campus in Oxford, Ohio (35 miles north of Cincinnati); regional locations in Hamilton, Middletown, and West Chester, Ohio; European Center in LuxembourgEnrollment: 14,872 undergraduates and 2,395 graduate students on the Oxford campus; 3,680 undergraduates on the Hamilton campus; 2,271 undergraduates on the Middletown campus; 205 graduate students at the Voice of America Learning Center (based on Fall 2010 enrollment)
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