The University of Texas at Austin, Intercollegiate Athletics
Location: Austin, Texas
Salary: $50,000+ depending on quals
4 Year Degree
Internal Number: R_00027134
Purpose: To serve as a Football Learning Specialist in Intercollegiate Athletics Student Services at the University of Texas at Austin.
Responsibilities - Designs and implements individualized academic support and structured study plans for assigned Football student-athletes. - Provides instruction in areas of academic skill and strategy weakness, including reading comprehension, note taking, test taking, time management, study skills, concentration, memory, motivation, faculty interaction, classroom engagement, and other learning strategies. - Communicates frequently, effectively, and consistently with key Student Services staff (e.g., Academic Coordinators, Assistant Director of Learning Services, Associate Athletics Director for Student Services, and Director, Football Academic Services) regarding both general and specific aspects of student-athlete academic progress, including concerns and recommendations. - Maintains comprehensive and confidential records. - Works as a positive contributor to a team of professionals who are dedicated to the academic experience of student-athletes. - Maintains compliance with University, NCAA, and FERPA regulations at all times, including upholding the highest standards of academic integrity. - Other related functions as assigned within the Learning Services program or by the Director, Football Academic Services. - Consistently exemplify the core values (Diversity, Integrity, Accountability, Loyalty, Excellence, Creativity, Teamwork) and quality standards (Safety, Texas Hospitality, Teamwork, Efficiency) of Texas Athletics. Always act ethically. Proactively seek guidance when unsure or unclear of a law, rule or policy applicable to you or your department/sport program. Actively participate in assigned education and training programs. Comply with all laws, policies, rules and regulations set forth by the Board of Regents of The University of Texas System, The University of Texas at Austin, NCAA, Big 12, or other governing body, including state and federal laws. Annually obtain prior written approval and report all outside activities and outside income. Report knowledge of, or reasonable cause to believe, violation(s) of state or federal laws, policies, rules, or regulations of the University, Big 12 Conference, or NCAA to IA ARMCS or IA HR. Fully cooperate with any investigation by providing complete and accurate information when requested to do so by Texas Athletics and/or the NCAA and do not influence others in any way during an investigation. In compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and Texas Education Code Sec. 51.252, this position may be a Non-Confidential Employee as defined by University policies on Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, Sexual Assault, Interpersonal Violence and Stalking. As a Non-Confidential Employee, individuals employed in this position will report incidents of such prohibited conduct to the University’s Title IX Coordinator or Deputy Title IX Coordinator as required by applicable law or University policy. An employee who does not report an incident or who makes a false report is subject to termination and may be charged with a criminal offense (Class A or Class B misdemeanor). For more information about employee responsibilities under Title IX, including information about confidential employee reporting exceptions, please visit the Title IX website at http://titleix.utexas.edu.
Master's degree in education, psychology, sociology, sport management, or related field. Demonstrated knowledge in the areas of learning assessment, learning strategies instruction, motivation enhancement, and study skills development techniques. Demonstrated knowledge of education-impacting disabilities and evidence-based intervention strategies. Demonstrated ability to effectively interact with individuals from diverse social, cultural, economic, and educational backgrounds. Current knowledge of federal and state laws pertaining to higher education and disability rights. Relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate. Relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.
About The University of Texas at Austin, Intercollegiate Athletics
Intercollegiate Athletics creates an environment that is stimulating and rewarding. In Athletics, we believe our success cannot be done without the drive and devotion of our staff, student athletes and volunteers. We strive for excellence and accomplish it with you!
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