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Performs managerial work providing direction and guidance in setting and achieving goals and objectives; developing policies; reviewing guidelines, procedures, rules, and regulations; establishing priorities, standards, and measurement tools for determining progress in meeting goals; coordinating and evaluating program activities; and establishing and monitoring budget. May plan, assign, and supervise the work of others. Works under limited supervision with latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.
Provide consistent and frequent communication with the
Director of the Learning Assistance Program and the Director of Academic & Student Services about the progress of assigned student-athletes.
Demonstrate a culture of high academic integrity.
Provide academic support to assigned case load of student-athletes through weekly meetings; Monitor academic progress of student case load.
Assist with the coordination of the screening/evaluation process for student-athletes. Advise student-athletes in the Texas Tech University application/intake process for Student Disability Services. Provide student-athletes with information and assistance in the use of academic accommodations.
Serve as the one of the MSC liaisons to Student Disabilities Services, Sports Medicine/Mental Health Services, University Counseling Center, and local clinical psychologists who can assist and supplement the Learning Assistance Program. Contribute to the maintenance of good working relationships with all members of faculty, staff, and community resources.
Assess the academic needs of current and prospective student-athletes, and develop learning strategies specific to their needs.
Provide instruction related to study skills, time management, note taking, test taking strategies and overall academic success.
Occasionally develop Individualized Academic Plans based on feedback from individual student screening and diagnostic testing to assist in the planning and implementation of academic services for identified student-athletes.
Provide consistent and frequent communication with Athletic Academic Advisors regarding at-risk students. Maintain accurate records, files, and session reports Assist in the hiring, training, and evaluation of tutorial staff.
Work in collaboration with Athletic Academic Advisors to determine appropriate course selection and academic support for students of concern.
Assist in the planning and coordination of specialized programs for student-athletes (i.e. Summer Bridge).
Assist with the recruiting activities as needed.
Required Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in area of expertise or closely related area required. Three years of experience in planning, developing, or implementing programs/projects or research grants. Additional education may substitute for required experience on a year-for-year basis.
Master's degree in counseling, sport management, higher education or related area
Previous background as a Learning Specialist
Knowledge of regulations and laws associated with Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and accommodations for learning disabled
Knowledge of and ability to interpret assessments such as Woodcock-Johnson, IQ, and Aptitude measures, as well as understanding of Individual Education Plans/Summary of Performance documents
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