Edinburg, TX
Aug 27, 2020
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Posting Details

Posting NumberSRGV4618Working TitleLEARNING SPECIALIST INumber of Vacancies2LocationEdinburg, Texas DepartmentRCV College of Business and EntrepreneurshipFTE1.0FLSAExemptScope of Job

Manages the day to day operation of the assigned tutorial center, including all staffing needs and tutors students.

Description of Duties

•Responsible to management of assigned temporary staff, including supervision, hiring, scheduling, and evaluation.
•Tutors individuals or small groups and identifies and develops learning skills.
•Conducts trainings for part-time staff on an established schedule.
•Coordinates daily center procedures and materials for student use.
•Conducts orientations and workshops to advertise center to campus community, and other entities.
•Creates or selects tutorial center materials for employee and student use.
•Meets with faculty and staff members to advertise tutorial center services.
•Designs brochures and print materials to advertise center in physical and digital environments.
•Prepares departmental reports for director and faculty.
•Opens and closes assigned tutorial center.
•Attends departmental and university-wide meetings.
•Coordinates university community outreach activities related to concentration area and orientations in collaboration with other staff members and faculty members.
•Performs other duties as assigned.

Supervision Received

General supervision from assigned supervisor.

Supervision Given

Direct supervision of assigned temporary support staff.

Required Education

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university related to the assigned tutorial center.

Preferred Education




Required Experience

One (1) year of experience working with academically underprepared students or performing tasks related to the duties stated.

Preferred Experience

Experience in teaching and supervision.


Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.

Working Conditions

Needs to be able to successfully perform all required duties. Office environment.


May be required to work night and/ or weekends. Some travel might be required. May manage and/or supervise staff, labs, programs, or activities on multiple locations. Organizational abilities to manage diverse and simultaneous projects. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to generate and develop learning material.

Physical Capabilities


Employment CategoryFull-TimeMinimum SalaryCommensurate with ExperiencePosted SalaryCommensurate with ExperiencePosition Available Date08/26/2020Grant Funded PositionNoIf Yes, Provide Grant Expiration DateEEO Statement

It is the policy of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley to promote and ensure equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or protected veteran status. In accordance with the requirements of Title VII of the civil rights act of 1964, the title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, our University is committed to comply with all government requirements and ensures non discrimination in it’s education programs and activities, including employment.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Dear Applicant,

Human Resources will not be held responsible for redacting any confidential information from the documents you attach with your application. The confidential information includes the following:

*Date of Birth

Please make sure that you omit this information prior to submission. We are advising that Human Resources will be forwarding your application to the department as per your submission. The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley reserves the right to discontinue accepting applications prior to the stated close date of this position, after meeting the posting requirement of three (3) calendar days.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at (956) 665-2451 and/or [email protected]

Additional Information

UTRGV is a distributed location institution and working location is subject to change based on need.

All UTRGV employees are required to have a criminal background check (CBC). Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Substitutions to the above requirements must have prior approval from the Chief Human Resources Officer.

Quick Linkhttp://careers.utrgv.edu/postings/25595Posting Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you a current UTRGV employee?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are you now, or previously, employed by The University of Texas System or any of its institutions?
    • Yes - I currently am employed by the UT System or its institutions
    • Yes - I have previously been employed by the UT System or its institutions
    • No - I have never been employed by the UT System or its institutions
  3. * Please select your highest level of completed education.
    • 6th grade education
    • 10th grade education
    • High School Diploma or GED
    • Associates Degree, Technical, or Trade School Degree/Certification or 60 Hours of College Hours
    • Bachelors Degree from an accredited university
    • Masters Degree from an accredited university
    • Ph. D. or other terminal degree from an accredited university
    • None of the above
  4. * Please provide the field of study for your education:

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Please indicate the number of years of full time work experience you have directly related to the position in which you are applying for:
    • Less than 1 year
    • 1 year
    • 2 years
    • 3 years
    • 4 years
    • 5 years
    • 6 years
    • 7 years
    • 8 years
    • 9 years
    • 10 years
    • Over 10 years
  6. * Do you meet the minimum requirements for this position?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
  4. Reference Letter 1
  5. Reference Letter 2
  6. Reference Letter 3
  7. Certifications and Licenses
  8. Training Certificates
  9. Other Document
  10. List of 3 References
  11. Unofficial Transcripts 2
  12. Unofficial Transcripts 3
  13. Letter of Interest
  14. Unofficial Graduate Transcripts
  15. Additional Document

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