Assistant Learning Specialist

Job description

Position Type:

Temporary Staff (SHRA)

Job Title:

Assistant Learning Specialist

Department Name:

Acad Sup Prog Student-Athletes - 521000

Vacancy ID:


Position Posting Category:

Student Services

Hiring Range:

$15.00 - $15.00/per hour


Full-Time Temporary

If part-time, how many hours per week?:


Work Schedule:

Sunday – Friday; varied hours.

Proposed Start Date:


Estimated Duration of Appointment:

6 months or less

Posting Open Date:


Posting Close Date:


Description of Work:

For the Assistant Learning Specialist, the positions will support the Learning Specialist staff by providing comprehensive academic support to a designated caseload of student-athletes, which may include but not be limited to the following:
• Complete initial and on-going training with learning specialist staff on best practices for effective learning specialist support.
• Conduct one-on-one and small group academic meetings focusing on learning strategies and task completion during both daytime and evening opportunities.
• Support the administration of academic screening protocols.
• Participate in the training of the tutorial support staff.
• Provide accurate and timely communication and reports to learning specialist and academic counselor staff members.
• Regularly assist any staff member in need of administrative support.
• Other duties and projects as assigned.

Education and Experience:

Required Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Master’s Degree in Education, Special Education, Educational Psychology, or a related field.
• Prior experience working with undergraduates in a university setting.
• Interest in issues related to student-athletes’ academic progress and transition issues.
•Strong oral and written communication skills.
•Demonstrated effectiveness working collaboratively with a diverse group of students and staff.

Essential Skills:
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
• Available to work a flexible schedule including at least 2 assigned nights and weekends.

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement:

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

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Job No:
Posted: 5/1/2021
Application Due: 5/14/2021
Work Type: Full Time