Assistant Learning Specialist - Non-Student

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Assistant Learning Specialist - Non-Student


Athletics-Student Services

About the University of Georgia:

The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 39,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 9,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

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Athens Area

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The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR ([email protected]).


Each Assistant Learning Specialist will be responsible for providing individualized instruction and academic coaching for student athletes with learning disabilities and other academic needs. Each Assistant Learning Specialist will:

1. Collaborate with a professional Learning Specialist in working with their caseload of students each semester
2. Be directly supervised by a professional Learning Specialist
3. Attend weekly Learning Specialist/Assistant Learning Specialist staff meetings
4. Have opportunities for professional development/career exploration in student athlete academic services (some consideration provided to applicants who are able to make a two-year commitment)

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Temporary Office/Clerical





Position Summary:

University of Georgia Athletic Association is seeking applicants to fill several Assistant Learning Specialist positions. The Assistant Learning Specialist will assist Learning Specialists as they support academically at-risk student athletes. The position has a commitment of at least 15 hours a week for one full academic year. The position will include training and ongoing professional development, and it is a great opportunity for anyone interested in careers in education, student services, student athlete academic services, or collegiate athletics.

Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification in Position:

To be considered for the position, the applicant should meet the following:

• Attending weekly LS/ALS meetings
• Attendance at regularly-scheduled supervision meetings with LS
• Available for at least 15 hours per week (evenings and Sundays included) for individual student appointments and Structured Study Hall

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job; the employee will stand; walk; use hands and reach with hands and arms. The employee will occasionally sit and talk or hear. The employee will frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close and distance vision, and peripheral vision.

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Posted: 6/4/2021
Application Due: 8/3/2021
Work Type: Full Time