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As a member of a progressive ASCDU team, the Learning Specialist will manage a caseload of at-risk student-athletes while developing and managing individualized learning plans for student-athletes for the purpose of providing support, developing academic skills, and engaging in ongoing academic assessment. Specific duties will include, but are not limited to: meeting regularly with assigned student-athletes to assess individualized learning needs; working individually with student-athletes specific to enhancing academic skill development; assisting with the management of the day-to-day operations of Learning Support Services for student-athletes; working collaboratively with the ASCDU Athletic Academic Counselors and Program Coordinators to engage in providing comprehensive academic support programming for all student-athletes; conducting assessments and evaluations of incoming student-athletes; acting as a liaison between the ASCDU and the University Office of Disability Support Services; and all other duties as assigned.
To Apply: Submit applications electronically at https://ejobs.umd.edu.
Search for position number 112913. For best consideration applications should include (1) cover letter, (2) resume, and (3) names and contact information of at least three references. More information on Maryland Athletics can be found at www.umterps.com.
Application Deadline: April 12, 2017
The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.
Bachelor’s degree in Education, English, Counseling or a related academic field.
One (1) year of related experience.
Ability to work effectively with a diverse student population, excellent communication and organizational skills.
Must maintain strict adherence to NCAA and Big Ten Conference rules and regulations affecting the ASCDU (Academic Support and Career Development Unit), ICA (Intercollegiate Athletics), and University.
Ability to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with experience
The University of Maryland is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities and is located on a beautiful campus located eight miles north of the nation's capital in College Park, which was recently rated "Best place to Raise Kids in Maryland" by Bloomberg.com. The campus is also near Columbia, Maryland, which was listed as the #2 “Best Place to Live” by Money Magazine. The Ath...letic Program has won 20 national championships over the last 15 years and is a charter member of the Big Ten Conference. Currently, 78 of the University's academic programs are ranked in their respective Top 25 nationally.