LEARNING SPECIALIST

Location
Wisconsin, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
May 04, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 233915-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Department: ATH/GENERAL OPERATNS/ACAD SERV
Location: Madison
Categories: Athletics



Position Summary:

Under the general supervision of the Assistant Athletic Director of Academic Services, the Learning Specialist will provide intensive academic support to an assigned group of identified student athletes, some of whom may have diagnosed or undiagnosed disabilities or disorders which impact their academic performance (LD or ADD). The Learning Specialist works with students one-on-one and in small groups and assists with skill development by teaching study skills and promoting skill development within the content areas of the student's courses. The Learning Specialist will also assess and evaluate the student's academic needs to determine the necessity for additional academic support.

Position Duties:

List of Duties

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's degree is required. Master's degree is preferred.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

One (1) to three (3) years of experience working with underprepared students and in a college/university setting preferred. Seven (7) or more years of experience is required for the senior level title. Experience working with students with learning disabilities or special education teacher certification preferred. Working knowledge of NCAA academic regulations also preferred.

Department(s):

A420160-INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETICS/GENERAL OPERATNS/ACAD SERV

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable

Salary:

Negotiable
ANNUAL (12 months)

Instructions to Applicants:

This is a 100% Academic Staff appointment. Salary will be assigned within the appropriate range, commensurate with the candidate's qualifications and experience. An excellent benefits package is also included. Anticipated start date on or after July 1, 2021. Successful applicants are responsible for ensuring their eligibility to work in the United States (i.e. a citizen or national of the United States, a lawful permanent resident, a foreign national authorized to work in the United States without need of employer sponsorship) on or before the effective date of appointment.

To ensure full consideration, complete applications must be received by no later than 11:55 p.m. CST, on the assured consideration date. To apply, please complete the online application and attach a cover letter referencing your qualifications and experience, a comprehensive resume as well as the current contact information for three professional references. Unless confidentiality is requested in your online application, information regarding the names of applicants must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality.

Special Note: UW-Madison conducts criminal background checks for final candidate(s).

NOTE: Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, information regarding the names of applicants must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality.

UW-Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

Contact:

Karlin Stalder
ks5@athletics.wisc.edu
608-262-6340
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )





Official Title:

SR DEVLPMT SKILLS SPC(R86BN) or DEVELOPMT SKILLS SPEC(R86DN) or ASSOC DVLPMT SKILL SP(R86FN)

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:

233915-AS

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website: https://employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) Project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: https://hr.wisc.edu/title-and-total-compensation-study/ .

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department .

Applications Open: May 4 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: May 18 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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