The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

 
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Learning Specialist III

Hiring department Sanger Learning Center
Monthly salary $2,968+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM
Posting number 13-02-28-01-3132
Job Status Closed
FLSA status Exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Funding expected to continue
Position open to all applicants
Location Austin (main campus)
Number of vacancies 1
General Notes

Candidates selected for the interview process will be asked to submit a professional writing sample 1-2 pages and give a presentation up to 30 minutes. Details will sent to those selected.

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply
  • A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.
  • A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.

Additional Information

Purpose

Develops curriculum and resources for, delivers, and coordinates the delivery of, UGS classes, mathematics workshops and short-courses. Creates and supports the implementation of various mathematics interventions in partnership with mathematics faculty and UGS mathematics staff.

Essential Functions

Assists with instructional support of UGS303 TA's through training, observation and feedback, and individual/group consultations. Leads TA cohort meetings and workshops in area of specialization Consults with UGS programs regarding training of mathematics staff including: tutors, academic coaches, preceptors, Signature Course teaching assistants and Supplemental Instruction discussion leaders. Develops mathematics material resources, including: handouts for Signature Courses, Supplemental Instruction and the Tutorial Services program. Fulfills other Learning Specialist duties, to include: providing academic counseling to students, leading academic workshops, etc. Serves on various School of Undergraduate Studies and University committees.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

Master's degree. A combination of three years of experience teaching in the field of learning development or performing clinical work in the field of learning development. Demonstrated ability to teach mathematics and calculus content. Ability to establish and maintain productive working relationships with students, faculty, staff and team members. Demonstrated ability to balance multiple projects and meet deadlines. Excellent leadership, organizational and communication skills. Demonstrated ability to initiate actions with minimal supervision and maximum discernment. Proficiency with MS Office software suite: Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

More than three years of experience performing clinical work in the field of learning development or teaching at a university. Experience developing math curriculum. Experience supervising student staff.

Working conditions

May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity

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