The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

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Learning Specialist III

Hiring department Undergraduate Studies
Monthly salary $2,968+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM
Posting number 13-08-15-01-3132
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

: The School of Undergraduate Studies is recruiting for TWO Learning Specialists. One to serve the Discovery Scholars Program and one to serve the Sanger Learning Center.

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


: To provide academic support for students in the Sanger Learning Center and the Discovery Scholars Program for the School of Undergraduate Studies.

Essential Functions

: Provide academic counseling and learning assistance to students in the Discovery Scholars Program and the Sanger Learning Center. Assist in the administration of Academic Counseling Services and/or the Discovery Scholars Program, including hiring, training, supervision of student staff members, recordkeeping, and data collection and analysis. Develop and conduct presentations and workshops on various learning topics. Serve on School of Undergraduate Studies and University committees as appropriate.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

: Master's degree. A combination of three years of experience performing clinical work in the field of learning development or teaching in the field of learning development. 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 working with special populations (e.g., students with learning disabilities, first-generation students, etc.) and addressing student affective/emotional issues. Ability to conduct assessment, program evaluation, and research. Experience in delivering feedback on effective teaching methods to TAs and designing training sessions.

Working conditions

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

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