Under the general supervision of the Associate Athletics Director for Academic Services, this position will provide learning strategies and skill development for under-prepared students, including individualized support to ensure academic success. More specifically, the responsibilities are as follows:
Develop, coordinate and implement individualized academic support plans for identified student-athletes.
Conduct one-on-one academic meetings with student-athletes, teaching learning strategies and addressing academic needs.
Aid the Tutor Coordinator in recruiting, hiring and evaluating tutors and learning assistants.
Supervise, train and evaluate all learning assistants and tutorial staff.
Provide training for tutorial staff in areas of learning development, learning strategies, and disability identification. Provide consistent and frequent communication with academic staff members regarding the progress of assigned student-athletes.
Evaluate individual student-athletes to determine learning needs and additional support.
• Bachelor’s degree required.
• Master’s degree, currently pursuing, or interest in pursuing a post-graduate degree in an area related to special education, higher education, psychology, social work, or administration preferred.
• Experience working with students with identified learning disabilities and knowledge of learning styles and strategies.
• Strong oral and written communication skills.
• Demonstrated effectiveness working collaboratively with a diverse group of students and staff.
• Attention to detail and strong organizational skills.
• Proven ability to build rapport with multiple constituencies: undergraduate and graduate students, and department team members.
• Previous experience working with undergraduates in a university setting or high school age students and have an interest in issues related to student-athletes’ academic progress and transition issues.
• Flexibility to work nights, weekends, and some holidays.
Texas Christian University (TCU) is a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and Big 12 Conference. The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics support nearly 500 student-athletes and employs over 100 full-time administrators, coaches and staff.
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