The Learning Specialist works in the Athletics Academic Services providing comprehensive academic support to more than 375 student-athletes attending the University of California, Irvine. The department is typically open 5 days a week and some weekends. The learning specialist will help student-athletes by providing various programming services such as class scheduling and advising, advanced learning assistance for under prepared and disabled learners, tutor appointments, Math and Science lab, quiet study tables and computer labs with Internet, printing and scanning services.
Salary: $41,269.00 - $45,000.00
Total Hours: 8-5, M-F, occasional evenings
Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education/experience.
1-3years' experience in higher education.
Experience working with academically underprepared students.
Sensitivity to, respect for, and understanding of educational and social developmental needs of student-athletes.
Demonstrated ability to help students with motivation and engagement around academics.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse educational, cultural, and economic backgrounds.
Strong oral communication skills.
Strong written language, spelling, and grammar.
Experience working with student-athletes.
Experience providing academic support to at-risk students or students experiencing academic challenges.
Familiarity with academic assessments, current educational research, and study skills strategies.
About the University of California, Irvine: Founded in 1965, UCI is the youngest member of the prestigious Association of American Universities. The campus has produced three Nobel laureates and is known for its academic achievement, premier research, innovation and anteater mascot. Led by Chancellor Howard Gillman, UCI has more than 30,000 students and offers 192 degree programs. It’s located in one of the world’s safest and most economically vibrant communities and is Orange County’s second-largest employer, contributing $5 billion annually to the local economy. For more on UCI, visit www.uci.edu.
The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.