The Assistant Learning Specialist position is a two-year internship intended to provide a practical, hands-on experience in the area of Learning Services Support for student-athletes while pursuing a graduate degree at UF. This position will train in preparation for a full-time learning specialist position at the collegiate level. The intern will: work with student-athletes with learning disabilities and ADD/ADHD; orient them to the Disability Resource Center’s programs; assist in screening evaluations and referrals for assessment of learning disabilities; offer learning strategies; and refer students to appropriate campus resources. Will provide professional level support in accordance w/regulation of UF, SEC, NCAA, ADA and Sec 504 of the Rehabilitation Act.
Bachelor’s degree in a related field of expertise such as but not limited to education, sport management, psychology, or counseling is required with a desire to become a full-time Learning Specialist. Experience working in an intercollegiate athletic academic office or participation in college athletics as a student-athlete is preferred. Must maintain a high level of confidentiality and integrity. The ability to engage effectively with others of diverse cultures or backgrounds is essential. The ability to work a non-standard work schedule which may include evenings, weekends and holidays is also required.
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