The Assistant Learning Specialist will be a critical member within the Strategic Learning Team to assist in the design and implementation of academic support plans for student-athletes. This position will work in collaboration with the Athletic Academic Advisors and the student-athletes. This is an eleven-month commitment with an opportunity for renewal.
Academic Support (50%)
•Design and implement individualized education plans for student-athletes with specific learning or academic challenges and/or differences
•Work one-on-one with student-athletes to build fundamental academic skills using direct instruction methods and appropriate learning strategies
•Collaborate with advisors to design and implement academic success plans for NCAA metrics
•Serve as a mentor to the student-athletes
•Communicate with advisors, academic coaches, and content tutors about student-athletes regarding individual learning needs and academic progress (e.g. reports) Training Development & Coordination (20%)
•Develop, prepare and present skill workshops for tutors and academic coaches
•Work with the Strategic Learning Team to create learning resources and programs that promote student-athlete engagement, accountability, and academic success
Tutorial Program (20%)
•Assist with recruitment, hiring, onboarding, and development of tutors and academic coaches
•Provide leadership & assist with oversight of programming for the tutors and academic coaches
•Work with the Strategic Learning Team to conduct evaluations of the Strategic Learning Team program, tutors, and academic coaches
•Assist with scheduling of appointments, including but not limited to tutoring and academic coaching sessions
Other Responsibilities (10%)
•Work collaboratively with the Strategic Learning Team to organize and manage data regarding educational evaluations for student-athletes
•Attend staff and unit meetings
•Communicate with supervisor regarding assigned programmatic tasks and report progress in meetings as appropriate
•Learn and adhere to NCAA, Big 12, and Texas Christian University rules and regulations
•Other duties as assigned by the Strategic Learning Team
Master’s degree in Education or Special Education, Psychology, Social Work, Counseling, or related field
Hours/week 40 – must be willing to work some irregular hours, nights, and weekends
As an AA/EEO employer, TCU recruits, hires, and promotes qualified persons in all job classifications without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ethnic origin, disability, genetic information, covered veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.
NOTIFICATION OF COMPLIANCE WITH NCAA REGULATIONS: This job description includes the expectation of compliance with NCAA regulations. An institutional staff member who is found in violation of NCAA regulations shall be subject to disciplinary or corrective action as set forth in the provisions of the NCAA enforcement procedures, including suspension without pay or termination of employment for significant or repetitive violations.