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Learning Specialist II

Job Description

TITLE: Learning Specialist II

JOB CODE: 3133



EEO6 CODE: 3 = Professional/Non-faculty

GRADE: Pay Grade 8

PAY PLAN: Annually
minimum 28,440.00
midpoint 36,120.00
maximum 43,800.00

PURPOSE: To perform creative and highly specialized teaching duties and auxiliary administrative, supervisory, public relations and research activities in the University learning skills service. Responsible for publicizing, developing, organizing, teaching, supervising and researching individual and group instruction.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Organizes and teaches classes. Assists in designing and executing highly individualized tutorial programs for students with atypical learning difficulties. Coordinates and conducts short training sessions for special groups. Assists in the preparation of public relations activities and makes speeches to various groups about the program. Remain informed on current developments in the field. Nominate professional recommendations to program evaluation and improvement. Contributes descriptive brochures. Respond to correspondence about the program. Confers with and advises those setting up learning skills development programs. Serves as liaison with UT faculty, staff members and other interested professionals on matters concerning learning skills development. Performs other related duties as required.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS: REPORTS TO: General supervision from Director with latitude for independent planning. SUPERVISION: N/A SUPERVISION-OTHER: Supervises work of Learning Specialist Is and occasionally clerical personnel.


REQUIRED EDUCATION-OTHER: Master's degree with concentration in the field of learning development.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE / COMPETENCIES-OTHER: REQUIRED EXPERIENCES/COMPETENCIES: One year of teaching or clinical experience in a field of learning development. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Projectors, other instructional devices and materials for facilitating learning improvement. Accuracy in all phases of work performed. Ability to establish and maintain effective rapport with students and faculty -sensitive to students' abilities and problems. Specific job requirements or physical location of positions allocated to this classification render the position security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Section 51.215 Texas Education Code.