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Learning Specialist III

Job Description

TITLE: Learning Specialist III

JOB CODE: 3132



EEO6 CODE: 3 = Professional/Non-faculty

GRADE: Pay Grade 9

PAY PLAN: Annually
minimum 31,572.00
midpoint 40,416.00
maximum 49,260.00

PURPOSE: To provide advanced supervisory and professional expertise in the field of general learning skills development and support services at the University Reading and Study Skills Laboratory (RASSL). Responsible for supervising, developing, organizing, teaching, researching and publicizing individual and group guidelines.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Organizes and teaches classes in regular program curriculum. Develops and teaches new program services. Designs and executes highly individualized tutorial programs for students with atypical learning difficulties. Designs and conducts short training sessions for special groups. Conducts in-service training for new staff. Prepares and coordinates public relations activities. Present speeches to various groups about the program. Remain informed on current developments in the field. Initiates and executes comparative research projects. Allocates professional contributions to program evaluation and improvement. Contributes descriptive brochures. Answers correspondence about the program. Confers with and advises those setting up learning skills development programs and maintains a liaison with UT faculty and staff members and other interested professionals on matters concerning learning skills development.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS: REPORTS TO: Minimal supervision from Coordinator with side latitude for independent planning. SUPERVISION: N/A SUPERVISION-OTHER: Supervision work of Learning Specialist I, II 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: Two years of teaching or clinical experience in a field of learning development. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Knowledge of use of projectors and 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. Must be sensitive to students' ability 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.