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Hey, listeners!

>
>Oregon State University's Academics For Student Athletes Department
>extended the application window for it's learning Specialist position to
>the 28th! 
>
>Please share. 
>
>https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/35482
>

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>The Learning Specialist will work with
>colleagues in Academics for Student Athletes (ASA) and across campus to
>meet
>the academic support needs of selected student athletes.  Specifically,
>the Learning Specialist will
>work in conjunction academic counselors to oversee and implement a
>Learning
>Assistance Program for select at-risk student athletes and student
>athletes
>with learning disabilities. Most commonly this involves providing
>assistance
>with time management strategies, general study skills, tutoring
>assistance, and
>active utilization of cognitive strengths to improve academic performance
>and
>may also include some course specific tutoring, as well as monitoring
>student
>progress.  This position reports to the
>Head Academic Counselor for Football.
> 
> 
>The
>Learning Specialist for student athletes must be professionally qualified
>to do
>the following:
>
> 
>* Develop and deliver comprehensive academic support
>     services, including individualized academic plans to specific at-risk
>     student athletes and those student athletes with education-impacting
>     disabilities.
> 
>* Conduct intake assessments on student athletes to identify
>     areas of academic strengths and weaknesses.
> 
>* Work collaboratively with ASA staff and student services
>     departments (e.g. Disability Access Services and CAPS), faculty, and
>other
>     campus personnel to utilize available resources and services.
> 
>* Provide consistent and frequent feedback to Academic
>     Counselors and Coaches concerning the progress of identified student
>     athletes.
> 
>* Monitor and track student athlete progress in all classes.
> 
>* Develop and disseminate academic status progress reports.
> 
>* Develop and implement educational initiatives, trainings
>     and workshops for student athletes and staff including tutor, study
>     facilitation, mentoring training as well as BEST summer bridge
>program
>     training.
> 
>* Serve as a resource to the tutoring and counseling staff on
>     relevant learning strategy issues.
> 
>* Participate in ongoing evaluation of the academic support
>     programs for student athletes.
> 
>* Attend all ASA related meetings, events, workshops,
>     orientations and trainings.
> 
>* Stay abreast of and assures adherence to NCAA, Pac-12, and
>     University rules and regulations as it relates to position.
> 
>* Ensure all assigned tasks are in compliance with NCAA,
>     Pac-12, and University rules.
> 
>* May be required to work outside normal business hours
>     (evenings, weekends).
>
> 
>Required
>Education and Experiences:
>
> 
>* Bachelor©ös degree in education, psychology, counseling, or
>     related field.
> 
>* 3-5 years of experience working with university student
>     athletes experiencing academic challenges for any reason, including
>but
>     not limited to, a lack of academic preparation, skills, or
>motivation, or
>     a diagnosed learning disability, Attention Deficit Disorder, etc.
>
>ˇ¤      
>Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from
>diverse educational, cultural, and economic backgrounds.
>ˇ¤      
>Experience teaching learning strategies and developing academic
>intervention strategies at a university level to enhance learning for
>academically under-prepared students and students with education-impacting
>disabilities.
>ˇ¤      
>Demonstrated ability to motivate students to learn.
>ˇ¤      
>Strong commitment to academic and personal integrity.
>ˇ¤      
>Excellent written and oral communication, computer, and
>organizational skills.
> 
> 
>This
>position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position;
>therefore,
>the incumbent must successfully complete a Criminal History Check and be
>determined to be position qualified as per OSU STANDARD 576-055-0000 et
>seq.
>Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in Youth
>Programs
>may have additional Criminal History Checks every 24 months. Offers of
>employment are contingent upon meeting all minimum qualifications
>including the
>Criminal History Check Requirement.
> 
>Preferred
>Experiences:
>
> 
>* Master©ös degree in education, psychology, counseling, or related
>     field. (With Master©ös degree, required experience is 2-5 years)
> 
>* Experience working with student athletes at the NCAA
>     Division 1 level
> 
>* Experience addressing the learning needs of Football or
>     Men©ös Basketball student athletes
> 
>* Knowledge of disability regulations and laws associated in
>     higher education.
> 
>* Sensitivity to, respect for, and understanding of
>     educational and social developmental needs of student-athletes.
> 
>* Expertise with assessment tools and strategies
> 
>* Experience teaching college level learning and study skills
> 
>* Experience working in a N4A Certified Program or
>     service/connection to the N4A Learning Concerns and Enhancement
>Committee
>
> 
>OSU
>commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all
>that
>we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and
>particularly encourage applications from members of historically
>underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with
>disabilities,
>veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability
>to help
>us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.
> 
>Salary
>is commensurate with education and experience.
>Projected
>start date:  January 2017
>Posting
>number: P00860UF
>To
>apply, please visit: http://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/34671
>
>
>
> 
>
>
>Clint Edwards
>Learning Resource Coordinator
>Academics for Student Athletes
>Oregon State University
>347 Beth Ray Center
>Corvallis, OR 97331
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>(541) 760- 9920
>
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