Assistant Learning Specialist
Company: The University of Georgia
Posted on: June 13, 2021
Assistant Learning Specialist
Athletics Student Services
About the University of Georgia
The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant
university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the
states oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution
of higher education ( ). UGA is currently ranked among the top 20
public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The Universitys
main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast
of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett,
and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly
as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs
approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than
7,700 full-time staff. The Universitys enrollment exceeds 39,000
students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 9,000
graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17
schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta
University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.
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Each Assistant Learning Specialist will be responsible for
providing individualized instruction and academic coaching for
student athletes with learning disabilities and other academic
needs. Each Assistant Learning Specialist will:
1. Collaborate with a professional Learning Specialist in working
with their caseload of students each semester
2. Be directly supervised by a professional Learning Specialist
3. Attend weekly Learning Specialist/Assistant Learning Specialist
4. Have opportunities for professional development/career
exploration in student athlete academic services (some
consideration provided to applicants who are able to make a
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UGA Job Code
University of Georgia Athletic Association is seeking current
graduate students to fill several Assistant Learning Specialist
positions. The Assistant Learning Specialist will assist Learning
Specialists as they support academically at-risk student athletes.
The position has a commitment of at least 15 hours a week for one
full academic year. The position will include training and ongoing
professional development, and it is a great opportunity for anyone
interested in careers in education, student services, student
athlete academic services, or collegiate athletics.
Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification
To be considered for the position, the applicant should meet the
Attending weekly LS/ALS meetings
Attendance at regularly-scheduled supervision meetings with LS
Available for at least 15 hours per week (evenings and Sundays
included) for individual student appointments and Structured Study
Enrollment in a UGA graduate program preferred (students from Mary
Frances Early College of Education strongly encouraged to
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies
While performing the duties of this job; the employee is regularly
required to stand; walk; use hands and reach with hands and arms.
The employee is occasionally required to sit and talk or hear. The
employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific
vision abilities required by this job include close and distance
vision, and peripheral vision.
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under the age of 18 or direct patient care?
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security, personnel records, patient records, or access to
chemicals and medications)
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