This position will work with assigned students on an individual and/or small group basis to teach learning strategies and study skills, to support the student-athlete in successfully completing their academic coursework. The Learning Specialist will evaluate, advise, and monitor academic plans for students in this assigned group and will partner with the Athletics Academic advising staff in providing proactive academic support for an assigned group of student- athletes. Additionally may provide individualized instruction.
Typically a Master's degree in education, psychology, counseling, or related field.
Minimum 2-3 years experience in disability related services, counseling, teaching and/or understanding of learning differences in the college student population.
Demonstrated leadership and organizational skills.
Strong commitment to academic and personal integrity.
Experience working with student-athlete populations at the university level in an academic capacity. Demonstrated understanding of student academic development, particularly for student athletes.
Experience teaching learning strategies and developing academic intervention strategies at a university level to enhance learning for academically under-prepared students and students with learning disabilities.
Exemplary communication skills (both written, oral and interpersonal).
Knowledge of disability regulations and laws associated in higher education.
Demonstrated computer competency and knowledge of student records systems.
Founded in 1911, LMU is a premier Catholic university rooted in the Jesuit and Marymount traditions. Our enrollment includes 5,962 undergraduate, 2,129 graduate and 1,278 law school students. Our 142-acre bluff-top campus is located in West Los Angeles and is among the nation's most beautiful and green campuses.