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EDUCATIONAL LEARNING SPECIALIST (Part-Time)
EDINBURG TX 78540
Category: Other
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Job code: lhw-e0-88401603

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University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

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  Job posted:   Tue Apr 17, 2018
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EDUCATIONAL LEARNING SPECIALIST (Part-Time)
# Scope of Job
To identify, assess, diagnose and provide psychological services to School of Medicine students who are experiencing academic difficulties and may be academically at risk.
# Description of Duties
* Evaluates, assesses and diagnoses and provides psychological services to School of Medicine RGV students who may be academically at risk.
* Meets regularly with students to evaluate and advise them on learning and study strategies.
* Reviews the results of the Learning Styles Inventory with students
* Provides strategies based upon student learning styles
* Assess and address possible learning disabilities
* Plans and facilitates study skills seminars and workshops.
* Manages and maintains student's records as deemed necessary.
* Collaborates with faculty to evaluate appropriate early intervention or remediation to students.
* Collaborates with the Office of Counseling and Wellness and community agencies as needed for follow up intervention and treatment
* Coordinates special educational development for School of Medicine students.
* Provides report of students' progress as deemed appropriate.
* Participates with School of Medicine faculty and staff to identify and make recommendations regarding services offered in support to students.
* Periodically reviews and evaluates the effectiveness of existing programs and services.
* Participates in Office of Student Affairs related activities including new student orientation and staff development.
* Responsible for planning and promoting academic support services to students.
* Performs other duties as assigned.
# Licenses/Certifications
Must be a licensed specialist in Educational Psychology or Behavioral Strategist in the State of Texas.
# Required Experience
Three (3) years of experience in assessing, evaluating and diagnosing learning strategies, and or mental health counseling in an educational environment. Familiarity with Learning Style Inventories or Assessment tolls and software.
# Working Conditions
Needs to be able to successfully perform all required duties. Office Environment; some travel and weekend work is required. Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body.
# EEO Statement
UTRGV is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that strives to hire without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. UTRGV takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.
# Special Instructions to Applicants
Dear Applicant,
Human Resources will not be held responsible for redacting any confidential information from the documents you attach with your application. The confidential information includes the following:
*Date of Birth
*Gender
*Ethnicity/Race
Please make sure that you omit this information prior to submission. We are advising that Human Resources will be forwarding your application to the department as per your submission. The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley reserves the right to discontinue accepting applications prior to the stated close date of this position, after meeting the posting requirement of three (3) calendar days.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at (956)665-2451 and/or careers@utrgv.edu.
# Additional Information
UTRGV is a distributed location institution and working location is subject to change based on need.
All UTRGV employees are required to have a criminal background check (CBC). Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Substitutions to the above requirements must have prior approval from the Chief Human Resources Officer.
*Posting Number:* SRGV3359
*Working Title:* EDUCATIONAL LEARNING SPECIALIST (Part-Time)
*Number of Vacancies:* 1
*Location:* Edinburg, Texas
*Department:* School of Medicine / Student Affairs
*FLSA:* Exempt
*Supervision Received:* General supervision from assigned supervisor.
*Supervision Given:* Direct supervision of assigned staff.
*Required Education:* M.S. in Educational Psychology from an accredited university.
*Preferred Education:* Ph.D. in Educational Psychology.
*Preferred Experience:* Experience working with students in higher education.
*Equipment:* Use of standard office equipment and knowledge of computer skills.
*Other:* Exceptional planning and organizational skills.
*Physical Capabilities:* N/A
*Employment Category:* Part-Time
*Minimum Salary:* Commensurate with Experience
*Posted Salary:* Commensurate with Experience
*Position Available Date:* 03/30/2018
*Grant Funded Position:* No

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