The University of Missouri – Learning Specialist Position

The University of Missouri is seeking to fill a Learning Specialist Position that will work with Olympic sport teams. 

This position will implement comprehensive educational programming specifically targeting those student –athletes deemed most at-risk, including those diagnosed with education impacting disabilities. Additionally this position is responsible for providing academic counseling and support for a caseload of student-athletes to ensure that they make satisfactory/appropriate academic progress towards graduation and meet all university, conference, and NCAA eligibility requirements. This includes counseling student-athletes concerning the institution’s academic requirements and student support structure. Essential duties of this position will include; 1) Mentoring and tutoring student-athletes with education impacting disabilities; 2) Monitoring and developing success plans to assist student-athletes in fulfilling educational deficiencies;  3) Collaborate with staff on the development of short and long range goals, and the coordination of the recruiting, training, continued education and evaluation of the Enhanced Learning Program; 4) Liaison with Office of Disability Services; 5) Work together with Student-athlete Academic Services staff members to ensure transparency and develop a holistic approach for student-athlete academic development through orientation sessions, facilitating/recommending tutoring for students, monitoring class attendance, and preparing periodic reports; participating in on-campus recruiting activities and other duties as assigned by the Director.

Qualified applicants will have a Master’s degree and 2-4 years’ experience as a learning specialist for student-athletes or related experience working with individuals with educational impacting disabilities. Knowledge of NCAA and SEC rules and regulations, experience in developing and implementing successful programs for at risk students and/or student-athletes, excellent verbal and written communication skills and attention to detail is critical. The candidate should possess strong organizational and interpersonal skills. An ability to work with students from diverse backgrounds as well as faculty, coaches and administrators is a necessity. Ability to work nights and weekends as required is essential.

Careers (umsystem.edu)

To apply please visit the following website:

Job Opening ID: 36093     

Posting Title: Student Service Coordinator – Mizzou Made

To apply, send resume and cover letter to:

Tami Chievous, 

Executive Athletic Director of Academic Services

University of Missouri

100 MATC

Columbia, MO  65211

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