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Learning Support Specialist I (College of Arts & Science)

Texas A&M International University
Job Location:
Laredo, Texas
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Learning Support Specialist I (College of Arts & Science)

Job Title
Learning Support Specialist I (College of Arts & Science)

Texas A&M International University

College Of Arts & Sciences

Proposed Minimum Salary

Job Location
Laredo, Texas

Job Type

Job Description

Job Summary

The Learning Support Specialist, under general supervision, attends and assists teaching assigned courses and provides supplemental instruction.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Meets students and go over their assignments in applicable subject area.
  • Discuss with students specific topics or subject areas that warrant further exploration.
  • Review assignments and test scores, and work through problems or questions.
  • Provides study aids to assist.
  • May provide input into program rules and regulations.
  • May recommend suggestions to improve program.
  • Lead supplemental instruction study sessions and attend assigned classes.
  • Facilitate learning of course material.
  • Model effective learning and study strategies for content mastery.
  • Arrange and keep work hours
  • Communicate and meet regularly with assigned course faculty and administrators
  • Develop and maintain a professional relationship with assigned course instructors.
  • Maintain confidential records.
  • Prepare reports.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.
This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. Other duties may be assigned.

Minimum Requirements
  • Education - Bachelor's degree in applicable field.
  • Experience - One year of related experience in teaching or teaching certification in specialized content area.
Preferred Education and Experience
  • Master's degree in English, History, Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Critical Reading, or Writing.
Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge of:
  • Word processing and spreadsheet applications.
Ability to:
  • Multitask and work cooperatively with others.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Preferred Knowledge and Abilities
  • Experience working with at-risk college students.
  • Familiar with Texas Success Initiative (TSI)
  • Strong communication skills with faculty.
Licensing / Professional Certification - None.

Physical Requirements - None.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Supervision of Others

This position generally does not supervise employees.

Other Requirements
  • Must be able to work weekends and maintain flexible hours.
First review of applications will be July 8, 2022

Salary: $16.04/hourly

INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANT: During the application process you have only one opportunity to enter the requested information, upload documents and Submit the application. You will not be able to make changes or add additional documents once you "Submit" the application materials. The software does not allow you to "Save" your application and return to complete the process at a later time. The page "My Experience" has an area provided under Resume/CV to drop or upload files. Be sure to include:
  • Resume/CV
  • Cover Letter
  • At least 3 professional references and their full contact information, and
  • Unofficial transcripts
Applications received by Texas A&M International University must have all job application data entered. Failure to provide all job application data could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. "See resume" is not an acceptable entry in the job application.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

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