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Posted on 09/09/2017

Learning Specialist IV - Implementation Coordinator

The University of Texas at Austin - Austin, TX

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Job Description

Learning Specialist IV - Implementation Coordinator





Hiring department


Strategy and Policy










Monthly salary



















Hours per week


40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM









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Job Status









FLSA status









Earliest Start Date









Position Duration

Funding expected to continue








Position open to

all applicants









Austin (main campus)








Number of vacancies












General Notes






This position requires travel throughout the state of Texas as well as ongoing weekend and evening work to support instructors and course implementation, including during summer, spring, and fall professional learning institutes and enrollment deadlines. May be required to work evenings and weekends during critical times.












Required Application Materials











+ A Resume is required in order to apply






+ A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.







+ A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.




















Additional Information














Deploy innovative, scalable professional development and instructional coaching and support programs to improve and monitor implementation of OnRamps.














Essential Functions







Work with supervisor to manage complex logistics and productions for in-person and virtual, multi-day professional learning events at UT Austin other sites including defining goals and objectives, forecasting and budgeting, reservations management, communications, scheduling, and other details. Create road maps for evaluation, plan milestones, and manage timely completion of deliverables to ensure milestones are reached. Support the ongoing implementation, facilitation, and enhancement of the OnRamps coaching cycle with the goal of providing direct and targeted assistance to Instructors by maintaining, updating, and improving the coaching menu available for Instructors in Canvas and utilizing other virtual coaching media. Develop and lead projects relating to instructional support, professional development, and in-person and virtual coaching under the direction of Assistant Director for Instructional Innovation and Curricular Implementation using the OnRamps project management methodology. Apply standard evaluation procedures to analyze data and monitor, evaluate, and document course, student, and Instructor outcomes through recurring issue tracking and reporting. Utilize data to apply principle of continuous improvement to special projects relating to Instructor support and professional development. Support the development of a facilitated network of OnRamps Instructors by leveraging social media and technology to provide just-in-time support via online, telephone, and in-person communication and lead virtual conferences. Support the Assistant Director of Instructional Innovation and Curricular Implementation as assigned, including support to special projects such as OnRamps to OnRamps and the Senior Instructor program and other projects that increase opportunities for Instructor and peer mentorship and collaboration. Enhance and maintain systems for tracking and monitoring OnRamps Instructor growth through the coaching model. Work with course staff to develop and implement interventions as needed. Design and use data-driven approaches to ensure ongoing program improvements. Utilize adult learning and cognitive learning science theories to contribute to and assist with the expansion of online professional development modules and courses.







Class "C" Operator's Driver's License. Applicant selected must provide a current three year Driving

Record from the current state of residence. If not currently a Texas resident, must obtain a Texas Driver's License

within 30 days after entering Texas as a new resident.















Marginal/Incidental functions







Provide exceptional customer service to OnRamps Instructors and key stakeholders.















Required qualifications







Bachelor's degree education, psychology, or other content area. Proficient in Canvas Learning Management System (LMS) or other LMS. Exceptional customer service skills, with the ability to engage multiple stakeholders with decorum and tact. Ability to communicate technical information to lay audiences using a respectful, client-focused approach. Demonstrated understanding of high-school teaching and learning. Five years clinical or teaching experience at a high school or college level. Demonstrated experience with logistics. Demonstrated ability to teach oneself new skills and technologies. Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

















Preferred Qualifications






Masters or Doctoral degree in education, psychology, other content area or closely related field. Experience in instructional coaching or developing curriculum, preferably for online delivery. Experience developing and delivering professional-development initiatives for high school teachers. Experience developing and maintaining online professional learning communities for students and/or teachers. 2+ years teaching experience in advanced courses or closely related content area at a high school level.














Working conditions








May work around standard office conditions


Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation





























































































































A criminal history background check will be required

for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.











The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement

System of Texas (TRS), subject to the

position being at least 20 hours per week and at least

135 days in length.









The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.









If hired, you will be required to complete the federal Employment

Eligibility Verification form, I-9. You will be required to present

acceptable, original


to prove your identity and

authorization to work in the United States. Information

from the documents will be submitted to the federal E-Verify

system for verification. Documents must be

presented no later than the third day of employment. Failure to do

so will result in dismissal.








UT Austin is a Tobacco-free Campus

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