University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley
June 30, 2027
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
Working address:N/A
Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Full time
Working type:N/A
Ref info:N/A
Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number SRGV6379

Working Title LEARNING INSTRUCTIONAL SPECIALIST I Number of Vacancies 1 Location Brownsville, Texas Department College Access & K-12 Partners FTE 1 FLSA Exempt Scope of Job

To develop and instruct classes in a variety of training and educational programs. Responsible for planning, developing, and implementing instructional programs in vocational, professional, or technical topics and presents specialized training sessions.

Description of Duties

• Provides instruction and tutoring to students on an individual or group basis in areas related to areas such as reading, writing, mathematics, English as a second language, study skills, and English. Other areas of content may be incorporated as needed.

• Maintains and submits a variety of records and reports including student attendance, lesson plans, daily activities, student progress, and workshop and meeting participation.

• Develops curricula, course outlines, instructional methods, training aids, manuals and other materials.

• Formulates learning objectives, plans, and develops methods for assessment and evaluation of trainings.

• Participates in outreach activities including activities such as classroom assistance team, presentation team, follow-ups, and exercise handouts.

• Facilitates program activities, to include classes, trainings, conferences, seminars, and/or other special projects.

• Serves as student liaison and advocate with faculty and staff.

• Provides appropriate classroom environment through the use of presentation and classroom appearance.

• Develops and maintains a classroom environment conducive to effective learning.

• Supervises learning activities and maintains classroom discipline.

• Evaluates students learning concurrent with instruction; determines deficiencies through assessment scores and testing and submits recommendations and opinions according to evaluations.

• May respond to and resolve difficult and sensitive inquiries and complaints.

• Performs other duties as assigned.

Supervision Received

General supervision from assigned supervisor.

Supervision Given

May supervise staff as assigned.

Required Education

Bachelor's degree from an accredited university.

Preferred Education




Required Experience

One (1) year of related experience.

Preferred Experience

One (1) year of experience implementing Adult Education or K-12 pedagogy.


Use of standard office equipment. Multimedia projector, audio/visual equipment, duplicating equipment and diverse computer software.

Working Conditions

Needs to be able to successfully perform all required duties. Office and classroom environment; some travel and weekend work is required.


Knowledge of the Texas Standardized Curriculum Framework for Adult Secondary Education. Strong organization skills. Strong communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to create accurate memos, user documents, reports, and maintain training records. Ability to interact effectively with diverse faculty and staff populations. Must display excellent interpersonal, organizational, analytical, verbal, writing and public speaking skills.

Physical Capabilities Employment Category Full-Time Minimum Salary Commensurate with Experience Posted Salary Commensurate with Experience Position Available Date 01/03/2023 Grant Funded Position Yes If Yes, Provide Grant Expiration Date 06/30/2027

Posting Detail Information

EEO Statement

It is the policy of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley to promote and ensure equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or protected veteran status. In accordance with the requirements of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, our University is committed to comply with all government requirements and ensures non-discrimination in its education programs and activities, including employment. We encourage women, minorities and differently abled persons to apply for employment positions of interest.

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 visit our Careers site at https: // careers.utrgv.edu for detailed contact information.

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.

Quick Link https: // careers.utrgv.edu/postings/36667

Posting Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Are you a current UTRGV employee?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Are you now, or previously, employed by The University of Texas System or any of its institutions?
  • Yes - I currently am employed by the UT System or its institutions
  • Yes - I have previously been employed by the UT System or its institutions
  • No - I have never been employed by the UT System or its institutions
  • Please select your highest level of completed education.
  • 6th grade education
  • 10th grade education
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Associates Degree, Technical, or Trade School Degree/Certification or 60 Hours of College Hours
  • Bachelors Degree from an accredited university
  • Masters Degree from an accredited university
  • Ph. D. or other terminal degree from an accredited university
  • None of the above
  • Please provide the field of study for your education:
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Please indicate the number of years of work experience you have directly related to the position in which you are applying for:
  • Less than 1 year
  • 1 year
  • 2 years
  • 3 years
  • 4 years
  • 5 years
  • 6 years
  • 7 years
  • 8 years
  • 9 years
  • 10 years
  • Over 10 years
  • Do you meet the minimum requirements for this position?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Optional Documents

  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Unofficial Transcripts
  • Reference Letter 1
  • Reference Letter 2
  • Reference Letter 3
  • Certifications and Licenses
  • Training Certificates
  • Other Document
  • List of 3 References
  • Unofficial Transcripts 2
  • Unofficial Transcripts 3
  • Letter of Interest
  • Unofficial Graduate Transcripts
  • Additional Document
  • From this employer

    Recent blogs

    Recent news