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Appointed Professionals Job Description

This position description was prepared based on feedback from incumbents and supervisors, or from Career Track postings. Human Resources will continue to enhance and refine descriptions as more information becomes available.

UA Title Code: T21731
UA Job Title: Director, SALT Center for Learning Disabilities
Job Group: Student Affairs Professionals
Job Category: Student Affairs/Student Services Professional
Pay Grade:
FLSA: Exempt

Purpose of Classification:

Directs a large multidisciplinary team of professionals who provide a comprehensive range of services to students with learning and attention challenges.

Example of Duties:

  • Coordinates the efforts of the leadership team to implement innovative services that enhance the academic success and retention of students with learning and attention challenges
  • Communicates the vision and direction of the department to a wide range of constituents on campus, within the state, and nationally
  • Establishes a strategic plan that aligns with the UA's strategic directions and secures funding needed to work toward achieving the department's goals of access, retention, research, and partnerships
  • Identifies and creates programs/services that enhance the SALT Center's ability to meet the diverse needs of individuals with learning and attention challenges, educators in K-12 and postsecondary settings, and other constituents who would benefit from knowledge and understanding of the SALT model
  • Supervises a multidisciplinary staff of professionals who provide outreach, finance, research and assessment, student programs and services, psychological services, and enrollment management
  • Oversees all departmental budget projections, expenditures, and business transactions
  • Identifies, qualifies, and solicits funds from various sources, including private donors, federal and state agencies, and corporate partners
  • Works closely with the executive director of student learning services and the divisional development officer to support the financial and programming goals of the department
  • Represents the SALT Center in interactions with other units of the University, in order to meet the needs of both the institution and participating students
  • Serves on University committees as requested or appointed
  • Works with local, state, and national agencies to further the goals of the SALT Center and the UA as they relate to students with learning and attention challenges
  • Represents the SALT Center and University at events and within relevant professional associations by attending conferences, submitting papers, and seeking leadership roles

Minimum Qualifications:

Master's degree with more than 8 years of directly comparable experience

Revised: 11/05/2014