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Senior Field Trainer - Pathways and Advanced Academics Coach

The University of Texas at Austin
retirement plan
United States, Texas, Austin
101 East 27th Street (Show on map)
Aug 02, 2023

Job Posting Title:

Senior Field Trainer - Pathways and Advanced Academics Coach


Hiring Department:

Curriculum and Instruction


Position Open To:

All Applicants


Weekly Scheduled Hours:



FLSA Status:



Earliest Start Date:



Position Duration:

Expected to Continue





Job Details:

General Notes

The university provides employees a competitive benefits package that includes health insurance (premiums covered 100% for full-time benefits-eligible employees), retirement plans, and paid leave, in addition to other programs and services. Additional information is available at .

The College of Education, ranked among the top five public colleges of education in the country, promotes the shared values of equity, excellence, innovation, empowerment, and community focus. We view inclusiveness and excellence as being interconnected. Our college welcomes and respects all individuals and communities by valuing and consciously maintaining awareness of diverse perspectives and experiences. We believe inclusivity and equity are critical to fostering excellence in all academic and administrative activities of the college.


Responsible for technical assistance for supporting advanced course planning, high school endorsements, CTE certifications, and pedagogy professional development for educators in The University of Texas at Austin Reset and Reimagine (R2) GEAR UP grant districts. Monitor implementation of professional development in the classrooms and the impact on student performance.

This position is located in the East Texas/ South East Texas area and requires travel.


Function 1: Coordinates and provides regular monitoring and technical assistance to professional development efforts in UT R2 GEAR UP grant districts.

Function 2:Provide technical assistance and instructional support to districts to self-sustain professional development following grant implementation. Monitor implementation of professional development in the classrooms and the impact on parent engagement and student performance.

Function 3:Coordinates and assists with the production and implementation of face-to-face and virtual Professional Development training for GEAR UP educators. Specifically, advanced course planning, high school endorsements, CTE certifications and pedagogy promising practices.

Function 4:Provide information on available resources and promising practices to disseminate to district teachers and leadership.

Function 5:Provide regular updates to project director and the state office and assist districts with associated data collection and reporting.

Required Qualifications

Master's degree and at least six years of experience in a field related to the training assignments, including supervision, training, professional development, and classroom instruction.

Relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

Doctorate degree and four years of experience in a field related to the training assignments, including supervision, training, professional development, and classroom instruction.

Salary Range

$70,000 + depending on qualifications

Working Conditions

May work around standard office conditions with repetitive use of keyboard at a workstation.

Required Materials
  • Resume/CV

  • 3 work references with their contact information; at least one reference should be from a supervisor

  • Letter of interest

Importantfor applicants who are NOT current university employees or contingent workers:You will be prompted to submit your resume the first time you apply, then you will be provided an option to upload a new Resume for subsequent applications. Any additional Required Materials (letter of interest, references, etc.) will be uploaded in the Application Questions section; you will be able to multi-select additional files. Before submitting your online job application, ensure thatALLRequired Materials have been uploaded. Once your job application has been submitted, you cannot make changes.

Important for Current university employees and contingent workers:As a current university employee or contingent worker, you MUST apply within Workday by searching for Find UT Jobs. If you are a current University employee, log-in to Workday, navigate to your Worker Profile, click the Career link in the left hand navigation menu and then update the sections in your Professional Profile before you apply. This information will be pulled in to your application. The application is one page and you will be prompted to upload your resume. In addition, you must respond to the application questionspresented to upload any additional Required Materials (letter of interest, references, etc.) that were noted above.


Employment Eligibility:

Regular staff who have been employed in their current position for the last six continuous months are eligible for openings being recruited for through University-Wide or Open Recruiting, to include both promotional opportunities and lateral transfers. Staff who are promotion/transfer eligible may apply for positions without supervisor approval.


Retirement Plan Eligibility:

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.


Background Checks:

A criminal history background check will be required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.


Equal Opportunity Employer:

The University of Texas at Austin, as an ,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.


Pay Transparency:

The University of Texas at Austin will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.


Employment Eligibility Verification:

If hired, you will be required to complete the federal Employment Eligibility Verification I-9 form. You will be required to present acceptable and original to prove your identity and authorization to work in the United States. Documents need to be presented no later than the third day of employment. Failure to do so will result in loss of employment at the university.



The University of Texas at Austin use E-Verify to check the work authorization of all new hires effective May 2015. The university's company ID number for purposes of E-Verify is 854197. For more information about E-Verify, please see the following:

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Employees may be required to report violations of law under Title IX and the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act). If this position is identified a Campus Security Authority (Clery Act), you will be notified and provided resources for reporting. Responsible employees under Title IX are defined and outlined in .

The Clery Act requires all prospective employees be notified of the availability of the Annual Security and Fire Safety report. You may or obtain a copy at University Compliance Services, 1616 Guadalupe Street, UTA 2.206, Austin, Texas 78701.