An Academic Strategy Tutor provides individual and/or small group academic support for student athletes, assisting them in transitioning to the University, developing their study skills, and fostering a learning relationship conducive to the development of the essential skills to become independent learners and achieve academic success.
-Collects academic information (e.g., course syllabi, exam and assignment due dates, etc.) and facilitates the student’s preparation and planning related to course requirements.
-Prepares, plans, and develops the semester calendar, daily and weekly goals related to calendar deadlines, ongoing teaching and modeling of active learning strategies, documentation of grades, and verification the student has all necessary academic materials (books, supplies, etc.).
-For students who have education impacting disabilities, the Strategist tracks and monitors the use of accommodations on a regular basis. All academic information is coordinated and shared with the Learning Specialist and the Academic Counselor.
-Models and teaches active learning strategies and provides support for the ongoing application of such skills within the context of each class. Collaborates with Academic Tutors to develop best practices related to the student’s learning style and any related learning challenges.
-Responsible for recording all activities through an on-line, standardized system as well as through regular communication with the Learning Specialist and Academic Counselor.
-Maintains and respects confidentiality related to the student-athlete, Student Athlete Support Services (SASS), and Auburn University Athletics, as well as maintains and upholds professional boundaries related to their work in SASS.