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Tutor Coordinator

Organization

OMSA Tutoring & Academic Services

Type

Graduate Assistantship

Percent

50%

Description, Responsibilities, and Qualifications

POSITION SUMMARY: Reporting directly to the Assistant Director, the Tutoring and Academic Services Coordinator is responsible for the coordination and the general supervision of the tutoring and academic services program. This position

  • Initiates the planning and implementation of various programs, events and activities for the unit
  • Collects and evaluates data to show the impact of tutoring services on students
  • Provides study skills consultations.

In general, it is an expectation that this position will work 20 hours per week, with at least one evening per week required (5:00-8:00pm)

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

(40%) TUTORTRAC MATCHING PROCESS FUNCTIONS

  • Coordinates the TutorTrac matching process by making sure that tutors’ work schedules have been collected and entered into the Tutortrac database
  • Helps to troubleshoot the tutor matching process in Tutortrac
  • Runs reports in Tutortrac to make sure that data collected at front desk is accurate

(40%) SUPERVISION AND ADMINISTRATIVE FUNCTIONS

  • Assists with reviewing applications for front desk and tutoring positions and helps to conduct interviews of candidates
  • Conducts individual observations and mentoring of the Tutors and document the same
  • Conducts evaluations of tutors
  • Assists with the planning and facilitations of staff meetings as requested by the Assistant Director

(10%) TUTOR TRAINING FUNCTIONS

  • Under the direction of the Assistant Director, conduct some of the tutor training meetings of newly hired and/or continuing tutoring staff
  • Assists with the training for all student hourly positions

(10%) STUDY SKILLS CONSULTATIONS AND WORKSHOPS FUNCTIONS

  • Conducts one-on-one study skills consultations and group workshops as requested by students
  • Coordinates academic outreach efforts: presentations about tutoring services to student organizations, cultural houses, and other targeted populations and regular, ongoing programming of workshops and other activities
  • Performs other duties as assigned

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:

  • Must be an enrolled PhD candidate at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Prior experience as a Tutor or working in a learning center
  • Familiarity with UIUC undergraduate courses in the target area

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

  • Program or employment experience with domestic underrepresented minority student populations

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Commitment to working with students from culturally diverse backgrounds
  • Knowledge of challenges, issues, or barriers facing undergraduate students, especially special student populations such as historically underrepresented and transfer students
  • Must be able to establish and maintain effective work relationships with students, tutors, and other staff
  • Strong verbal and written interpersonal skills. Ability to represent the department and University in a friendly, courteous, and professional manner
  • Strong organizational skills and excellent decision-making skills
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • High energy with a strong interest in above listed duties and responsibilities

Compensation

$2,055.56

Application Procedure

Please use this link to apply for the position: https://forms.illinois.edu/sec/6530694.

 

Application Deadline

August 6, 2021
Contact Info

Contact Name

Jennifer N. Jenkins

Contact Phone

2173337547
2173330054

Contact Address

1103 W. Oregon St. Ste E Urbana, IL 61801

Start Date

Monday, August 16, 2021