Assistant Director, Tutoring Services - 11812BR
Assistant Director, Tutoring Services
Unit Description: The Academic Achievement and Access Center (AAAC) enhances the quality of life of students at the University of Kansas by supporting the University's commitment to the academic success and holistic development of students. Specifically, AAAC supports the intellectual development of individuals by encouraging active participation both in and out of the classroom; coordinates services and programs in which students can acquire and practice life management, decision-making, and learning skills; and links students to other resources that will help them learn these skills. The Academic Achievement and Access Center is a department within Undergraduate Studies.
- Coordinates tutoring program, including the recruitment, hiring, training, mentoring, and continuing professional development of 80-100 undergraduate/graduate peer tutors.
- Plans and implements KU Tutor Training with campus partners and the CRLA certification program for AAAC tutors.
- Plans program of tutoring offerings each semester, selecting courses, developing schedules, identifying appropriate educational materials, and contributing to the promotion of the program.
- Conducts program evaluation and assessment of Tutoring Services.
- Prepares reports as needed.
5% Represents the Academic Achievement and Access Center and Undergraduate Studies on University committees as requested.
5% Other duties as assigned.
- Master's Degree
- Minimum three years full time related experience in a higher education setting.
- Excellent written communication skills as demonstrated by the application materials.
- Demonstrated experience in planning, coordinating, and evaluating academic assistance programs in a higher education setting
- Demonstrated experience in training and public speaking as evidenced by coursework or professional career.
- Experience working as part of a team as well as independently in a continuously changing environment.
- Demonstrated experience in managing multiple responsibilities simultaneously.
- Two years of student supervisory experience.
- Demonstrated organizational skills and attention to detail.
- Excellent verbal communication skills as demonstrated by the interview.
- Strong computer skills, including familiarity with Microsoft Word, Access, and Excel.
- Demonstrated experience working collaboratively with individuals of diverse backgrounds.
Additional Candidate Instructions
A cover letter addressing how required qualifications are met.
3 Professional References with contact information that can attest to your qualifications and work experience.
Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Deadline for applications is Friday, June 1, 2018.