Assistant Director, Tutoring Services - 11812BR

Assistant Director, Tutoring Services

Acad Achieve & Access Ctr-AAAC
Employee Class: 
U-Unclassified Professional Staff

Position Overview

The Assistant Director, Tutoring Services, has primary responsibility for coordinating the Tutoring Services Program within the Academic Achievement and Access Center (AAAC). Tutoring Services provides course-specific tutoring based on student demand. Additional responsibilities include providing programs and services for students living in campus residence halls, providing individual consultations on academic skill improvement, and developing and delivering workshops regarding academic skill enhancement topics. This position reports to the Associate Director, Academic Engagement in the AAAC.

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.

Job Description

80% Coordinate the effective delivery of AAAC Tutoring Services:
  • 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.
10% Consults with students individually seeking academic skill improvement and develops and delivers requested academic success workshops.

5% Represents the Academic Achievement and Access Center and Undergraduate Studies on University committees as requested.

5% Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

  1. Master's Degree
  2. Minimum three years full time related experience in a higher education setting.
  3. Excellent written communication skills as demonstrated by the application materials.
POSITION REQUIREMENTS: Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Demonstrated experience in planning, coordinating, and evaluating academic assistance programs in a higher education setting
  2. Demonstrated experience in training and public speaking as evidenced by coursework or professional career.
  3. Experience working as part of a team as well as independently in a continuously changing environment.
  4. Demonstrated experience in managing multiple responsibilities simultaneously.
  5. Two years of student supervisory experience.
  6. Demonstrated organizational skills and attention to detail.
  7. Excellent verbal communication skills as demonstrated by the interview.
  8. Strong computer skills, including familiarity with Microsoft Word, Access, and Excel.
  9. Demonstrated experience working collaboratively with individuals of diverse backgrounds.

Additional Candidate Instructions

A complete application consists of:

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.

Contact Information to Applicants

Kristin Scott
Associate Director, Academic Achievement and Access Center

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Acad Achieve & Access Ctr-AAAC
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