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University of Idaho
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Posted: 04/20/2017
Tutoring Program Coordinator

University of Idaho

Tutoring Program Coordinator

Location: Moscow

Division/College: Enrollment Management - Academic Support Programs

Employee Category: Classified

Pay Range: $15.55 - $19.18/per hour

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:

The Tutoring Program Coordinator, within Tutoring and College Success (TCS), is responsible for the leadership and administration of the centralized tutoring program at the University of Idaho. Supporting the University’s mission and goals, the purpose of UI’s centralized tutoring program is to improve students’ academic performance by providing well-trained tutors to help students better understand course content in a wide variety of disciplines and help students perform better in their coursework. The Tutoring Program Coordinator develops and manages the tutoring program, which includes 47+ weekly hours of drop-in tutoring in the UI Library, online tutoring, and facilitating the UI Students Support Services-TRIO one-on-one tutoring services. This position recruits, trains, supervises, and evaluates approximately 35-45 academic tutors and a TCS intern, under the guidance of the TCS Manager. The Tutoring Program Coordinator provides maintenance and growth of the tutoring programs with duties including tutor scheduling, payroll, certification record-keeping, service use analysis, budget data maintenance, and program marketing/promotion.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education: Bachelor’s degree

Experience: A minimum of two years experience in academic support at the post-secondary level or related field.

Knowledge of:

• Theories, models and practices of college learning, study skills and collaborative learning.


• Effectively using interpersonal and communication skills, including tact and diplomacy;

• Effectively using organizational and planning skills with attention to detail and follow through;

• Maintaining confidentiality of work related information and materials;

• Demonstrated excellent written and oral communication skills;

• Demonstrated understanding of post-secondary tutoring service models and quality assurance needs;

• Experience developing training materials and manuals; and

• Demonstrated proficiency using Microsoft Office and general computer software and research skills.

Preferred Qualifications:


• Bachelor’s degree in education, psychology, social work,

• Master’s degree in related field such as counseling, education, adult education, educational leadership, higher-education administration, etc.


• Working collaboratively, as well as independently;

• Experience with college-level tutoring or similar type of college-level academic support models;

• Three years or more experience teaching at the college level, preferably with academically at-risk college students;

• Strong supervisory and personnel management experience. Including experience with hiring procedures and an applicant tracking system;

• Experience developing procedures and budget management

• Identifying, assessing, developing, promoting, and presenting programs;

Knowledge of:

• Best practices in college-level academic support and academic tutoring.

• College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA) International Tutor Training Program Certification (ITTPC) requirements and processes.

• Academic success strategies (study skills, time management, organization, test taking, note taking, etc.); and

• Developmental education and First Year Experience literature.

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

• Ability to: travel, work weekends, and after regular business hours.

Posting Number: SP001372P

Posting Date: 04/18/2017

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:

Applications submitted by May 15, 2017 will be given first priority.

Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

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EEO Statement

University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.