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Tutor Coordinator

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Work type: Academic Staff - 9 Month
Location: Platteville
Categories: Student Services

 

Position Summary:

Student Support Services Program is a federally funded TRIO program that serves 400 first generation and low income college students as well as students with disabilities on the University of Wisconsin-Platteville campus. This nine month, full time, academic year appointment is responsible for providing general oversight to the program’s tutoring component.  This position hires, trains, supervises and schedules the program’s tutors.  This position is grant funded and ongoing employment is contingent on future grant funding.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Provides general oversight of the program’s tutoring component
  • Hires, trains, supervises and evaluates the program’s tutors
  • Schedules all tutoring sessions, reviews tutors’ lesson plans, mid-term and final evaluations
  • Oversees and approves all tutee payroll
  • Maintains respective forms and related record keeping
  • Assists the director in the collection of required statistics
  • Provides excellent customer service for student participants, tutors and campus colleagues
  • Provide staffing and oversight for the STEM and Math Help Rooms
  • Assists in the development and implementation of workshops in the areas of financial literacy, course selection, graduate school advising and financial aid
  • Participates in occasional program activities that may require night/weekend hours.

 

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in education or a closely related field
  • A minimum of two years of experience providing academic assistance in a course content area or study skills, academic coaching, advising
  • Supervisory experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Organizational skills, an ability to multi-task and provide attention to details in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to understand and interpret university and federal grant policies and regulations
  • Computer skills pertaining to database management, form development, and standard office software
  • Experience working with racially diverse students as well as potential first generation college students, students from low income backgrounds, and students with disabilities

 

Why It’s Great to be a Pioneer:

Department Information:

TRIO Student Support Services is a Federal student services program. We are funded by the U.S. Department of Education and provide a variety of free support services to help our participants become successful college graduates. We provide many services including: academic advising, assistance with accessing campus resources, help with understanding your financial aid package, mentoring, tutoring, opportunities to participate in social/cultural activities, and much more.  Our goal is to help students achieve success.

 

Application Deadline:

Applications must be received by June 26, 2019.

 

How to Apply:

The following documents are required for applicant consideration:

  • Letter of application addressing all required qualifications
  • A current resume
  • Contact information (name, telephone number, and email address) for 3 professional references.

 

For questions regarding this position, please contact: Laura Franklin at franklinl @uwplatt.edu

 

 

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Our mission is to foster a diverse environment that contributes to an inclusive culture and climate by promoting critical discourse and meaningful interactions between all members of our campus community.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse, inclusive and civil community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and is an AA/EEO Employer. A criminal background check is required for employment. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the U.S. at time of hire.

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

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The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse, inclusive and civil community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and is an AA/EEO Employer. A criminal background check is required for employment. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the U.S. at time of hire.

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Our mission is to foster a diverse environment that contributes to an inclusive culture and climate by promoting critical discourse and meaningful interactions between all members of our campus community.



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