The mission of the Academic Enrichment area is to support the holistic academic growth of all learners and within the university community through the provision of a combination of peer and professional tutoring, programming and resources grounded in research and supportive of high impact practices. As a part of the Center for Student Success (CSS), we are particularly committed to advancing the university’s strategic goal of attracting and retaining a more diverse undergraduate student body. As a member of the Academic Enrichment team, the Peer Tutoring Program Coordinator will assist in addressing our student population’s supplemental instruction and coaching needs by ensuring the smooth operation of the subject area tutoring and classroom coaching programs. Moreover, he/she will work with the Director to create services, materials, programs, policies, procedures and professional development opportunities for peer tutors who work with these populations.
The Peer Tutoring Program Coordinator’s primary responsibility is to oversee the day-to-day operations of the subject area tutoring and classroom coach programs including creating tutoring schedules, approving payroll, designing procedures and implementing technological tools that support the efficient use of resources. In this capacity, the Coordinator will develop assessments of tutoring services, maintain records and collect data so the program is responsive to usage trends and the changing demands of students, faculty and administrators. In addition, the Coordinator will collaborate with the Director and other Academic Enrichment staff to provide tutor training and development opportunities that utilize research and theories from the WAC/WID, teaching, learning and student development fields. The focus of this training will be on enhancing the quality and efficacy of tutoring services with an eye toward student retention. The Coordinator must be able to handle conflict productively, remain open to change and continually enhance his or her tutoring and technology skills in accordance with research involving WAC/WID, teaching, learning and student development.
This is a 10-month position.
To view the full position description and apply, applicants should visit: https://jobs.cabrini.edu/postings/1339.
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