Utah State University

Tutoring & Writing Center Coordinator

City Blanding Campus
Posted Date 1 month ago(8/8/2023 10:54 AM)
Requisition ID
2023-6853
# of Openings
1
Job Locations
US-UT-Blanding
Category (Portal Searching)
Program Management & Support
Position Type
Benefited Full-Time
Job Classification
Exempt
Percent of Time or Hours per Week
100%
College
USU Blanding
Department
USU Blanding
Advertised Salary
Minimum $36,500 commensurate with experience plus excellent benefits
Telework Eligible
No

Overview

Reporting to the Director of Students, the Tutoring & Writing Center Coordinator (Program Coordinator I) supports a campus-wide peer tutor program through recruitment and hiring of tutors. This position will plan and coordinate the day-to-day fiscal, administrative, and operational activities of the Tutoring and Writing Center Services. As part of the duties, the Coordinator will also be responsible for overseeing the Supplemental Instruction (SI) leader program.

Responsibilities

  1. Designs, coordinates, and implements programming for Tutoring and Writing Center Services under the supervision of the Director of Students.

  2. Promote the tutoring and writing center services on campus and at various USU Blanding sites.

  3. Utilize proactive approaches to identify students with tutoring and writing needs before and during each semester.

  4. Coordinates supplemental instruction program in collaboration with the Office of Academic Belonging & Learning Excellence (ABLE).

  5. Recruit, train, supervise tutor/writing staff. Recruiting may include working with faculty throughout the semester to retain a viable tutor applicant pool.

  6. Develop and coordinate regular training sessions for tutors and other staff.

  7. Develop tutor/writing certification programing or participate in local or national tutoring and or writing certification programs.

  8. Maintain tutoring schedules.

  9. Collects and analyzes data; prepares reports; and maintains program records and statistical information.

  10. Utilize online tutoring scheduling software.

  11. Keep abreast of and implement best practices for tutoring services and materials.

  12. Facilitates workshops, seminars, meetings, and special projects.

  13. Writes, edits, and coordinates development of promotional materials, educational materials, training manuals, newsletters, and/or brochures, as appropriate to the program.

  14. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associate degree plus two years of related work experience; OR a bachelor’s degree in a related field; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience as a tutor or in a related field.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience managing a tutoring/writing center.
  • Bachelor's degree.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to coordinate and organize meetings and/or special events.
  • Skilled in the use of personal computers and related software applications.
  • Skilled at records maintenance.
  • Ability to lead and train staff and/or students.
  • Ability to interact with students, faculty and/or staff in a team environment.
  • Knowledge of communication principles, media, and marketing techniques.
  • Ability to gather and analyze statistical data and generate reports.
  • Program specific knowledge, skills, and abilities as described in recruitment notice.
  • Ability to exercise a high level of creativity, decision making, problem solving, and discretion as work is varied and may be undefined.

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

  1. Resume (to be uploaded during the application process)
  2. Cover Letter (to be typed completed during the application process)

**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Advertised Salary

Minimum $36,500 commensurate with experience plus excellent benefits

ADA

Employees typically work in an office environment and are protected from weather conditions or contaminants, but not necessarily occasional temperature changes. However, in certain instances employees may work outdoors and may not be protected from weather conditions. Employees could be exposed to hazardous chemicals.  Employees nearly continuously sit and often use repetitive hand motion (such as typing).  Bending and stooping is occasionally required. Employees nearly continuously listen, hear, and talk.

University Highlights

Founded in 1888, Utah State University is Utah’s premier land-grant and space-grant university, with a strong commitment to excellence, access, and inclusion. USU serves approximately 27,500 students throughout the state at three residential campuses, eight statewide campuses, and 23 education centers. USU Online has served students from all 50 states and 55 countries for over 25 years, and USU Extension provides outreach and service to all counties in Utah.  

 

As a land-grant university, USU engages communities and empowers people to lead successful lives of involvement, innovation, and impact. As an R1 research institution, USU provides a high-quality undergraduate and graduate education at an affordable price. Washington Monthly has consistently ranked USU in the top 10 among public universities for contribution to social mobility, research, and public service.  

 

Utah State is committed to cultivating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community where different perspectives, values, cultures, and identities are acknowledged, welcomed, and valued. We seek to recruit, hire, and retain people from all walks of life who will champion excellence in education, research, discovery, outreach, and service. We believe that promoting a strong sense of community and belonging empowers and engages all members of USU to thrive and be successful. Learn more about USU. 

 

The university provides a Dual Career Assistance Program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment. Additionally, USU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, contact the university’s ADA Coordinator in the Office of Human Resources at (435) 797-0122 or hr@usu.edu. 

 

About the Region

U.S. News and World Report ranked Utah first for its strong economy, fiscal stability, education, and health care. Outstanding outdoor recreational opportunities abound throughout the state, including five national parks, 43 state parks and recreation areas, and 15 alpine ski resorts. The home of USU’s main campus, Logan, is a city of 54,000-plus people in a picturesque mountain valley 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. The Logan metro area claimed the top spot in the Milken Institute’s 2022 ranking for best-performing small cities in the nation. 

 

*updated 7/2023

Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU’s non-discrimination policies:

 

Executive Director of the Office of Equity Matthew Pinner, discrimination@usu.edu, Distance Education Rm. 401, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Cody Carmichael, titleix@usu.edu, Distance Education Rm. 404, 435-797-1266

Mailing address: 5100 Old Main Hill, Logan, UT 84322

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov

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