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Tutor Coordinator

University of Oregon
Oregon, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Oct 31, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Other Student Affairs
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Tutor Coordinator

Job no: 530396
Work type: Officer of Administration
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Education, Human Resources, Student Life/Services, Planning/Project Management

Department: Service for Student Athletes
Appointment Type and Duration: Regular, Ongoing
Salary: $50,000 - $55,000 per year
Compensation Band: OS-OA05-Fiscal Year 2022-2023
FTE: 1.0
Application Review Begins

October 24, 2022; position open until filled
Special Instructions to Applicants

To be considered for this position, please upload the following documents with your online application:
* A resume
* A cover letter highlighting how your knowledge, skills and experience qualify you for the requirements, competencies, and qualifications outlined in the job posting.
Department Summary

Services for Student-Athletes (SSA) provides comprehensive academic support to more than 500 student-athletes attending the University of Oregon. The department is open 6 days a week providing services such as class scheduling and advising, advanced learning assistance for under prepared and disabled learners, tutor appointments, Math and Science lab, quiet study tables and computer labs with Internet, printing and scanning services.
Position Summary

The Tutor Coordinator (TC) reports directly to the Director of Academic Support and works within a team setting that comprises professional advisors and learning specialists. The tutor coordinator position works in collaboration with SSA advisors and learning specialists to lead the tutoring program for student-athletes. The tutor coordinator is primarily responsible for: 1. Program leadership, oversight and improvement; 2. Personnel management and evaluation; 3. Training, mentoring, and professional development of tutoring staff.

The Tutor Coordinator must be culturally competent and able to work with all populations of students including first-generation, low-income, underrepresented students such as international, transfer, LGBTQ, and students of color. The Tutor Coordinator must be skilled in addressing the needs of students from various backgrounds. The Tutor Coordinator must also demonstrate respect for all individuals, welcome diversity among students and colleagues, and actively work toward an inclusive and equitable workplace.

The tutor coordinator is primarily responsible for program oversight. This includes managing staffing needs and schedules to align with student athlete needs; independently setting, monitoring, and revising tutor schedules; setting program metrics and evaluating program outcomes; and making program improvements to better serve student athletes. The tutor coordinator works closely with learning specialists and advisors to develop individualized tutoring plans for student athletes and ensures staffing, scheduling, and training to meet those needs.

The tutor coordinator is responsible for hiring, training, and supervising a diverse staff of 80 undergraduate, graduate, and temporary tutors. The coordinator will monitor the work of the tutors, complete performance evaluations, and develop training and professional development plans to meet tutor learning needs.

The tutor coordinator will deliver annual tutor training, monitor tutors to ensure learning objectives of training are met, and revise the training program annually to improve outcomes. The coordinator will also be charged with developing, implementing, and evaluating a new tutor mentoring program to better support tutors. Finally, the coordinator will plan professional development opportunities throughout the year that align with tutor development and training needs.

The tutor coordinator will monitor daily notes and demerits for reporting to the athletic department coaches, academic liaisons, and compliance office. This position will require flexibility to make changes and schedule adjustments Monday through Sunday throughout the academic term.
Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • One year of direct administrative and/or program coordination experience in an academic setting.
    Professional Competencies

  • Effective communication skills, including facilitation skills.
  • Commitment to, experience with, and ability to work effectively with people from a variety of diverse backgrounds and cultures in support of a welcoming and inclusive environment.
  • Ability to work individually and collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Ability to establish priorities, maintain schedules, and manage time effectively.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information and material.
  • Ability to work with teaching faculty and administration.
  • Experience and understanding of issues related to motivating academically under-prepared students.
  • Knowledge of tutoring principles and practices.
  • Knowledge of tutoring program coordination practices and strategies.
  • Knowledge of leadership, management, and supervision principles and practices.
  • Ability to support a diverse student population.
  • Aptitude for managing scheduling software.
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and high degree of openness to new approaches and new ideas.
    Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's Degree in Education, Student Development, or other related field of study or equivalent applicable experience or training.
  • Knowledge of university systems and structures.
  • Familiarity with intercollegiate athletics academic support services, NCAA rules and regulations.
  • Tutor Coordination experience.
  • Tutoring/teaching experience.
  • Supervisory experience.

    FLSA Exempt: Yes

    All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.

    University of Oregon students and employees are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19. For additional information see:

    The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit

    The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at or 541-346-5112.

    UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

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