Officer of Administration
Education, Human Resources, Student
Life/Services, Planning/Project Management
Service for Student Athletes
Appointment Type and Duration:
$50,000 - $55,000 per year
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.
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.
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
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.
- Bachelor's degree.
- One year of direct administrative and/or program coordination
experience in an academic setting.
- Effective communication skills, including facilitation
- 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
- Ability to establish priorities, maintain schedules, and manage
- Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information
- Ability to work with teaching faculty and
- 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
- Knowledge of leadership, management, and supervision principles
- Ability to support a diverse student population.
- Aptitude for managing scheduling software.
- Ability to effectively manage multiple projects in a fast-paced
- Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and high
degree of openness to new approaches and new ideas.
- Master's Degree in Education, Student Development, or other
related field of study or equivalent applicable experience or
- 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 http://hr.uoregon.edu/careers/about-benefits.
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
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national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status,
disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity,
and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment
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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
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To apply, visit https://careers.uoregon.edu/en-us/job/530396/tutor-coordinator