This is a full-time professional position within Virginia Tech
Student Athlete Academic Support Services. The individual will be
responsible for managing the tutorial program, which includes the
hiring, training, and supervising of the tutorial staff. The
individual will foster an environment where academic resources are
readily accessible to student-athletes by meeting their tutor
needs. The position requires consistent and open communication with
SAASS staff and a thorough understanding of NCAA, ACC Conference,
and University rules and regulations.
Specific Duties: Recruit, hire, and train tutorial staff. Maintain
relationships with various University department for the
recruitment of tutors. Organize and present orientation session for
tutors. Responsible for daily operations and monitoring of the
tutorial program. Provide continuing education to tutors regarding
academic integrity, NCAA, ACC Conference, and Virginia Tech rules
and regulations. Develop, maintain and distribute tutor policy
manual. Develop and maintain an up-to-date list of all tutors with
their area of expertise and their contact information. Organize and
coordinate tutorial sessions. Respond in a timely manner to
requests for tutoring from student athletes and SAASS staff. Assess
tutorial needs in cooperation with SAASS counselors. Manage and
evaluate the tutorial staff. Demonstrate proficiency in the use of
Navigate online academic support system. Work with tutorial staff
to ensure daily reports are completed. Implement efficient
communications with SAASS counselors for immediate notification of
issues or missed tutor sessions. Keep up to date records of student
athlete and tutor meetings and ensure completion of tutor reports
in the Navigagte system. Coordinate an annual tutor appreciation
program. Provide supervision for student athlete study and tutorial
sessions on some nights. Work with SAASS counselors, and other
University constituents to facilitate success of student athletes.
Maintain CRLA Tutor Program Certification. Organize and present
CRLA tutor training workshops. Work with administrative
assistant/payroll manager to approve and prepare biweekly payroll
in TimeClock Plus system. Contribute and communicate at SAASS
meetings on issues relating to the tutorial program. Develop an
assessment scheme for all areas of responsibility. Assist in data
collection and preparation of University reports Provide accurate
and timely tutorial program reports to Director of SAASS. Other
duties as assigned by the Director of SAASS.
• Master’s degree, or in process of completing a graduate degree
• Familiarity with, commitment to, and willingness to expand
knowledge of NCAA rules.
• Interpersonal and organizational skills.
• Experience working within a student-athlete academic support
• Experience managing and supervising a student staff.
• Proficiency with Navigate.
• Proficiency with TimeClock Plus.
September 7, 2021
The successful Candidate will be required to have a criminal
About Virginia Tech
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(That I May Serve),
Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a
hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be
leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution
that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the
world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community
to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more
than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000
undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight
, a school of
, a veterinary
college, Graduate School
, and Honors College
. The university
has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus
in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in
Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices
. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech
conducts more than $500 million in research annually.
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August 25, 2021