The person in this position will serve as an integral member of the Learning Support Team in the Academic Success Center (ASC). The person in this position will assist the Director of Learning Support with achieving the goals of the Learning Support Unit within the Academic Success Center. S/he will coordinate the day-to-day functions of the ASC Tutoring Program (Drop-in Locations at the Lied Library and College of Engineering, Online Tutoring, and programs relating to tutoring functions) that last academic year had over 15,000 visits. The person in this position will be responsible for staff recruitment, training, supervision, evaluations, and program assessment. Staffing in the Tutoring Program includes 2 graduate assistants and undergraduate student workers totaling 40-50 tutors, tutor mentors, student front desk managers, student volunteers, and possibly 1-2 professional staff. Additionally, s/he will oversee all aspects of program development, which includes identifying the best program design to meet the needs of the students. The person in the position will assist the Director of Learning Support with consulting and working with faculty, department chairs, and college deans to partner and deliver services for campus retention, progression, and completion initiatives. S/he will maintain established partnerships with other colleges/ departments. S/he will coordinate campus communication and marketing of tutoring programs via multiple mediums (web, print, presentations) to educate and inform the campus community of program services.The person in this position is responsible for good daily record keeping and management to assess program effectiveness for the creation of end of program reports by collecting and compiling data from qualitative and quantitative surveys, usage, and grades. S/he will also assist with strategic planning for the program, which include budget oversight and goal development, and collaborate with all areas of the Learning Support unit and ASC as programs continue to expand all the services.
UNLV is a doctoral-degree-granting institution of approximately 29,000 students and more than 3,000 faculty and staff that is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as a research university with high research activity. UNLV offers a broad range of respected academic programs and is on a path to join the top tier of national public research universities. The university is committed to recruiting and retaining top students and faculty, educating the region's diversifying population and workforce, driving economic activity through increased research and community partnerships, and creating an academic health center for Southern Nevada that includes the launch of a new UNLV School of Medicine. UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in Southern Nevada. For more information, visit us on line at: http://www.unlv.edu
This position requires a Master's Degree in STEM, Psychology, or Education from a regionally accredited college or university and at least 2-3 years of full time experience for Coordinator and/or 3-5 years of full time experience for Senior Coordinator working in a learning center or equivalent student affairs position with considerable management, supervision, and training of a large workforce comprised of undergraduate students, student volunteers, graduate students, and professional staff. The person in this position will need to have effective skills in interpersonal communication, creativity, resourcefulness, and follow-through, as well as, computer literacy, data collection and reporting, staff management, and training skills. Knowledge of best practices in academic support programs, developmental and prescriptive tutoring models, and academic intervention strategies based on the professional standards set by College Reading Learning Association (CRLA) are of critical importance. Having a team orientation is also of critical importance.