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Tutoring Coordinator

Categories: Pacific Region 9



Academic Success Center


University of Nevada, Las Vegas

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Position Description
The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for Tutoring Coordinator, Academic Success Center [17139]. PROFILE of the UNIVERSITYFounded in 1957, UNLV is a doctoral-degree-granting institution of approximately 29,000 students and 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 enhancing efforts to attract and retain 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.ROLE of the POSITIONThe 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). The person in this position will be responsible for assisting in staff recruitment, training, supervision, evaluations, and program assessment. Staffing in the Tutoring Program includes graduate assistants and undergraduate student tutors, tutor mentors, student front desk managers, and student volunteers. 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 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 may 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.



Application Process
Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based. Applicants are subject to background checks.Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates’ materials will begin on April 30, 2017 and best consideration will be gained for materials submitted prior to that date. Materials should be addressed to Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted via on-line application at For assistance with UNLV’s on-line applicant portal, contact UNLV Employment Services at (702) 895-3504 or

Institution Information
UNLV is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action educator and employer committed to achieving excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination laws. The University of Nevada, Las Vegas employs only United States citizens and non-citizens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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Required Qualifications
This position requires a Bachelor's in Math, Science, Education, Master's preferred in Math, Science, or Education from a regionally accredited college or university and one year of experience working in a learning center or equivalent. 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 reporting, student staff management, and training skills. A working knowledge of best practices and professional standards for Tutoring programs such as College Reading and Learning Association is desirable.SALARY RANGESalary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions. Position is contingent upon funding.

Preferred Qualifications