|Title:||Tutoring Center Coordinator|
|Location:||801 North Capitol Street|
Number of Vacancies: 1
Area of Consideration: Open to the Public
Employment Status: Full Time, Temporary
Pay Plan, Series & Grade: DS-1701-9
Salary Range: $42,311.37 - $55,382.07
Closing Date: December 8, 2017
Location: 801 North Capitol Street, NE
Brief Description of Duties
The Tutoring Center Coordinator will oversee the day to day operations of the Center for Academic and Career Excellence (CACE) to include tutoring/supplemental instruction (SI). Supplemental Instruction (SI) is an academic support model developed by Dr. Deanna Martin at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) in 1973 that uses peer-assisted study sessions to improve student retention and success within targeted historically difficult courses. The mission of the SI Program is to assist students in historically difficult courses by providing group tutoring and mentoring to facilitate student success. At UDC-CC students as well as faculty join forces in providing academic support for students enrolled in high-risk courses.
The Tutoring Coordinator will strive to meet the goals of the Title III and Career and Technical Education (CTE) Perkins grants, of strengthening academic success for targeted populations, increasing retention and graduation rates of UDC-CC students.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Oversees the daily operations of the CACE Center
- Recruits, selects, trains and supervises SI leaders; schedules and directs tutors in the CACE Center and monitor sessions
- Designs and conducts program evaluations
- Maintains records of attendance and student progress
- Collaborates with the Office of Academic Affairs, Student Development and Success, Division Directors, and faculty in providing comprehensive and integrated academic support and resources to students.
- Tutors students when appropriate
- Maintains overall conditions and appearance of the CACE Center
- Maintains the computers and other equipment
- Creates literature (fliers, posters, information sheets) for the CACE Center to promote SI to students and instructors
- Obtains and evaluates educational software and other resources for the CACE Center
- Conducts workshops, orientations, and training sessions for tutors and classes
- Publicizes CACE Center events and resources to professors and others in the UDC-CC community
- Participates in professional development activities to stay abreast of recent developments in computers and composition
- Coordinates programmatic data collection and reports with regard to student programs, monitor and prepare reports for the CACE Center
- Performs other related duties as assigned
Minimum Job Requirements
- Bachelor’s degree in Education, Psychology, Sociology, Student Affairs, or Higher Education. Master’s degree preferred.
- A minimum of three years of experience in student success services advising at-risk populations, mentoring, tutoring, and alternative learning support programs, study skills development, academic advising and assessment of student retention.
Information to Applicant
Condition of Employment: This is a sponsored program appointment. The duration of this appointment is subject to grant fund availability.
Collective Bargaining Unit (Non-Union): This position is not in the collective bargaining unit.
Employment Benefits: Selectee will be eligible for health and life insurance, annual (vacation) and sick leave and will be covered under the University of the District of Columbia’s retirement plan (TIAA-CREF).
Equal Opportunity Employer: The District of Columbia Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, matriculation, physical handicap, or political affiliation.
Notice of Non-Discrimination: In accordance with the D.C. Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, D.C. Official Code, Section 2-1401.01 et. seq., (Act) the University of the District of Columbia does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived actual race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, marital status, personal appearance, genetic information, familial status, source of income, status as a victim of an intrafamily offense, place of residence or business, or status as a covered veteran, as provided for and to the extent required by District and Federal statutes and regulations. Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination which is also prohibited by the Act. In addition, harassment based on any of the above protected categories is prohibited by the Act. Discrimination in violation of the Act will not be tolerated. Violators will be subject to disciplinary action.
Veterans Preference: Applicants claiming veteran's preference must submit official proof at the time of application.
Drug-Free Workplace: Pursuant to the requirements of the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, the individual selected to fill this position will, as a condition of employment, be required to notify his/her immediate supervisor, in writing, not later than five (5) days after conviction of any criminal drug statute occurring in the workplace.
Background Investigation: Employment with the University of the District of Columbia is contingent upon a satisfactory background investigation. The determination of a "satisfactory background investigation" is made at the sole discretion of the University of the District of Columbia. The University may refuse to hire a finalist, rescind an offer of employment to a finalist or review and may terminate the employment of a current employee based on the results of a background investigation.
Disposition of Resume: Resumes received outside the area of consideration and/or after the closing date will not be given consideration. You must resubmit your resume to receive consideration for any subsequent advertised position vacancies. For the purpose of employment, resumes are not considered job applications. Therefore, if selected for employment a UDC application will be required.
Job Offers: Official Job Offers are made by the University of the District of Columbia, Office of Human Resources Only.
Contact Information: All inquiries related to employment and job applications should be directed to UDC Office of Human Resources at (202) 274-5380.
The University of the District of Columbia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For a full version of the University’s EO Policy Statement, please visit: http://www.udc.edu/equal opportunity/.