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Job ID: 108035

Tutoring Coordinator
Simmons College

Date Posted Jun. 15, 2018
Title Tutoring Coordinator
University Simmons College
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Boston, MA
    United States
  • Coordinator
  • Student Services

Under the supervision of the Director of The Writing Center and Academic Resources, the Tutoring Center Coordinator is responsible for overseeing the administrative functions of the Tutoring Center at Simmons College, providing one-on-one or group tutoring support, and assessing and responding to academic support needs in undergraduate programs across Simmons.

Essential Functions:
Recruits student workers (peer tutors, study group leaders, learning assistants) and professional tutors:
  • Solicits names of potential tutors from faculty;
  • Contacts, interviews, hires candidates;
  • Manages tutoring contracts;
  • Provides orientations for student workers and professional tutors;
  • Provides training for learning assistants (with the Center for Excellence in Teaching).

Schedules and supervises student workers and professional tutors:
  • Manages WCOnline tutoring schedule;
  • Evaluates student workers and professional tutors;
  • Assesses impact of Tutoring Services by collecting usage data, tutor evaluations;
  • Gathers data on skills/topics tutors and tutees work on;
  • Maintains records of tutor hours for payroll & budget.

Tutors students individually or in small groups.

Manages tutee & faculty expectations:
  • Assesses tutoring needs across courses/disciplines Responds to student/faculty questions/concerns;
  • Explains tutoring processes/ policies/expectations.

Coordinates with Writing Center:
  • Aligns policies, web pages, resources, etc. Manages common space in Center for Student Success.

  • Master's Degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Science or related field.
  • Minimum of 3 years experience.
  • Experience in the areas of tutoring and peer mentor programs.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations of college students.
  • Excellent quantitative skills.
  • Excellent organizational, written, and oral communication skills.

Instructions to Applicants: Please submit a resume and cover letter in the Resume/CV section of your application.

As a College committed to diversity, Simmons encourages applications broadly. Simmons is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to continuing to develop a more diverse faculty, staff, student body and curriculum.

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Located in Bostons historic Fenway area, Simmons College is a small, private, non-sectarian College which has educated students for enriching careers and purposeful lives since 1899. Working at Simmons means joining a collaborative, diverse and mission-driven community of educators and professionals.

We prepare students to be leaders for themselves, their communities and the world. Our faculty and staff members lead by example - sharing a commitment to excellence and putting the students first.

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