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Learning Strategies Coordinator (OFYP)

Job Summary

The Learning Strategies Coordinator is responsible for providing and coordinating academic and educational support services to increase the graduation rate of students.  Incumbent supervises operation of the Tutoring and Learning Center, tutoring programs, and supplemental instruction programs; teaches study skills and learning for success and serves as an advisor to students in the general studies programs; participates in student recruitment, registration, summer orientation and pre-registration activities.

Duties and Responsibilities

Essential

  • Supervises study tables, maintains usage records, and prepares assessment reports.
  • Supervises and evaluates the Tutoring and Learning Center, tutoring program, and supplemental instruction program.
  • Recruits, selects, trains, supervises, and evaluates tutors and supplemental instructors.
  • Selects and evaluates academic support materials such as books, tapes software, computers, etc. for the Tutoring and Learning Center. Maintains materials and supplies for Tutoring and Learning Center.
  • Maintains and accurately documents required student records and manages files for monitoring student progress.
  • Collaborates with FYS 101 faculty to ensure that information regarding tutorial and study skill activities is provided to students.
  • Maintains a comprehensive database of student use of  the Tutoring and Learning Center and tutorial services and prepares reports accordingly.
  • Participates in all registration/pre-registration activities for new and current students.
  • Designs and conducts seminars on study skills for various departments and student organizations.
  • Assists and advises General Studies students in the areas of class schedules, study habits, career planning, degree plans and academic requirements.

Other

  • Attends professional development activities and conferences related to student and academic development.
  • Participates and provides information to prospective students and families at University recruitment activities.
  • Coordinates a Learning Strategies Advisory Board consisting of University faculty and staff to ensure that services are being provided to assist in across the curriculum instruction.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by Director of First Year Programs and Academic Services.

Organizational Relationships

The Learning Strategies Coordinator reports to the Director, First Year Programs and Academic Services.  This position interacts with staff, faculty, and administrators.

Minimum Requirements

Master’s degree in education, reading, developmental education, guidance and counseling, or a related field with at least two years of teaching experience.  Experience teaching study skills or developmental courses

Additional Desirable Qualifications

Previous experience working with educationally disadvantaged and high-risk students.  Previous experience in administering or teaching in a university learning lab or study skills center.

Working Conditions and Atmosphere

The average workweek is 40-42 hours.  Frequent interruptions from phone calls, student appointments and meetings.  Tutor training and tutor meetings are often in the evenings and other program activities are sometimes conducted outside the regular workday.


Date Approved/Revised:  August 1, 2010
Date Reviewed:
Grade:  E4