Academic Tutor/STEM, UCAS/Academic Enhancement Center

Job description

Posting Number:

SF00959

Job Title:

Academic Tutor/STEM, UCAS/Academic Enhancement Center

Position Number:

109722

FTE:

1.00

FLSA:

Exempt

Position Type:

Professional Staff

Union:

PSA/NEA - Professional Staff Assoc

Pay Grade Level:

9

Pay Grade Range:

$47,192 - $70,714

Status :

Calendar Year, Full-time, Permanent

Department:

Academic Advisement

Contact(s):

Please note: Job applications must be submitted directly online only at: (https://jobs.uri.edu)

Campus Location:

Kingston

Grant Funded:

No

Job Description Summary:

BASIC FUNCTION:

Assist with development and delivery of peer tutoring services in STEM (chemistry, physics, math, biology, and engineering) disciplines, under the supervision of the tutoring programs coordinator.

Duties and Responsibilities:

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Assist with development and administration of pre-service and in-service training programs for tutors.

Assist with recruitment, hiring, and training of peer tutors.

Monitor tutors’ progress toward completing staff development requirements, and advise them on their work through staff observation.

Schedule and assist in supervision of tutoring staff for drop-in centers in math, chemistry, physics and biology.

Assist with scheduling and administration of all forms of STEM tutoring.

Assist with program planning, assessment, data collection and evaluation.

Attend to drop-in center spaces: ensure that rooms are well-supplied, and technology is working, rooms are orderly.

Assist tutors and students with technology related needs pertaining to the online tutorial modality.

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Assist with student staff payroll.

Assist with reception administration function, as needed.

Assist all Center Coordinators with outreach to classrooms, at campus events, and representing the AEC to the community.

Regularly contribute to the AEC social media pages, platforms and website.

Assist with tutorial observations and feedback, as needed.

Learn and administer the TutorTrac Software functions daily.

Perform other duties as required.

LICENSES, TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT:

Personal computers, printers; word processing, database and spreadsheet software, GSuite.

Required Qualifications:

REQUIRED:

1.Bachelor’s degree.

2.Minimum of two years’ experience as a peer or professional tutor or learning center employee (part-time work included).

3.Demonstrated strong verbal and interpersonal communication skills.

4.Demonstrated proficiency in written communication skills.

5.Demonstrated organizational skills.

6.Demonstrated supervisory experience.

7.Demonstrated ability to work with diverse groups/populations.

8.Demonstrated experience and dedication to integrating issues of inclusion, equity and social justice in your work.

Preferred Qualifications:

PREFERRED:

1.Master’s degree in a higher education, student personnel or STEM related field.

2.Demonstrated experience with data collection and analysis.

3.Demonstrated experience in a Learning Center environment with exposure to course connected learning assistance models, peer-led learning support, and knowledge of tutorial best practices.

ALL REQUIREMENTS ARE SUBJECT TO POSSIBLE MODIFICATION TO REASONABLY ACCOMMODATE INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES.

Environmental Conditions:

The incumbent is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.

Posting Date:

11/16/2020

Closing Date:

11/27/2020

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please attach the following 4 (PDF) documents to your online Employment Application:

(#1) Cover letter.

(#2) Resume.

(#3) “Other” – the names and contact information of three professional references.

(#4) “Other Document” – a written statement of demonstrated experience and dedication to integrating issues of inclusion, equity and social justice in your work.

Quicklink for Posting:

http://jobs.uri.edu/postings/7331

 

 

 

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Posted: 11/19/2020
Application Due: 11/27/2020
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