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VPUE Unit: Stanford Introductory Studies (SIS)
Status: Exempt, Full-time, Continuing
Summary of Position
Under general supervision, the Tutor Manager administers and supports Writing and Oral Communication Tutoring programs in the Hume Center for Writing and Speaking. In addition to supervising 120+ writing and oral communication tutors, regular duties include scheduling appointment-based and drop-in tutoring, recruiting and mentoring tutors, assigning tutors to courses and workshops, and coordinating tutor-faculty collaborations. The Tutor Manager contributes to biweekly data reporting and timecard verification, and works closely with the Hume Center’s administrative team to refine processes, attending to issues of equipment storage, room scheduling, technology troubleshooting, and general logistics. Supervised by the Director of the Oral Communication Program, the Tutor Manager works closely with the Hume Center Director, Associate Director, Administrative Manager and an Administrative Associate.
About the Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education (VPUE) and the Hume Center for Writing and Speaking
The mission of the Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education (VPUE) is to partner with Stanford faculty, staff, and students to produce and educate knowledgeable, engaged citizens and creative, confident leaders for our future world.
The George and Leslie Hume Center for Writing and Speaking (Hume Center) helps all students develop rich and varied abilities in written and oral communication. We provide thousands of individual writing and oral communication tutoring sessions to students at every level of study and from every college in the University, and we offer hundreds of workshops to students every year. The Center hosts evening and weekend events including readings, performances, awards ceremonies, and celebrations of every kind of written and oral communication produced by Stanford’s students, faculty, and staff.
QUALIFICATIONS / Physical Requirements
• Bachelor's degree and three years of relevant experience, or combination of education and relevant experience required.
• Demonstrated ability to oversee and direct student staff
• Advanced computer skills and demonstrated experience with office software and email applications
• Demonstrated ability to prioritize own work and multi-task.
• Demonstrated excellent organizational skills.
• Demonstrated ability to take initiative and ownership of projects.
• Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
• Ability to routinely and independently exercise sound judgment in making decisions.
• Demonstrated experience working independently and as part of a team.
• Relevant subject matter knowledge.
• Ability to direct the work of others, for jobs requiring supervision.
• Regularly perform desk-based computer tasks.
• Frequently stand/walk, sitting, grasp lightly/fine manipulation.
• Occasionally use a telephone.
• Rarely lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh 11-20 pounds.
• Ability to work regular evenings, one or two nights per week, to close.
* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
About Stanford University
Stanford University, located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of California’s Silicon Valley, is one of the world’s leading teaching and research universities. Since its opening in 1891, Stanford has been dedicated to finding solutions to big challenges and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world.
Supporting that mission is a staff of more than 10,000, which is rooted in a culture of excellence and values innovation, collaboration, and life-long learning. To foster the talents and aspirations of our staff, Stanford offers career development programs, competitive pay that reflects market trends and benefits that increase financial stability and promote healthy, fulfilling lives. An award winning employer, Stanford offers an exceptional setting for professionals looking to advance their careers.
How to Apply
If you’re ready to work for an organization that nurtures diversity, respect, professional development and a comfortable work-life fit, we invite you to explore this opportunity and apply online: http://apptrkr.com/607199
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Affirmative Action Statement
Stanford University is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and is committed to recruiting and hiring qualified women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.
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