Director - Academic Tutoring - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah

United States

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Detailed Job Description

The Director of Academic Tutoring is responsible for the operational management and administrative direction of Academic Tutoring, and supports the mission and vision of University College and UVU. The director’s primary responsibility is the smooth and effective daily operation of Academic Tutoring, including the recruitment, hiring, training, and supervision of tutors; overseeing and managing the delivery of services; projecting and tracking budget expenditures; coordinating services with faculty members; developing and overseeing marketing efforts; and carrying out assessment related to programs and services. The director also provides direction in policy development and implementation, and is responsible for developing and maintaining partnerships to attain departmental goals and objectives.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with a bachelor’s degree in a related discipline plus three years of staff level experience or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience related to the Summary of Duties totaling seven years.

Preferred Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with a master’s degree in Education, Administration, or a field related to areas commonly tutored such as the Sciences (Chemistry, Biology, Physics), History, Finance, or Business Management. Two years of full-time experience in a supervisory position. Experience in tutoring and/or teaching is desirable.


Knowledge of best practices and processes for peer tutoring and supplemental instruction.
Knowledge of subject matter and content of courses tutored.
Knowledge of learning styles, tutoring methods, and educational objectives.


Interpersonal, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.
Excellent attention to detail.
Proficiency in the use of computers and standard software programs and desktop publishing software.
Bookkeeping skills.
Marketing, public relations or advertising skills.
Skill in tracking and managing statistics and information needed for decision-making and program improvement.


Ability to solve problems and interact effectively with tutors, students, and faculty to promote positive results.
Ability to coordinate with the Tutoring and Academic Skills Services team and Dean of University College to set and achieve goals and collaborate on special projects.
Ability to be self-directed and to complete tasks without supervision.
Ability to determine program outcomes and assessment measures to ensure quality of tutoring services.
Ability to facilitate and maintain program certifications and accreditation requirements.
Ability to analyze and solve problems.
Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.
Ability to prioritize and complete tasks expeditiously.
Ability to communicate orally and in writing.
Ability to follow written and oral procedures and instructions.
Ability to manage a tutorial laboratory and have skill in tutoring.
Ability to supervise.
Ability to recruit and hire employees.
Ability to analyze and interpret financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and/or projections.

Pay Range

$39,889 to $53,186 annually

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please list a minimum of three contacts. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process.

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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Director
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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