The selected individual will assist the Coordinators of Learning Services with mentor and subject tutor scheduling of student-athletes on a daily basis. This person will also work with student-athletes to make sure they are making progress in their courses.
This position may require work in the evenings, weekends, and on holidays.
Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Coordinate daily changes to the tutor schedule and effectively communicate to all parties in a timely fashion
Maintain communication with mentor tutors and subject tutors through email and face-to-face meetings
Provide assistance to designated student-athletes regarding specific coursework
Assist to create and maintain a thorough and informative tutor training and orientation curriculum to be presented prior to the start of each semester
Develop and implement programmatic and training initiatives for the tutorial program
Assist, support and maintain a study environment conducive to learning
Address student-athletes creating disturbances or behavior issues
Identify and locate proper IT professional who can help with printer, computer, or network issues
Please submit cover letter, resume and at least three professional references.
The review of applications will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled. The University of Minnesota is committed to the policy that all persons shall have equal access to its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, or sexual orientation.
Bachelor’s degree is required. Master’s degree in a liberal arts discipline, education, counseling or a related field is preferred.
This position will require the ability to accomplish tasks in a timely fashion, be extremely organized and pay close attention to details. The candidate must have strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively to students and supervisors. The selected individual must be able to develop and implement academic success strategies such as time management, learning style, critical reading, note taking and test taking strategies for individual students.
The McNamara Academic Center is a student-athlete focused environment dedicated to guiding student-athletes to graduation, building positive relationships, and enhancing their overall experience. We strive to serve the University and our constituents with integrity and professionalism.