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ACADEMIC ASSISTANCE COORDINATOR

NOTICE DATE:

October 28, 1999

CLOSING DATE:

Subject to immediate closure.

SALARY GRADE:

S8, $1983 - $2208 per month, DOE

WORK SCHEDULE:

Monday-Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

JOB SUMMARY:

Coordinates tutoring program for the Academic Assistance Center,
supervises and trains permanent office assistant and student staff of
30-40 peer tutors, monitors usage statistics of the AAC, develops and
oversees plans and projects to enhance and refine services. Reports to
the Director of Academic Assistance



RESPONSIBILITIES:

Works collaboratively with Director of Academic Assistance and
represents Director in her absence.


Project Management:

1.Develops programs and policies that integrate student life and
academic issues.
2.Oversees collection of usage statistics and maintains tutoring
records.
3.Produces reports for distribution to Provost and academic departments.

4.Creates and writes tutor training manuals and other materials for
tutor training.
5.Markets Academic Assistance Center services to students with a special
emphasis on outreach to at-risk students.

Supervision:

1.Hires and trains permanent Office Assistant, assigns tasks, sets
priorities, supervises workload and schedule, provides feedback and
evaluation of work.
2.Recruits, hires, schedules, trains, evaluates and professionally
mentors a staff of 30-40 peer tutors and student office assistants.
3.Aligns training topics and program with College Reading and Learning
Association Guidelines.

Administrative:

1.Performs annual forecasting of staff and operating budget needs.
2.Prepares annual budget.
3.Determines wage classification for student staff, oversees student
payroll, tracks monthly studentwage budget.
4.Tracks tutor progress and completion of CRLA certification process.
5.Communicates regularly with faculty and departments.



REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

1.Five years job-related work experience in an educational setting, part
of which may be satisfied by related education and training.
2.Experience in Supervision.
3.Proficiency in word processing and spreadsheet software, plus one or
more other software programs.
4.Excellent communication (both written and verbal) and interpersonal
skills.
5.Ability to use initiative and independent judgement in non-routine
matters.
6.Bachelor's degree




           PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

1.Experience working in a higher education setting in teaching,
tutoring, supervising and/or
mentoring student staff.




           APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

Submit cover letter, resume, and university application to:

           Human Resource Services
           Pacific Lutheran University
           Tacoma, WA 98447

           To request a University application please call (253)
535-7185.

           Pacific Lutheran University (PLU) is a comprehensive
institution with an enrollment of approximately
           3600, including international students from two dozen
countries. Located on the Pacific Rim in a
           uniquely scenic region, the university's campus is 40 miles
south of Seattle in suburban Tacoma,
           Washington. As a "New American College," PLU accents
integration between its liberal arts program and
           professional degrees in the arts, business, education,
nursing, and physical education, and embraces its
           primary mission of educating students for lives of thoughtful
inquiry, service, leadership, and care. PLU
           enjoys a healthy and progressive relationship with the
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA).
           The University is committed to diversity, endorses the goals
of equal opportunity and affirmative action,
           and actively seeks applications from women and persons of
color.