The Assistant Learning Specialist & Tutor/Mentor Coordinator for the Office of Academic & Student Services (OASiS) is primarily responsible for carrying out the OASiS Tutoring and Mentoring Program and assisting the Learning Specialist. They will also assist with the day-to-day operations of the office consisting of duties such as: mentoring student-athletes, monitoring the academic progress of selected student-athletes, and supervising study hall. This position shall report directly to the Assistant Director for Academic & Student Services and the Learning Specialist.
CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Serve as primary point of contact for all prospective and active tutors and mentors
Assist in the process of recruiting, hiring, training, scheduling, and evaluating tutors and mentors.
Assist with the accurate completion of payroll/time sheets for Human Resources
Work closely with, and at the direction of, the Learning Specialist for Academic and Student Services to match tutors and academic mentors with student-athletes based on availability, need, learning, and teaching styles
Maintain records for checked-out academic supplies such as calculators, laptops, and reference books each semester and charge unreturned items to student-athlete accounts; liaison to the University Bookstore
Track missed tutoring sessions and charges to student-athlete accounts
Provide intensive one-on-one academic support services to assigned group of at-risk student-athletes and communicate progress periodically with the Learning Specialist
Assist with screening, assessment, and evaluation of individual students to determine learning needs
Assist with training for mentors, academic support staff, coaches, trainers, and other athletic staff regarding learning development, strategies, and identification of learning disabilities
Assist with other academic support and student development programming such as Academic Training Camp and Hurricane Athletes Achieving Success (HAAS)
Bachelor’s Degree and one-two years of experience in student-athlete support services or related field within intercollegiate athletics. The candidate should also possess a strong interest in providing academic and personal support to student-athletes, excellent oral, written, presentation, and organizational skills, along with the ability to independently manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines with great attention to detail. Working in the field of student-athlete support services is not limited to traditional work hours or a traditional work week, therefore, the candidate must be willing to work flexible hours, including some evenings and weekends.
N4A Certification, working knowledge of NCAA rules, experience with GradesFirst software and NCAA Applications. Individuals who have a long-term career interest in Student-Athlete Support Services should consider applying.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR GRADUATE ASSISTANTSHIPS
Admission to a degree-granting graduate program at The University of Tulsa. The graduate assistant position offers tuition waiver and stipend.
Please submit a cover letter, resume and the name, address and phone number for three references to: The University of Tulsa, Office of Academic & Student Services, Department of Athletics, 800 S. Tucker Drive, Tulsa, OK 74104 or email Christinafirstname.lastname@example.org. The review of applications will commence immediately and will continue until the position is filled, however for full consideration, please submit all application materials by March 15, 2019. Graduate Assistantships are a 10-month position (August 15th-May 15th) including tuition, books, health insurance (if needed), and a monthly stipend for 24 hours of work per week in OASiS, with an option to work hourly in the summer. Preferred start date June 1, 2019.
The University of Tulsa seeks to recruit and retain talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Tulsa is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and encourages qualified candidates across all group demographics to apply. The University does not discriminate on the basis of personal status or group characteristic including, but not limited to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, sex, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, ancestry, or marital status.
About The University of Tulsa
The University of Tulsa is a private, independent, doctoral-degree-granting institution whose mission reflects the core values of excellence in scholarship, dedication to free inquiry, integrity of character, and commitment to humanity. The University of Tulsa is an NCAA Division I - Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) university and member of the American Athletic Conference in all sports. The University seeks to provide student-athletes with the opportunity to compete at the highest level while making progress toward completion of a meaningful degree within an environment consistent with high academic standards, a commitment to equity and diversity, sportsmanship, personal growth and development, and ethical conduct. University website: www.utulsa.edu.