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NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY
HUMAN RESOURCES SERVICES

POSITION CLASSIFICATION DESCRIPTION


Position Classification Title: Tutor Coord
Position Classification Code: P3013
Job Family: Student Affairs
Pay Level: 06
Exempt Status: Exempt
This description is intended to describe the general nature of the work being performed. It is not intended to be a complete list of specific duties of any particular position. Duties, responsibilities and bargaining unit eligibility may vary based on the specific tasks assigned to the position.
Purpose of Classification:
Provides academic tutoring services to a wide variety of individuals and groups. Leads and coordinates the activities of peer and professional tutors, and participates in the overall administration of the tutoring program for the unit. Creates and/or guides and oversees the creation and implementation of tutorial programs that guide and assist students with homework, problem solving, report writing, and test preparation.
Standard Duties:
Tutors students individually or in scheduled group study sessions to review principles, solve problems, and review for tests. Administers testing instruments and writes individual tutoring plans upon review of textbooks; refers students to other agencies as appropriate. Guides and coordinates the daily activities of peer and/or professional tutors, in line with specified program goals and operating requirements; develops instructional curriculum and coordinates tutor training sessions, in accordance with tutor certification guidelines. Facilitates reading and writing labs to develop writing, math, word processing, study, and other academic skills. Maintains and updates confidential files and records, ensuring that ethical and legal guidelines are maintained. Researches and selects learning materials, textbooks, software, and equipment to facilitate tutoring; may design specific handout, study, and related materials. Participates in the overall administration of the tutoring program, to include assistance with budget preparation, provision of input into operating policies and procedures, and participation in performance evaluation of tutorial staff. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of peer counseling/tutoring processes and methods. Knowledge of test administration techniques and procedures. Knowledge of tutorial/learning materials and instructional aids.
Basic data entry and/or word processing skills. Knowledge of College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA) tutor certification guidelines and standards. Organizing and coordinating skills. Records maintenance skills. Skill in preparing instructional aids and plans.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Ability to develop and administer train-the-trainer programs. Ability to effectively manage time and schedules. Ability to maintain confidentiality of records and information. Ability to make administrative/procedural decisions and judgments. Ability to provide technical guidance and leadership to professional personnel in area of expertise.
Minimum Qualifications:
   Education- Bachelor's degree in a related field.
   Experience- No previous work experience required.
   Equivalency- Any equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience as approved by Human Resource Services.
   Certifications/License-
   Departmental Requirements-
   Special Requirements-