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Tutor Coordinator

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Work type: Full-time
Location: Oshkosh Campus, Fox Cities Campus, Oshkosh and Fox Cities Campuses
Categories: University Staff

Official Title: Learning Center Coordinator
Business Title: Tutor Coordinator
Employment Class: University Staff
FTE: 1.0
Compensation: $21.00/hr - 23.00/hr
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Terms of Employment: Continuous
Position Summary:

This full time, 12-month position is responsible for recruiting, training, and supervising student tutors at UW Oshkosh. The Tutor Coordinator works closely with instructors as well as student tutors and will assist the staff to provide both online and in-person content tutoring services. This position will travel to additional worksite locations based on the tutoring needs of students. The position requires excellent communication, the ability to work with a broad range of people, the ability to adapt to change, and a commitment to support the university's mission to promote student learning. This position reports to the Director of the Center for Academic Resources on the Oshkosh campus. Standard work hours are Monday through Friday, 7:45 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. and may include infrequent evening hours for training and observations.

UW Oshkosh provides a competitive benefits package for all benefit-eligible positions. Click here for more details.


Responsibilities :

60% Conduct hiring, training, and supervision of student tutors.

a. Recruit, hire, and train tutors; adhering to best practices in the field, including involvement of instructors in the selection process and incorporating learning theory and effective communication within training

b. Assess learner performance and prepare reports recommending instructional improvements

c. Develop and facilitate ongoing professional development and training for tutors

d. Identify high demand courses and coordinate group tutoring whenever necessary

e. Coordinate the Oshkosh campus Math Drop-in Tutoring lab including selection and scheduling of tutors

f. Supervise tutoring within each location under the direction of the Director


30% Conduct ongoing evaluations of student tutors and tutoring program

a. Create, disseminate, and collect evaluations on tutor training as well as tutor performance each semester

b. Analyze impact of training and tutor performance in collaboration with the Director and staff on each campus; make necessary changes to program to enhance quality and effectiveness

c. Conduct formal and informal tutor observations and provide written and/or verbal feedback

d. Coordinate and conduct tutor check-in meetings to improve employee retention


10% Assist in maintaining overall operations of department

a. Support program objectives in coordination with all staff members

b. Participate in strategic planning to enhance departmental service provision and student experience

c. Develop and provide a consistent student employment experience among campuses


1. Experience as a teacher, trainer, tutor, group tutor, SI Leader, and/or with other learning assistance programs

2. Experience supervising students or employees

3. Experience developing and managing complex schedules

4. Familiarity with basic principles of learning assistance and evaluation

5. Ability to work independently

6. Demonstrated ability to use electronic communication, standard office software, and spreadsheets in an office or work environment.

7. Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion

1. A Bachelor's Degree in Education or a Master’s degree

2. An understanding of teaching and learning best practices, acquired through an appropriate academic degree or related work experience

3. Experience working with diverse populations

4. Experience supervising college students

To Apply:

Applicants must submit the following documents using the online application: 

  • Resume,
  • Cover letter, and
  • Contact information for 3 professional references

For questions regarding your application and additional options to apply, contact Human Resources at or 920-424-1166.

Application Deadline:

TO ENSURE CONSIDERATION: Applications received by the end of the day on July 16, 2024 are ensured full consideration. Applications received after that date may be given consideration at the discretion of the search committee. Application materials will be evaluated and the most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Incomplete and/or late application materials may not receive consideration.

If you have questions regarding this recruitment, or if you are not able to complete the application online due to a disability or system problem, please contact the Office of Human Resources.

Legal Notices:

AA/EO Statement
The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh (UWO) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. We strongly encourage women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans to apply. UWO, in compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status.

DEI Statement
Diversity drives innovation, creativity, and progress. At the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, the culture, identities, life experiences, unique abilities, and talents of every individual contribute to the foundation of our success. Creating and maintaining an inclusive and equitable environment is of paramount importance to us. This pursuit prepares all of us to be global citizens who will contribute to the betterment of the world. We are committed to a university culture that provides everyone with the opportunity to thrive.

Reasonable Accommodations
UWO provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual with a disability. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact or 920-424-1166. This job announcement and other material on this site will be made available in alternate formats upon request to an individual with a disability.

Confidentiality of Applicant Materials
UWO is a State agency and subject to Wisconsin's Open Records Law. UWO will not, however, reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing except as may be required by Wisconsin's Open Records law. In certain circumstances, the identities of "final candidates" and/or the identity of the appointed applicant must be revealed upon request.

CBC & Reference Check Policy
All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a criminal background check, work authorization, and verification of education. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

Work Authorization
The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term.

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All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a criminal background check, work authorization, and verification of education. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

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Reasonable Accommodations

The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, UW Oshkosh will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If a reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact the Office of Human Resources, Equal Opportunity, Equity & Affirmative Action, (920) 424-1166 or