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Academic Support Unit Coordinator Position Announcement

Academic Support Unit Coordinator Position Announcement

The Academic Support Unit Coordinator position is open to any graduate and professional student currently enrolled in the University of Tennessee Graduate School. All candidates for the Academic Support Unit Coordinator position should possess:

  •   Good academic standing

  •   Excellent oral, interpersonal, group, and written communication skills

  •   Experience working with diverse student organizations in a leadership or advisory role

  •   Cultural, academic, mentoring or programming experience

  •   Knowledge of computers and various software programs

  •   Organizational skills that would allow for performance of several tasks and programming


  •   Awareness of successful academic and social support programs and activities

  •   Commitment to the educational and personal development of students

    This position is responsible for the coordination, execution and assessment of programs and services offered by the Academic Support Unit and Office of Multicultural Student Life.

    Major responsibilities include:

  • Market and promote programs, services and events across campus
  • Supervise and evaluate Student Office Assistants
  • Generate weekly and monthly assessment reports on the Academic Support Unit Co-coordinate the interviewing and hiring process for tutors
  • Co-facilitate tutor orientation and training sessions on a monthly basis
  • Manage tutor availability and scheduling through the Tutor Trac System Supervise and evaluate tutors
  • Compile bi-weekly tutor payroll
  • Conduct tutor observations on a semester basis
  • Manage the application process, distribution and return of borrowed books Solicit, monitor and inventory book donations
  • Assist the Associate Director in coordinating the book supply with campus departments and bookstores 

Remuneration: $11.00/hour   

Term: Twenty Hours per week; 12 Month at will Appointment    

If you are interested in joining our team, send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: The Office of Multicultural Student Life at Initial review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Anticipated start date is negotiable, with training opportunities available in the fall 2013 semester.