Human Resources

Assistant Director of Ursinus Institute for Student Success, Tutoring


Student Affairs


The Assistant Director of the Ursinus Institute for Student Success coordinates and implements all on campus tutoring and supervises student staff. The AD is also responsible for data collection, assessment and reporting on all tutoring programs.


Manages peer tutors:

  • Recruits, selects, trains, and supervises 60-80 peer tutors
  • Manages payroll for all student tutors, including auditing and verifying reported hours
  • Tracks student attendance in tutoring and related programming
  • Responsible for maintaining the tutoring scheduling software, WCOnline
  • Maintains tutor database to track assignments and tutor information
  • Identifies and trains 10-15 tutors to act as peer academic coaches

Develops and implements tutoring programs

  • Manages program budget of $40,000
  • Works with faculty to implement departmental tutoring programs
  • Act as co-coordinator for the BIO-101 Recitation tutoring program
  • Updates tutoring website

Develops, collects, and analyzes program performance metrics

  • Assesses campus tutoring programs and makes appropriate changes

Supports student success initiatives:

  • Performs workshops on study skills and academic success as needed
  • Provides logistical support for May and August Orientations
  • Meets with at-risk students as needed

Seeks and participates in professional development opportunities

Other Duties:

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the individual(s) assigned to this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

Job responsibilities and activities may be modified or changed at any time with or without notice. Job descriptions will be audited periodically by the Ursinus Human Resources department to ensure they are up-to-date and reflect the essential responsibilities and duties of the job.

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Master’s degree required
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Technology proficiency, including Microsoft Office and student information systems
  • Familiarity with assessment, data collection and analysis
  • Understanding of higher education setting
  • Experience working with persons with disabilities, those from diverse cultures, backgrounds, and learning needs.

Anticipated Start Date

January 2, 2020


Interested candidates should apply here. Once you create an applicant account, you will be prompted to upload your cover letter, resume, and a list with contact information for three references to the applicant database.

Ursinus is an EO/AA employer. Ursinus College does not discriminate on grounds of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, age, creed, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, disability, or other classification protected by applicable law in the administration of any of its educational programs or activities or with respect to employment.