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Class Specification Title: Learning Center Coordinator

Series:  Assessment - Stand Alone

BAND

GRADE

SUBGRADE

FLSA STATUS:

C

4

2

Exempt

CLASS SUMMARY

The Learning Center Coordinator is a stand-alone classification.  Incumbents are responsible for performing various duties related to planning, coordinating, and supervising the operations of the tutoring/learning center activities, including supervising and training tutors.  The Learning Center Coordinator is distinguished from other classifications by its responsibility for coordinating the operations of an instructional assistance program for an assigned campus.

TYPICAL CLASS ESSENTIAL DUTIES
These duties are a representative sample; position assignments may vary.

  1. Planning, directing, implementing, and managing an instructional facility for self-paced and other alternatively delivered courses (including distance education) and instructional testing functions. Daily 20%
  2. Loading instructional courses using web technology and training faculty on the uses of web technology for instructional purposes. Daily 20%
  3. Supervising staff to include: prioritizing and assigning work: conducting performance evaluations; ensuring staff is trained; and, making hiring, termination, and disciplinary recommendations. Daily 15%
  4. Researching, implementing, modifying, and maintaining computerized instructional testing and multi-media/tutorial programs and equipment; assisting students in using equipment and software. Daily 5%
  5. Coordinating campus tutoring center activities with faculty, which includes coordinating times courses will be offered; identifying services required for student testing; coordinating testing schedules; and related activities. Weekly 5%
  6. Compiling data and preparing related reports on enrollment trends, course completion rates, facility usage, budgetary expenditures, and similar information. Weekly 5%
  7. Preparing course exams from standard printed test banks and third-party computerized testing software packages. Weekly 5%
  8. Training tutors in tutoring techniques, learning styles, adult learning theory, and tutoring students with special needs. Monthly 10%
  9. Providing information to faculty, instructors, staff, and students about tutoring center operations. Monthly 10%
  10. Assisting in the preparation of center budget by preparing cost estimates and recommendations of purchases; monitoring and controlling expenditures; preparing budget adjustments, expenditure transfers, and requisitions. Quarterly 5%
  11.  Performing other duties of a similar nature or level. As Required

POSITION SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES MIGHT INCLUDE:

Not applicable.

Training and Experience (positions in this class typically require):  Bachelor's Degree in Education, or closely related field, and one year tutoring experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.

Licensing Requirements (positions in this class typically require):  None required.

Knowledge (position requirements at entry):

Knowledge of:

  • ·Adult learning styles and theory;
  • Applicable computer programs and equipment;
  • Web technology;
  • Supervisory principles;
  • Training principles;
  • Budgeting preparation and administration principles;
  • Record keeping techniques;
  • Customer service principles.

Skills (position requirements at entry):

Skill in:

  • Monitoring, assigning, and reviewing work of others;
  • Using and evaluating software application programs;
  • Maintaining a variety of records and files;
  • Preparing reports;
  • Monitoring a budget;
  • Planning and coordinating operational activities;
  • Prioritizing tasks;
  • Customer service;
  • Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.

Physical Requirements:

Positions in this class typically require: fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.

Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body.  Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time.  Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.

NOTE:  The above job description is intended to represent only the key areas of responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary depending on the business needs of the department.

Classification History:
Draft prepared by Fox Lawson & Associates LLC (DJG/LM)
Date: 02/01
Updated by Pima Community College : 05/07