Administrative & Staff Job Classifications
Class Specification Title: Learning Center Coordinator
Series: Assessment - Stand Alone
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.
- Plans, directs, implements, and manages an instructional facility for self-paced and other alternatively delivered courses (including distance education) and instructional testing functions. Daily 35%
- Supervises staff to include: prioritizing and assigning work: conducting performance evaluations; ensuring staff is trained; and, making hiring, termination, and disciplinary recommendations. Daily 15%
- Researches, implements, modifies, and maintains computerized instructional testing and multi-media/tutorial programs and equipment; assists students in using equipment and software. Daily 10%
- Coordinates campus tutoring center activities with faculty, identifies services required for student testing; coordinates testing schedules and related activities. Weekly 10%
- Compiles data and prepares related reports on facility usage, budgetary expenditures, and similar information. Weekly 5%
- Trains tutors in tutoring techniques, learning styles, adult learning theory, and tutors students with special needs. Monthly 10%
- Provides information to faculty, instructors, staff, and students about tutoring center operations. Monthly 10%
- Assists in the preparation of center budget by preparing cost estimates and recommendations of purchases; monitors and controls expenditures; prepares budget adjustments, expenditure transfers, and requisitions. Quarterly 5%
- Performs other duties of a similar nature or level. As Required.
POSITION SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES MIGHT INCLUDE:
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/Certification Requirements for some positions in this class may require:
- None required.
Knowledge of (position requirements at entry):
- 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 in (position requirements at entry):
- 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;
- Utilizing and evaluating software applications related to learning coordination
- Prioritizing tasks;
- Customer service;
- Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc.
Positions in this class typically require: grasping, talking, hearing, seeing, repetitive motions and fine finger movements – using the fingers to manipulate/handle objects such as typing, sorting papers, activating buttons, sorting/separating small parts.
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.
Draft prepared by Fox Lawson & Associates LLC (DJG/LM)
Updated by Pima Community College : 05/07, 11/2014