Potomac State College, part of the WVU system of campuses, invites applications for a full-time, 10-month Coordinator of the Academic Success Center. This position will oversee a variety of academic support services including, but not limited to, tutoring, testing, and study skills development for college students to enhance academic skills, increase retention and graduation rates, and facilitate students' transfer into four-year colleges/universities.
In order to be successful in this position, the ideal candidate will:
Directly supervise and coordinate hiring, orientation, training, discipline and evaluation of full-time professional tutors, peer tutors, and work-study students.
Develop, administer and monitor the annual budget.
Participate on College committees.
Purchase supplies, equipment, and material for the Center.
Maintain tracking system and regular reports.
Administer placement testing for Potomac State Orientation days and at local high schools for students' admission to Early Start classes.
Schedule student tutoring appointments for professional and peer tutors.
Coordinate Early Intervention and Academic Intervention with faculty and provide student follow-up.
Serve as Certified Administrator for Pearson Vue Testing Center on the Potomac State College campus.
Teach WVUe course.
Proctor make-up exams.
Master's degree in education, guidance and counseling, or related field; an equivalent combination of education and experience may also be considered
At least two (2) years of experience in the following:
Working as a counselor, tutor, and/or advisor in higher education setting
Personnel management and organization
Ability to work independently and to motivate others
Must possess superior written and oral communication skills and successful grant writing skills
Ability to interact with people from diverse backgrounds
Valid driver's license
Cover letter, resume, and three (3) professional references uploaded to online job profile
Review of applications will begin June 26, 2017 and continue until position is filled.
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West Virginia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff and students, and invites applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and veterans.
West Virginia University, founded in 1867, has a long and rich history as a public, land-grant institution. WVU encourages scholarship and offers high-quality academic programs while serving the state of West Virginia and the nation. WVU statewide includes campuses in Beckley, Charleston, Keyser, Martinsburg and Morgantown – which has been ranked as a #1 Small City in America. WVU is an R1 Doctora...l Research University (Highest Research Activity), one of only 115 nationwide. WVU offers 212 degrees throughout the 14 colleges and schools. Areas of specialty include STEM education, healthcare in Appalachia, shale gas utilization, radio astronomy and forensics. WVU researchers have helped confirm the existence of gravitational waves and uncovered diesel vehicle emissions discrepancies. Statewide, there are over 31,000 graduate and undergraduate students along with 190,000 alumni worldwide. WVU is reinventing West Virginia’s future by strengthening education, healthcare and broad-based prosperity.