Assistant Director of Tutoring and Learning Support - Office of Undergraduate Studies
Howard University
Washington, DC
2 months ago

Howard University Mission

Howard University is a comprehensive, research-oriented, historically Black private university providing an educational experience of exceptional quality to students of high academic potential with particular emphasis upon the provision of educational opportunities to promising Black students.

Further, the University is dedicated to attracting and sustaining a cadre of faculty who are, through their teaching and research, committed to the development of distinguished and compassionate graduates and to the quest for solutions to human and social problems in the United States and throughout the world.

Position Compensation

Salary commensurate with qualifications, education & University guidelines.


The purpose of this position is to implement and manage comprehensive tutoring, learning support and related programs and initiatives


Supervises Advisers, Learning Support Specialists, and Student Tutors


Internal contacts may include Office of Undergraduate Studies staff and administrators, students and staff. External contacts may include parents, consultants, and the general public.


Responsible for developing, implementing, and managing tutoring, learning support, summer bridge, and related retention programs and initiatives

Assist the Director in the formulation and implementation of organizational goals, objectives, policies and procedures.

Conduct learning support workshops and programs

Regularly communicate with the university community (faculty, staff, and students) about the Program’s services and initiatives

Participate in New Student Orientation for freshmen and transfer students

Collect and report retention-related student data for the annual evaluation (including programs offered, student utilization, etc.)

Participate in regular department meetings.

Participate in appropriate professional development activities

Support the implementation of other OUS programs and events (including Academic Advising, New Student Orientation, Academic Mentoring)

On occasion, evening and weekend work will be required.

Perform other duties or projects as assigned.


Ability to rapidly acquire such knowledge of the organization, procedures, specific objectives, activities, basic principles, practices and major trends of academic support programs and their relationship to retention and student success.

Ability to present clear and concise ideas, recommendations, and information orally and in written reports.

Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with OUS leadership and staff, faculty, administrators, student organizations and other internal and external stakeholders.


Master’s Degree required and relevant 1-3 years of successful experience with undergraduate students in academic or student affairs in a university setting.

Proficiency with Blackboard, Banner, and related Student Information Systems


Master’s degree and 3 5 years successful experience with undergraduate students in academic or student affairs in a university setting.

3-5 years of college teaching experience

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, sex, marital status, religion, or disability.

Veteran status and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Inquiries regarding provisions for persons with disabilities, equal employment opportunity and Title IX should be directed to the Office of Employee Relations and Equal Employment Opportunity at (202)806-1316.

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