Position title
Tutoring Services Coordinator


The Tutoring Services Coordinator at Otero College is responsible for overseeing the comprehensive tutoring program to ensure academic support for all students. The coordinator will collaborate closely with the Director of Student Success & Engagement to recruit, screen, hire, train, orient, mentor, and schedule tutors. The primary goal of this position is to enhance student learning experiences by providing targeted academic assistance, promoting peer-to-peer learning, and fostering a supportive educational environment.

  1. Collaborate with the Director of Student Success & Engagement to identify tutoring needs across various subjects and courses.
  2. Recruit, screen, and interview potential peer tutors to ensure they meet the academic requirements and possess effective communication skills.
  3. Develop comprehensive training programs for new tutors, covering tutoring techniques, effective communication, and confidentiality policies.
  4. Provide ongoing mentorship and support to tutors, helping them develop tutoring strategies, communication skills, and subject-specific expertise.
  5. Organize regular meetings and workshops to facilitate peer-to-peer learning among tutors and enhance their tutoring skills.
  6. Collaborate with faculty and students to determine tutoring schedules that align with academic needs and student availability.
  7. Efficiently schedule tutoring sessions, ensuring adequate coverage for various subjects and accommodating students' schedules.
  8. Work closely with faculty and academic departments to identify trends and academic challenges faced by students.
  9. Develop targeted tutoring programs to address specific academic needs, promoting student engagement and success.
  10. Collect and analyze data to assess the effectiveness of tutoring programs, making data-driven recommendations for continuous improvement.
  11. Provide individual and group tutoring assistance to students, including, but not limited to, subject specific content, study skills, and college success strategies.
  12. Maintain and update student files and records through Navigate.
  13. Research, select, and provide appropriate learning materials, textbooks, software, and equipment to facilitate effective tutoring.
  14. Assist students and instructors with electronic tutor programs like TutorMe.
  15. Promote tutoring services to students and faculty through classroom visits, campus events, flyers, email, and other digital and print mediums.
  16. Actively engage with the college community to raise awareness about the available tutoring services.
  17. Learn general functions of the Learning Commons and provide facility coverage as needed.
  18. Ability to work a schedule that meets the demands of the students, which may include extended hours during exam weeks to provide additional support.


See Human Resources for a complete job description.


  • Associate degree from an accredited institution
  • Strong knowledge of academic subjects including Math, Science, and English.
  • Demonstrated experience in tutoring, mentoring, or teaching, preferably at the college level.
  • Commitment to supporting diverse populations.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience with software, educational tools, and/or computer programs.


  • Bachelor degree from an accredited institution


$27,000 - $30,000 with excellent benefit package including PERA retirement, health, vision, dental, life insurance and paid annual and sick leave

166 Day Contract – 9-month renewable academic year position (August-May)


For consideration, an applicant file must contain:

  1. Cover letter that addresses the minimum and preferred qualifications
  2. Resume
  3. Copies of transcripts (A.A., B.A., and M.A.)
  4. Names, addresses, and phone numbers of 3 professional references


Open Until Filled – 1st review of applications will be November 8, 2023



Submit Application Packet To:

Otero Junior College

Attn:  Ashley Aragon

Assistant Director of Human Resources

1802 Colorado Ave

La Junta, CO  81050

FAX:  (719) 384-6947

Or Email To:  ashley.aragon@otero.edu

Inquiries May Be Directed To:

Ashley Aragon

(719) 384-6858

Job Location
1802 Colorado Avenue, La Junta, Colorado, 81050
Job Type
Employment Type
$27,000-$30,000 Per year
Date posted
October 25, 2023
Valid through
November 8, 2023
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