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Tutor for High School Students

Wage$10.00DaysMonday-Friday
Hours a WeekMin 4/weekHoursBetween 8-3:35 (1 hr shifts)
Start DateIMMEDIATEPost Date2/2/2017

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Position Summary

RIT students are needed to tutor high school students enrolled in the charter school, Rochester Prep High School. For 2016-17 academic year, these are 9th, 10th and 11th graders. The RPHS is located off campus, at a downtown location (20 mins from RIT) – You must have your own transportation.
You select your work days and work hours from what remains available on the master schedule, in these subjects: (PRIMARY) Biology and Physics, Algebra and Geometry, and Digital Arts. (RESOURCE ROOM) PRIMARY and English, Spanish.
You will work with their students alongside teachers and during their class time (or in the resource room where special education and extra tutoring help is available). You must be very conversant in at least one discipline but you are not restricted to tutor only on, in fact it is advantageous for you to be able to help in more than one.


Essential Functions

RPHS needs RIT students to assist teachers with increasing the achievement rates of these high school student’s by tutoring and encouraging them in their school, during their school classes. You must be VERY reliable, possess very strong and very clear English language speaking and writing skills. You must be very patient, act professionally, and have a good academic background in at least one of the subjects mentioned. Work hours are available on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. School starts at 7:55am and ends at 3:35pm (except Friday when it ends at noon.)


Non-Essential Function

You are also encouraged to interact with the students as a mentor. This particular charter school is part of the Uncommon Charter Management Company, which is directly affiliated with RIT. This Uncommon Tutor position is considered to be an on campus job even though the school’s actual location is downtown.


Skills Required

You must submit to RIT background check authorization and NYS fingerprinting before you can start working with the students.


To Apply Contact:Chandra McKenzie
PhoneNot AvailableTTYNot Available
Emailcvmwml@rit.eduDepartmentOffice of the VP, Strategic Planning
Job Number623527

Research Assistant

Wage15.00DaysMonday-Friday
Hours a Week20Hours8am-5pm
Start Date1/23/16Post Date1/26/2017

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Position Summary

This project focuses on implementing a respondent driven sampling procedure for health survey participant recruitment. The research assistant will build a web application to help run a video health survey project with the Deaf community, to automatically create and send e-mails of survey-related material, and to collect information from respondents and enter that information into a database. The page, app and database to be developed will reside on a server at the University of Rochester. The research assistant will work on-campus in a lab at NTID. Wage is $15/hour. Hours per week may be variable up to approximately 20 hours per week as needed. Primary time commitment is needed during January-March. Project will have a strict completion date sometime in early April (exact date tbd).


Essential Functions

1. Program an interactive web page to present introductory video clips, to collect respondent identification data (ID numbers, e-mail addresses, etc.) and to link respondents to existing web-based survey software. 2. Create an app to automatically notify users of respondent activity and to automatically write e-mails with follow up survey codes and send them back to respondents upon authorization by a user. 3. Download, test, and implement specialized software related t survey respondent recruitment and management. 4. Maintain ongoing log of activities and progress.


Non-Essential Function

None.


Skills Required

1. Web programming sills 2. Proficiency at PHP or other appropriate programming languages for the project as needed 3. Proficiency at building databases with appropriate software (e.g., Sequel, MySequel, or whatever is appropriate for use on University Servers.) 4. Ability to program automatic e-mail functionality 5. Ability to commit time during Jan-March, remain on task, produce a reliable product, and complete the project within the project time frame


Skills Preferred

Working knowledge of sign language desirable but not necessary


To Apply Contact:Mary Lamb
Phone233-4775TTYNot Available
Emailvjsncr@rit.eduDepartmentCenter for Access Technology
Job Number410543

SI Leader

Wage$10.25DaysSunday-Saturday
Hours a Week7-10HoursVaries
Start Date1/22/17Post Date1/4/2017

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Position Summary

SI Leaders are model undergraduate students, who plan and facilitate two weekly peer-led study sessions for students enrolled in a supported section of a historically difficult course. TO APPLY, CANDIDATES MUST COMPLETE A WRITTEN APPLICATION, WHICH CAN BE FOUND AT: to http://www.rit.edu/studentaffairs/asc/student-employment.php


Essential Functions

Attend all class meetings for the assigned course section; Plan and facilitate two weekly study sessions; Maintain attendance records for each session; Attend weekly SI Leader training; Communicate clearly with the SI Supervisor and course faculty regarding session plans and student progress. A typical work week involves: 4 to 8 hours attending class; 1 hour for planning sessions; 2 hours facilitating SI sessions; 1 hour for SI Leader training


Skills Required

SI Leaders are undergraduate students who have excellent listening, administrative and organizational skills, a proven track record of outstanding class attendance and performance, and the ability to communicate effectively with peers, staff, and faculty.


To Apply Contact:Wendy Gilmore-Fitzgerald
PhoneNot AvailableTTYNot Available
Emailsi@rit.eduDepartmentSI Program, ASC
Job Number369510