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SI Leader

Wage$10DaysSun - Fri
Hours a Week7-12HoursVaries
Start Date8/24/14Post Date7/24/2014

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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 si.rit.edu.


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
PhoneNot AvailableTTYNot Available
Emailsi@rit.eduDepartmentInstitute Advising Office
Job Number369510

Peer Tutor

Wage$10.00DaysVaries
Hours a WeekMinimum 1-2HoursFlexible
Start DateASAP Post Date6/5/2014

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Position Summary

TRiO - Student Support Services is a federally funded program through the Department of Education serving low income, first generation, and disabled students. We are seeking responsible and motivated undergraduate students interested in tutoring students in the TRiO program. We are accepting applications for tutors in various undergraduate courses.


Essential Functions

The ability to demonstrate strong knowledge in the subject requested, communicate well with underrepresented populations, manage time effectively, and work well one-on-one with students in specific course content areas. Must demonstrate patience, flexibility, and willingness to support and guide students to maximize learning outcomes. Must be willing to work a minimum of 1-2 hours per week and on a regular basis throughout the semester.


Skills Required

-Currently be enrolled as a full time undergraduate RIT student -Earned a grade of A in the course(s) you wish to tutor -Completed the course(s) at RIT -Maintain a minimum of 3.0 overall GPA -Submit a completed application of an unofficial transcript / grade report


Skills Preferred

-Prior tutoring experience / tutor training -2nd year status or higher -Strong desire to hire students who have taken: math (calculus sequence, data analysis), science (biology, chemistry, physics sequence), programming (JAVA, C++), business related courses (financial accounting, macro/microeconomics), and upper level engineering courses.


To Apply Contact:Rachel Flaherty
PhoneNot AvailableTTY
Emailrkfsss@rit.eduDepartmentTRiO Student Support Services
Job Number307502