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Research and Program Assistant - Deaf STEM Community Alliance

Wage10.00DaysMonday-Friday
Hours a WeekUp to 10Hours9am-5pm
Start DateASAPPost Date9/9/2016

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Position Summary

The Research and Program Assistant will participate in a variety of activities associated with the Deaf STEM Community Alliance including research activities such as qualitative and quantative date analysis, literature reviews, and writing projects. In addition, the Research and Program Assistant will encourage the active participation of members of the Deaf STEM Alliance's Deaf and Hard of Hearing Virtual Academic Community (DHHVAC) through the use of DHHVAC infrastructure (a website) and Google applications inc luding social media (Google+, and Google+ Hangout. Http://www.dhhvac.org


Essential Functions

1) Participate in qualitative and quantitative research activities; 2) Work with Deaf STEM Alliances project team to encourage student, tutor, and mentor engagement with DHHVAC Google+ private community; 3) Select and post relevant, accessible, STEM related articles in the DHHVAC G+ private page; 4) Prepare and distribute a regular (weekly/semi-monthly) digest of events and notes of interest to DHHVAC members; 5) Provide technical assistance to users of the DHHVAC.


Non-Essential Function

Assist project team with other activities as required.


Skills Required

Excellent written communication skills; Ability to communicate in American Sign Language; Familiarity with social media and its promotion; Knowledge of social media strategies to encourage social media presence.


Skills Preferred

Knowledge of Google+; Experience with Google Handouts and/or remote video conferencing;


To Apply Contact:Lisa Elliot
PhoneNot AvailableTTYNot Available
Emaillisa.elliot@rit.eduDepartmentNTID Office of the President
Job Number410537

HEOP Tutor

Wage10.00DaysMonday-Sunday
Hours a Week4-20Hours7am-10pm
Start Date8/22/16Post Date8/8/2016

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Position Summary

The HEOP program is a New York State funded program that provides academic support, financial assistance, and advocacy for eligible students. We are looking for highly motivated and academically focused students to tutor in any academic subject area, but specifically In: College Physics I and II, University Physics I and II, Biology I and II, General and Analytical Chemistry I and II, Anatomy and Physiology I and II, Cellular and Molecular Biology, Organic Chemistry, Algebra, Calculus (all levels), Multivariable Calculus, Differential Equations, Discrete Math, Statistics I and II, Fundamentals of Engineering, Statics, Strength of Materials, DC/AC Circuits, Financial Accounting, Macro/Microeconomics, Management Accounting, Business I and II, Programming (JAVA, C++), Computer Science I and II.


Essential Functions

Provide weekly individual (1:1) tutoring to HEOP students. Available at least 4 hours per week. Flexibility is a MUST. Complete, sign and submit weekly timesheets. Use Kronos time-clock system. Complete, sign, and submit tutor agreement form upon initial tutoring meeting with student. Attend information sessions and/or meetings as scheduled by Tutor Coordinator. Must be willing to adapt to programmatic changes as they occur including re-assignments and other issues as they arise.


Non-Essential Function

Optional tutor training workshops are highly recommended and will be available through the Academic Support Center.


Skills Required

Full-time undergraduate RIT student. At least 3.0 cumulative GPA. Demonstrate mastery in the course(s) for which tutoring services are being provided - earned grade of an A. Have successfully completed the course(s) for which tutoring services are being provided at RIT. Excellent interpersonal communication skills and ability to adapt to different learning styles. Effectively communicate study strategies and effectively explain concepts to ensure academic success. Excellent level of responsibility, reliability, punctuality, discretion, and flexibility. Ability to work independently applying critical thinking skills and problem solving to various situations. Exhibit patience and positive attitude when establishing and encouraging a learning environment. Ability to effectively work with diverse populations.


Skills Preferred

Prior tutor experience. Second year status or higher.


To Apply Contact:Maria Vega
PhoneNot AvailableTTYNot Available
Emailmcvheo@rit.eduDepartmentArthur O. Eve Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP)
Job Number305501