|Hours a Week||5-8||Hours||9am-9pm (flexible)|
|Start Date||10/03/2014||Post Date||9/24/2014|
Tutor RIT students in ASC Study Centers.
Work with RIT students who come to the ASC Study Centers for help in math and math-related courses. Tutoring is done on a drop-in basis so tutor must be prepared for different courses and possibly a large number of students. Email to express interest in position and to obtain an application.
--Students have been at RIT for at least one semester before applying
--Students have taken the majority of their math and physics here at RIT as an undergraduate
--Students have a GPA of 3.6 or better
--Students have the ability to tutor in at least all algebra, precalculus, and basic calculus courses with the addition of at least one higher level math such as differential equations or multivariable calculus.
--Must be reliable and patient and able to work with students at all levels of ability.
Some tutoring experience preferred but not required.
|To Apply Contact:||Bruce Pennington|
|email@example.com||Department||Academic Support Center / Learning Dev. / Student Learning Support|
|Hours a Week||Maximum of 5hr/week||Hours||TBD|
|Start Date||Variable||Post Date||8/14/2014|
CSTEP tutoring services is committed in helping our students develop and enhance fundamental skills necessary to succeed academically. We accomplish this by: • Working with students to identify academic concerns and apply successful strategies for note-taking, time-management, study skills, test-taking skills. • To proactively incite students’ development of critical thinking, problem solving, and study skills about course content and assess understanding through dialogue and guided practice and apply them independently.
• CSTEP tutors are leaders and role models. Tutors are not experts and do not replace time in the classroom or faculty office hours. They are, however, expected to help provide the students with a better understanding of the subject and to help discover and remedy the cause of the difficulty. Tutors consistently engage students in discussions that help students clarify problems, help with test-prep, study skills, and time-management, and offer a variety of strategies to maintain academic success; it is not intended to serve as crisis management. The Tutor’s role is to continually work to reinforce knowledge of content, attend training sessions, and actively utilize successful tutoring strategies to help students succeed. This position is based on student demand, therefore is no guarantee of consistent hours. However, tutors must not exceed 5 hours a week of tutoring work for the semester and all tutoring must take place on campus. Key Responsibilities - Academic 1. Uphold our mission and maintain a professional and patient demeanor 2. Create a positive learning environment and encourage independent learning by helping students identify problem areas and giving them opportunities to practice and build knowledge 3. Maintain knowledge of subjects by reviewing content periodically 4. Attend in-person training sessions to master tutoring techniques -- each semester we provide training for new and returning tutors. Training is a great way for us to share our experience, offer best practices, reflect and prepare for the upcoming semester, and get to know each other. 5. Maintain confidentiality
ENGLISH PROFICIENCY REQUIRED. Other Minimum Requirements: • A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 • A "B" or higher in the course(s) you wish to tutor • Currently enrolled at Rochester Institute of Technology • A willingness to help others and strong work ethic • Providing the conditions in which someone can learn is our primary goal and it takes skill and dedication Letter of reference from course instructor requested.
|To Apply Contact:||Charlene Reagan|
|firstname.lastname@example.org||Department||CSTEP - Collegiate Science Technology Entry Program|