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Peer Tutor

Hours a WeekMinimum 1-2HoursFlexible
Start DateASAP Post Date6/5/2014


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