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Tutor (for High School)

Wage$10.00DaysMon/Tues/Thurs
Hours a Week6Hours2-6pm (downtown)
Start DateJanuary 26, 2014Post Date12/3/2014

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Position Summary

RIT students needed to tutor students who are currently enrolled in high school; Subjects included are: Biology, History, ELA, Algebra, Spanish; Service is delivered at off campus at a DOWNTOWN location (25 mins from RIT); You must be able to report to work on Mon, Tues and/or Thurs 3:30pm - 5:15pm


Essential Functions

We are looking for RIT students to assist with increasing high school studentsí achievement rates by tutoring them in their school. RIT Tutors will work directly with the HS teachers and the students in small-group and one-on-one situations. You must be reliable, patient, and have a good background in one or more of the subjects described. You will also be encouraged to interact with the students as a mentor.


Non-Essential Function

Students require tutors who possess very strong English language speaking skills.


Skills Required

You must provide your own transportation to/from the school site. You must submit to background check authorization and fingerprinting.


To Apply Contact:Chandra McKenzie
Phone475-2566TTYNot Available
EmailChandra.McKenzie@rit.eduDepartmentRIT K-12 University Center for Engaging K-12
Job Number623527

Laboratory Assistant / Research Assistant

Wage8.35DaysMonday-Friday
Hours a Week10-20HoursTBD
Start DateDecember 1, 2014Post Date12/1/2014

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Position Summary

Responsible for maintaining laboratory equipment including 3d printers, a 3d scanner, a materials inkjet printer, and a 3d optical microscope. Conduct functional printing related research under the guidance of the Cary Professor. This is a 10 to 20 hour position, which can be expended to 1 to 2 years including co-op possibility for the summer for a research project.


Essential Functions

Become knowledgeable and skilled to operate all lab equipment. Perform maintenance when necessary. Participate in developing and designing test objects with 3D CAD software. Generate printable files through proper file preparation. Assist in designing and conducting experiments. Be able to organize and analyze image based data.


Non-Essential Function

Participate in weekly meetings on project progress with colleagues and the principal investigator. Participate in literature reviews and group discussions. Machining and build simple apparatus when needed.


Skills Required

Strong technical and critical thinking skills; Some experience with 3D CAD software is desired; Some knowledge with MatLab is desired; Communication skills are essential, both written and verbal; Ability to work independently in laboratory and collaborate with peers


Skills Preferred

Majors in mechanical, electrical, physics, or related field. Open to current undergraduate juniors or sophomores, or first-year graduate students in the College of Imaging Arts and Sciences, College of Engineering, the College of Applied Science and Technology, or the College of Science.


To Apply Contact:Lauren Purvis
PhoneNot AvailableTTYNot Available
Emaillacpgd@rit.eduDepartmentSchool Of Media Sciences
Job Number667513

SI Leader

Wage$10DaysSun - Fri
Hours a Week7-10HoursVaries
Start Date1/25/15Post Date11/25/2014

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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: 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
PhoneNot AvailableTTYNot Available
Emailsi@rit.eduDepartmentSI Program, ASC
Job Number369510