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Tutor for High School Students

Wage$10.00DaysMonday-Friday
Hours a WeekVariesHoursSee description
Start Date8/29/16Post Date8/17/2016

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Position Summary

RIT students are needed to tutor high school students enrolled in the charter school, Rochester Prep High School. For 2016-17 academic year, these are 9th, 10th and 11th graders. The RPHS is located off campus, at a downtown location (20 mins from RIT) – You must have your own transportation.
You select your work days and work hours from what remains available on the master schedule, in these subjects: (PRIMARY) Biology and Physics, Algebra and Geometry, and Digital Arts. (RESOURCE ROOM) PRIMARY and English, Spanish.
You will work with their students alongside teachers and during their class time (or in the resource room where special education and extra tutoring help is available). You must be very conversant in at least one discipline but you are not restricted to tutor only on, in fact it is advantageous for you to be able to help in more than one.


Essential Functions

RPHS needs RIT students to assist teachers with increasing the achievement rates of these high school student’s by tutoring and encouraging them in their school, during their school classes. You must be VERY reliable, possess very strong and very clear English language speaking and writing skills. You must be very patient, act professionally, and have a good academic background in at least one of the subjects mentioned. Work hours are available on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. School starts at 7:55am and ends at 3:35pm (except Friday when it ends at noon.)


Non-Essential Function

You are also encouraged to interact with the students as a mentor. This particular charter school is part of the Uncommon Charter Management Company, which is directly affiliated with RIT. This Uncommon Tutor position is considered to be an on campus job even though the school’s actual location is downtown.


Skills Required

You must submit to RIT background check authorization and NYS fingerprinting before you can start working with the students.


To Apply Contact:Chandra McKenzie
PhoneNot AvailableTTYNot Available
Emailcvmwml@rit.eduDepartmentOffice of the VP, Strategic Planning
Job Number623527

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

Mechanical Engineer TA

Wage10.00DaysMonday-Sunday
Hours a Week<10 hoursHoursvaries
Start Date8/22/16Post Date8/5/2016

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Position Summary

Assist BME faculty with grading assignments, host office hours and per discretion of professor attend lecture as needed.


Essential Functions

Grade Assignments Answer student questions Attend lecture as needed Hold Office hours ( 2 hours/week)


Skills Required

Minimum 3rd year status Pursuing a Biomedical Engineering option Has completed relevant coursework


To Apply Contact:Michelle Horan
PhoneNot AvailableTTYNot Available
Emailmmhsbi@rit.eduDepartmentBiomedical Engineering
Job Number629505

Teaching Assistant

Wage$10-12DaysMonday-Friday
Hours a WeekVariesHoursVaries
Start Date8/22/16Post Date8/5/2016

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Position Summary

The Department of Physics is hiring students to serve as assistants in the physics workshops. The student employee is expected to support the lead faculty member in the class, clarify and explain workshop activities to students in the class, and help set-up and remove laboratory and demonstration equipment as needed.


Essential Functions

Move among student groups in a crowded workshop classroom, understand and explain the physics workshop activities, be able to lift and move demonstration and laboratory equipment.


Skills Required

Students must be matriculated in a graduate or undergraduate technical program at RIT and have successfully completed a one year, calculus-based introductory physics course at an accredited college with an average grade of B or better. Student must have excellent communication skills and be sufficiently mobile to easily move around in a crowded workshop classroom.


Skills Preferred

Students that have successfully completed the RIT University Physics course sequence (1017-311, 312, 313) are preferred. Special consideration will be given to students that completed one or more physics courses in a workshop format.


To Apply Contact:Cindy Drake
PhoneNot AvailableTTYNot Available
Emailcadsse@rit.eduDepartmentCollege of Science - Physics
Job Number674506