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AOP SUMMER PROGRAM TUTOR/COMMUNITY ADVISORS

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Appointment Type: Student worker
Department: AOP
Categories: UC Student
Position Grade: TEMP

We are looking for students to fill the following positions:

  • Pre-Calculus Tutor/Community Advisor
  • Calculus Tutor/Community Advisor
  • English Tutor/Community Advisor (2)
  • Political Science Tutor/Community Advisor
  • Biology Tutor/Community Advisor
  • Engineering Tutor/Community Advisor

One of these candidates will be hired as the Head Tutor/Community Advisor, who will be provided compensation for the additional assigned responsibilities that are detailed in the job description below. ***APPLICATIONS ARE DUE MONDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2020***

Tutor/Community Advisor:

  • Participate in staff orientation prior to the start of the Summer Program
  • Attend all class sessions of assigned course and work closely with summer faculty
  • Provide necessary tutoring to all program students through group and individual sessions
  • Residence hall duties
    • Responsible for a pod of diverse students
    • Plan and facilitate social programming to meet the diverse interests of the students
    • Participate in a rotating duty schedule
  • Attend weekly staff meetings
  • Responsible for the mentorship and supervision of Summer Program students
  • TCAs are required to live in the residence hall for the duration of the five-week summer program including weekends

 Head Tutor/Community Advisor:

  • Participate in staff orientation prior to the start of the Summer Program
  • Attend all class sessions of assigned course and work closely with summer faculty
  • Provide necessary tutoring to all program students through group and individual sessions
  • Residence hall duties
    • Responsible for a pod of diverse students
    • Plan and facilitate social programming to meet the diverse interests of the students
    • Participate in a rotating duty schedule
  • Logistical aide to the AOP staff
    • Catering liaison
    • Off-campus excursion supervisor
    • Oversight of residence hall schedules (duty, laundry, clean-up)
    • Provide administrative assistance to the Administrative Coordinator
  • Attend weekly staff meetings
  • Responsible for the mentorship and supervision of Summer Program students
  • Create daily tutoring agenda based on tutorial plans from TCAs
  • Ensure an atmosphere conducive to learning and studying is maintained during tutoring
  • Communicate with the Academic Advisor/Tutor Coordinator regarding student updates and tutorial reports
  • The Head TCA is required to live in the residence hall for the duration of the program including weekends
  • Junior and Seniors with leadership experience are highly encouraged to apply for this position

Additional Information:

  • Summer Program Dates: 07/05/2020 – 08/08/2020
  • Staff Orientation Dates: 06/29/2020 – 07/03/2020
  • Tutor/Community Advisor Salary: $15.25/hr
  • Head Tutor/Community Advisor Salary: $17.50/hr
  • Food and housing provided by AOP
  • Students applying for Summer Research are still eligible for summer work with AOP
  • Must be available to chaperone weekend trips with students

Qualifications: All applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or better. Math tutors must complete MTH 199 by the end of Spring 2020. Biology tutors must complete BIO 104, 103, 205, and 206 OR BIO 112 and 225 by the end of Spring 2020. English tutors must have a minimum of 4 English or Humanities courses by the end of Spring 2020. Political Science tutors must have taken a minimum of 4 Political Science or Social Science courses by the end of Spring 2020. Engineering tutors must have taken ESC 101 and completed at least their sophomore year by the end of Spring 2020.

Note: All new hires of Union College are subject to a thorough education, work experience, criminal history background check and pre-employment physical where applicable.

Union College

Officially chartered in 1795, Union College is the fifth oldest liberal arts college in the country. Located in the Capital District of New York State, Union is a highly selective residential and undergraduate college, home to 2,200 students and 220 faculty, and offering 44 majors. Union was the first liberal arts college to rethink the traditional liberal arts education and adopt an engineering curriculum. That pioneering approach continues today with an education that encourages students to work beyond the limits of disciplinary boundaries, allowing them to think globally and lead innovatively in a world where problem solving requires breadth across humanities, arts, social sciences, science, and engineering.

Union College offers an exceptional benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, life and disability coverage, a generous 11% retirement plan contribution and tuition remission.

Diversity at Union College

Union College is an equal opportunity employer and strongly committed to student and workforce diversity. Increasing diversity on campus is a critical priority for Union, one that is integral to our mission of preparing students for a globally interconnected world. Union provides a blend of intellectual, social and cultural opportunities to facilitate the integrated academic, social and personal development of a diverse community. We value and are committed to a host of diverse populations and cultures including, but not limited to, those based on race, religion, disability, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin and veteran status. Union College is committed to providing access and will provide reasonable accommodation in its application process to individuals with disabilities that request such accommodations.

Non-Discrimination Policy

Union College will not discriminate in the recruitment or selection of faculty and employees, or in any other area of employment, on the basis of age, sex, race, national origin, religion, religious belief, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression and veteran status. In this regard, opportunities for advancement will be made available without bias. The College is also subject to state and federal laws, supports efforts to attract and retain fully qualified women and other minority group members for faculty and other positions. Union College will comply with the letter and intent of all State and Federal laws and applicable orders pursuant to Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action.



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