Human Resources


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Appointment Type: Student worker
Department: AOP
Categories: UC Student

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
  • Chemistry Tutor/Community Advisor
  • Computer Science Tutor/Community Advisor
  • Community Advisor


Tutor/Community Advisor Position Description:

  • 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
  • Responsible for various administrative tasks including recording student tutoring data  
  • TCAs are required to live in the residence hall for the duration of the five-week summer program including weekends and participate in a residential staff orientation preceding the summer program

Head Community Advisor Position Description: 

  • HCA must have prior experience working with Residential Education as a Community Advisor

  • Participate in staff orientation prior to the start of the Summer Program

  • Residence hall duties  

    • Serve as emergency responder during evenings and weekends

    • Provide support with nightly duties in the residence hall

  • Responsible for support with social programming to encourage student engagement   

  • HCA is required to live in the residence hall for the duration of the five-week summer program and participate in a residential staff orientation preceding the summer program

Additional Information:

  • Summer Program Dates: 07/08/2024 – 08/09/2024
  • Staff Orientation Dates: 05/31/2024 – 6/2/2024 (spring term) and 07/5/2024 - 07/07/2024 (summer program)
  • Food will be provided by AOP 
  • Students applying for Summer Research are still eligible for summer work with AOP
  • Room and board is included with the stipend, payable by check request


  • All Tutor applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or better/HCA must have a GPA of 2.5 or better
  • Math tutors must complete MTH 199 by the end of Spring 2024.
  • English tutors must have a minimum of 4 English or Humanities courses by the end of Spring 2024.
  • Political Science tutors must have taken a minimum of 4 Political Science or Social Science courses by the end of Spring 2024. Chemistry tutors must complete CHM 101 & 102 OR CHM 110H by the end of Spring 2024.
  • Computer science tutors must complete any CSC 103 – 108 introductory course and an additional CSC elective course by the end of Spring 2024. 

We know some job seekers may not apply for career opportunities unless they meet every qualification in the position description including the preferred qualifications. We are most interested in hiring the best staff and faculty colleagues, and recognize that a successful candidate may come from a less traditional career path. We encourage you to apply, even if you don’t believe you meet every one of our preferred qualifications.


Please see the compensation for the positions below. Please note, compensation for these positions is paid in a stipend. 

  • Head Tutor/Community Advisor - $3,550.00
  • Tutor/Community Advisor - $3,050.00
  • Head Community Advisor - $2,000.00

*Room and board is also included.

Except for roles with a set rate of pay, the wage/salary of the finalist selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to departmental budgets, qualifications, experience, education, licenses, specialty, and training. The stated hiring rate/range represents the College’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the rate/range of possible compensation at the time of posting.

Note: All new hires of Union College are subject to a thorough education, work experience, and criminal history background check 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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