Poughkeepsie, NY
Oct 03, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

Purpose/role of position within organization: Support and assist CSTEP Coordinator with meeting the goals of the CSTEP.

Duties and responsibilities: The CSTEP/LSAMP STEM Tutor works closely with the CSTEP Coordinator and CSTEP Recruitment, Retention and Student Success Assistant to meet the academic needs of program students. Work closely with program students in providing tutoring and instruction outside the classroom in STEM courses.

Description of Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist CSTEP students in the development of basic skills for entry level science, technology and health-related courses and assist students to improve their level of achievement in upper level courses
  • Facilitate summer and pre-spring semester math seminar and workshops
  • Maintain records of study group and tutorial sessions
  • Maintain collaboration with program staff regarding student progress and needs
  • Facilitate student success workshops for students enrolled in remedial courses and “gateway courses” for entry level science, technology and health-related courses, especially in the severe shortage areas and for students most in need of services
  • Cooperate with faculty in maintaining coherence between material presented in class and in study group and tutorial sessions

Rate of Pay: 23.00 Hourly rate based on DUE Contract for professional tutor, with annual increases available based on performance evaluation and performing duties and responsibilities of the position independently with efficiency and high degree of quality.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required in related field.

  • Ability to work with students and professional staff
  • Excellent communication, presentation and organizational skills as it relates to instruction
  • Ability to implement different teaching styles to maximize student learning
  • Available up to 10 hours per week between the hours 9 am – 5 pm Monday through Friday, and possibly evenings or Saturday hours during the semester and time between semesters.

Conditions of Employment: This is a temporary part-time position pending grant funding. Up to 10 hours per week during Fall and Spring Semesters, Summer sessions and as needed during non-semester weeks. Some events will require evening and/or weekend hours.

To apply, go to www.sunydutchess.edu/employment

DCC is committed to the principle of diversity and encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans, the disabled and all others (AA/EOE).

Posted 10/3/17- Open until filled