Tutor (College Assistant) - Tutorial Services

New York City, New York (Manhattan) County
May 08, 2014
The City University of New York (CUNY) is the nation's leading urban public university serving more than 480,000 students in a wide range of educational programs at 24 colleges and institutions in New York City.
Job ID: 9879

Regular/Temporary: Regular


- Under supervision, performs miscellaneous clerical, administrative, research or other work related to the operation of a College or other unit where such work is required on a part-time basis or for a period of limited duration.

- There is one Assignment Level for this position. All personnel perform related work. This specification describes typical assignments; related duties may be assigned as

- Maximum tenure for any employee in this hourly position is 1040 hours per year.

- Performs routine clerical work; may answer and attend to telephone calls; maintain records,
operate office machines (such as copier), sort and distribute mail, issue keys and identity cards,
act as messenger, and perform related tasks as required.

- Types letters, memoranda, charts, and similar materials.

- Acts as cashier.

- Assists in statistical or research activities. May collect and compile data, code data for computer entry, perform data entry, and run computer reports.

- Performs clerical library work, such as sorting and shelving books, performing data entry into library systems, or binding books and periodicals.

- Assists in instructional programs, including tutoring and assisting students in areas such as reading and mathematics. May assist in speech and hearing therapy, provide musical accompaniment, and/or distribute and collect physical education equipment.

- Enters and maintains departmental records such as inventory control records, rosters, directories, and schedules.

- May operate computers, computer software, and other electronic equipment in performing assigned tasks.


College Assistant





Tutorial Services is building an applicant pool for existing and anticipated openings during the academic year.  All positions are subject to budget ability.  Tutors work privately one-on-one or in small groups with students.  Tutors are expected to follow the methodology and pace of the classroom instructors.  Departments include: Behavioral Sciences; Biological Sciences; Business; Foreign Languages; Health; History; Philosophy and Political Sciences; Math and Physical Science.

Maximum tenure for any employee in this hourly position is 1040 hours per year.


- Must demonstrate sufficient skills to perform the duties of the assigned tasks.



Applicants must demonstrate mastery of the course content in specific subject matter ranging all academic departments with the exception of English.

Higher education experience with a minimum GPA of 3.0 highly desirable.  Must have excellent knowledge in the subject matter through prior coursework; must demonstrate proficiency in analytical, organizational and communication skills and must be willing to work with assigned students throughout a semester.  Should have strong interpersonal skills and clear handwriting.


$11.11 - $14.93/hr (Salary commensurate with level of education.)


CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible dependents based on job title and classification. Employees are also offered pension and Tax-Deferred Savings Plans.  Part-time employees must meet a weekly or semester work hour criteria to be eligible for health benefits. Health benefits are also extended to retirees who meet the eligibility criteria.


Visit www.cuny.edu, access the employment page, log in or create a new user account, and search for this vacancy using the Job ID 9879 or Title.  Select "Apply Now" and provide the requested information. 

Candidates should provide a resume and cover letter.


December 13, 2014 (On-going to augment applicant pool and fill open positions)


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