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Dec 12 2014

NYIT Wins Grant to Develop STEM Programs

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Dec 04 2014

NYIT At White House Event to Announce Commitment to Expand College Access

Dec 04 2014

NYIT Signs Agreement with Wardell International

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Transfer Enrollment Day

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Become a Tutor

Job Description

Peer tutors offer one-to-one or small group tutoring sessions in a broad range of academic subjects (e.g. math, physics, life sciences, etc.) and skill building techniques (e.g. time management and study skills), Tutors are required to have an expertise in the subject matter, previous tutoring and/or teaching experience, leadership skills, and the ability to relate to a diverse student population. A tutor must possess strong verbal and communications skills.

Under the supervision of the Learning Center staff, tutors are responsible for the following:

  • Tutoring individual and/or small group sessions
  • Preparing appropriate materials and exercises for tutoring sessions
  • Monitoring student progress
  • Maintaining accurate timesheets 
  • Participating in Learning Center staff meetings and training sessions
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Be currently enrolled at NYIT as an undergraduate with at least 2 semesters completed, or be a graduate student.
  • A or A- grade in the subject qualified to tutor
  • 3.5 cumulative GPA
  • Instructor recommendation (link to form below)
  • Dependable, patient, and compassionate personality
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Commitment to attend mandatory tutor training(s) and workshops

Application Process:

Step 1

  • Complete and submit the Peer Tutor Application.  You must log into your MyNYIT account to access the application.

Step 2

  • Request a recommendation from a faculty or staff member.

  • Faculty and Staff: Once a student requests your recommendation, please complete an online recommendation to let us know if you think that he or she would be a successful Peer Tutor (note: you must log into your NYITConnect account to get access to the form). 

Hiring and Training:

  • Upon receipt of the documentation above along with academic transcripts and resume, qualified candidates for in-demand courses may be invited for an interview.
  • If offered the position, the student must fill out all required paperwork with the Learning Center manager.
  • Peer Tutors must complete the online Blackboard training course for new tutors, and attend any other workshops or trainings as necessary.

 

For more information stop by or contact the Learning Center on your campus:

 

Old Westbury
Harry Schure Hall
Room 215
516.686.7661
LearningCenterOW@nyit.edu

 

Manhattan
16 W. 61st Street
Room 719
212.261.1533
LearningCenterMA@nyit.edu

 

Subjects for which we currently need tutors:

  • OLD WESTBURY – Mechanical Engineering, Biochemistry, Organic Chemistry
  • MANHATTAN – Accounting, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Organic Chemistry
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Old Westbury
Harry Schure Hall, rm. 215
516.686.7661
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Manhattan
16 W. 61st St. , 7th fl.
212.261.1533
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