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Summer Academic Institute-Science/Program Assistant

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Position Information

Posting Number Sum00085P
Position Title Summer Academic Institute-Science/Program Assistant
Department Opportunity Program
Position Status Full-Time
Position Type Regular
Months per Year Other
Work hours
Start Date (For temporary positions only) 06/25/2018
End Date (For temporary positions only) 08/04/2018
Position Band/Level Summer
Pay Range $2,500 salary

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Job Summary

Works under the supervision of the Head Residence Counselor and Coordinator of Summer Academic Institute to provide necessary tutoring to all program students. We are particularly interested in candidates from underrepresented groups that can add to the diversity and excellence of our academic program and community

Responsibilities include: attending all class sessions of assigned courses; working closely with the Science professors to ensure a clear understanding of the lessons; monitoring assigned students’ fulfillment of class assignments; attending nightly meetings and tutorial sessions; meeting regularly with assigned faculty to determine the proper procedures for augmenting classroom assignments; submitting written reports on students’ progress; helping to plan and execute ice breaker activities at the beginning and throughout the summer program; providing and attending assigned social, cultural, and recreational activities during the afternoons, evenings, and weekends; maintaining an environment conducive to learning; providing personal, social, and academic peer counseling to students; assisting in the critical enforcement of policies, practices, and procedures; attending regular weekly staff meetings and other duties as assigned by the Director/Coordinator of Summer Academic Institute. Teaching/Program Assistants are required to live in the residence hall for the duration of the five-week summer program including weekends, and participate in a residential summer staff orientation preceding the summer program. Academic tutoring experience preferred. Valid driver’s license a plus. Room & Board included.

Minimum Qualifications

Must be a Skidmore student in good academic standing (Class of 2018, 2019, or 2020). Minimum 3.0 GPA.

Preferred Qualifications

Tutoring experience a plus. Valid driver’s license a plus.

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EEO Statement

Skidmore College is committed to being an inclusive campus community and, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, domestic violence victim status, familial status, dating violence, or stalking, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

Employment at Skidmore College is contingent upon an acceptable background check result.


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Posting Information

Posting Date 02/28/2018
Open Until Filled No
Closing Date 03/30/2018
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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. List of Three References
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