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Nov 25 2014

NYIT Architecture Students Design and Build Beach Project

Nov 18 2014

NYIT Celebrates International Education Week

Nov 10 2014

Men’s Soccer Wins ECC Championship with 1-0 Victory over LIU Post

Nov 07 2014

Dr. Jerry Balentine New Vice President for Medical Affairs and Global Health

Nov 07 2014

NYIT Management Students Advance to Fed Challenge Semi-Finals

Dec 01 2014

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Head in the Cloud? Protecting Your Privacy in a Mobile World

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Give ‘Em the Business: Resources for Management Students

Dec 02 2014

“Year of Turkey 2014” - Conference: Sustainability in the Hospitality Industry-A Global Perspective

Dec 02 2014

School of Engineering & Computing Sciences Graduate Info Session

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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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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