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Casual Staff - Writing Center Tutors

Casual Staff - Writing Center Tutors

Job ID 
2017-9843
Campus 
Wilf-Amsterdam Ave & 185th St
Posting Date 
6/28/2017
Employee Classification 
Temporary and/or Hourly
Department 
Yeshiva College
Position Type 
Hourly

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ABOUT US

Founded in 1886, Yeshiva University (YU) has a strong tradition of combining Jewish scholarship with academic excellence and achievement in the liberal arts, sciences, medicine, law, business, social work, Jewish studies, education, psychology, and more.  

 

We are a leading global educational institution that employs over 6,000 people across our various campus locations -- Wilf Campus, Beren Campus, Brookdale Center, Resnick Campus in the Bronx, the Gruss Institute in Jerusalem, the Boys High School in Manhattan and the Girls High School in Queens. From the distinguished faculty who teach here, to the dedicated staff, we work to fulfill our mission: to “bring wisdom to life” through all that we teach, by all that we do and for all those we serve.  We seek to attract and retain engaged and committed individuals who contribute to an exciting working environment, where there is a sense of community and belonging, balanced with a significant cross section of people from diverse backgrounds working and studying together.

 

The University offers an excellent compensation package, and a broad range of employee benefit plans, including immediate participation in the University’s retirement plan. Staff members are typically eligible for four weeks paid vacation each year and a shuttle to nearby subway locations.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

The Position:

 

Part time, 10 hours per week

 

Responsibilities:

  • Work one-on-one with YU students and other members of the YU community on their writing, during regular appointment hours each week
  • Comment on this work in reports filled out after each appointment
  • Occasionally lead training sessions for undergraduate tutors and workshops for groups of students

QUALIFICATIONS

Experience and Educational Background:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Hold or near completion of an MFA, MA or be enrolled in a PhD program
  • One-on-one tutoring experience and/or classroom teaching experience in writing