As a tutor, you will be responsible for managing academic services
pertaining to high school students in grades ninth through twelfth.
You will work independently under direct guidance; perform tutoring
duties with syllabus provided and meet periodically with the
supervising counselor to determine students’ progress and tutor
effectiveness. You will be expected to foster an environment
conducive to the academic, social, and personal development of
students, as well as support the Upward Bound philosophy and
reflect this in your interaction with students. This position will
require independent judgment with minimum supervision.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Providing tutorial assistance to high school students in small
group settings covering all relevant topics in each respective
• Working in conjunction with the instructor/teachers to remain
abreast of the topics be covered
• Completing student tutorial logs, and data forms.
• Assist with monitoring students in regard to their academic
performance, and contracting with them to work towards
• Provide remedial and developmental assistance according to
• Keep records of student attendance/behavior and provide weekly
assessment of student progress. Participate in required
The University at Buffalo is SUNY’s most comprehensive public
research university, and an outstanding place to work. UB amplifies
ambition for faculty and staff by offering endless possibilities to
achieve more. Here, people from all backgrounds and cultures
challenge and inspire each other to discover, learn and succeed.
Dedicated staff and engaged faculty collaborate to further
knowledge and understanding, and develop tenacious graduates who
are valued for their talents and their impact on global society.
Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo
As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, the Research
Foundation will not discriminate in its employment practices due to
an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identity, national origin and veteran or disability
Completion of a least two years of college study. Knowledge of
subject area at equivalent student level and setting. Preference
given to applicants with prior experience working with target
Bachelor’s degree may be required for certain assignments. Ability
to transfer knowledge and skill concepts to high school aged young
For more information, click the "How to Apply" button.