Graduate Assistantship Opening in the Claude J. Clark Learning Center
This position is filled for the 2012-13 academic year.
The Claude J. Clark Learning Center is now accepting applications for a full time graduate assistant for the 2012-2013 academic year. The assistantship provides a tuition scholarship (in-state rate) and a stipend/salary of $5,320. The graduate assistant will report to the Director of the Learning Center and will working 20-hours per week each semester (for a total of 600 hours in the academic year).
- Work closely with Learning Center Director and assist with the coordination and instruction of TTR101 "Tutor Training Seminar", a one credit tutor training seminar, each semester;
- Coordinate the review process of all new tutors (review of applications, email correspondence, etc.)
- Attend weekly professional staff meetings and monthly student employee staff meetings;
- Develop and present tutor workshops that provide ongoing professional development and satisfy CRLA certification;
- Develop a semester-long schedule and conduct tutor training/overview sessions for new tutors;
- In accordance with the no-show/cancel policy for tutors and tutees, coordinate the review process and related mailings;
- Work a maximum of 5 hours a week as a Head Tutor, scheduling tutor appointments and provide support/training to Head Tutors;
- Coordinate the Academic Personal Trainer (APT) initiative, including recruiting, hiring and training a pool of qualified tutors;
- Provide adminstrative support and actively participate in Learning Center initiatives, specifically, coordination of new tutor mentoring program and the support and evaluation of new and returning tutors;
- Coordinate the National Tutoring Week/Fall Open House and the Annual Student Employee Award Ceremony in the spring semester; and
- Review and provide feedback on various outreach/promotional efforts. Examples include: developing flyers/table tents that effectively and creatively communicate Learning Center activities, developing activites that build community and provide student employee recognition.
- Matriculated student in a SUNY Plattsburgh graduate program;
- Good academic standing in program (minimum 3.00 GPA);
- Must be able to begin assistantship the week before classes each semester;
- Demonstrated computer proficiency (MS Office, FrontPage, Publisher, Access).
The qualified candidate will receive a tuition scholarship (current in-state tuition) and stipend of $5,320, plus health care benefits.
To apply for this position, complete a Graduate Assistantship Application Form by February 15. The application form can be downloaded at: http://www.plattsburgh.edu/admissions/graduate/forms.php
For more information about the position, contact:
Karin Killough, Director
Phone: (518) 564-6138