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Genesee Community College Summer Tutor EOP - English in Batavia, New York

Location: Batavia, NY Category: Administrative/Professional Posted On: Fri Mar 8 2024 Job Description:


The State University of New York's Educational Opportunity Program provides access, academic support and financial aid to students who show promise for succeeding in college but who may not have otherwise been offered admission. Available primarily to full-time, matriculated students, the program supports students throughout their college careers within the University.


Individuals filling tutoring positions are expected to be flexible and willing to have their work assignments adjusted in order to support the Equal Opportunity Program efforts. This staff member will provide support to EOP students in courses ranging from basic English curriculum through higher level courses. All of these activities are designed to improve student academic success and retention.


Tutors EOP students in basic level English courses as well as higher levels as needed.

Attend tutor training sessions as available.

Maintains basic student tutoring records to assist in reporting of student progress.

Undertakes other related duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:



Associate's degree required. Bachelor's or Master's Degree in English, English education preferred. If degree is not in content area, or related field with college-level course work; relevant work experience in related field is required.


Two years of experience (part- or full-time) postsecondary tutoring preferred. Experience in a customer facing role required. Experience in K-12 education acceptable.

Knowledge Skills & Abilities

Provides individual and group tutoring in support of instructional programs for students in the Equal Opportunity Program. May participate in developing tutoring resource materials. Provides tutoring to EOP students in open lab/self paced settings including clarification of course assignments, lectures and tests. Works with students individually or in small groups to select and use resource material and/or lab equipment most appropriate to demonstrate study units/workbook assignments. Maintains records of students tutored. Performs related duties as required.

Ability to provide quality customer service. Excellent oral and written communication skills required. Must demonstrate commitment to diversity and inclusion as well as the ability to establish and maintain positive learning environments for students and collaborative relationships with colleagues. Incumbent must be mindful of and develop solutions that can accommodate all individuals to use GCC facilities without barriers, both digitally and physically.

Additional Information:


This is a temporary, full-time position for the EOP 3 week summer program and is compensated at a rate of $19.96/hr. Occasional evening and weekend hours. Official transcripts required upon hire.