Pre-College Opportunity Program Jobs

Now Hiring – SAT Tutors 

Application deadline: Tuesday, September 12

Contact: Kurt Sarsfield (step@cornell.edu)

The Public Service Center is seeking motivated and passionate individuals to serve as SAT tutors for high school students involved in the NYS funded Science and Technology Entry Program (STEP) facilitated in the Ithaca City School District. Weekly meetings will be held on campus to prepare tutors for weekly Thursday tutoring sessions. Tutors will work with groups with small groups of 2-5 students during tutoring sessions. Transportation to and from Ithaca High School from Kennedy Hall will be provided. SAT books and other resources will be provided. Tutors must be available from 3 – 5 pm on Thursdays. 

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter outlining your skills and motivation to work with high school students on SAT preparation to Kurt Sarsfield at step@cornell.edu.  Applications will be reviewed until all positions are filled with the goal of completing the process by September 14th.  Training sessions will take place in mid-September with tutoring sessions beginning on Thursday, October 5th. 

Applicants must be eligible for Federal Work Study to be paid. Students without Federal Work Study can take the position in a volunteer capacity. Graduate students may work as volunteers. 

Now Hiring – SAT Tutor Coordinator-in-Training

Application deadline: Tuesday, September 12

Contact: Kurt Sarsfield (step@cornell.edu)

The Public Service Center is seeking a motivated and passionate individual to serve as the SAT Tutor Coordinator-in-Training for the Cornell Science and Technology Entry Program’s (STEP) SAT tutoring program.  In addition to serving as a STEP SAT tutor, the Coordinator-in-Training will shadow the current SAT Tutor Coordinator and take on coordination responsibilities throughout the semester as determined by STEP staff.   Duties include facilitating weekly curriculum meetings with SAT tutors, communicating with tutors to schedule meetings, revising curriculum based on student needs, collecting survey data, and communicating with STEP staff and tutors as necessary.  Following the successful completion of the role, this individual will serve as the SAT Tutor Coordinator in the fall of 2018.  This role requires a commitment to maintain an open schedule on Thursdays from 3- 5 pm in the fall of 2018.

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter outlining your skills and motivation to work with high school students on SAT preparation to Kurt Sarsfield at step@cornell.edu.  Applications will be reviewed until all positions are filled with the goal of completing the process by September 14th.  Training sessions will take place in mid-September with tutoring sessions beginning on Thursday, October 5th. 

Applicants must be eligible for Federal Work Study to be paid. Students without Federal Work Study can take the position in a volunteer capacity. Graduate students may work as volunteers. 

We are hiring for fall semester tutors!

Application deadline: Tuesday, September 5

Contact: Chase Johnson (csj53@cornell.edu)

If interested in this opportunity, please send resume and cover letter, outlining your skills and motivation to work with pre-college opportunity programs to the contact person above. Applications will be reviewed until positions are filled. Interviews will be conducted from August 28 through September 8. The position begins the week of September 11. Applicants must be eligible for Federal Work Study to be paid. Students without Federal Work Study can should to take the position in a volunteer capacity. Graduate students may work as volunteers. 

Tutors must be available for one or more of the following time blocks:

  • Monday - 2:15 - 5:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday - 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. or 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday - 2:15 to 5:15 p.m. or 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.
  • Thursday - 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.